Call for Applications - NEO Exchange Career Launcher: Curatorial Coordinator

The NEO Exchange Commissioning Program is seeking a Curatorial Coordinator to support commissioning-related activities and act as a liaison; leading communications between participating artists, NEO Exchange and its listing clients.

Call for Applications - NEO Exchange Career Launcher: Curatorial Coordinator

Neo exchange lobby pink and yellow decor and graphics
Monday, January 20, 2020 - 10:30am to Sunday, January 26, 2020 - 12:00am

OPPORTUNITY DESCRIPTION

NEO Exchange, Canada’s next-generation stock exchange, have partnered with OCAD U to co-create the NEO Commissioning Program and the Curatorial Coordinator Career Launcher. Five emerging OCAD U artists, working in a variety of mediums, will be commissioned to provide original works of art to commemorate the listing of a corporate client or the launch of a new fund on the NEO stock exchange. The NEO Commissioning Program is seeking a Curatorial Coordinator to support commissioning-related activities and act as a liaison; leading communications between participating artists, NEO Exchange and its listing clients.

ROLES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

The Curatorial Coordinator will participate in:

  • Coordinating and overseeing the commissioning program
  • The final selection of participating artists
  • Ensuring that project deliverables and time lines are met
  • Providing creative oversight and ensuring commissioned artworks are aligned to the client’s creative brief
  • Promoting a connective thematic amongst the range of participating artists and aligning the artwork with the individual listing client
  • Contributing a consistent and knowledgeable curatorial perspective to the overall process
  • Arranging for the photo documentation and delivery of completed artworks

RATE 

  • $5,000 one-time project fee

TERM

  • Part-time freelance contract January 2020 - December 2020 (12 months)

DEADLINE

  • Sunday, January 26, 2020 at 11:59pm (midnight)
  • Note: Interviews with short-listed candidates will be held the weeks of January 27th / February 3rd, 2020

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Current OCAD U student or recent OCAD U graduate
  • Experience in curatorial practice or a related field
  • Experience working with artists or artwork/exhibitions management
  • Knowledge of current practices in the proper handling of art works
  • Strong communication skills and professionalism, both verbal and written
  • Strong client management skills• Demonstrated experience with project management and logistics coordination
  • Demonstrated organization and collaborative skills

SUBMISSION REQUIREMENTS

  • Full contact information (Name, phone, and email) and current resume.
  • Cover letter outlining interest and relevant experience

SUBMISSION INSTRUCTION

  • Apply via Typeform here

QUESTIONS?

Reach out to the OCAD U Career Development office with the subject line: "NEO Exchange Career Launcher"

 

Website: 
https://careerlaunchers.format.com/6851223-2020-neo-exchange-curatorial-coordinator

Call for Applications - NEO Commissioning Program: Call for Emerging Artists

Neo Exchange Lobby glass sculpture with log
Monday, January 27, 2020 - 10:15am to Sunday, February 9, 2020 - 12:00am

OPPORTUNITY DESCRIPTION

OCAD University’s Centre for Emerging Artists & Designers and NEO Exchange, Canada’s next-generation stock exchange, have partnered to co-create the NEO Commissioning Program. Five (5) emerging artists from OCAD U, working in a variety of mediums, will be commissioned to provide works of art to commemorate the listing of a corporate client or the launch of a new fund on the NEO stock exchange.

The NEO Commissioning Program will select and retain five (5) emerging artists, each representing a different artistic practice, providing a diversity of artistic voices and approaches to be showcased in the commissioning program. Working under the guidance of a Curatorial Coordinator and responding to a client creative brief, each artist will be commissioned to produce approximately four (4) original artworks over the course of a 12-month period. Artists will receive $1,200 per commissioned work. Completed works will be prominently bestowed to NEO Exchange clients and be cherished with their corporate art collections.

The commissioned work will be proudly featured in NEO Exchange’s promotion of its new listing via press release, social media and email newsletters. The commissioned work (with artist credit) will be displayed in a gallery of NEO listings online at aequitasneo.com and at NEO Exchange’s office.

DEADLINE

  • Sunday, February 9, 2020 at 11:59pm (midnight)

ROLES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

Each of the five (5) emerging artists will:

  • Based on receiving the necessary information in a timely manner from NEO Exchange, each of the five (5) emerging artists will ensure that project deliverables are met based on a 4 week approximate timeline
  • Respond to creative oversight provided by the Curatorial Coordinator and the client; ensuring commissioned artworks are aligned to the client’s creative brief
  • Provide initial proposed concepts to the Curatorial Coordinator(sketches, prototypes, etc.)
  • Work with the Curatorial Coordinator to arrange for the photo-documentation and delivery of completed artworks

RATE

  • $1,200 per commissioned work (x4 works)

TERM

  • Part-time freelance contract January 2020 - December 2020 (12 months)

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Current OCAD U student or recent OCAD U graduate
  • Experience in producing small-to-medium sized works and working within a set budget in a limited time-frame is an asset
  • Previous experience with art commissions is an asset

SUBMISSION REQUIREMENTS

  • Full contact information (Name, phone, and email) and current creative CV
  • Website and/or Social Media handle
  • A brief artist statement/bio that contextualizes your overall practice (150 words max)
  • An Expression Of Interest that communicates your interest in this specific opportunity (400 words max)
  • 5 - 10 sample support images of past artwork, in a single PDF
  • A corresponding list for support images including: artist name, title, year, medium, size/duration (for time-based work)

SUBMISSION INSTRUCTION

  • Apply via Typeform here

NEO Exchange is a Canadian stock exchange based in Toronto. Marketed as Canada's New Stock Exchange, NEO aims to help companies, dealers and investors by creating a better listing experience, eliminating predatory market behaviours such as high-frequency trading, implementing a unique market making program to ensure liquidity, and offering free real-time market data for all NEO-listed securities

QUESTIONS?

Reach out to the OCAD U Career Development office with the subject line: "NEO Exchange Career Launcher"

Website: 
https://careerlaunchers.format.com/6851180-2020-neo-exchange-call-for-artists

Call for Applications - NEO Commissioning Program: Call for Emerging Artists

Five emerging artists, working in a variety of mediums, will be commissioned to provide works of art to commemorate the listing of corporate clients or the launch of new funds on the NEO stock exchange.