Unbound Visual Arts, Inc.

320 Washington Street,Suite 200
Brighton Center, MA 02135

Date Posted:
November 09, 2018

Eastern Massachusetts



Guest Art Curators


The Guest Curator will work with an exhibition team consisting of the exhibition director, exhibition assistants and exhibition designer, constituting the exhibition team. Approximately 10 hours a week is needed to create a contemporary art exhibition with a purpose that is fun, entertaining and meaningful yet still provide a strong learning environment. Exhibitions include: "The Waste Land on Earth", "Visionary Women: Champions of Peace & Nonviolence" and "Address Unknown: Traces of Hope." The responsibilities include:

* Recommend educational storylines.
* Recommend the exhibition title and subtitle that captures the essence of the exhibition.
* Prepare a curator's statement of approximately 150 words. This is not an artist's statement, but can include artist’s quotes and ideas.
* Prepare a shorter version of the curator's statement for the press release (approximately 50-75 words)
* Organize the narrative biography of the artist(s) for the press release
* Prepare a narrative biography of the exhibition team for the press release
* Write a 1-2 sentence summary of the exhibition for the postcard
* Write the artwork labels that identifies the individual artwork (artist, title, media, dimensions, price) and a short interpretative statement about the artwork, if applicable
* Make suggestions for art installation and design
* Assist with the installation
* Assist in putting the entire exhibition with images on-line
* Prepare a printed exhibition program or catalogue that includes the curator's statement, art images, all artist statements and a price list.
Experience or training in exhibitons, fine art or education is needed.
How To Apply:
Submit a email cover letter and resume to jobs@UnboundVisualArts.org
Apply by:
December 15, 2018
Volunteer, but transportation stipend available
About this Organization:

Unbound Visual Arts (UVA), incorporated in 2012, is a leader in the Boston area in creating curated educational exhibition. It is also the only community-based 501(c)(3) visual arts non-profit organization in Allston-Brighton. UVA enriches the Boston community with educational and inspiring exhibitions and programs.  See upcoming events at https://www.unboundvisualarts.org/coming-and-past-events/

UVA has over 170 members, a combination of artists and art enthusiasts. It has organized over 65 curated exhibitions related to cultural and contemporary social themes, underscored by a promoted learning experience for the audience. The exhibitions,
constructed by an independent curator and exhibition designer, feature local fine art by living artists. Past exhibitions, which can be found on unboundvisualarts.org, have included Wellness:
Art for Physical and Emotional Healing, Battle of the Sexes Revisited: The Sexual Harassment Volley of Today, Rejuvenation of Historic Landmarks, Beasts
of Burden, Context of Community, Earned: Women in Business and Labor, EPIC Heroism, Healthful, Olympic SPIRIT, Song Cycles, Temptation of the Mind and Body, and Unlimited. UVA also organizes, presents, and participates in other art-related events, such as the annual City Heart Art Show and Sale for homeless artists, the Allston and Brookline Open Art Studios, the Art Expo at the Prudential Center, and other art and learning experiences. UVA has
organizational memberships in the Americans for the Arts, New England Museum Association,
Boston Preservation Alliance, and MASSCreative and has received competitive grants from the
Boston Cultural Council the last four years. It also received two Massachusetts Cultural Council
(MCC) Festival Grants to support its annual Mardi Gras & Carnival Celebration of the Arts and
its Art Expo at the Prudential Center.

Unbound Visual Arts (UVA), governed by a 15-person Board of Directors and Council of Advisors, enriches its communities with educational and inspiring exhibitions and programs for cultural enhancement. UVA’s independently curated exhibitions are meaningful yet still provide a strong learning environment as well as providing opportunities for the local artists. The exhibitions may promote passion, purpose, issues, ideas and solutions, social change and justice, and memories. UVA believes that local art is a major contributor to the local economy and helps enhance the livability for all the residents for Allston-Brighton. Most recently, UVA participated in the 1st AllBright Art Crawl with Allston Village Main Streets, Brighton Main Streets and Allston Open Art Studios.