Art jobs and opportunities |Asian Art Museum, Sobey Art Awards, Art Noise Travel Residency… and more

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JOB | San Francisco | Assistant Director | Asian Art Museum – ASAP

The Assistant Director of Development Information Systems provides a broad range of information services in support of the fundraising activities of the Development department. The incumbent oversees the management and administration of the museum’s fundraising database and other related software applications. S/he ensures the accuracy and integrity of information systems by directing, training and supervising the Development Information Systems team in all aspects of gift administration; develops and maintains processes to streamline development tracking and reporting procedures; ensures that all contributed income and earned membership revenue is reconciled with the Finance department on a daily, monthly and annual basis. MORE HERE


OPEN CALL | Global | Call for Residency | Art Inside Out – 28 February 2018

Art Inside Out is offering a six-week residency for three artists in the fall of 2018, with all expenses paid. It is an opportunity to work with digital and textile narratives around an extensive archival material about the village of Aeskhult in Kungsbacka municipality (Sweden). The residency’s starting point is the history of Aeskhult, and the stories and facts associated with the site. Through the artistic activation of the site and the stories and artifacts connected to Aeskhult, the residency turns into a laboratory. There is an extensive archival material available for the artists to work from, both in the form of artefacts from the village, a variety of photographs, written stories and other material. Each artist will receive a grant of SEK60,000 (approx USD7641) for a six-week residency. Art Inside Out will cover all travel costs, and provide the chosen artist with accommodation and workspace. The residency’s production budget is SEK100,000 (approx USD12735) in total. MORE HERE


OPEN CALL | Canada | Call for Nominations | Sobey Art Awards 2018 – 2 March 2018

Created in 2002 by the Sobey Art Foundation, the Sobey Art Award represents unprecedented opportunities for Canadian contemporary artists, bringing them national and global recognition. Nominations for the 2018 Sobey Art Award open on Tuesday 30 January 2018. The annual prize is presented to a Canadian artist age 40 or under who has exhibited in a public or commercial art gallery within 18 months of being nominated. The work of five finalists, representing five regions in Canada, selected from a long list of 25 nominees, is featured in a special exhibition that alternates between the National Gallery of Canada and other arts institutions across the country. MORE HERE


OPEN CALL | Philippines | Call for Entries | Ateneo Art Awards 2018 – 31 March 2018

The Ateneo Art Gallery (AAG) and the Kalaw-Ledesma Foundation, Inc. (KLFI) are pleased to announce the exhibitions to be reviewed by writers interested in submitting entries for the Purita Kalaw-Ledesma Prizes in Art Criticism. Participants must write in the style of an art critique with no more than 1000 words and submit a Writer’s Profile. Two winners will be selected from the shortlisted writers, chosen by the partner publications from the top three entries. The announcement of winners will be at the Ateneo Art Awards ceremony on 14 September 2018. MORE HERE


OPEN CALL | Africa | Call for Applications |  Art Noise Travel Residency 2018  – 11 May 2018

Art Noise Travel Residency Programme invites visual artists, applied artists, designers, art theorists/writers and cultural students to explore African arts and cultures through work-study relationships with contemporary African artists and traditional artisans as well as personal work across three African countries and their communities for a period of 3 months. The selected applicants will receive a monthly allowance of up to USD2,000 depending on the project, travel allowance, insurance, safety and insurance workspace and residential accommodation in the communities. MORE HERE


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JOB | Asia | Call for Facilitator | Mekong Cultural Hub and British Council – 4 February 2018

Mekong Cultural Hub and British Council are seeking applications for a Creative Facilitator from Asia, to help finalise the design and then co-facilitate a new leadership programme for cultural practitioners from Southeast Asia that will launch later in 2018. The facilitator should have experience of designing and facilitating similar programmes in the past, with extensive experience and understanding of the arts and culture sector in Southeast Asia, ideally the Mekong Region. The programme will explore and encourage connections with other sectors and look at how arts can engage with sustainable development in the region, so experience or interest with other sectors is an advantage. The job involves estimated 10 days work with specific dates for planning meetings. At least 7 years experience in creative facilitation is required. See job description for further requirements. MORE HERE


OPEN CALL | Vietnam | Call for Applications | Materialize – 5 February 2018

Materialize’ is an ongoing exhibition programme, initiated by The Factory in 2017, in response to the great lack of space and opportunity for Vietnamese artists to experiment and display their art in Vietnam. This programme seeks artists willing to be challenged with their concepts and materials, who understand that to exhibit their work demands consideration of their audience and how their art is received and understood by a visiting general public. MORE HERE


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