Grants: USArtists International Grant Program (USA)

USArtists International supports performances by U.S. artists at important cultural festivals and arts marketplaces around the globe. Committed to the presence of U.S. based artists on world stages, USArtists International provides grants to ensembles and individual performers in dance, music and theatre invited to perform at significant international festivals and performing arts markets.

USAI encourages and promotes the vibrant diversity of U.S. artists and creative expression in the performing arts by expanding opportunity and exposure to international audiences, encouraging international cultural exchange and enhancing the creative and professional development of U.S. based artists by providing connections with presenters, curators and artists around the world.  USAI extends the reach and impact of professional touring artists and ensembles from the United States and is committed to expanded touring opportunities for continued sustainability of U.S. artists.

USAI provides grants of up to $15,000 towards support of artist fees, travel, accommodations, per diem, shipping and visa preparation.

USArtists International is a program of Mid Atlantic Arts Foundation through the generous funding of the National Endowment for the Arts, the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation, the John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation, the Howard Gilman Foundation, and The Trust for Mutual Understanding.

2019-2020 application and guidelines available by July 15, 2019. For information purposes only.

USArtists International Guidelines 2018-2019 (Word Version)
Work Sample Preparation Guide (Word Version)
USArtists International FAQ

Fiscal Sponsorship
USArtists International guidelines require applicants without 501(c)3 nonprofit status to apply using a US-based, 501(c)3 nonprofit fiscal sponsor. Nonprofit organizations serving as fiscal sponsors must provide this service as part of their regular operations and this service must be available to any artist that meets the respective organizations’ published criteria for fiscal sponsorship. Fiscal sponsors do not have to be located in your state of residence. The links provided below are resources for potential applicants and the organizations are not affiliated or endorsed by Mid Atlantic Arts Foundation. Fiscal sponsors do not have to be found through these resources in order to meet USArtists International guidelines. To learn more about fiscal sponsorship and securing a fiscal sponsor, visit:

Fiscal Sponsorship 101: Fiscal Sponsorship Resources by Grantspace / en Español
Information on seeking and providing fiscal sponsorship: National Network of Fiscal Sponsors
A non-comprehensive directory of fiscal sponsors nationwide: San Francisco Study Center’s Fiscal Sponsor Directory

Want to learn more? Join us for a webinar!

USArtists International: Am I eligible?
Sign up for the webinar on July 11, 2:00 – 3:00 PM EDT | View a recording
USArtists International: Am I eligible?
 provides program information for solo artists and performing arts ensembles considering an application to the USArtists International grant program. The webinar highlights updates to the program guidelines. Get a clear idea about who and what type of projects USArtists International funds. New applicants, previous applicants, grantees and others interested in learning more about updates to the USAI program can benefit from this webinar.

USArtists International: Tips and Pointers for Applicants 
Sign up for the webinar on August 16, 2:00 – 3:30 PM EDT | View a recording
This webinar is for artists planning to apply for USArtists International. The webinar reviews the online application, the panel process, and provides helpful tips to applicants interested in strengthening their applications and avoid common mistakes.


Organization/Company: Mid Atlantic Arts Foundation
Location: United States
Deadline: September 5, 2019, November 22, 2019 and April 1, 2020
How to Apply: More details:

The application deadlines for USArtists International (USAI) are:

September 5, 2019 by 11:59 PM Eastern
For projects taking place between December 15, 2019 and December 14, 2020. Certification Sheets and letters of invitation due by September 12, 2019. Application and guidelines available by July 15.

November 22, 2019 by 11:59 PM Eastern
For projects taking place between March 15, 2020 and March 14, 2021. Certification Sheets and letters of invitation due by December 3, 2019.

April 1, 2020 by 11:59 PM Eastern
For projects taking place between July 1, 2020 and June 30, 2021. Certification Sheets and letters of invitation due by April 8, 2020.

The 2020-2021 deadlines will be posted in early summer 2020.

Grants: Arizona Coyotes Foundation Arts & Culture Grants (Arizona)

Arizona Coyotes Foundation

Core grantmaking priorities include: Arts and culture; cultural arts programs for children designed to provide opportunities for hands-on creativity, development their artistic awareness and potential, and sharing in vital cultural currents of a community; civic affairs; sports programs for children and youth that encourage physical activities, exercise, teamwork, confidence, goal setting, and a healthy lifestyle through community outreach, organized sports, or mentorship programs; education; youth education programs; after-school programs designed to better equip them for the future; healthcare organizations; prevention and wellness programs for children and youth that focus on the health and well-being of youth through enhancing community awareness, disseminating information, providing support, and treatment or preventative care.

Organization/Company: Arizona Coyotes
Location: Phoenix, AZ
Deadline: July 31, 2019
How to Apply: Apply at

Deadline- July 31, 2019

Job: City of Los Angeles Department of Cultural Affairs needs a Gallery Attendant (Los Angeles)

Job Opportunity Notice - Gallery Attendant

City of Los Angeles Department of Cultural Affairs

(This position is an As Needed/Intermittent Staff Position with no health
care benefits.)

The Los Angeles Municipal Art Gallery (LAMAG), located in Barnsdall Art
Park in Hollywood, seeks a Gallery Attendant. The Gallery Attendant will
facilitate visitor experience. This is a part-time, as needed position and
is not eligible for benefits.

Established in 1954, LAMAG is the longest running institution in Los
Angeles devoted solely to exhibiting art. The gallery focuses on artists
from Los Angeles – in particular underrepresented artists whose work may
not otherwise have found a platform. Our exhibitions, educational and
public programs aim to inspire conversation about the contemporary issues
and ideas that resonate most with the people of Los Angeles. LAMAG is a
facility of the City of Los Angeles Department of Cultural Affairs.



Maintaining art exhibits and galleries, including opening and closing
the gallery

Patrolling the gallery to protect exhibits

Maintaining a high standard of customer service at all times, including
the front desk and in the galleries

Generating interactive and sociable experiences of the gallery and its
programs for visitors

Monitoring and reporting on visitor response and experience of gallery
and its programs

Enforce museum policies

Maintain a professional appearance and demeanor

Assisting with gallery education and tours

Updating social media

Selling catalogs

Preparing galleries for lectures, study classes, and special events by
setting up such items as chairs, tables, speaking platforms, microphones,
and projectors

Receiving and stacking incoming supplies

May occasionally be assigned to other duties for training purposes or to
meet technological changes or emergencies



Personable, punctual, and positive attitude

Interest in contemporary art

Excellent communication and public speaking skills

Prior experience at a cultural institution preferred

Ability to multi-task and flexibility with day to day tasks



Weekends, holidays, and some evening availability

Familiarity with Dropbox, Google Suite including Drive, Docs and Mail
and Adobe Creative Suite preferred

Customer service experience

High school diploma or GED required

Bachelor's degree preferred; or equivalent combination of education and

Must be able to stand for extended periods; sit for extended periods;
climb up and down stairs; bend, stoop, and lift to move and retrieve
materials; pull, push, and lift up to 25 pounds. Reasonable accommodations
may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the
essential functions.

