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Studio and Production Manager

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Studio Pendleton is seeking an experienced production, project, and team manager for the leadership role of Studio and Production Manager. The role involves overseeing the creation of artwork as well as managing relationships within the studio and externally, including communication and coordination with various vendors, fabricators, museum and gallery senior staff, and exhibition partners.  

The position requires the creation and management of complex production and installation schedules, the ability to manage multiple projects at once, and an enthusiasm for researching and developing fabrication methods, strategies, and solutions. 

In addition to providing technical support for the artist, the role requires operational oversight and leadership of all aspects of the studio and its team members. The ideal candidate will have an equal mix of broad production experience across a range of mediums including painting, printmaking, and time-based works as well as strong interpersonal managerial skills. 

Applicants should be team players and exceptionally organized, with a desire to bring the artist’s vision to life through problem-solving, creative thinking, and meticulous communication. 

 

Major Job Responsibilities: 

Oversee production, team, and studio operations. 

Develop and maintain efficient processes for artwork production and studio organization. 

Help create and manage fabrication and production schedules for exhibitions and projects. 

Lead studio team and production meetings. 

Liaise with fabricators, senior staff, and installers at galleries and museums. 

Perform research relating to installation plans and solutions, artwork fabrication, and art-historical contexts. 

Maintain expertise of the artist’s oeuvre. 

Oversee installations for exhibitions, art fairs, and all on-site and off-site projects. 

Maintain big-picture, long-term view of all projects and ensure that day-to-day function is in sync with greater studio goals. 

Present strategic plans for operational efficiency and studio growth. 

Hire permanent and temporary studio staff. 

 

Key Skills & Experience: 

Minimum five years experience in a managerial and production-focused role. 

Strong leadership skills. 

Proven history of innovative thinking, research and testing in order to develop unique and efficient production processes. 

Demonstrated responsibility for and oversight of a team. 

Track record of independent and complex problem-solving. 

Ability to apply policies and procedures consistently. 

Strong writing skills. 

A critical eye for detail in all aspects of the art making process. 

Knowledge of industry best practices. 

 

Benefits include health insurance and 401K. 

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Programme Lead Visual Effects, Digital Arts and Animation B.A (Hons)

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Catalyst Institute for Creative Arts and Technology is an international, creative production learning community based at the extraordinary Funkhaus facility. We deliver bachelor and master’s degree programmes in music production, film production, visual effects, digital arts and animation and screen acting to students from more than 60 countries.
Our courses are based on the values and concepts of progressive education whilst complying with the rigorous requirements of a UK university qualification. We encourage students to push their creative boundaries way beyond what they thought possible at the same time as engaging with their personal growth as a human being.
We aim to become THE international creative production and performance learning institution of choice for students from around the world. We are dedicated to building a diverse team in our multicultural environment and strongly encourage applications from minority groups.

About the Role

We’re looking for an enthusiastic and experienced academic to refine and run our Visual Effects, Digital Arts and Animation B.A programme. As the programme lead you will be tasked with refining, developing and running a cutting edge B.A programme according to your own practical experience in the industry whilst aligning with our teaching and learning philosophy. You will have the support of multiple roles within the organisation, both to ensure cohesion between all of our courses and to get inspiration from what we’ve done before - but your hands will be free to develop the course that you feel will excite, motivate, and create the best possible space to learn in.

Below you’ll find a list of responsibilities that the programme lead role carries, along with more details. This position could be anything up to a full-time position depending on the skills you have to offer and the amount of teaching that is available. We encourage applications from adaptable and flexible individuals who are looking for new opportunities to grow! We look forward to hearing from you!

Purpose

Upholding the vision and direction of the programme through thorough planning, development and refinement processes.

Key Accountabilities

Setting out objectives, vision and strategy
Designing programme content, course structure, schedules, outlines, and delivery methods
Helping to design appropriate spaces and equipment
Developing marketing copy
Interviewing prospective students
Communicating with potential students about the course
Advertising for, interviewing and hiring new tutors
Providing educational support and planning for tutors
Developing projects and module handbooks with tutors in line with module descriptors
Attending weekly team meetings

About You

You may have many or all of these qualities/experiences:-

Strong pedagogical background, with a relevant B.A/M.A to back it up
Relevant industry experience with a strong creative portfolio
Strong communicator speaking and writing in English at a high level
An interest in progressive education methodologies (PBL a bonus)
Highly developed real-world teaching practice at Higher Education level
Efficiency in designing and carrying out administration processes
Ability to critique and guide the teaching and assessment of others
Experience in conceiving, developing and enacting planning strategies
Achieving great results with ideas rather than large budgets
Happy to get your hands dirty and be a team player.

You should be able to demonstrate that you are exceptionally capable with evidence of earlier real-world roles/ projects to prove your abilities with a deep knowledge and practical understanding of working in a higher education environment (U.K HE sector a bonus).

