Curator for UNITY Arts Festival INTERSHIP

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Application Deadline: 
30 th April 2019

We are looking for an intern to join our creative team at Trinity Art Gallery and help to develope second edition of UNITY Arts Festival.

UNITY Arts Festival focuses on arts, specifically: visual arts, painting, sculpture, photography, film, dance, performance and spoken word. Through the unity of artists and arts organisations, the festival strives to bring quality content through a series of exhibitions, performances and workshops. The aim being to encourage and inspire visitors to both observe and to participate in the arts of UNITY.

The successful applicant will gain practical experience of many aspects of curating and communications in an in-house environment including a mixture of administrative and creative tasks.

 

After internship you will have:

 

  • experience with private views and events management for gallery programming 
  • experience with planning, organising, presenting and marketing exhibitions and shows
  • experience with creating events through Facebook, Eventbrite, Artsnews, newsletters and press release 
  • good understanding of archive system
  • experience with installation and deinstallation of exhibitions 
  • good understanding of Microsoft Word, Excel
  • experience with working with Adobe Creative Suite 

 

 

REQUIREMENTS

  • interest in curating shows, events and exhibitions
  • excellent oral and written communication skills 
  • committed team players with “can do” approach 
  • a degree in art or a related discipline is preferable 
  • strong knowledge or interest in art/museums and galleries

 

About UNITY Arts Festival

Unity Arts Festival was created in response to the rapid development of new housing and influx of new people to Leamouth Peninsula. Its purpose to bridge communities through the arts. In this first year it is the established arts community of Trinity Buoy Wharf and the expanding community of London City Island to which the festival gives focus. It is also a year where foundations are being laid to welcome Goodluck Hope and its new residents to the festival program.

Over the weekend of 21st & 22nd September we will hold our second UNITY Arts Festival, opening our doors to share what we do. Through the unity of artists and arts organisations, the festival strives to bring quality content through a series of exhibitions, performances and workshops. The aim being to encourage and inspire visitors to both observe and to participate in the arts of UNITY.

Find out more on our website: http://unityartsfestival.com/

Instagram: @unity.arts.festival Facebook: @UnityArtsFestival Twitter: @UnityArtsFestiv

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