All interested candidates should submit a cover letter, resume and
completed City application, which can be downloaded at Send applications to by close of business on Monday, July 22nd.

Job: UCLA Tenure-track Assistant or Associate Professor - 3D Form, Fabrication, Electronics, and/or Critical Making (Los Angeles)

UCLA Department of Design Media Arts
Tenure-track Assistant or Associate Professor - 3D Form, Fabrication, Electronics, and/or Critical Making
Start date: July 1, 2020
Deadline to apply: September 30, 2019
Applications will only be accepted online:

The Department of Design Media Arts (DMA) within the UCLA School of Arts and Architecture invites applications for a tenure-track assistant or associate professor position in the areas of 3D form, fabrication, electronics, and/or critical making. We seek candidates who have a demonstrated expertise and international profile in design and/or media arts, or the ability to achieve one. We are interested in candidates with a strong research practice and teaching interests in 3D form, fabrication, electronics and/or critical making. As the areas of software-based creation and physical making move ever closer together, and as new materials and fabrication technologies emerge, they generate new aesthetic, social, and environmental opportunities and challenges.. The new faculty member would lead curriculum development, research, and practice within this domain.
We seek candidates whose experience in teaching, research, professional activity, or community service has prepared them to contribute to our commitment to diversity and excellence. Candidates must have a Master's degree, a strong record of professional achievement, and evidence of teaching, preferably at both the undergraduate and graduate level. Service within the department and university are expected as part of this position.
For more about the department, please visit:
Applications must include the following:
1) One-page cover letter with a description of creative research and teaching experience.
2) Personal statement that discusses the applicant's artistic and educational philosophy and approach to teaching.
3) Curriculum vitae.
4) Evidence of teaching effectiveness. As applicable, please include evaluations, syllabi, and examples of student work.
5) A statement with a description of past or potential contributions to equity, diversity, and inclusion. Contributions to diversity might include teaching, mentoring, research, or service towards building an equitable and diverse scholarship environment and/or increasing access or participation of individuals from historically underrepresented groups.
6) A portfolio that is specifically curated for the search committee, prioritized with your most accomplished work, and includes, as appropriate, documentation of your artwork, your own writings or statements, and notable reviews or articles discussing your work. This can be an on-line link to a web site or PDF format file.
7) Names and contact information (mailing address, email address, and phone number) of three professional references. (Letters of recommendation are not requested at this time).
The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age or protected veteran status. For the complete University of California nondiscrimination and affirmative action policy, see: UC Nondiscrimination & Affirmative Action Policy:

Job: 18th Street Arts Center is looking for a part-time Executive Assistant (Los Angeles)

Part-time Position: Executive Assistant 18th Street Arts Center is looking for a part-time Executive Assistant to perform a variety of administrative tasks and support our company’s senior-level managers.
The Executive Assistant’s responsibilities include managing calendars, files, and company database, making meeting arrangements, and preparing for VIP events. To be successful in this role, you will be well-organized, have great time management skills, and be able to act without guidance.
Ultimately, you contribute to the efficiency of 18th Street Arts Center by providing personalized and timely support to our executive team.
Responsibilities Act as the point of contact among executives, employees, clients and other external partners Manage information flow in a timely and accurate manner Manage executives’ calendars and set up meetings Maintain company database Make travel and accommodation arrangements Recognize individual donations and prepare weekly, monthly or quarterly reports Format information for internal and external communication – memos, emails, presentations, reports Take minutes during meetings Screen and direct phone calls and distribute correspondence Maintain the office filing system Requirements BA or equivalent Work experience as an Executive Assistant, Personal Assistant or similar role Experience working in contemporary art settings Understanding of Nonprofit business model Excellent MS Office knowledge and Google Business suite Outstanding organizational and time management skills Outstanding experience with database applications (eg. Salesforce or Nationbuilder) Excellent verbal and written communications skills Discretion and confidentiality Hourly Requirements and Pay Range
20 hours per week; approx $19 per hour
Full benefits included
To Apply: Please submit a cover letter, current resume, and three professional references to our online application portal here

Job: 826LA needs a Workshops Coordinator (Los Angeles)

Workshops Coordinator

Based out of 826LA in Mar Vista

Reporting to the Director of Programs and Operations, the Workshop
Coordinator oversees all workshop operations, including evening and weekend
workshops. The Coordinator works closely with the Director of Programs and
Operations to ensure that the writing workshop programs are educational,
fun, and project-oriented. The Coordinator ensures that student and
volunteer numbers are met and that volunteers are trained and ready for
working with 826LA students. The Workshop Coordinator works closely with
other programming staff throughout 826LA.

Position responsibilities:


Oversees Mar Vista workshops on Wednesday evenings and weekends,
including Barnacle’s Bookworms, Journalism and Saturday workshops;

Ensures attendance, evaluations, and operations are complete and on time;

Supports the publication process in Mar Vista for the journalism
workshop and other workshops when necessary;

Coordinates a summer weeklong writing intensive workshop for middle and
high school students, including workshop teacher outreach, student
outreach, and implementation;

Supports the Tuesday & Thursday Night Tutoring (TNT) Program;

Does outreach for Workshop program, creates and distributes workshop
flyers, updates online calendar, blog posts, and supports other
programmatic outreach as necessary;

Makes sure lab is tidy and that 826 is locked down;

Trains and supervises workshop support interns;

Recruits and trains volunteers for workshops;

Coordinates volunteer and student numbers for workshops and works with
volunteer team to ensure correct student-volunteer ratio in workshops;

Responsible for organizing staff appreciation events for Mar Vista
office and birthdays organization-wide;

Reports to the Director of Programs and Operations;

826LA seeks a candidate who is fluent in Spanish.

Hours: 20-28 hours per week*

*This position is currently posted as a part-time but has the opportunity
to become full time with enhanced responsibilities in the near future.

In order to be considered for the Workshop Coordinator position in Mar
Vista, you must thoroughly complete this online application, and also send
the following to

Online Application:

Please include your name and "Workshop Coordinator in Mar Vista” in the
subject line.


