Exit Art is a leading non-profit cultural arts center in New York, USA that champions the work of young and emerging artists and addresses important social, cultural and political issues through multi-disciplinary programming that include contemporary art exhibitions, performances, film and video programs, and panel discussions.
Exit Art seeks an Associate Curator to partner with the Founding Directors and curatorial staff to formulate and implement a diverse array of programming. In 2007, Exit Art celebrates its 25th anniversary year as one of New York's leading multidisciplinary art centers and a catalyst of the experimental art scene. The organization will launch five new initiatives including S.E.A. (Social Environmental Aesthetics) focusing on artists who address contemporary environmental issues.
The Associate Curator position entails: conceptualizing, creating, and coordinating exhibitions; publicizing and promoting exhibitions and serving as a press liaison; and providing development assistance such as writing grant narratives.
The successful candidate will be engaged with the international contemporary art scene; must possess at least two years of prior curatorial experience; a deep commitment to contemporary art and artists; and the willingness to work for a fluid and dynamic arts organization. Strong writing skills are also necessary. Please send a resume, cover letter, and writing sample to jeanette @ exitart.org by Friday July 27, 2007.