Unbound Visual Arts (UVA) utilizes experienced and trained curators and exhibition designers to ensure that all UVA exhibitions are created, designed and installed to ensure that the audience has a meaningful and thought-provoking experience about ideas and art when coming to an exhibition. See the UVA definition of an exhibition here. Our current roster of curators include:
We are always looking for new Guest Curators. Send and email cover letter and résumé to Jobs@UnboundVisualArts.org or apply via HireCulture.org.
UVA curators, oftentimes guest curators, are the main organizers of UVA exhibitions. The curator, if they are also an artist, may not include their art in the exhibit. Their tasks include:
UVA Guest Curators assist in creating contemporary art exhibitions with a purpose that are fun, entertaining and meaningful yet still provide a strong learning environment. Following direction from the Executive Director, the Guest Curator may propose the exhibition themes, storylines, exhibitions titles and individual works of art selected from individual artists, prepare a compelling exhibition statement and sub-statements that are both descriptive and insightful, propose the individual art labels, organize exhibition binders with artist statements and resumes and assist in planning, designing and installing the exhibition. The Guest Curator may, under the direction of the Executive Director, assist in promoting and marketing the exhibition, including the on-line exhibition, as well as selling individual works of art. The Guest Curator may also be asked to lead short gallery talks and discussions. The Guest curator works on-site for approximately 8-10 hours per week, though there is flexibility in this requirement. A commitment of 6 months is expected. Specific duties include, but not limited to, the following:
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