A cover letter that includes a summary of your relevant experience and a
specific explanation of why you are interested in working at 826LA;

A detailed resume;

A list of three references.

Residency: National Playwright Residency Program Call for Applications

The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation, in collaboration with HowlRound Theatre Commons at Emerson College, established the National Playwright Residency Program (NPRP) in 2013.  The program provides three years of salary, benefits, and a flexible research and development fund for a diverse group of American playwrights at selected theaters around the country.  More than a standard residency, we conceived this initiative as an intervention into the traditional relationships between artists and institutions, as a way of reimagining what institutions might look like when an artist’s voice is at their cores.  NPRP has four primary goals:

  • Advance the state of playwrights in the American theater by providing them with space, time, and resources, and greater access to the institutions in which they work;

  • Influence the working environment of theaters by embedding playwrights in them;

  • Generate public value through the interaction of playwrights with local artistic and civic communities;

  • Document and disseminate the findings to help benefit the field.

Residencies will be selected through an open application process.  Theaters and playwrights must apply jointly by submitting statements of intent from the playwright and artistic director; a scope of work; and other specified materials to demonstrate eligibility, potential to achieve the goals of the program, and desire to participate in a growing network to advance artist-centered practices in the theater field. 

Click to learn more


Organization/Company: Andrew W. Mellon Foundation
Location: US
Deadline: September 12, 2019
How to Apply: Visit

RFQ: The Los Angeles County Department of Arts & Culture's Civic Art Program needs an artist for the Child & Family Wellbeing Center at the MLK, Jr. Medical Center campus

Calling All Artists!

The Los Angeles County Department of Arts and Culture's Civic Art Program (Civic Art) seeks an artist or artist team to create a permanent artwork to contribute to the Child and Family Wellbeing Center at the Martin Luther King, Jr. Medical Center campus.

The MLK, Jr. Child and Family Wellbeing Center will house a medical clinic for children who have experienced abuse, or are children in the foster system, as well as an autism clinic, child psychiatry services, and a Family Justice Center. The commissioned artwork must be sensitive to the complex historical and political contexts that define Willowbrook and the Martin Luther King, Jr. Medical Center campus. The artist(s) should foster a sense of community and humanity, be innovative in their approach, and create something to be experienced by patients, staff, and visitors alike.

The all-inclusive artwork budget is $80,000. This budget includes artist fees, liability insurance, artist travel, and all costs associated with the design, engineering, fabrication, permitting, delivery, and installation of the artwork.

More complete information about this project and how to apply, please visit:

All the best,

Brianna MacGillivray
Civic Art Program Coordinator
Los Angeles County Arts Commission

T: 213 202 3987

Job: Visitor Experience Floor Manager, Full Time with Benefits at Clayton Children's Museum (California)

Position: Visitor Experience Floor Manager, Full Time with Benefits

Reports to: Visitor Experience Director

To Apply: Send resume and cover letter to Rosalie Tucker with subject line “Floor Manager”. No phone calls please.

At ShareWell, we cultivate brave and generous thinkers. Through arts, immersive play and real-world action, we guide children and youth to recognize injustice and possibility within their communities and beyond, and to take meaningful, collaborative and collective action to create a better future. ShareWell is comprised of two main initiatives: the Cayton Children’s Museum - opening in 2019 in Downtown Santa Monica - and youTHink, an innovative youth development program.

Under the direction of the Visitor Experience Director, the Floor Manager Visitor Experience serves is the acting manager of the museum, responsible for oversight of museum staff working as Play Guides and Front Desk Associates, and responsible for ensuring that daily operations of the museum are at the highest level possible. This role also oversees basic maintenance of the museum floor and lobby areas, scheduling museum staff, ordering props and supplies, hiring and training staff, and other day-to-day operational logistics related to staffing and scheduling. The Floor Manager Visitor Experience serves as the main point of contact for staff and visitors during open hours, and is responsible for communicating relevant information to the Visitor Experience Director and other senior staff. The ideal candidate will be an organized and engaging person with a passion for serving children and families, a background in arts, STEM, or early childhood education programming a plus. This person must be comfortable serving as a leader and supervisor within a creative team at a vibrant and growing children’s museum.

· Acts as the floor manager on duty during scheduled hours, responding to visitor or staff needs and communicating to other departments and staff as necessary
· Works closely with the other Floor Manager to schedule and supervise staff on the museum floor and in the lobby.
· Works closely with the Facilities & Exhibits Manager to maintain supplies of exhibit props and to ensure all exhibits are in working order
· Develops and oversees inventory of museum items, ensuring exhibits, storage areas, break areas, art studios and other areas are properly supplied and well organized
· Oversees a master schedule of internal staff cleaning and organizing in previously mentioned areas
· Researches and purchases museum props and supplies with an eye to innovative, creative, unique and unexpected materials and items in line with the Cayton Children’s Museums aesthetic vision
· Hires and oversees contract teaching artists or presenters as needed
· Hires, trains and supervises new museum staff
· Coordinates with fellow Floor Manager and all other departments to make sure calendars and bookings are organized and communicated to the museum staff and admin team daily
· Works closely with security to ensure protocols are followed by staff, and that visitors are supported in making safe and healthy choices while in the museum
· Maintains a consistent presence on the museum floor and in the lobby, offering support and providing staff breaks as necessary
· Ensures that the museum abides by systems and parameters as outlined by the building landlords and museum leadership
· Oversees external visitor communication such as voicemail and email
· Communicates content for the events calendars to the marketing team
· Manages internal communication with part time staff through emails and daily schedules

At least 2 years experience as a supervisor of 3 or more people Well-versed in creating schedules, overseeing budgets, and performing other administrative duties Excellent customer service skills
Excellent verbal and written communication skills Excellent organizational and leadership skills Good analytical/critical thinking Background in early childhood education with an emphasis in STEAM subjects preferred Experience creating and facilitating lessons for children Experience working with children and families in high-paced environments Fluency in Spanish preferred Requirements:
Must be at least 18 years or older. Must pass background check.
The person in this position must be able to:
Move around an office and museum spaces to access cabinets, office machinery, exhibits etc. Lift up to 20 lbs. Must have the ability to walk, stand, kneel, balance, crouch, crawl, sit, run, talk and hear Make substantial movements (motions) of wrists, hands, and/or fingers Evening and weekend hours, with scheduling flexibility required ShareWell is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE) dedicated to diversity, inclusion, accessibility, and equity. Qualified applicants are considered for employment without regard to age, race, religion, national or ethnic origin, gender identity and/or expression, sexual orientation, status as a protected veteran, status as an individual with a disability or any other legally protected characteristics. Everyone is encouraged to apply for available employment to ensure our staff reflects the diversity of our visitors and surrounding communities.

