Root Division (CA), Call for Applicants: Exhibitions Fellowship, with stipend

Root DivisionRoot Division (CA), Call for Applicants: Exhibitions Fellowship, with stipend
Deadline: August 12th, 2016
Root Division seeks an individual who is enthusiastic and passionate about exhibitions programming, curatorial practice, and gallery management to fill its Exhibitions Fellowship position from September 2016 through April 2017.
Strong writing, curatorial, and interpersonal skills are highly valued in this position, as the fellow is directly participating in outreach and development for the organization and its exhibitions and public programming.

The Fellow actively participates in developing and presenting public exhibitions related programming at Root Division, and he/she should:

  • Demonstrate excellence in his/ her curatorial practice and/or art-writing
  • Have at least one year of experience curating, organizing exhibitions and/or facilitating group art projects.
  • Have a passion for working with emerging Bay Area artists.
  • Be available a minimum of 1-2 weekday afternoons per week from September 2016 through April 2017
  • Be available for 1-2 occasional weeknights per month from September 2016 through April 2017


  • Bachelor’s degree in fine arts, curatorial studies, or art history (or equivalent) (Current students are eligible to apply.)
  • Proven skills in curation and/or exhibition coordination
  • Strong writing ability and computer skills (Mac)
  • Sensitivity to and understanding of the needs and interests of artists and a diverse audience

In exchange for 40 hours per month of service with a focus on Exhibitions, the fellow will receive:

  • Stipend of $2000 ($1000 paid in Dec. and $1000 paid in April).
  • Invaluable training and hands on experience in a thriving visual arts non profit.

Application process includes submitting completed Fellowship Application Form and required materials. Finalists must be available between August 15th – 19th, 2016 for interviewing with Root Division’s Selection Committee.

Link to more detailed information and how to apply:

About: San Francisco’s Root Division is a visual arts non-profit that connects creativity and community through a dynamic ecosystem of arts education, exhibitions, and studios.
1131 Mission Street, San Francisco, CA.
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