California jobs | Art Jobs

California

Gallery Assistant

Share

Category:

Country:

US State:

Job Level:

Contract type:

Application Deadline: 
On Going

Hannah Hoffman Gallery is seeking an experienced and organized gallery assistant. The position is full time. Applicant must be flexible and available to work additional hours and days as needed and assist during openings and other events. Prior gallery experience is preferred but not required. Applicant must able to multi-task, keeping track of long and short term projects while also able to immediately assist Directors with urgent tasks. They will primarily assist with administrative tasks related to the daily function of the gallery.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

-Opening / closing gallery
-Ensuring adequate function of current exhibition (looping media, turning on installations, checking room sheet supply, etc.)
-Maintaining order and presentability in the office/showroom
-Answering general inquiries via telephone and email
-Ordering office supplies, running errands
-Updating new contacts in YMLP and Artlogic
-Assist in event planning for openings

ADDITIONAL RESPONSIBILITIES:

-Assisting with website maintenance
-Scanning and formatting press materials for gallery archives
-Updating gallery artist’s CV's and Dossiers
-Keep an updated calendar of staff meetings, travel itineraries, opening and closing dates of gallery exhibitions, consignment periods with other galleries, relevant openings and art events in Los Angeles
-Assist artists and studio managers with occasional special projects and extra admin support as needed

REQUIREMENTS:

-Attention to detail
-Knowledge and interest in contemporary art, galleries and institutions
-Excellent writing, interpersonal and organizational skills
-Experience with Dropbox
-Photoshop and InDesign proficiency 
-Knowledge of database software Artlogic or similar
-Self-motivation is key

Contact & Links: 

Stage Technician

Share

Category:

Country:

US State:

City:

Contract type:

Stage Technician

Caltech

Job Category:

Fulltime Regular

Exempt Overtime Eligible:

Overtime Eligible

Benefits Eligible: Benefit Based

Caltech is a world-renowned science and engineering institute that marshals some of the world's brightest minds and most innovative tools to address fundamental scientific questions. We thrive on finding and cultivating talented people who are passionate about what they do. Join us and be a part of the diverse Caltech community.

Job Summary

The Event Productions unit, situated within the Office of Strategic Communications, connects Caltech to the broader community and donors through the presentation of high-quality public events and programs. These programs may include the presentation of researchers and lecturers from Caltech as well as professional artists and performers from a broad range of disciplines. This Stage Technician position supports all programs held in the Caltech auditoriums and on the Beckman Mall, and is an integral member of the event production group that may be called upon to support programs, recordings, or activities important to the work of OSC more broadly. The Stage Technician will be a member of the professional staff that will perform a variety of tasks involved in stage production including; audio engineering/system set-up and support, lighting installation/focus, light board operation, follow spot operation, projection system operation, staging/equipment installation, Zoom and other virtual performance platforms, and operation for scheduled events.

This is a full-time position. The work schedule is assigned based on the event schedule. Some evening and weekend work required and some overtime is to be expected.

The successful candidate will be able to work collaboratively with team members in Event Production, Public Programming, and more broadly across OSC and campus. The ability to adeptly identify and execute the goals, objectives, and needs of an event and to execute the work in a manner that is both professional and respectful of all involved is essential.

Essential Job Duties

• Lighting support for scheduled events in the Caltech auditoriums. Work in collaboration with production staff to execute light hangs, focus, strike, and restoration of all production lighting equipment. Operate light boards for select events. Operate follow spot for select events.

• Audio support for scheduled events in the Caltech auditoriums. Work in collaboration with production staff to execute audio load-ins, sound checks, performances, strike and restoration of all production audio equipment. Operate sound consoles for select events.

• Audio/Visual support for scheduled events in the Caltech auditoriums. Work in collaboration with production staff to execute set up and operation of audio/visual equipment including projectors, computers, video playback and recording equipment, etc.

• Assist with maintenance and operation of auditorium systems and equipment including lighting, audio, rigging, staging, etc.

• Perform the physical duties necessary for the set-up and strike of all scheduled events.