We will be testing your capabilities and role fit as part of our interview process. Short-listed applicants may work a trial day as part of the interview process.

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Director of Artists and Programs

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About Baltimore Clayworks

Baltimore Clayworks (BCW) is a community-centered ceramics institution founded in 1980 in the Mt. Washington neighborhood of Baltimore, Maryland. The mission of Baltimore Clayworks is to develop, sustain, and promote an artist-centered community that provides outstanding educational, artistic, and collaborative programs in the ceramic arts. Its core values are artist-centeredness, excellence, inclusivity, integrity, and joy. BCW is committed to promoting diversity, equity, access, and inclusion in all aspects of the organization. We seek to attract a diverse applicant pool for this position. 

BCW seeks an innovative Director of Artists and Programs (DAP) to elevate the impact of its mission. The DAP will oversee and expand the education, residency, exhibition, retail, and outreach programs. Successful candidates will possess a deep commitment to developing and nurturing ceramic artists, instructors, and students.

RESPONSIBILITIES   

Develop, articulate, and execute a clear artistic vision aligned with the mission of BCW.

Expand the organization’s programmatic excellence and its established presence in the Baltimore community and in the field of ceramics, nationally.

Evaluate programs to determine their efficacy and alignment with the mission.

In collaboration with department managers, direct and lead the artistic vision for the residency, exhibition, retail, education, and community arts programs.

Curate high-profile exhibitions and auctions.

Forge an effective working relationship with the Executive Director, developing planning strategies to balance artistic ambition with available resources.

In collaboration with senior staff, create and manage programming area budgets.

Collaborate with staff and Board to accomplish long-term strategic goals, including virtual content, audience development, and fundraising objectives.

Manage Artist Residency program, providing leadership and mentorship to resident artists.

Spearhead strategic partnerships with artists and community.

EXPERIENCE AND QUALIFICATIONS

The successful candidate will demonstrate an ability to work effectively in a collective leadership environment and will possess many of the following qualities:

Artistry and Experience

A depth and breadth of knowledge of the field of ceramics nationally and internationally.

Possess a broad network of contacts in the national art world.

A maker, curator, and/or educator with humility and empathy for artists, students, and teachers

BFA/MFA in ceramics, or extensive experience in the field.

Ability to envision the future in the field of ceramics and understand BCW’s current and potential place in it.

Experience in nonprofit or large ceramic studio setting.

Familiarity with originating both onsite and virtual studio ceramics educational programs, including classes, workshops, and lectures.

Leadership Attributes    

A transparent, open, collaborative, and confident leadership style.

A background that clearly demonstrates a commitment to diversity, equity, access, and inclusion, with an understanding of what living these values mean in an institutional context.

A strategic thinker with the desire and ability to work collaboratively with an Executive Director, artistic and educational staff, Board of Directors, and volunteers.

Entrepreneurial skill and drive to lead BCW to the “next level” artistically. 

Ability to execute artistic goals and objectives to achieve the mission of the organization.

Administration and Communication

Excellent capacities in writing, public speaking.

Strong social and interpersonal skills, and ability to represent Baltimore Clayworks in multiple business, artistic, and social contexts.

Ability to interact strategically with NCECA and other national support organizations.

Ability to nurture an environment of goodwill, inclusion, and empowerment at all levels of constituents through consistent practice of integrity, respect, and active listening.

Organized, detail and deadline oriented, with the ability to prioritize and work within a non-profit budget.

Full-time position with occasional evenings and weekends. Salary commensurate with experience, with benefits including health, dental, vision policies and vacation and sick leave.

 

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Head of Exhibitions and Collection Management - NYUAD Art Gallery (Fixed Term for 3 years)

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New York University Abu Dhabi (NYUAD) seeks to appoint a Head of Exhibitions and Collection Management reporting directly to the Galleries Executive Director and Chief Curator.

This senior management position directs multiple units in care of art and exhibition-production work flows to ensure care for and presentation of art at NYUAD. The role requires demonstrated knowledge of museum best-practice and exhibition project management.

This position directs the overall functioning of multiple teams, and will lead on bringing them into alignment with mission-driven momentum.

Areas the role oversees include: Exhibition Design and Production (designers, construction crews, facilities and electrical), Registrarial (risk management for fine art, specialized logistics, legal liaison), and art preparation (art installers, conservators, lighting designers). This oversight extends across campus, from the Main Gallery (a non-collecting museum) to the Project Space (a gallery for cross-disciplinary experimentation and emerging artists) to the Campus Collection, and includes the Christo Award (for emerging artists) and other exhibitions or art care requirements as they develop.

The ideal candidate will have a background in collection management and registrarial work, as well as a strong track record with managing production schedules across departments, and a working knowledge of the expertise needed for handling particular kinds of art, lighting, and installation.

