The Curator oversees all artistic, financial, and operational functions of the Curatorial Program. This position sets the artistic vision for the Center, in conjunction with the Executive Director and the Board of Directors. Working collaboratively with the Executive Director, the Curator is responsible for di Rosa’s exhibitions, including traveling shows and guest-curated projects, and works closely with artists. The Curator is responsible for creating and producing exhibitions that reflect the organization’s artistic mission; working with other Senior Staff to provide innovative and thought-provoking public programs for a diverse community; and managing the permanent collection.
The Curator participates in fundraising activities with regard to foundation and government grants, and individual cultivation efforts that directly support the exhibitions program. The Curator is an important member of the senior management team. The position is the public face of di Rosa’s exhibitions and programs to the general public and at professional meetings and conferences. The Curator also has a broad set of senior leadership responsibilities, including setting strategic goals for the organization and liaising with the Board of Directors.
About di Rosa: di Rosa Center for Contemporary Art presents contemporary exhibitions and educational programs for all ages and maintains a permanent collection of notable works by artists living or working in the San Francisco Bay Area from the mid-twentieth century to the present day. A wide range of styles, media, and subject matter provides an overview of the creative energy and freedom to experiment that characterize this region of California. Protected in perpetuity under the Napa County Land Trust, di Rosa features multiple galleries, a sculpture park, and a 35-acre lake, all located on 217 scenic acres in Napa Valley’s famed Carneros region. For more information, visit dirosaart.org.