Grant: Alliance for California Traditional Arts has Living Cultures Grants available (California)

Funding opportunities from the Alliance for California Traditional Arts (ACTA) for the year 2020 are now open! Read on to learn how you can apply online for ACTA's Living Cultures and Apprenticeship programs.
LIVING CULTURES GRANTS PROGRAM - Organizational project grant
Deadline to apply: JULY 15, 2019
The Living Cultures Grants Program seeks to sustain and strengthen the folk and traditional arts in the state of California with grants of $5,000 to California-based nonprofits, as well as other organizations who work with fiscal sponsors.
Click here to learn more about ACTA's Living Cultures Grants Program and apply online.
Deadline to apply: JULY 15, 2019
The Apprenticeship Program encourages the continuity of California's traditional arts and cultures by contracting master artists to offer intensive, one-on-one training to qualified apprentices. Each $3,000 contract will support a period of concentrated learning for apprentices demonstrate a committed engagement with and talent for a specific folk and traditional art form or practice.

Click here to learn more about ACTA's Apprenticeship Program and apply online.
View a recording of a webinar covering the application process for both the Living Cultures Grant and the Apprenticeship Program here

Job: Side Street Projects needs a PT Communications Manager (Los Angeles)

Communications Manager (Part-time)

Reports to Director of Operations/Executive Director


-Oversee website

-Manage and maintain online presence

-Procure program information from managers on an appropriate timeline

-Update website/social networking

-Design and send email blasts

-Oversee design of fliers and printed materials

-Determine and ensure execution of marketing strategies for all SSP programs

-Maintain a consistent visual identity based off style-sheet

-Oversee creation of creative storytelling/documentation strategies

-Ensure programs are properly documented/marketed/visually branded

-Manage photo, press and print archives

-Manage & oversee online artist resources

-Oversee Mailchimp and build email list


-Proficient in Adobe Creative Suite -Strong written and oral communication

-Understanding of current marketing strategies across various social media

-Familiarity with Squarespace platform

-Understanding of grid layout and style sheet execution

-Strong time management and organization skills

-Video editing skills

-Ability to operate a digital camera

-Basic HTML CSS understanding preferred

-Bilingual (written/spoken) preferred


Side Street Projects is an entirely mobile artist run organization. Our
mission is to give artists of all ages the ability and means to support
their creative endeavors. All of our programs connect professional artists
directly to communities.

We teach children design and fabrication through a mobile tool-based
program “The Woodworking Bus”. We present community based Socially Engaged
Artist Projects at our temporary headquarters; and off-site in
collaboration with local businesses and government agencies. These projects
are integrated into the free community programming offered on Saturdays. We
provide support services to artists with programs including a
Best-Professional Practices Podcast Series, Skill Share Workshops, and an
Equipment Co-Op.


Side Street Projects is run by a strong community of artists who are
committed to rolling up our sleeves and supporting the mission of the
organization, which includes supporting each other. We are casual but
efficient, and committed to social justice. Everything that we do
encourages creative problem solving and self-reliance within a contemporary
art context, which is reflected in our unusual operating model. Our offices
are restored vintage trailers, our communication systems are 100% wireless,
and it all runs on a mobile solar energy array. It is a little like camping
here. We have a port-o-potty and our water is trucked in. Staff has access
to our equipment co-op including our wood shop. Artists are encouraged to
use our resources to further their own art practice.

Hours can potentially be supplemented with teaching in our youth education


20-25 hours/week $20/hour starting

2 month probationary period

5 days paid vacation per year

3 sick days per year

Staff reviews every June

Start Date ASAP

TO APPLY: Email resume, cover letter and work samples in a single PDF by
July 1st, 2019 to

Job: Supervises the Colburn School’s stage management team (Los Angeles)

Located in the heart of downtown Los Angeles, the Colburn School is an internationally recognized leader in performing arts education and is part of the fabric of the Los Angeles cultural community. With a world-renowned faculty, Colburn trains local and international students in four different units: the Colburn Conservatory of Music, the Colburn Community School of Performing Arts (CSPA), the Colburn Music Academy and Colburn Dance, and is a leader in community engagement through its new Center on Innovation and Community Impact.

The Colburn School's mission is to provide the highest quality performing arts education at all levels of development in an optimal learning environment.

Position Summary: Supervises the Colburn School’s stage management team. Ensures efficient and effective stage management duties are completed in rehearsal and performance halls and is responsible for the effective and efficient scheduling of stage management staff, production assistants and front of house staff to ensure proper staffing for events and daily work schedules.

Duties and Responsibilities: Supervise the stage management activities for rehearsal and performance spaces at the Colburn School.

Train stage management crew and production assistants on how to stage manage events, rehearsals and concerts.

Manage and attend the staging of concerts and performances, staged at the Colburn School concert halls and performance spaces and at offsite venues.

Provide a daily work schedule to Production Assistants, Stage Management Staff and work with House Manager to ensure all events are properly staffed.

Execute client walk-throughs alongside the Manager, Facilities Scheduling and Rentals with possible clients renting our facilities.

Coordinate and execute all stage needs at outside venues. Includes coordinating schedules, timeline, moving of equipment and pianos with the venues’ contacts.

Assist Director of Production in preparing budget for Stage Management area that support the projected events calendar. Track approved budget and expenditures

Responsible for meeting Payroll deadlines, approving and submitting timesheets to payroll with proper coding.

Order and make equipment and furniture purchases for the department’s needs based on approved budget.

Responsible for the overseeing of Production Department equipment inventory, storage, movement, and set-up in all concert and performance halls to include staging furniture, equipment, and pianos. Complies with fire life safety requirements.

Responsible for ensuring the repair of any damages and/or non-working items in the rehearsal halls and performance hall facilities. This includes stage floors, all lighting and its fixtures, carpet and tile flooring, painting, audience seats, etc.

Responsible for all emergency evacuation efforts in concert and performance halls including backstage areas at the Colburn School and at offsite venues.

Performs other related duties as assigned.

Qualifications and Requirements

Strong organizational skills, communication skills and excellent interpersonal skills. Ability to plan, service, and supervise a variety of meeting and commercial events; anticipate equipment and other needs for individual events; prepare effective reports and correspondence; identify potential problems and make necessary plans for corrective action; establish and maintain effective working relationships with faculty, staff, and the general public; supervise stage management crew and event crew; operate computer, telephone, fax machine, hand-held radio, calculator and copy.

