Tuesday, September 23, 2014

Work study employment opportunity at Gallery 1C03

Work Study Program at The University of Winnipeg

Administered through the University’s Awards & Financial Aid department, the Work Study Program provides on-campus part-time job opportunities for eligible full-time University of Winnipeg students; jobs are available during the Fall/Winter Terms (September – March). Click here to see if you qualify and to make application to the program.

Once again, Gallery 1C03 has been approved for a Work Study Program position. Job title, rate of pay, description, and other details follow:

Curatorial Assistant
$13.35 - $14.49 per hour
Total amount approved: $1100

Position description:
The Curatorial Assistant will provide support to the Art Curator's Office with communications related to Gallery 1C03 programs as well as research, registration, and maintenance of the art collection.

Responsibilities and duties:
The successful candidate will disseminate information on Gallery programming via various on-line applications, assist with events which may include photography, help with exhibit installation, development of art education programs. This position will also carry out art collection management duties including research on artists, updating information in the collection database, moving and cleaning artworks, preparing identification labels, and fulfilling on-campus art loan requests.

Required qualifications:
Preference will be given to students with a background in art, cultural studies, education, and/or communication, and to those with previous experience working in a gallery or museum setting. Strong research, writing, and oral communication skills, excellent attention to detail, strong organization skills, and the ability to work independently are necessary.  The ability to move and handle art is required. Must have knowledge of MS Office suite, social media platforms. Experience in FileMaker Pro, photography, and photo editing software will be considered assets.

In addition to submitting an application via the Awards Office, please contact Gallery 1C03's Director/Curator Jennifer Gibson  as soon as possible if you are interested in this position. While the Awards Office allows students to apply through them until December 1, Gallery 1C03 needs to hire for this position as soon as possible. Therefore the deadline to apply and notify Jennifer Gibson is Monday, October 6.

Wednesday, September 3, 2014

Fall programming and website updates

Willow Rector, The Singing Bone, 2013, hand embroidery on Arctic fox pelt, 28” x 14 ½” x 8”. Photo: William Eakin

Gallery 1C03 is launching the 2014/15 programming season with a new website design! Have a look at upcoming exhibitions featuring Willow Rector and Diana Thorneycroft.