Call for Applications - Gallery 44 Curatorial Assistant

Gallery 44 in partnership with the OCAD U Career Launcher program, are currently seeking a Curatorial Assistant. Reporting jointly to the Curator of Exhibitions and Public Programs and the Curator of Education and Community Outreach, the Curatorial Assistant will contribute to the development and realization of gallery exhibitions, workshops, and adjacent programming.

Call for Applications - Gallery 44 Curatorial Assistant

Claude Labrèche-Lemay, A Translation of Movement, photo documentation of projections of hands in gallery.
Monday, January 27, 2020 - 10:45am to Friday, February 7, 2020 - 12:00am

OPPORTUNITY DESCRIPTION

Gallery 44 is a dynamic space and a leading artist-run centre led by a dedicated group of artists, curators and educators, currently seeking a Curatorial Assistant in partnership with OCAD U Career Launchers. Reporting jointly to the Curator of Exhibitions and Public Programs and the Curator of Education and Community Outreach, the Curatorial Assistant will contribute to the development and realization of gallery exhibitions, workshops, and adjacent programming.

The Curatorial Assistant will work directly with artists, guest curators, artist-educators, designers, and Gallery 44 staff. This 30-hour per week position will run from March 9 to June 26, 2020. The role is positioned to offer an emerging curator an opportunity to gain hands-on, working knowledge of exhibitions, publications, public and educational programs, in a fast-paced environment, and amongst a collegial staff-team of five early-career arts professionals.

RATE

  • $18/hour for 30 hours/week (4 days)

TERM

  • March 9 to June 26, 2020 (16 weeks)

DEADLINE

  • Friday, February 7, 2020 at midnight

ROLES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Exhibitions and Public Programs (70%)
    • Assist with the planning, logistics, and implementation of exhibitions in the Main Gallery and Vitrines, including exhibitions in partnership with Images Festival (March 2020) and CONTACT Festival (May 2020).
    • Assist with the planning, implementation and promotion of additional public programs, such as artist talks, exhibition tours, and reading groups.
    • Contribute to exhibition catalogue production and assist with copyediting texts.
    • Maintain timely communications with artists, installers and community partners, monitor work back and production schedules, and ensure that various deadlines are met.
    • Assist with the facilitation of equipment and artwork shipping/ transportation for exhibitions and public programs.
    • Support exhibition installation and strike, which may include some lifting, art handling, and packing (led by the gallery’s installation technician).
    • Support the planning and delivery of opening reception events
    • Other administrative duties as needed
  • Education and Community Outreach (30%)
    • Assist with the planning and logistics, including registration and supply purchases for adult educational workshops, both technical and conceptual in scope.
    • Assist with the planning and delivery of youth programs, including OUTREACH, Gallery 44’s award-winning education program addressing the needs of underserved youth from throughout the GTA, and Photomagic 44, an analog photography camp for youth.

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Must be an OCAD U graduate from 2019 or 2020
  • Strong communication skills and professionalism, verbally and in writing
  • Demonstrated research and presentation skills
  • Demonstrated experience with project management and logistics coordination
  • A good attention to detail, timekeeping and organizational skills
  • Computer skills: Microsoft Office Suite, Adobe Creative Suite. MAC iOS.
  • Website management experience
  • Experience in writing and editing exhibition texts, including essays and interviews, is an asset
  • Experience with photo-production, including darkroom, is an asset

SUBMISSION REQUIREMENTS

  • Full contact information (Name, phone, and email), a confirmation of eligibility and a current Resume.
  • A cover letter outlining interest and relevant background.
  • A short one-page writing sample.
  • List of two references

SUBMISSION INSTRUCTIONS

Please submit all components online via Typeform

Website: 
https://careerlaunchers.format.com/6883065-2020-g44-curatorial-assistant

Call for Applications - Gallery 44 Curatorial Project Assistant

Call for Applications - Gallery 44 Curatorial Project Assistant
Thursday, November 22, 2018 - 12:00pm to Wednesday, December 5, 2018 - 12:00pm

OPPORTUNITY DESCRIPTION

DEADLINE: Wednesday, December 3, 2018
RATE: $16.5/ hour for 14 hours/ week
TERM: Part-time, January – December 2019 (48 weeks) 

Gallery 44 is a dynamic space and a leading artist-run centre led by a dedicated group of artists, curators and educators, and is currently seeking a part time Curatorial Project Assistant. Reporting directly to the Executive Director and Curator of Exhibitions and Public Programs, the Curatorial Project Assistant will contribute to the research, development and realization of an online exhibition and adjacent programming. The exhibition will be released in five chapters between Spring2019 and Winter 2020, and will functions as a hybrid online gallery/publication.

The Curatorial Project Assistant will work directly with artists, guest curators, designers, and Gallery 44 staff. This is a 14 hour per week position that runs from January 29 to October 31,2019. Strong knowledge of contemporary and historical photography, and digital art and culture is an asset.