Bachelors degree or equivalent experience required and a minimum of five years experience in theatre and stage management, performing arts management or in the event planning industry

Demonstrated ability to multi-task and work under pressure. Knowledge of principles and techniques of supervision, event planning, audio-visual systems, lighting systems and its equipment and other equipment and practices typical to the industry; public fire and safety regulations;

Microsoft Office, AutoCAD or similar computer-aided drafting software. Word processing, spreadsheet and industry related scheduling and reservation software programs.

Very important. Must be available to work a varied schedule to include nights and weekends, including unexpected schedule changes. Occasional travel required.

Position requires seated work, standing work, giving tours, working backstage, moving heavy equipment, computer work, and customer service contact via phone and in person. Lift and or move up to 50 pounds and able to move very heavy equipment and instruments, reach with arms, crawl, hear, and speak. Work is mainly performed in an indoor office setting with extended periods at a computer as well as standing for extended periods of time in performance halls that include stage and backstage areas and the entire campus. May occasionally work outdoors for outdoor events.

Excellent salary and great benefits including medical, dental, life, LTD, 403(b) retirement plan free parking and more!

Apply online at:

Job: The Pacific Asia Museum, at the University of Southern California is currently seeking a PART TIME Coordinator of School Tours

The Pacific Asia Museum, at the University of Southern California,is currently seeking a PART TIME Coordinator, School Tours to join itsteam.

For more information and/or to apply, please click on the linkbelow:

Coordinator, School Tours -PART-TIME - Position Link

Note: Interested candidates must apply to theattached link. Inquiries to this email box will not be answered.

USC Pacific Asia Museum - Youth and Family Programs

Pasadena, California

PleaseNote: This position is a part-time role with a weekly commitment of Wednesdaythru Friday (7.5 hrs/day), 25 hours a week maximum


The School Programs Coordinator will help manage themuseum’s School Tour Program as well as assist with other k-12 initiatives andevents. Reporting to the Museum Director and the Youth and Family ProgramsSpecialist, they will be responsible for securing and scheduling schools fortours, scheduling transportation as part of the Free Bus Scholarship program,and maintaining program supplies, among other related tasks. This position willalso assist in other K-12 programs, such as Educator Night and the MyMasterpieces partnership.

Job Accountabilities:

· Schedule school and special request tours

· Maintain and update tour applications

· Secure bus transportation for select schools

· Work with PUSD coordinators to schedule schoolsfor My Masterpieces program

· Communicate with teachers

· Maintain all calendars with tour information

· Schedule teaching artists for tour workshops

· Communicate with docents regarding tourscheduling and cancellation

· Process vendor invoices

· Order and maintain program supplies

· Outreach to schools for Free Second Sunday busprogram

· In person visits with school principals andadministrators to promote School Tours Program

· If initiated, assist with School OutreachProgram: scheduling, attending development meetings, communicating withteachers and school administration, assisting teaching artist in classes,maintaining supplies

· Assist with assembling materials for programs,such as Educator Night

· Assist at events as needed

Minimum Qualifications


· Bachelor's degree

· Combined experience/education as substitute forminimum education


· 1 year

· Combined education/experience as substitute forminimum experience

Minimum Field of Expertise:

· Administrative support services

Preferred Qualifications


· Bachelor’s degree in education, art history,museum studies, fine arts or a related field..


· Minimum of 1 year experience in museum/ artseducation or non-profit coordination

· Excellent, proven communication skills alongwith strong writing, verbal, and public speaking skills needed for interactingwith educators, museum staff, and other constituents

· Ability to work productively with diverseconstituencies, including schools, community agencies, and the public

· Proven skill at assisting large and small-scaleevents and projects

· Aptitude for detail and ability to work bothindependently as well as in a team setting
· Proficiency in Microsoft Office.

Call for Entry: The Art of the Shack at the Coachella Valley Art Center (California)

For International artists

“There’s no place like home.” So said Dorothy Gale, famously, in The Wizard of Oz. Nothing could be truer.

No matter the address, from mansion to humble dwelling - urban to rural, it’s more about individuality, determination and soul. In The Art of the Shack, we explore and celebrate the concept of home inspired by the work of American artist Beverly Buchanan (1940-2015) who was influenced by the sharecropper shacks she experienced in the Deep South and the do-it-yourself builders and architects around the globe.

Developed by the S.C.R.A.P. Gallery and the Coachella Valley Art Center, the exhibit is calling for small-scale sculptures using recycled and reused materials. Size limited to no larger than 12" x 12"


Deadline: 07-04-2019
S.C.R.A.P. Gallery & Coachella Valley Art Center
Cathedral City & Indio, CA

Contact: Karen Riley
Phone: 760.861.6479

Call for Entry: Art On Trails needs artwork (Northern California)

For Northern CA artists

FTAs mission is to support the development of an expansive connective system of trails between and within our communities of northern California.  Art on trails is a program designed to promote art as a way to engage communities in creating personal and character-driven trails by connecting artists wishing to develop creative installations with trail project managers.  

Deadline: 06-30-2019
Forest Trails Alliance
Grass Valley, CA

Contact: zachi
Phone: 530.205.6618

Call for Entry: Video art programming for the Climate Experience at Humans of the Earth Gallery (Los Angeles)

For International artists

Video Art Programming for the Climate Experience

Now accepting submissions for Climate Change programming. Open to video art, interactive, experimental films, digital and other motion picture mediums.

Please submit your work relating to the earth, the environment. ecosystem, climate change, etc…

No restrictions on length.

Terra: A visual Journey will be showing in collaboration with several institutions in Los Angeles, Berlin, and Trento.

Deadline: 11:59 PM PST JUNE 30TH, 2019

There is no fee for submission.

Open to all local and international artists.

Deadline: 06-30-2019
Humans of the Earth Gallery
Los Angeles, CA

Contact: Gallery Hote
Phone: 626.642.8824

Call for Entry: Crooked Tree Arts Center 2019 DART for ART Call for Donations (Petoskey, MI)

Crooked Tree Arts Center 2019 DART for ART Call for Donations
Crooked Tree Arts Center
Attn: Lucy A. Blythe
461 E. Mitchell Street
Petoskey, MI 49770


Contact Email:
Call Type: Unspecified
Eligibility: International
State: Michigan
Entry Deadline: 6/28/19
Days remaining to deadline: 38

Images - Minimum: 1, Maximum: 6 
Total Media - Minimum: 1, Maximum: 6

The Crooked Tree Arts Center (CTAC) is seeking donations of original works of art for our premier fundraising event, DART for ART.  Held each July for the past two decades, DART for ART is unique in that guests leave with an original work of art created by artists of local, regional, and national acclaim.  Accepted artists will receive two complimentary tickets for DART Preview Night and their work will be published in the event catalog.  The proceeds from DART for ART help support CTAC’s year-round programs, including exhibitions, classes, school tours, scholarships for youth, and so much more.  