• Supporting events and programming that extend outside of the auditoria but are vital to OSC and the Caltech community.

• Other duties as assigned.

• Perform work in accordance with Institute and regulatory agencies (e.g. OSHA) safety standards and practices.

Basic Qualifications

• 5-7 years of relevant experience.

• Ability to apply advanced technical skills in event support and services.

• Ability to evaluate and apply standard techniques, tools, materials, procedures and/or equipment to accomplish tasks.

• Expertise and experience in adequately troubleshooting equipment malfunctions, modifications, upgrades, repairs, etc.

• Ability to use hand tools and electronic instruments.

• Proficiency in the operation of theatrical technical equipment including lighting instruments, dimmers, follow spots, lighting control surfaces, audio consoles, microphones, wireless microphone systems, and projection systems.

• Effective problem solving and organizational skills.

• Ability to work independently and in a self-directed manner, and also collaboratively as part of a team.

• Must possess and maintain a valid California driver's license throughout the course of employment. A pre-employment background investigation is required.

• Physical strength to lift up to 50 pounds on a daily basis, including moving stage sets and props, audio equipment and lighting equipment. Agility to bend in all directions, climb stairs and ladders, squeeze with arms and hands, operate machinery, and work outdoors in all kinds of weather. Demonstrate the ability to practice and adhere to organizational values.

Preferred Qualifications

• Knowledge and experience with programming ETC lighting consoles. (ETC Ion).

• Proficiency in the operation of digital mixing consoles (Yamaha CL5, Allen and Heath GLD, Yamaha PM5D).

• Proficiency in the operation of video switchers and PowerPoint/Keynote presentation software.

Required Documents

• Resume

We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

Copyright ©2022 Jobelephant.com Inc. All rights reserved.

https://www.jobelephant.com/

Contact & Links: 

Production Manager, Grand Park

Share

Category:

Country:

US State:

Job Level:

Contract type:

Salary: 
55000-65000
Application Deadline: 
06/01/2022

The Music Center is one of the largest and most highly regarded performing arts centers in the country. As L.A.’s premier performing arts destination, The Music Center convenes artists, communities and ideas with the goal of deepening the cultural lives of every resident in Los Angeles County. The non-profit performing arts organization has two divisions: The Music Center Arts (TMC Arts) and The Music Center Operations (TMC Ops). TMC Arts, The Music Center’s programming engine, provides year-round programming inside The Music Center’s four theatres, on Jerry Moss Plaza, outside at Grand Park—a 12- acre adjacent green space—and in schools and other locations all over Los Angeles County. TMC Arts presents world-class dance with Glorya Kaufman Presents Dance at The Music Center, free and low-cost public concerts, and events, as well as K–12 arts education programs. TMC Ops manages the theatres, the Plaza and Grand Park on behalf of the County of Los Angeles. The Music Center is also home to four renowned resident companies—Center Theatre Group, Los Angeles Master Chorale, LA Opera and LA Phil.

The Music Center is seeking an experienced cultural arts production professional and highly resourceful team player to join the Grand Park team as a Production Manager. Grand Park is part of TMC Arts, the programming division of TMC.  TMC Arts, The Music Center’s programming engine, provides year-round programming across multiple departments (including Grand Park) that shares engagement as the driving curatorial value---providing artistic experiences that are relevant to Los Angeles’ diverse communities and aligned with its fundamental civic responsibility as stewards of public funding and public space. The Program Coordinator helps to achieve The Music Center’s mission of deepening the cultural life of every Angeleno and further Grand Park’s vital role as LA’s Park For Everyone. 

Grand Park presents free year-round programming including fitness/wellness programs, weekly lunchtime food trucks, theatrical and dance presentations, site-specific performances, music events, holiday celebrations, video and art installations, and mid-size events, often in collaboration with community partners. Grand Park also produces large scale events for up to 75,000 guests with multiple stages, pyrotechnics/fireworks, and large-scale projection. Live, in-person event programming in 2022-23 is currently projected to return to pre-pandemic levels over the coming months, aiming to include a range of mid-sized events, large scale events, co-productions, and year-round small-scale programs. Some live programs will have a corresponding live stream and/or other digital companion program. 

