Friday, 8 February 2013

Call for Expressions of Interest


CALL FOR EXPRESSIONS OF INTEREST

Emerging Aboriginal Curator


The Grimsby Public Art Gallery is seeking an emerging Aboriginal curator to co-curate an exhibition that will be featured in the main Gallery in August/September 2014.  The exhibition will relate to the bi-centennial celebration of the War of 1812 and will examine themes related to this event in the work of contemporary First Nation’s artists. A curatorial fee will be paid, however, the position is subject to successful grant and sponsorship applications, as yet to be confirmed.

Your expression of interest should include a current CV relating your education and curatorial experience, details of your knowledge of and experience working with First Nation’s contemporary art and artists and a brief statement explaining your personal interest in this subject.  Graduate students are eligible to apply but must be finished their studies by 2014.  Individuals (no collectives please) who self identify as Aboriginal according to the OAC guidelines are encouraged to apply.

Deadline for expressions of interest is 5pm, March 1st 2013.

We thank all individuals for their interest however only short listed applicants will be contacted. 

Please forward your expressions of interest by March 1st 2013 to:
ATTN Maeve Hanna, Aboriginal Curatorial Project
Grimsby Public Art Gallery
18 Carnegie Lane
Grimsby, ON L3M 1Y1

Questions?  Please contact us: 905 945 3246, gpag@town.grimsby.on.ca, with “Emerging Aboriginal Curator : Attention Maeve” in the subject line.

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