The success of this event largely depends on the generosity of our artists. This is the one time that we ask artists to donate their work.  Otherwise, we work diligently to promote and create opportunities for our artists.  DART for ART is a two-night event with 500 guests each evening, comprised of both resort and local community art patrons.  We hope you will join us in our mission and donate a piece of your art in support of Crooked Tree Arts Center!

How DART works!

DART for ART is not a sale or an auction, it is an art “event.”  The patrons that attend the event on Thursday night purchase a “ticket” (which start at $500 and go up to $22,000) that has the name of a famous artist on it.  Each person that has a ticket will have the opportunity to dart (run) for a piece of artwork.  The evening progresses as follows:  there will be wine and appetizers, mingling, and previewing all of the amazing artwork that is available; there will be live auctions; everyone will then enjoy a seated dinner; after dinner, we pull out a bingo ball cage which has about 15-20 bingo balls with names of famous artists on them; we then turn the ball cage and see which ball falls out first; this is where the fun begins – the auctioneer calls out the name of the artist and everyone who has the name of that artist on their “ticket” RUNS to pick their artwork; when the first round of people (about 15-20 people each round!) are done picking out their artwork, the auctioneer rolls the cage and picks out another name of a famous artist…... This goes on until all patrons have “DARTED” for a piece of original artwork.

Learn more about the DART for ART event.

Benefits to donating artists:

Donating artists are invited, along with a guest, to attend the Preview Night on Wednesday, July 17, 2019.  Guests will sample wines from a variety of California, Oregon, and Michigan vintners, enjoy hors d’oeuvres from area chefs, and meet the artists while previewing all of the art for DART for ART.  Preview Night goes from 6:00 – 8:30 PM. You and your guest may arrive whenever it is convenient for you.

DART donating artists also receive Two tickets to a Swirl of their choice for the 2019-20 season.

Minimum artwork value:

We ask that your original artwork have a minimum value of $300, and be exhibition ready.  CTAC and the DART for ARTcommittee politely reserve the right to decline a donation of art.  CTAC has a gift acceptance policy which offers both the donor and the organization a streamlined manner in which to accept and process non-monetary gifts.

Image – file size and format:

Digital images MUST be per standard CaFÉ specifications:

  • Format: JPEG only

  • Dimensions: No smaller than 1920 pixels on the longest side

  • Resolution: 300 ppi/dpi (standard web resolution)

  • Size: 5 MB maximum

All donating artists will be included in the DART Artists Catalog.  The catalog began as an effort to further market our donating artists.  We have received numerous stories by artists being contacted at a later date through the catalog, resulting in art sales.  The full-color catalog includes your name, contact information (phone number, email, and website), and a list of galleries (up to three) where your work is exhibited.  1,500 catalogs are printed and distributed annually.  The catalog is given to each DART for ART guest and Preview Night attendee, and is also posted on CTAC's website and available in our galleries.  (Click here to view the 2018 catalog

Delivering artwork to Crooked Tree:
Please do not send your artwork until you are notified that it has been accepted.  All artwork received by Crooked Tree becomes property of the Arts Center. 

Important Donation Dates:
If you have a digital image of your work, please submit it through CaFÉ by Friday, June 28. The artwork itself should then be delivered to CTAC (Petoskey or Traverse City) by Monday, July 8 by 4:00 p.m.

If you do not have a digital image of your work, please drop off your work to either Petoskey or Traverse City by Friday, June 21 by 4:00 p.m.

If you need to make other arrangements, please contact Lucy at 231-347-7870 or


  • Deadline to submit artwork for CTAC to photograph: Friday, June 21

  • Deadline to submit image for catalog: Friday, June 28

  • Deadline to deliver artwork to CTAC (Petoskey or Traverse City): Monday, July 8

Call for Entry: The city of Pompano Beach is looking to purchase a sculpture to be located in front of the Ali Cultural Arts building (Pompano Beach, FL)

Ali Cultural Arts Sculpture
Attn: Laura Atria
City of Pompano Beach
Cultural Affairs Department
50 W. Atlantic Blvd.
Pompano Beach, Florida 33060


Contact Email:
Call Type: Public Art
Eligibility: National
State: Florida
Event Dates: 0/0/00 - 0/0/00
Entry Deadline: 7/16/19
Days remaining to deadline: 56
Number of Applications Allowed: 3

Images - Minimum: 3, Maximum: 5 
Total Media - Minimum: 3, Maximum: 5

BUDGET:          $30,000.00

DEADLINE:       July 16, 2019

The City of Pompano Beach is looking to purchase a sculpture to be located in front of the Ali Cultural Arts building. The sculpture can be a prefabricated artwork or a commissioned design that the artist will fabricate and install. The sculpture can be a prefabricated artwork or a commissioned design that the artist will fabricate and install. The sculpture can be a free standing or pedestal based artwork.

The City of Pompano Beach is looking to purchase a sculpture to be located in front of the Ali Cultural Arts building. The sculpture should have a performing arts theme. The sculpture can be a prefabricated artwork or a new design that will be commissioned to be created. If the artwork is prefabricated, a list of where the artwork has been exhibited must be provided. The sculpture can be pedestal based. If the sculpture is on a pedestal, the artist is responsible for the fabrication of the pedestal.

The materials and design of the sculpture must stand up to South Florida weather conditions, meet Florida Building Code requirements and be amenable to ongoing maintenance.

If artist is submitting a prefabricated artwork for purchase, the artwork provided in the application is the artwork for purchase and examples of past works do not need to be supplied.

If the artist is submitting a new design to be commissioned for purchase, the artist is to supply a sketch of the new design and examples of past works.

The location for the memorial is the Ali Cultural Center located at 353 Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Blvd. Pompano Beach, Florida.

Built in the 1930s, Ali Cultural Arts is a rare surviving example of early 20th century architecture that once comprised a thriving commercial district along Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Boulevard (historically named Rock Road).The Mission of the Historic Ali Cultural Arts is to both celebrate the history and culture of the African American community in Pompano Beach and to enhance local access to the cultural arts, with a focus on dance, music and the spoken word, including poetry, storytelling and theater, as part of the Downtown Pompano Creative Arts District.

