LETTER OF INTENT DEADLINE: March 31 (Invitation to submit full proposal will be made by April 10)FULL PROPOSAL DEADLINE: April 24 (Applicants will be notified by May 12)RESIDENCY PERIOD: September 2017 - May 2018
For nearly forty years, the Salina Art Center has been at the forefront of contemporary visual arts programming for community-based art centers. The Art Center’s Curatorial Fellow-in-Residence program gives advanced graduate students in art history, museum studies, curatorial studies, and related fields an opportunity to develop their curatorial practice with a focus on community-responsive projects and contemporary art. This competitive, 9-month position will provide the awardee with lodging and a stipend. In return, the awardee will:
--Develop a large-scale exhibition featuring national and international artists--Develop an exhibition of work by area and regional artists--Engage the local community of artists
The Salina Art Center is located in historic downtown Salina, Kansas, and has a national reputation as an innovative, artist-supportive, and audience-responsive institution. Its programs have been a vital part of the community’s robust cultural life since 1978. The Art Center has three distinct facilities: the main location, which houses over 3,300 square feet of galleries, a 2,700 square feet education wing, and administrative offices; the Art Center Cinema, a ninety-two-seat theater for first run independent, documentary, and international films; and the Warehouse, a 4,500 square feet living and working space for artists-in-residence. The Salina Art Center is accredited by the American Alliance of Museums.
Invitations to submit a full proposal will be made by April 10, 2017. Full proposals will be due April 24 and will include: Current CV; writing samples; fully developed proposal for a large-scale exhibition, including a tentative checklist and budget; and 3 professional references. Applicants will be notified by May 12, 2017.
The Salina Art Center is an EOE and has a policy of nondiscrimination for all persons regardless of race, ethnicity, color, religion, creed, national origin or ancestry, age, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, and disability.
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