Job Opportunities

Exhibition Coordinator.

Full-time, entry-level position.

Applications accepted through May 31, 2019.

The Exhibition Coordinator, with training overseen by the Executive Director, will become responsible for development and operational management of our exhibitions. The individual will work closely with the Executive Director and volunteers to execute the program. The ideal candidate will have a degree in studio art, art history or museum studies and have some familiarity with gallery procedures.   

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Plan exhibit schedule with the Executive Director and Exhibition Committee.

  • Administer gallery exhibitions, including scheduling, curatorship, design and installation. Installation involves patching and painting walls, lighting and installing all work.

  • Collaborate with volunteers to organize opening receptions and gallery talks.

  • Lead gallery talks.

  • Develop and implement workshops and public programs related to exhibitions and/or other events.

  • Maintain records of inventory of artwork for all exhibits.

  • Secure jurors and issue contracts with jurors and exhibiting artists.

  • Maintain historical records of all visual arts activities and exhibits.

  • Work with communications staff to develop press releases, website information, newsletters, promotional materials and signage.

  • Help maintain STLAG Blog.

  • Help develop and follow budgets.

  • Collaborate with all staff, section leaders and volunteers for visual arts programs including, but not limited to, lectures, exhibits, classes and workshops.

  • Manage and execute all shipping needs for exhibits and art sales.

  • Maintain tool room in organized manner.

  • Other duties as needed.

The candidate for Exhibitions Coordinator must have excellent communications skills, customer service skill, and a working knowledge of Microsoft Office. The candidate will help manage and maintain the facility as needed, including working evenings and Saturdays. The candidate will be physically able to lift, carry, and install two and three-dimensional artwork.

Please submit resume and a writing sample to Kathryn Nahorski, Executive Director, knahorski@stlouisartistsguild.org. No phone calls please. The writing sample may be a written statement about your personal work, another artist’s work or an exhibition review. Reference request upon interview.