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burraja gallery is looking for a new Curator!

burraja gallery

The regions only Aboriginal art gallery, dedicated to local first nations artists who live, work or connect to the Border/North East region.

Our footprint borders the Indigenous nations of Dhuduroha, Yaithmathang, Bangarang, Wiradjuri, Yorta Yorta & Wavaroo and encompasses the local government areas of AlburyCity, Greater Hume, Federation, City of Wodonga, Indigo & Towong.

About Murray Arts

Murray Arts is the Regional Arts Development Organisation(RADO)in the Border and North East Region,is one of 14 Regional Arts Boards in NSW and is also part of the Regional Arts Victoria Cultural Network.

Aboriginal Arts Development is a key priority for Murray Arts. In 2016 Murray Arts launched a social enterprise modelbusinessand established burraja gallery, the regions only dedicated local Aboriginal art gallery,in the shop front at theMurray Arts Gateway Village Office. We also manage a local Aboriginal Artist Database, which presently has over 100 artists who practice in a broad range of artforms.

POSITION DESCRIPTION:

Aboriginal Arts Curator

Part-time Salary: $35,100pa(actual)

Plus 9.5% superannuation, 4 weeks annual leave (pro rata), leave loading, access to a shared motor vehicle for work related purposes.

CONTRACT:

A 6month+ contract is being offered from 20 January 2020 until 31 July 2020

REPORTS TO:

Murray Arts Executive Director

HOURS OF DUTY:

22.5 Hours/per week (3days)Flexible part-time

LOCATION:

burraja gallery; situated in the shopfront of the Murray Arts Office, Gateway Island Wodonga

SUMMARY OF POSITION:

burraja gallery is seeking applications for theposition of Aboriginal Arts Curator. The Aboriginal Arts Curatorwill be responsiblefor burraja gallery, the regions only dedicated local Aboriginal art gallery. The Aboriginal Arts Curator is anestablished position which is funded by the Creative Koori Employment FundfromCreate NSW, until 31 July 2020.

The Aboriginal Arts Curator will champion burraja gallery, assist Aboriginal Artists in the presentation and display of their artworks and further develop the work already undertaken by Murray Arts in Aboriginal Arts Development around the region.

This position will suit an emerging or mid-career Curator who is keen to manage a space and exhibition program. A significant level of professional development opportunities will be available to the successful applicant, during the 6month+ contract offered.

Note: This position is an identified position for an Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander person.

Note: Applications are currently pending to secure funds, post 31 July 2020, to continue the vital role of Aboriginal Arts Curator for burraja gallery.

Applications close: 5pm Monday 25 November 2019

Applications must be received by email, post or hand delivered and addressed to:

Alyce Fisher, Executive Director Email: director@murrayarts.org.au

For more information and a detailed position description with selection criteria please SEE HERE