Ali Cultural Arts is a platform to enrich the community through visual and performing arts. Visual art exhibitions feature the best in local, regional, national artists, while intimate receptions will engage patrons in creative dialogue as they enjoy eclectic musical programs. For more information on the Ali Cultural Arts, visit

Link to the exact Location:

The purchase budget established for the project is $30,000.00. The price will include all insurance, taxes, fees, permits, delivery and installation. Applicants must submit a detailed budget list.


It shall be the artist’s responsibility, where applicable, to obtain all necessary permits prior to fabrication and installation. The artist will ensure that the design will be code compliant and can stand up to South Florida weather conditions and wind load requirements.


LICENSEE shall not commence services under the terms of this Agreement until certification or proof of insurance detailing terms and provisions has been received and approved in writing by the CITY’s Risk Manager. If you are responding to a bid and have questions regarding the insurance requirements hereunder, please contact the City’s Purchasing Department at (954) 786-4098. If the contract has already been awarded, please direct any queries and proof of the requisite insurance coverage to City staff responsible for oversight of the subject project/contract.

              LICENSEE is responsible to deliver to the CITY for timely review and written approval/disapproval Certificates of Insurance which evidence that all insurance required hereunder is in full force and effect and which name on a primary basis, the CITY as an additional insured on all such coverage. 

Throughout the term of this Agreement, CITY, by and through its Risk Manager, reserve the right to review, modify, reject or accept any insurance policies required by this Agreement, including limits, coverages or endorsements.  CITY reserves the right, but not the obligation, to review and reject any insurer providing coverage because of poor financial condition or failure to operate legally.

Failure to maintain the required insurance shall be considered an event of default. The requirements herein, as well as CITY’s review or acceptance of insurance maintained by LICENSEE, are not intended to and shall not in any way limit or qualify the liabilities and obligations assumed by LICENSEE under this Agreement.

              Throughout the term of this Agreement, LICENSEE and all subcontractors or other agents hereunder, shall, at their sole expense, maintain in full force and effect, the following insurance coverages and limits described herein, including endorsements. 

A.          Worker’s Compensation Insurance covering all employees and providing benefits as required by Florida Statute, Chapter 440.  LICENSEE further agrees to be responsible for employment, control and conduct of its employees and for any injury sustained by such employees in the course of their employment.

B.          Liability Insurance.

(1)         Naming the City of Pompano Beach as an additional insured as CITY’s interests may appear, on General Liability Insurance only, relative to claims which arise from LICENSEE’s negligent acts or omissions in connection with LICENSEE’s performance under this Agreement.

(2)         Such Liability insurance shall include the following checked types of insurance and indicated minimum policy limits.  

Type of Insurance                                                                       Limits of Liability

GENERAL LIABILITY:                                  Minimum 1,000,000 Per Occurrence and   

                                                                       $2,000,000 Per Aggregate

* Policy to be written on a claims incurred basis

XX      comprehensive form                      bodily injury and property damage

XX      premises - operations                    bodily injury and property damage

__      explosion & collapse


__      underground hazard                     

XX      products/completed                      bodily injury and property damage combined

           operations hazard                          

XX      contractual insurance                    bodily injury and property damage combined

XX      broad form property damage      bodily injury and property damage combined

XX      independent LICENSEEs                personal injury

XX      personal injury

__      sexual abuse/molestation            Minimum $1,000,000 Per Occurrence and Aggregate

           liquor legal liability                         Minimum $1,000,000 Per Occurrence and Aggregate


AUTOMOBILE LIABILITY:                         Minimum $1,000,000 Per Occurrence and $3,000,000 Per Aggregate. Bodily injury (each person) bodily injury (each accident), property damage, bodily injury and property damage combined.

XX      comprehensive form                     

XX      owned                                              

XX      hired                                                  

XX      non-owned                                      



           comprehensive form                      Agent must show proof they have this coverage.


EXCESS LIABILITY                                                                             Per Occurrence                                                  Aggregate                                                                                                   

           other than umbrella                       bodily injury and    $2,000,000                                        $2,000,000

                                                                       property damage



PROFESSIONAL LIABILITY                                                                             Per Occurrence                                                  Aggregate

___    * Policy to be written on a claims made basis            $1,000,000                                        $1,000,000


(3)         If Professional Liability insurance is required, LICENSEE agrees the indemnification and hold harmless provisions set forth in the Agreement shall survive the termination or expiration of the Agreement for a period of three (3) years unless terminated sooner by the applicable statute of limitations.     

              C.          Employer’s Liability.  If required by law, LICENSEE and all subcontractors shall, for the benefit of their employees, provide, carry, maintain and pay for Employer's Liability Insurance in the minimum amount of One Hundred Thousand Dollars ($100,000.00) per employee, Five Hundred Thousand Dollars ($500,000) per aggregate.

D.          Policies:  Whenever, under the provisions of this Agreement, insurance is required of the LICENSEE, the LICENSEE shall promptly provide the following:

(1)         Certificates of Insurance evidencing the required coverage;

(2)         Names and addresses of companies providing coverage;

(3)         Effective and expiration dates of policies; and

(4)         A provision in all policies affording CITY thirty (30) days written notice by a carrier of any cancellation or material change in any policy.

              E.          Insurance Cancellation or Modification.  Should any of the required insurance policies be canceled before the expiration date, or modified or substantially modified, the issuing company shall provide thirty (30) days written notice to the CITY.

              F.          Waiver of Subrogation.  LICENSEE hereby waives any and all right of subrogation against the CITY, its officers, employees and agents for each required policy.  When required by the insurer, or should a policy condition not permit an insured to enter into a pre-loss agreement to waive subrogation without an endorsement, then LICENSEE shall notify the insurer and request the policy be endorsed with a Waiver of Transfer of Rights of Recovery Against Others, or its equivalent. This Waiver of Subrogation requirement shall not apply to any policy which includes a condition to the policy not specifically prohibiting such an endorsement, or voids coverage should LICENSEE enter into such an agreement on a pre-loss basis.


Contact:            Laura Atria, Public Art Program Manager

Phone:              954-545-7800 ext. 3813



In 2012, the Pompano Beach City Commission adopted a public art ordinance to “enhance the aesthetic and cultural value of the city by including works of art on public properties within the city.” The City Commission seeks “benefits of public art that are both aesthetic and economic.” For more information on what is planned over the next ten year period, please refer to the Public Art Masterplan that is located at

Grants: Integrity Arts & Culture Association's Non-Profit Mini-Grant Program (Anywhere)

IACA Non-Profit Mini-Grant Program
Integrity Arts & Culture Association

We believe the arts are essential to the health and vitality of our communities and our nation. We recognize that there is a funding need amongst non-profit organizations, and that receiving support can sometimes be a complicated process. Our application process has been made simple.

