CALL FOR CURATOR APPLICATIONS

Vignette Art Fair 2018
The Women’s Museum Building, Fair Park
April 11th-­15th, during Dallas Arts Month
Submission deadline: January 7, 2018
Curator Notified: January 28, 2018


Texas Vignette is seeking applications for female, or female identifying, curators for Vignette Art Fair 2018 in the Women’s Museum Building at Fair Park, April 11th-­15th. This year’s fair will have two curator positions: An Exhibition Curator who will select the 2D, 3D, and video art works, develop a theme, and lay out the show, and a Performance Art Curator who will select the performance art pieces, develop a theme around them, and schedule a program. The curators must attend the public opening of the exhibition the night of Wednesday, April 11th, as well as panel discussions at a to be determined date and time. There will be opportunities to write about the show, and the possibility of interviews by local news organizations. You will report to the President of the chapter and work closely with both the
Executive Board and staff at Fair Park.

Exhibition Curator Responsibilities
• Receive submissions from artists across the state and make selections for the show
• Curate a museum quality exhibition with complete autonomy
• Work with volunteers and artists to install the exhibition
• Participate in a public panel discussion
• Provide a private tour for local art collectors and writers
• Write an essay about the exhibition

Performance Art Curator Responsibilities
• Receive submissions from artists across the state and make selections for the show
• Curate a performance art program for the opening night and throughout the fair
• Schedule the artists and help them with setup for their performance
• Participate in a public panel discussion
• Write an essay about the performance program

Requirements
• Collaborative work style
• Excellent communication and presentation skills
• MA in Art History, Art Education, or equivalent experience preferred
• Must be available for opening the night of April 11, and TBD panel discussion
• The exhibition curator must be available for a three-­day installation April 9-­11

These positions are unpaid, but will provide amazing exposure as they will have extensive advertising by the organization and Fair Park. Please submit a resume and letter of interest for your desired position in a single PDF to submissions.texasvignette@gmail.com by January 7.

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