Opportunities for Artists!

Thanks to our friend at the Art Blog, for rounding these up.  Check out their full post complete with some political art exhibitions happening across the city.

Percent for Art Competition for a piece in Fairmount Park.

The City of Philadelphia’s Percent for Art Program, through the Office of Arts, Culture and the Creative Economy, announce a public art competition to commission three site-specific entry-gates for The Discovery Center, a new environmental education center to-be-located in the Strawberry Mansion district of Fairmount Park in Philadelphia. This commission is in collaboration with the the East Park Leadership and Conservation Center, and is part of a $8.2 million new construction project.

A budget of $80,000 has been allocated for this Percent for Art commission. This sum is inclusive of all artist(s) fees, insurance, fabrication, installation, travel, and all other project related expenses.

Click here to view the entire Call to Artists

Two from Flora Ward
1. The Delaware Contemporary seeks Gretchen Hupfel Curator of Contemporary Art and Programming:

The Delaware Contemporary seeks a visionary, team-oriented, and energetic program leader who is responsible for building and leading a balanced schedule of innovative and relevant temporary and travelling exhibitions and programs that advance the mission and values for the center, while reaching diverse audiences. The position requires a commitment to the local community with an eye for national and international impact. The ideal candidate is a respected individual with a strong network of connections and background in exhibition-making and program execution, who knows the community and has the ability to capture the viewer’s attention by bridging the physical with the virtual, who can serve individuals in a broad spectrum of disciplines and engagement modalities, while cultivating and maintaining positive relationships with patrons, collectors, community, and program partners. Having an interest in entwining software platforms with technology and the visual/anthropological culture is a desirable quality.

Complete information here.

2. The Barnes Foundation seeks an Assistant Curator

The Barnes Foundation is seeking an Assistant Curator to assist the Deputy Director for Collections and Exhibitions & Gund Family Chief Curator (the “DD for C/E/Chief curator”) in performing curatorial duties as well as contribute to exhibitions and publications.

Within the collection and exhibition department, the Assistant Curator will work with conservators, curatorial and exhibition assistants, visual resource manager, registrar, preparators, editors and archivists. S/he will be expected to contribute to projects on various aspects of the permanent collection and programs, including contemporary art. The assistant curator is also expected to collaborate with each department within the institution (Education, Development, Digital Initiatives, Marketing and Communications, etc.).

Complete information here.

Tyler School of Art seeks Non-Tenure-Track Assistant Professor of Painting and Drawing

Painting and Drawing Position –Non-Tenure Track Appointment 2016-2017.

Assistant Professor of Instruction in Painting

The Painting, Drawing and Sculpture Department of Tyler School of Art, Temple University, invites applications for a Non Tenure-Track Appointment position in Painting and Drawing. We seek an artist with a broad knowledge of historical and contemporary art practices, as well as a thorough understanding of technical, critical, and theoretical issues of the media. We expect a candidate to have a developed painting practice, professional accomplishments, and a demonstrated commitment to teaching.

Complete information here.