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Pilchuck Glass School seeks Exhibitions Coordinator

PILCHUCK GLASS SCHOOL Seattle, WA
  • Expired: over a month ago. Applications are no longer accepted.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Work closely with Artistic Director to assist in the planning and implementation of exhibitions, artist talks, and exhibition openings in the Seattle Exhibition Space
  • Create compelling, mission-driven programming for exhibitions, educational talks, lectures, and events
  • Be available and manage all First Thursday Art Walk events
  • Stewardship of exhibiting artists to maintain a positive experience before, during, and after exhibition opportunities
  • Prepare and send contracts to artists
  • Track inventory of works for exhibitions and retail sales
  • Manage delivery and installation of work into the exhibition space
  • Assist Director of Marketing with promotion of exhibitions, including collecting images and information from artists
  • Assists with operating and maintaining Pilchuck’s online store
  • Installation and de-installation of exhibitions (install shelving, paint, lighting, etc.)
  • Catalog and organize consignment store inventory
  • Develop and manage the Seattle Gallery budget
  • Direct resource for guests, public/private tours, and gallery talks
  • Ownership of Campus Gallery during special events, which may include extended hours
  • Available for occasional weekend/evenings

Qualifications:

  • Self-motivated and able to set and meet deadlines
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Strong interpersonal capabilities and ability to be a team player
  • Personable and possesses the ability to communicate and collaborate easily and effectively with a wide variety of people
  • Ability to motivate constituents (artists, assistants, volunteers)
  • Strong organizational skills with excellent attention to detail
  • Proficiency in: Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint; Adobe Creative Suite: Photoshop, InDesign
  • Ability to work and complete tasks in a fast-paced environment
  • Ability to work independently and cooperatively with Pilchuck’s entire staff
  • Knowledgeable about contemporary art, design, technology as well as glass processes and applications and the artists that employ the material
  • Knowledgeable about gallery hardware and ability to problem solve installations

PILCHUCK GLASS SCHOOL

Pilchuck Glass School (PGS) is an international center for glass art education. Our campus in Stanwood, Washington, is nestled in the foothills of the Cascade Mountains on a former tree farm. PGS has a gallery and administrative office in Seattle, Washington, located in historic Pioneer Square. From May through September every year, our summer program offers a series of courses as well as residencies for established artists in all media. Summer sessions vary in length and offer five concurrent courses in a variety of glass working processes for artists of all skill levels. Small classes taught by world-renowned artists and instructors emphasize experimentation and teamwork while fostering individual initiative and expression. PGS also offers residencies for both emerging and established artists during the fall and spring.

Address

240 2nd Ave S, Seattle, WA 98104
Seattle, WA
USA

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