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Curator, The Print Center

The Curator reports directly to the Executive Director. The Curator is responsible for conceiving a curatorial vision for The Print Center, in accord with its organizational mission and strategic plan, and implementing that vision through organizing exhibitions, supplementary public programs and the ANNUAL International Competition (now in its 93rd iteration), as well as managing the publications program. The Curator is expected to participate in all aspects of the work of the organization to enable it to fulfill its
mission and to maintain standards of scholarship and professional practices. The successful candidate will have a diverse range of curatorial, communication and exhibition related skills. This is an excellent opportunity to work with a committed and ambitious team to create and realize a high impact curatorial program in a historically significant organization, and to contribute to a vibrant and forward thinking program.

- Organize between five and eight exhibitions annually in our three exhibitions galleries. A single show can fill one, two or all three spaces. We present both solo and group exhibitions. This work encompasses every aspect of exhibition development and implementation of exhibitions, from initial project planning and research to participation in budgeting and resource development,
installation design, assisting in creating promotional strategies, and the development and presentation of interpretive materials and programs, including the exploration of platforms for creation and dissemination of program content.
- Manage ANNUAL International Competition. In its 93rd year, it is one of the most prestigious competitions in the country, and is juried by a different guest juror each year. The ANNUAL averages 450 submissions annually.
- Serve as registrar for exhibition materials to ensure that the works of art in the organization's care are properly documented, and installed/stored in a safe manner.
- Manage installation/deinstallation schedules and all exhibition related contractors.
- Assist Executive Director and Board of Governors with programmatic and strategic planning.
- Assist with donor stewardship and grantwriting and participate in planning and execution of
fundraising activities.
- Maintain and manage exhibition archives.
- Organize and implement a full roster of public programs that complement and supplement exhibitions in a variety of formats such as lectures, panel discussions, artist talks, readings, book launches and signings, gallery talks, informal events with special guests and visits to other cultural organizations.
- Represent the organization publicly at events, speaking engagements, as guest critic/juror, etc.
- Provide written content for exhibition interpretation, organizational history, press, website, special events and scholarly publications. Assist Communications Manager with exhibition and program related website presence.
- Maintain and build our established network of colleagues and partners (for exhibitions, programs, commissions, publications) with local, national and international peers and organizations.
- Oversee creation and distribution of organizational publications and the burgeoning publications program.
- Provide curatorial content for Artists-in-Schools Program, and assist with delivery of exhibition information to AISP Coordinator, Teaching-artists and classroom teachers.
- Provide exhibition tours to classes and other visiting groups, and train staff to do the same.

- Master’s Degree, or equivalent experience, in a related field required.
- Extensive knowledge of contemporary art with a deep interest in printmaking and photography.
- Minimum of three years of curatorial experience.
- Expertise in art handling, installation and packing.
- Excellent writing and interpersonal skills.
- Ability to work with administrative and graphic design computing tools

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