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CALL FOR CURATORS Veterans Art Exhibition
Resource Name Oceanside Museum of Art
Address 704 Pier View Way
City Oceanside
State CA
Zip 92054
Location North County Coastal
Telephone 760-435-3731
Web Site
Fax 760-966-58
Contact Katie Dolgov  
Resource Description
Oceanside Museum of Art (OMA) and The Veterans Art Project, with support from Mental Health Services Oversight & Accountability Commission, are seeking a curator for an exhibition of artwork by San Diego and Southern California based armed forces veterans and active-duty service members. This exhibition will explore art making and artistic expression as the bridge between practice and wellness in veterans’ lives. The exhibition will take place at OMA August 13, 2022—January 15, 2023.
Opportunity Description
Preference will be given to Southern California based applicants and/or applicants with a broad knowledge of Southern California artists and experience working with the veteran community. San Diego region focus a plus. Ideally, the exhibition will feature up to 20 individual artists and 40-60 two- and three-dimensional artworks to be determined by the curator. OMA will support the curator in creating a call for artists that will be shared with the wider veteran community, so that the curator may select artists based on portfolios of their work. Specific works may subsequently be selected through virtual or in-person studio visits and may include works-in-progress that will be completed before August 2022. The scheduled gallery space provides 165 linear feet and 1,600 square feet. The gallery can house two- and three-dimensional works no larger than 84” in any direction, including frame, and no heavier than 200 pounds. Curator applications will be reviewed by OMA’s Executive Director, Director of Exhibitions and Collections, Director of Education and Public Programs, and the Director of The Veterans Art Project. Selected proposals will be notified by email and provided with an exhibition contract. Submissions deadline: December 31, 2021 Job Type: Contracted position Contracted fee: $2500 Job location and schedule: Primarily performed remotely with regular meetings at OMA. Hours and schedule are flexible. Attendance at evening exhibition reception (Fall 2022 date TBD) is required. Required education: Bachelor’s Degree Required Skills and Experience: Microsoft Office, highly developed organizational skills, and knowledge of and interest in the contemporary Southern California art scene. Previous experience: Three (3) years in curatorial and arts related positions, and/or demonstrated understanding of contemporary curatorial practice. Military community experience preferred. Please send your Curriculum Vitae and a cover letter to OMA’s Director of Exhibitions and Collections Katie Dolgov, Please address the following questions in your cover letter: ● Why is this project of interest to you? ● Describe your experience working with the veteran community. ● What is your creative vision for how to express the identified theme in an exhibition?
Language English
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