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JOB | Nebraska | Curator-in-Residence Programme | Bemis Center for Contemporary Arts – 29 August 2016

The Bemis Center for Contemporary Arts is now accepting applications from national and international curators for its inaugural Curator-in-Residence Programme. Starting in January 2017, the successful candidate will participate in a one-year fully subsidised live/work residency as part of the Bemis Center’s acclaimed Artist-in-Residence Programme. S/he will originate and present three exhibitions and related public programmes inclusive of local and national artists. The Curator-in-Residence will work alongside residency and curatorial staff, and actively contribute to the overall vision of the Bemis’s renowned exhibition programme. MORE HERE


OPEN CALL | Rome | Fellowship | The American Academy in Rome – 9 January 2017

Applications are now open for the 2017–2018 term of The Samuel Kress Foundation AAMC Foundation Affiliated Fellowship at the American Academy in Rome (AAR). Currently in its fourth year, the Fellowship provides essential funding to Association of Art Museum (AAMC) members pursuing projects that require research in Italy. Awarded projects need not be Rome or Italian-specific. During their four-week appointment at the AAR, Fellows will be able to access the city’s artistic patrimony, as well as the rich content of its museums, libraries and archives that inform a myriad of Italian subjects from all arts disciplines. The appointment also includes access to AAR facilities and activities, housing at the AAR, most meals, a stipend and funding for airfare. MORE HERE


JOB | Ukraine | Deputy Artistic Director | PinchukArtCentre – apply as unspecified

PinchukArtCentre is an international centre for contemporary art of the 21st century. It is an open platform for the artists, the art work and society. The Centre is currently seeking a deputy artistic director who will report directly to the artistic director and work closely with him on the organisation of various large-scale monographic and/or thematic exhibitions from concept to installation. He or she will occupy one of the key positions at the PinchukArtCentre. Responsibilities include: day to day management for the artistic team and the communications manager in joint supervision with communications director; curate two exhibitions per year; support and implement all other exhibitions, which includes overseeing installation, production and overall preparatory works. For this position, a BA in Art History is required, MA preferred, with at least three years related experience of demonstrated curatorial and organisational skills. Please send CV, cover letter and salary requirements to: and state “Deputy Artistic Director” in the subject line. MORE HERE


JOB  | New York | Human Resources Assistant | Pace Gallery – apply by unspecified

Pace Gallery, a leading modern and contemporary art gallery representing significant artists and artist estates of the 20th and 21st centuries, is seeking a full-time Human Resources Assistant who will be responsible for providing support to the Human Resources Department for all related functions including, but not limited to benefits and general administration. Regular tasks are: preparing benefits packets for newly eligible employees and explaining benefit options; tracking newly enrolled employees and qualifying events; maintaining personnel files and related forms in accordance with state and federal requirements; and keeping track of all resume submissions and candidates interviewed, etc. Interested candidates should submit a cover letter and resume to, with subject line: Human Resources Assistant. MORE HERE


JOB  | New York | Programme Director | Sotheby’s Institute of Art – apply by unspecified

Sotheby’s Institute of Art, New York, is seeking a Programme Director for the Master’s of Arts in Art Business (MAAB). He/she will become a member of the Institute’s academic leadership team whose responsibilities include academic management and administration, teaching and engagement with the art world on behalf of the Institute. An ideal candidate will have extensive professional experience in the world of art and its markets, demonstrated prominence in his or her field of expertise, and an extensive network of art world relationships. He/she should be passionate about higher education and offer innovative approaches to developing a curriculum that prepares students to compete in today’s global art market. He/she should also have the ability to attract and work with faculty through a collaborative management and leadership style. In addition, an ideal candidate should have a strong desire to work directly with students, foster their careers in the art market, and build on an extensive network of alumni in furtherance of the goals of the Institute. MORE HERE


JOB | San Francisco | Photographer | WIRED – apply by unspecified

WIRED is currently seeking a talented and driven Photographer to join its San Francisco office. Responsibilities include shooting product, still life, portrait, interior and event photography for print, web and marketing, both in WIRED’s onsite photo studio and around the Bay Area. This position requires a fierce eye for detail and current styles, strong multitasking and communication skills, and a fabulous sense of humor. The perfect candidate will have the chance to make an impact on the brand by experimenting in and creating new and fresh photography. He/she will work effectively with art directors and photo editors to provide the best possible presentation of the content. He/she will offer story ideas and concepts and be a part of the creative process. MORE HERE


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OPEN CALL | Buenos Aires | Call for Proposals | Faena Prize for the Arts – 10 August 2016

A biennial international juried prize, the Faena Prize for the Arts recognises artistic experimentation, encourages post-disciplinary and temporal exploration, and promotes inquiry of the infinite links among art, technology and design. This year’s edition of the Faena Prize for the Arts calls on artists or groups of artists from all over the world to develop proposals for original projects that engage with the concept of time and duration while also interacting with the monumental architecture of the Faena Art Center in a significant way. Considered one of the most prestigious art prizes in the Americas, Faena Prize winners are awarded a total of USD75,000, USD25,000 of which is allocated to the artist in unrestricted funds with a USD50,000 budget for production to realise their proposal. The resulting work will be exhibited at the Faena Art Center Buenos Aires with the possibility of being adapted for Faena Forum in Miami Beach. MORE HERE


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