BOARD + STAFF


Board of Directors

Kristen Perrin
President

Charlotte Conner
Treasurer

Susan Quarles
Secretary


Jamie Aragones
Robert Daniel
Sean P. Marshall
Juan Martinez
Matthew McDonald
Sergio Rojas
Stephanie Roman

 

 

Artist Advisory Board

Sara Balabanlilar
Chair

Sarah Ansell
Rabéa Ballin
Tommy Gregory
Ángel Lartigue
Edgar Meza
Sidney Mori
Prince Varughese Thomas
Patrick Turk
Stephen Wilson

Art League Houston Staff

Jennifer Ash
Executive Director
jennie@artleaguehouston.org

Zain Awais
Evening Program Associate
zain@artleaguehouston.org

Alberto Careaga
Art League School Coordinator
alberto@artleaguehouston.org

Eepi Chaad
Youth & Community Outreach Coordinator
eepi@artleaguehouston.org

Janet Grantham
Finance Manager
janet@artleaguehouston.org

S Rodriguez
Exhibitions Coordinator
s@artleaguehouston.org

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Job Opportunities:

exhibition program manager

Applications accepted through December 10, 2018

Full-time, 40 hours a week. Some nights and weekends
Reports to the Executive Director
Salary: Salary range provided on request

Position Summary

The Exhibition Program Manager is responsible for managing multiple projects within the Exhibitions Department, a key area of Art League Houston’s mission. This position is responsible for managing all installation and administrative aspects of exhibitions at ALH, with the goal of implementing exhibitions and installations that fulfill the organizations mission.

The Exhibition Program Manager works closely with the Executive Director, and other program coordinators. The duties of this position are fast pace and complex in nature, and the ideal candidate must be professional, pleasant, proactive, highly organized, an outstanding problem solver, and have the energy and ability to balance multiple tasks.

An essential function of the Exhibition Program Manager’s work is to facilitate the exhibition planning and implementation process for gallery installations and temporary exhibitions, while also ensuring that numerous day-to-day details are taken care of, often handling multiple installations and exhibitions at once. Key areas of coordination include creating, tracking and maintaining multiple project/exhibition schedules, processing and organizing project invoices and documents, tracking budgets, keeping the Executive Director informed as to any issues or changes in project scope, and insuring all inter-departmental communications are clear, timely, helpful and documented.

The Exhibition Program Manager works primarily Monday through Friday, with occasional night and weekend hours during installation weeks and openings.

PRIMARY DUTIES

PRESS                    

  • Maintain up to date press contact lists

  • Facilitate the production of press releases with artists  

  • Layout and schedule exhibition-related mailchimp eblasts and newsletters                         

  • Maintain website and social media listings for all exhibition related material

  • Update online community listings (fresh arts, Glasstire etc.)        

DESIGN                                  

  • Work with designer and artists to facilitate postcard, banner and vinyl designs

  • Manage postcard, banner and vinyl printing        

EXHIBITION MANAGEMENT                         

  • Manage exhibition logistics and production in collaboration with exhibiting artists

  • Maintain individual production schedules for each exhibition

  • Maintain up to date annual exhibition schedule

  • Confirm special requests from artists such as travel, accommodation, rental equipment etc.        

  • Manage budgets and budget forecasts for allocated exhibitions and monitor costs

  • Generate artist contracts and/or loan letters, follow up on queries and provide progress information on individual loan requests as required.

  • Schedule in-coming/outgoing shipping via art shuttles in a timely matter

  • Host gallery receptions and discussion with the artists 

INSTALLATION                                                                 

  • Assist artists with de-install/installation, as needed                                       

  • Unpack and condition work as needed  

  • Pack works for shipment and/or pick-up, as needed

  • Light exhibitions                              

  • Manage gallery maintenance - wall repair, replacing lights, painting, etc.                                                             

ADDITIONAL DUTIES

  • Manage the Healing Art/ArtBound! exhibition, Teen/Student/Instructor exhibition, and Texas Artist of the Year exhibition

  • Manage the Annual Gala Art Auction

  • Manage Open Call process

REQUIREMENTS

  • Minimum B.A. or B.F.A degree in studio art, art history or other related field; M.A. preferred

  • 3 years’ experience working in an artist-centered organization, art gallery, museum, or other cultural organization on exhibition planning and production

  • Ability to work 5 days per week, and some Saturday and weekday evening hours

  • Excellent written and time management skills.

  • Strong attention to detail required.

  • Significant art installation experience required.

  • Must be familiar with basic tools, be able to lift items of 50 lbs. and climb ladders

  • Passionate interest in exhibition management, and the role of art in society  

TO APPLY  

Please submit a cover letter, resume/CV (Word or PDF), and two writing samples via email to jobs@artleaguehouston.org by December 10, 2018. Only those applicants selected for interviews will be contacted. No drop-ins or phone calls, please.  

Art League Houston is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE) that values workplace diversity. Art League Houston does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, creed, age, gender, gender identity or expression, national origin, religion, ancestry, disability, marital or partnership status, or veteran status.