Website Chambersburg Area Council for the Arts

Gallery Coordinator

Chambersburg Area Council for the Arts

http://www.councilfortheart.net

81 North Main Street, Chambersburg, PA 17201

717-264-6883

director@councilforthearts.net

Location
Chambersburg
Date Posted
March 1, 2019
Category
Arts & Entertainment
Job Type
PART-TIME

Position Description: 

Reporting to the Executive Director, the Gallery Coordinator will manage and provide oversight of all gallery art exhibitions for the Chambersburg Area Council for the Arts (CFTA).  All functions will be performed within the core values of the CFTA mission to “Inspire-Educate-Create.”  The Gallery Coordinator is also responsible for assisting with workshops and programs and is encouraged to develop new creative experiences.

Execution:

Coordinate, solicit and hang annual gallery art exhibitions
Maintain database of regional artists and studios
Plan and execute exhibition marketing and receptions
Coordinate with other regional organizations and businesses to plan off-site exhibits
Plan and coordinate local mural projects and initiatives
Assist the Executive Director in evaluating gallery efficiencies, effectiveness and making adjustments for future exhibitions
Assist with workshops, programs and participate during regular gallery hours
Represent the CFTA at community events and functions
Assist with website updates and entries
Assist with Facebook and other social media
Attract, train and sustain volunteers

Current Gallery Exhibits and Events:

Minimum of 6 gallery exhibits annually
Hanging displays for fundraising events
First Friday Receptions

Requirements:

Ability to manage multiple projects and assignments
Maintain excellent records of artwork types, dimensions, pricing and artists’ backgrounds and contact information
Able to plan and schedule months in advance
Work with artists on artwork dimensions and quantity per each exhibition
Develop or source exhibition marketing materials including print and digital pieces
Oversee the RFP’s and soliciting to potential art groups, organizations and individuals

Education:

Education or degree in Fine Arts preferred
Gallery coordinating experience preferred

Other Skills/Abilities:

Enjoy working to fulfill the mission of a non-profit arts organization
Ability to work around creative individuals and artists of all ages

Chambersburg Area Council for the Arts is an equal opportunity employer.

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