Wednesday, June 3, 2009

Curator Wanted for 6th Arts Annual

Sponsor: HCOCHA
Origin: Jersey City, New Jersey
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Announcement Information
Title: Curator Wanted for 6th Arts Annual
Deadline: June 8, 2009
Type: Jobs
Category: Curatorial
Regional Deadline: June 8, 2009 - The Hudson County Office of Cultural & Heritage Affairs/Tourism Development (HCOCHA/TD) is looking for proposals/resumes from experienced curators for its upcoming 6th Arts Annual. This is a paid guest curatorial opportunity. In the past the Arts Annual has been limited to New Jersey artists. However this year�s Arts Annual will also be open to artists from the surrounding metropolitan area.

The Arts Annual exhibit is scheduled for September 29, 2009 � November 6, 2009 in the Brennan Gallery in the rotunda of the Justice William Brennan Court House, 583 Newark Avenue, Jersey City NJ. The Brennan Gallery, established in 2003, is a public gallery that hosts 12+ group exhibits each year. The gallery is open daily Monday � Friday from 9:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. During the Arts Annual the gallery is also open during the weekend of the Jersey City Artists Studio Tour, October 3rd and 4th from 12 noon to 6:00 p.m.

Past curators/jurors have included Jeffrey Wechsler from the Jane Voorhees Zimmerli Museum; Ann Aptaker, Curator of Exhibitions for the Morris Museum; and Rocio Aranda-Alvarado, Curator for the Jersey City Museum among others.

Responsibilities of the curator include: theme for show, outreach, selection of artwork, installation and de-installation of all artwork, and as a gallery host during the Jersey City Studio Tour hours.

HCOCHA/TD will provide all publicity, promotional materials, press releases, receiving of work, and the opening reception.

Proposals and resumes need to be received by June 8th and can be emailed to Eileen Gaughan at and Meredith Lippman at

Curators interested in this opportunity are invited to visit the Court House prior to submitting their proposals and resumes. Please contact HCOCHA 201-459-2070. Interviews will be scheduled for June 12 & 15.

For more information regarding the Brennan Gallery and exhibitions please email Meredith Lippman or Eileen Gaughan or call the HCOCHA/TD office: 1-800-542-7894

The Hudson County Arts Annual is funded by the Hudson County Office of Cultural & Heritage Affairs, Thomas A. DeGise, Hudson County Executive and the Hudson County Board of Chosen Freeholders.

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