IACA Mini-Grants for organizations generally average $350 and are intended to assist with the following: artistic programs that engage the community; projects that involve educating youth in the arts; services for artists; leadership training that will increase an arts organization's strength and capacity for the long term, etc.This is our way of planting seeds that we believe will continue to grow. Please Note: Funds may not be used for capital projects, equipment or for regranting purposes.

If your organization is passionate about serving others through the arts, apply today! You may be selected to receive funding. We are grateful for the work that you do. We encourage you to keep making a difference. Art changes lives in many ways.

Grant link:
Deadline: 07-01-2019

Fellowship: Wyoming Arts Council Visual Arts Fellowships has money for WY-based artists (Wyoming)

Wyoming Arts Council Visual Arts Fellowships 
2301 Central Ave.
Barrett Building, 2nd Floor
Cheyenne, WY 82002


Contact Email:
Call Type: Fellowships
Eligibility: Local
State: Wyoming
Entry Deadline: 6/12/19
Days remaining to deadline: 22

Images - Minimum: 1, Maximum: 10 
Video - Minimum: 0, Maximum: 4 
Total Media - Minimum: 1, Maximum: 10

Visual Arts Fellowships are awards of merit, based on the artist’s portfolio, honoring the work of Wyoming visual artists whose work reflects serious and exceptional aesthetic investigation. Artists working in any media, including film and video, may apply. Applications are juried by noted artists, curators, and others in the visual arts from outside the state. Up to three fellowships may be given each year, and jurors may also select honorable mentions. Recipients of the Visual Arts fellowships exhibit their work in the Wyoming Arts Council Biennial Exhibit, held every two years at a major visual arts institution or museum in the state. The exhibition is curated by one of the jurors, who serves on the panel for two years.

  • Applications must be submitted through CaFE ( Mailed or emailed submissions will not be accepted.

  • Artists working in any visual media are invited to apply, including: experimental (conceptual/new media), graphic (printmaking/book arts), painting, sculpture, installation, photography (includes experimental, color, black & white, photocopy and computer), clay, fiber, glass, leather, metal, paper, plastic, wood, mixed media, film or video.

  • Artists may submit up to ten work samples, of which up to two may be detail images, if appropriate.

  • Film/video applicants may submit up to 4 samples, and have the option to submit stills. Jurors will only be required to watch up to 10 minutes of a film/video submission.

  • Work must have been created within the past 5 years.

  • Applicants are asked to submit an artist’s statement, a resume or CV, and to verify that they meet the eligibility requirements.

  • Please ensure your name does not appear anywhere on the application or work samples, except where specifically requested, to preserve the anonymous nature of the judging.


  • You’ll receive $3,000 up front

  • Fellowship recipients agree to participate in the Wyoming Arts Council Biennial Exhibition, and are included in the catalog produced.

  • You’ll sign a contract that verifies you’re eligible to receive this award.

  • You’ll need to supply a bio and a head shot for publicity.

  • You will retain all rights to this work and the work you produce during the grant period.

  • You must fill out a final report form, due August 31, 2020, which asks questions about how this award helped you and what you accomplished during the year you received it.

IWAN BAGUS was born in Jakarta, Indonesia. He began his career in front of the camera, working as a model in South East Asia for over 10 years. While modeling, he received a B.A. in Economics in Jakarta. Soon after he moved to Washington, DC to earn his M.S. in Engineering from George Washington University and M.A in Film Production from American University. Iwan’s work has been shown at the National Geographic Society, The Corcoran-Washington Performing Arts Society, The Carnegie Institute-DC, The Center for Fine Art Photography-Colorado, The Museum of America Organization States, Hartsfield–Jackson Atlanta International Airport, H-Gallery Bangkok, Times Square-NYC, among others. His photography exhibitions have been reviewed by the Washington Post, Nation Public Radio affiliate WAMU, Washington City Paper, Voice of America, and others. Iwan has worked in New York, Los Angeles, DC, and Indonesia for exclusive commercial clients and magazine. He has also shot for non-profit organizations in DC and New York. Iwan uses his extensive experience in front of the lens to help direct models, actors, and portrait subjects. He has also served as a juror in photography competitions. Currently, Iwan is the Head of Photography concentration at the University of the District of Columbia, and a Professorial Lecturer at American University. He also gives private photography lessons for the local community. 

WHITNEY TASSIE As the senior curator and curator of modern and contemporary art, Whitney Tassie (she/her) oversees the curatorial department of the Utah Museum of Fine Arts at the University of Utah in Salt Lake City. She articulates curatorial priorities, integrates a coherent curatorial voice for the Museum’s programs and diverse collections, and works collaboratively to promote a highly functional, interactive, and dynamic museum team. Tassie manages the UMFA’s collection of 20th and 21st century art and organizes exhibitions of modern and contemporary art, including the museum’s salt exhibitions, an ongoing series of solo projects by global emerging artists. At the UMFA, Tassie has realized significant commissions by Tony Feher and Spencer Finch and has acquired work by Nancy Holt, Faith Ringgold, Tacita Dean, Lynette Yiadom-Boakye, Kate Gilmore, Shigeyuki Kihara, Duane Linklater, Malick Sidibe, and Katie Paterson, among others. Recently, Tassie co-curated Brian Bress: Make Your Own Friends, a ten-year survey of Bress’s work that traveled to three venues across the US, accompanied by a fully-illustrated catalogue. Currently, Tassie represents the UMFA in partnerships to steward Utah’s iconic earthworks by Nancy Holt and Robert Smithson, and she is overseeing a 4-year, $750,000 Andrew W. Mellon Foundation grant to increase access to the UMFA’s collection through strategic hires and connections with the University of Utah’s J. Willard Marriott Library. 

Prior to her 2012 appointment at the UMFA, Tassie served as Director of Monique Meloche Gallery in Chicago and Managing Director of Gallery Weekend Chicago. From 2002 to 2005 she worked as an exhibitions and curatorial assistant at the Herbert F. Johnson Museum of Art at Cornell University in Ithaca, New York. Tassie holds an MA in Modern Art History, Theory and Criticism from the School of the Art Institute of Chicago and a BA in Art History and Archaeology from Cornell University. Tassie, a mom to two little kids and one fur baby, believes that art is integral to creating a just world and that museums are political places that should welcome all communities.