Reporting directly to Senior Program Manager, the production manager leads the Grand Park team’s production execution for all Grand Park events and programs including digital programs/program components as needed.  The Production Manager works most closely with Grand Park's Operations, Marketing, Programming and Business Management teams, but also works with other Music Center departments on specific projects. The Production Manager also works with other Music Center departments such as TMC Arts Producing, Operations Production, Security, and Scheduling and Events on specific projects. The Production Manager hires and supervises non-union part-time production support staff ranging from administrative support to freelance production assistants who carry out more crew duties in addition to vendors and vendor teams. 

All live programs at Grand Park take place in the park itself. The Production Manager is responsible for transforming this open public green space (with power and fiber infrastructure) into an event production site with both in-house inventory and rented equipment.  

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

The Production Manager will work collaboratively with the Grand Park team to build vision and support the Los Angeles community with dynamic, inspiring, and innovative programming. The Production Manager manages the production process including planning and production budgeting through timeline management, vendor and staff sourcing, onsite execution, etc. The Production Manager does this by bringing fresh ideas and production experience to the team as well as through engaging with cutting-edge vendors and diverse production partners. While live event execution and its ancillary support is much of the Production Manager’s role, occasionally Grand Park programs take place online as needed. The Production Manager oversees an annual production and events operations (in collaboration with Grand Park Operations Manager) budget of approximately $1-$1.5 million. The Production Manager collaborates with the TMC Arts Producing Department on TMC Arts event co-presentations. The Production Manager occasionally advises regarding Grand Park Lease Events but does not hold any responsibility for Lease Events and third-party filming at Grand Park. 

 

Production/Project Management 

Manages all production aspects of Grand Park events and digital programs 

Ideates and innovates processes for production and event management in order to streamline all Grand Park program efforts, including pre-production logistics planning, event timelines, chairing production meetings, production schedules, staffing workflows, onsite event execution, as well as post-event wrap up, event summary reports, post-mortem/analysis, and documentation. 

Communicates and collaborates with internal cross functional teams and stakeholders to drive alignment and on-time execution of event deliverables.  

Delivers production elements for events at the highest quality on budget, tailoring production and operations expense as needed.  

Tracks and forecasts all production expenses and cash flow, aligning with the needs of the production budget while flagging any possible or necessary variances 

Manages production of Grand Park digital initiatives 

Contributes to creative ideation of Grand Park programs by contributing critical implementation and production perspective during program design phase 

Collaborates with the TMC Arts Producing Department on production coordination and site support for event co-presentations.  

Creates event layouts, production schedules, vendor timelines, vendor contracts, on-boarding docs, etc. 

Collaborates with Grand Park Operations Manager and Covid compliance officer to: ensure that events comply with all regulatory permitting (LAFD, building and safety, health dept, street closure, fireworks, etc.) and codes and follow all public safety orders. 

Staff/Vendors 

Recruits, hires, and schedules part time production assistants (primary technical crew for Grand Park as well as administrative support for Production) for all events and event related activities, including load ins/load outs, rehearsals or production meetings, technical inventory QC, etc.   

Provides mentorship and learning opportunities to part time staff when possible. 

Sources top line and cutting-edge production subcontractors, production vendors, and production staffing for events (i.e., lighting, audio, staging, seating, food services, etc.), manages current vendors. 

Models and cultivates a cooperative, supportive, and highly professional work environment.  

Partnerships 

Collaborates in project management, resource and information sharing and inventory with The Music Center Producing and Production departments.  

Communicates, coordinates, and collaborates with internal and external partners, including Los Angeles County, and diverse event presenting partners drawn from across the spectrum of arts and culture organizations in Los Angeles. 

Other 

Maintains Grand Park’s production inventory stored in the park’s onsite storage facilities, including ongoing maintenance and quality control as well as new inventory acquisition. This includes overseeing Grand Park fiber and A/V technology. Production Manager ensures regular QC as well as best storage, usage and tracking procedures.   

