Curation, Planning, and Production
● Curate, plan, and produce an annual/multi-year program of nationally-relevant multidisciplinary contemporary art exhibitions and performances for the Center’s 10,000+ sq ft of dedicated gallery space, black box theater, and auxiliary spaces.
● Develop a season of exhibitions, performances, and related programming in collaboration with department staff inclusive of original and traveling exhibitions, performances, visiting curators, and new work commissions.
● Develop and support a series of cross-sector exhibitions, programs, and site-specific projects that engage artists, partners, and audiences with social issues and policy. Planning is underway and funding secured for the presentation of artist work and programming considering carceral justice, healthcare, and the environment.
● Identify and support local/regional artists in the development of social and critically engaged projects that could be expanded to become an exhibition, performance, web-based project, or other site-specific public projects.
● Support the production and presentation of new contemporary work from artists in our region, currently organized around an annual Gulf South Open Call exhibition and Visual/Performing Arts Residencies organized each summer.
● Produce critical writing for presentations and programs, catalogues, brochures, and web-based works.
● Co-lead with the Program Director to coordinate, supervise, and support department staff in all artistic, technical, and logistic planning.
● Create, manage and report the annual department budget of around $800,000;
● Identify and develop programming resources, including grants and donor cultivation.
● Collaborate with the Communications Department on strategy and messaging to engage audiences, patrons,
supporters, and community partnerships across programs.
● Research and share contemporary and relevant art practices across disciplines.
● Represent the CAC publically alongside institutional colleagues. Serve as a public representative of the CAC’s
programs to its trustees, patrons, supporters, and fellow institutions.
● Actively participate in national field networks; grow relationships with partners locally.