The HECM reports to the Executive Director of The NYUAD Art Galleries department. This is a three-year limited-term contract with possibility to renew. 

The exhibition program at the gallery is, by design, varied in region, period, and style. It requires that the HECM bring to the role a broad and flexible “toolbox” for producing art exhibitions from different regions and periods of history (from ancient to contemporary), across all media, from interactive digital installation to delicate, centuries-old textile.

Key Responsibilities:

Directing Exhibition Production

Lead and align the following teams and units, as detailed below:

Exhibition Design and Production

Team includes: designers, construction crews, facilities and electrical 

Registrarial team

risk management for fine art, specialized logistics, legal liaison, condition reporting, conservation

Art preparation

Team includes: art installers, conservators, lighting designers

Provide comprehensive oversight of exhibition delivery, ensuring excellence in execution. Accountable for the following steps:

Work with the curator to assess the requirements for exhibition’s production

Generate the scope of work specific to each production, and ensure its delivery on schedule

Generate plan for necessary contract hires specific to each exhibition

Build a schedule to ensure alignment across departments where they intersect with the exhibition’s production (education, publications, production, events programming), in service of the overall vision, across departments

Track the deliverables to ensure quality control of multiple teams involved in each stage of exhibition production and delivery

Art Registration and Risk Management

Oversee contract registrars and retain conservators as needed, to ensure compliance with Fine Arts Insurance requirements and museum best practices, including:

Generate, track, and archive relevant documents and records related to this area, or ensure this is done by an appropriate party

Assess where specialized consulting Registrar or Conservator expertise is required, and ensure delivery.

When needed, execute any other registrar duties, such as:

Generate exhibition agreements in collaboration with head of Business Operations

Lead on the consistent care and upkeep of the campus art collection, including scheduling and enabling delivery of preventative conservation

Ensure the Collection Management System is kept up to date with loans and collection details

Ensure all staff adheres to best practice around art handling and care

Oversee installs and de-installs to ensure care for the art

Organize logistics or ensure logistics are organized, for exhibition shipping and install

Conduct condition reports

Directing care and presentation of art across multiple campus venues

Care of collection, and of the spaces that present art:

Main Gallery (a non-collecting museum) - Ensuring it maintains climate and security protocols

Work closely with Public Safety and Facilities to ensure protocols are appropriate to each exhibition. 

Project Space (a gallery for experimentation and emerging artists) - Direct schedules and faculty collaboration efforts across disciplines collaboration.

Track and ensure delivery of the Christo Award (for emerging artists).

Schedule and ensure high-quality delivery of care for art collection on campus, including:

2 major site-specific installations

A collection of painting and photography

Make possible other exhibitions or art care requirements as they develop around campus

Advise the Campus Art Committee on exhibition and acquisition proposals

Required Education:

BA in related field

Training in exhibition production

Preferred Education:

MA in Arts Administration

Project Management (including SCRUM and Agile methods)

Required Experience:

5+ years relevant exhibition production-related experience with exposure to museum standard practice (such as Registrarial, Preparator/Art Technician, exhibition project management)

Working knowledge of Registrarial and Art Preparation

Demonstrated capacity for highly organized management, and for managing multiple tasks; highly detail-oriented; excellent communication skills, both electronic and in person

Track record of managing healthy teams in an exhibition-making context

Demonstrated ability to interact with multiple constituencies, including internal and external to NYUAD

Excellent communication skills across teams

Effective techniques for generating schedules and communicating

Museum best-practices

Ability to teach and mentor, to pass the knowledge base to emerging peers, scholars, and students

Preferred Experience:

Experience with exhibitions across different media, and in areas outside Europe and North America

Work on exhibitions across different subject matter and periods

Managing staff and interns and playing a mentorship role in their career trajectories

Professional fluency in a language other than English

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Art Director

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£35,000 - £70,000
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20/03/2022

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We are a funded technology company from the art world, building a platform for on-chain artworks by the world's top artists. We believe the masterpieces of the future are going to be in NFT form in some sense.

We are looking for an experienced art world professional to oversee the curatorial direction of our platform. The perfect candidate will have experience working closely with artists to put on exhibitions at a top tier gallery.

More info at www.verse.love/artists.

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Ms_Senior_NFT Collection Painter remote, Freelance Illustrator remote _Montecito

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NFT Collection Painter remote
Freelance Illustrator remote

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I am open to freelance illustration on a respectable collection of images for the Blockchain. I have done one collection of 100+ images so far. I want to work as a remote freelancer anywhere a studio is located in the world. I have preferences to Italy, France, Germany, Scandinavia, the UK/England and the U.S. I am seasoned professional. I require one third advance payment, one third after sketches are delivered and the last third, upon delivery of the completed art files. I have worked as a freelance illustrator this way for decades. I have also worked  as a team member in the major animation studios in Los Angeles for 30 years.

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