Current Opportunities

Exhibition and Studio Coordinator (0.8FTE)

ACE Open is seeking a passionate Exhibition and Studio Coordinator (0.8FTE) to commence in early 2020. Is this you? You will support the Artistic Director to facilitate the smooth delivery of ACE Open’s artistic program, including our exhibition, public and studio programs.

You will be responsible for managing the installation of exhibitions and the planning and delivery of our public and studio programs. You will liaise with artists and curators, coordinate exhibition installations, manage the transport and freight of artwork, plan travel and accommodation, plan and deliver key exhibition related events, and coordinate and support ACE Open’s Studio Program and associated activities.

ACE Open provides transformative contemporary art experiences for artists and audiences. Our core programs are held at ACE Open, located in the Lion Arts Centre in the west end of the CBD in Adelaide, South Australia. We also facilitate off-site and touring initiatives to showcase South Australian artists.

ACE Open’s exhibition program is focused on commissioning and curating new work from local, national and international artists across all stages of their careers. We have established a reputation for mounting important shows at the nexus of cultural, social and artistic discourse in Australia. From the outset we have made a strong commitment to public programming and have presented 77 events in our first three years of operation. Our studio program provides five fully-supported, rent-free studios to South Australian artists. This is a highly valued professional development opportunity for artists who you will help connect with local, national and international networks. The ACE Open team are currently working towards keeping the studios free and fully-supported.

To apply for this position please send your CV and a cover letter addressing the selection criteria and highlighting why you are the best fit for this role. Please submit your application to Louise Dunn, Executive Director by 24 January 2020 ACE Open values openness, artistic freedom and diversity.

Further information and selection criteria is available in the position here. If you have any questions, please contact Louise via email.


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