Gallery 44 is committed to equity and diversity in all aspects of its operations. G44 welcomes applications from all qualified individuals and strongly encourages applications from members of equity-seeking communities, including women, racialized and Indigenous persons, persons with disabilities, and persons of all sexual orientations and gender identities/expressions. If you are contacted for an interview, please advise us of any accommodations needed to ensure you have access to a fair and equitable process.

 

ROLES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Organizes research for each chapter of Gallery 44’s upcoming online exhibition. 
  • Assembles and organizes all content, images, biographies and logos.
  • Organizes programming logistics for associated artist talks, performances, workshops and panel discussions. This may include booking hotels and flights. 
  • Assists in the preparation of materials for communication and marketing. 
  • Maintains excellent, timely and professional communication with artists, curators and designers.
  • Organizes and maintains artist and curator related information on shared database
  • Manages and maintains all aspects of the publication’s website
  • General administrative assistance as needed

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Must have graduated from OCADU in 2017 or 2018
  • Strong communication skills and professionalism verbally and in writing
  • Demonstrated research and presentation skills
  • Demonstrated experience with project management and logistics coordination
  • A good attention to detail, time-keeping and organizational skills
  • Computer skills: Microsoft Office Suite, Adobe Creative Suite. MAC iOS.    
  • Website management experience
  • Experience in writing and editing exhibition and catalogue text is an asset 

SUBMISSION REQUIREMENTS

  • Full contact information (Name, phone, and email), a confirmation of eligibility and a current Resume.
  • A cover letter outlining interest and relevant background.
  • A short one-page writing sample.
  • 1 – 2 References 

SUBMISSION INSTRUCTION

Please submit all written components in one (1) PDF to the attention of Tak Pham tpham@ocadu.ca

For more information, visit the Career Launchers Website

Venue & Address: 
Gallery 44 Centre for Contemporary Photography 401 Richmond St W #120 Toronto, ON M5V 3A8
Website: 
https://careerlaunchers.format.com/5854651-2019-g44-curatorial-project-assistant
Email: 
tpham@ocadu.ca
Phone: 
416-977-6000 Ext. 361
Cost: 
N/A

Call for Applications - Career Launcher: Gallery 44 Production Memberships 2018

Gallery 44 and the Centre for Emerging Artists & Designers are excited to announce the Gallery 44 Career Launcher providing Production Memberships to five (5) OCADU recent graduates with access to Gallery 44 production facilities, equipment rentals and programming for one (1) year starting October 2018 to support the graduates’ upcoming exhibitions and professional opportunities. 

Call for Applications - Career Launcher: Gallery 44 Production Memberships 2018

Call for Applications Career Launcher Gallery 44 Production Memberships
Tuesday, August 14, 2018 - 2:30pm

OPPORTUNITY DESCRIPTION

Gallery 44 and the Centre for Emerging Artists & Designers are excited to announce the Gallery 44 Career Launcher providing Production Memberships to five (5) OCADU recent graduates. This exclusive membership opportunity will provide access to Gallery 44 production facilities, equipment rentals and programming for one (1) year starting October 2018 to support the graduates’ upcoming exhibitions and professional opportunities.

Additionally, recipients will also receive studio credits valued at $500, and opportunities to participate in G44 member’s exhibitions, workshops and events. G44’s facilities include: 

  • Black and White Darkroom 
  • Film Developing Station
  • Imacon 949 iMac Station
  • Epson V700 iMac Station 
  • Shooting Studio
  • Resource Centre 
  • Print Finishing Area
  • HP Z3200 Printing.
  • Equipment Rentals

 

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Must have graduated from OCADU in Spring 2017 or later. 
  • Must have a continuous photography-based practice.

 

DEADLINE

Tuesday, September 4, 2018 

 

PARTNER

Gallery 44 - Centre for Contemporary Photography

www.gallery44.org

Suite 120, 401 Richmond St West. Toronto, ON, Canada

 

SUBMISSION REQUIREMENTS 

  • Full contact information (Name, phone, and email) and a current CV.
  • Online portfolio or an attached PDF portfolio.
  • A statement of interest (250 words) that contextualizes your intent to use the facility, outlines the significance of the opportunity to your practice, and demonstrates how the opportunity will be used to enhance your professional development.
  • Written confirmation of the conditions (see Qualifications). 

 

SUBMISSION INSTRUCTION 

Please submit all written components in one (1) PDF and with separate image attachment to the attention of Tak Pham. tpham@ocadu.ca

Venue & Address: 
Gallery 44 Centre for Contemporary Photography Suite 120, 401 Richmond St West. Toronto, ON, Canada
Website: 
https://careerlaunchers.format.com/2018-g44-production-membership
Email: 
tpham@ocadu.ca
Phone: 
(416) 977-6000 x 361
Cost: 
N/A