Creates and archives production event reports to record success and challenges. 

Develops and maintains excellent and highly collaborative relationships with Grand Park and Music Center teams, artists, contractors, producers, vendors and partners.  

Works closely with the larger Grand Park team to support all park endeavors as needed.  

Performs other duties as required in the scope of the job as designated by the Sr. Program Manager. 

REQUIREMENTS AND QUALIFICATIONS:

Minimum of 3 years of live event production management experience. Demonstrated leadership success is a must. 

Knowledge of best practices and cutting-edge technological developments in event production.  

Experience creating event design and layouts, knowledge of CAD/Vectorworks is required.  

Proven aptitude to lead complex production of various sizes while working with complex and diverse teams from all areas including technical, public agency, and community 

Able to work independently and collaboratively on multiple projects at the same time. 

Demonstrates the highest level of poise and maturity in communication, flexibility, and the ability to multi-task in a fast-moving environment, and resourcefulness in setting priorities with excellent follow-through and time-management know-how.  

Knowledge of local vendors and subcontractors, preferred. 

Meticulous record keeping, production estimating and budgeting skills. 

Knowledge of the diverse arts and culture community of Los Angeles, strongly preferred 

mission and values driven, demonstrating commitment to collaboration, community partnership, inclusivity, access and centering BIPOC voices. 

Experience with digital production strongly preferred.  

Can operate with a flexible schedule, must be able to work events on weeknights, weekends and holidays.  

Must be able to work in different work environments to include office as well as work outside exposed to prevailing weather conditions for special events. 

PLEASE NOTE:  Currently TMC Arts staff practice a hybrid (mostly remote with scheduled onsite team meetings) weekly schedule and work onsite/in person for live events.  

VACCINATION POLICY

The Music Center requires its employees to be vaccinated against COVID-19, subject to certain exemptions as required by law. New Hires working at The Music Center must be fully vaccinated no later than 60 days after hire and until they are fully vaccinated will be required to submit weekly proof of negatively laboratory COVID-19 test and submit to additional masking and social distancing requirements. Please contact The Music Center Human Resources Department for a copy of the vaccination policy. In addition, effective January 17,2022, all employees of The Music Center who are required to be vaccinated for COVID-19 under The Music Center’s COVID-19 Policy shall be required to timely obtain and show proof that they have received a booster within the timeframe recommended by the CDC.

SALARY RANGE:  $55,000-$65,000 commensurate with experience. This is a full-time non-exempt hourly position. Compensation package includes medical, dental and vision health plans, welfare insurance benefits, 401k plan w/employer match, generous vacation, and sick days.  

The weekly administrative schedule is 35 hours/per week. Standard hours are approximately 9-5 M-F with adjustments to accommodate programming needs. Most events are nights and weekends. As an hourly position, this role is eligible for overtime pay.

Contact & Links: 

Performance Artist Search - Vegas

Share

Post Type:

Type:

Organization: 
The House of Red Velvet
Locations

Country:

US State:

City:

Talent Locations/Auditions:

Description: 

The House of Red Velvet is surrealistic and euphoric performance dark art theater. We are an established show from Los Angeles, and have done shows in San Francisco, Seattle, and Portland. The show has been running for 6 years, and is produced by Olivia Bellafontaine.

The House of Red Velvet is looking for performance artists, contortionists, ballerinas, opera singers, dancers, or anyone with an interesting performance skill. Only accepting great attitudes, professionalism, and hungry performers. This production requires dedication, loyalty, love, open-mindedness, and understanding.

We are looking for fearless, confident, talented, emotionally present female performers with an impeccable stage presence. If you have had interesting life experiences, can translate that to stage, and make people feel something when they watch you, then we are interested in you.

Please look at the show website and know what we do before submitting. https://thehouseofredvelvet.com.

Please send a short intro of your experience, photos, and a video(s) link. Something in the style is best. Please indicate if this is for Berlin or Los Angeles.

Email olivia@thehouseofredvelvet.com

Thank you. We look forward to your submissions.

Union Status:

Will you be paying talent ?:

Payment Detail: 
TBD. Competitive pay.

Fees:

Role Title: 
Performance Artist

Role Type:

Gender:

Age: 
25-45

Role Ethnicity:

This role requires nudity:

Role Description: 

Performance artist with a unique skill. Ballet, dance, butoh, opera, contortion, etc. 

Media required from applicants:

Listing Deadline: 
Tuesday, January 31, 2023

Teaching Artist

Share

Job Type:

Country:

US State:

SCRAP’s Mission

Our mission is to inspire creativity and environmental stewardship in children and adults by promoting the creative reuse of materials that traditionally have been discarded as waste, focusing on providing resources and programs to our under-served communities. At SCRAP, we believe that all youth deserve a high quality arts education, and that equal access to art materials and instruction should be available to everyone regardless of economic status.

Seeking Teaching Artists in the Visual Arts

We are seeking working teaching artists who work primarily in the visual arts to support our arts education program, SCRAP in a Box, which is administered during the fall, spring and summer semesters in multiple week units where relationships with students are central to the position. We work through partnerships with community organizations and afterschool programs with students from ages 5-17

We want to work with teaching artists who are interested in working collaboratively with our programs department to design and develop curriculum utilizing repurposed materials from SCRAP and with lesson plans that relate to or emphasize environmental consciousness.

We would like applicants to have a demonstrated commitment to developing connections with students and who have the ability to develop hands-on visual arts projects that integrate critical thinking, individual learning skills, and collaborative communication.

Our teaching artists will be paid as independent contractors, and submit invoices for payment. Hours range from 10-25 hours per week.

We are looking for applicants who can teach both fashion design and general art classes. We serve students in subsidized public after school programs in the Bayview with 86% that identify as students of color. We are seeking candidates that can relate to our students, their culture and their values.

QUALIFICATIONS

- Available from 11-6pm, Monday through Friday
- General arts education experience
- Fashion design/sewing skills highly preferred
- Spanish speakers highly preferred
- Active in your art form on a professional level
- Experience teaching visual arts to a diverse group of young people with an emphasis on K-5
- Strong verbal and written communication skills.
- Ability to collaborate on designing curriculum
- Ability to work with partner programs and problem solve in onsite scenarios

Contact & Links: 

Gallery Sales Associate

Share

Country:

US State:

Contract type:

Keyword (Tags):

Founded 35 years ago on the belief that contemporary art can transform the culture, Haines Gallery is a vital West Coast platform for artists from around the globe. Having recently relocated to our new gallery space at the Fort Mason Center for Arts & Culture, the gallery is seeking a new Sales Associate to join our team.

Job Description

The Sales Associate sells contemporary fine art by nurturing existing / cultivating new clients, presenting the gallery's artists and their work in a highly professional and informed manner. In addition to initiating and managing sales to collectors and art consultants, the Sales Associate also provides sales support to the gallery Principal and the Executive Director, as needed. Primary responsibilities include:

Generating Sales Activity Consistent client outreach and follow-up, resulting in sales opportunities; giving sales presentations; and using effective database research to promote specific works to interested clients; facilitating exhibition-related sales to walk-in clients; championing the gallery’s online sales presence; conducting research on important public and private collections; cultivating new relationships with collectors and consultants on an ongoing basis; liaising with the gallery’s artists regarding the production of commissions, studio activity, incoming inventory; and identifying artists within and beyond the community whose work might compliment the gallery’s program and appeal to clients.

Additional Outreach and Art Fairs Developing and hosting strategic events in partnership with outside venues, including lectures, dinners, artist walk-thrus, etc; attending local arts related events, as appropriate, including gallery artists’ openings and lectures at local institutions, to meet new clients and promote the gallery. Provide art fair administrative and logistical support; working in the booth to generate sales and make new contacts, including travel when necessary.

Contact & Links: 

Pages

Subscribe to California