Curator | ArtFields SC

Curator | ArtFields SC

JOB TITLE: Curator
TYPE: Full Time Exempt | Salary Commensurate with Experience


The Curator will manage exhibitions and related programming, including selecting,
designing, and handling/installing artwork. This position is an integral part of the
expansion of the ArtFields Collective and will celebrate and curate art both in and out of
traditional gallery spaces.


• Manage all aspects of exhibitions for 3 fine art galleries, effectively
communicating and coordinating with ArtFields Collective Team;
• Research, compile and present options for upcoming exhibitions to the ArtFields
Collective team;
• Select artwork and design exhibitions;
• Coordinate with ArtFields Team to present artist talks, workshops, and other
educational programs designed to enhance public use, understanding, and
enjoyment of the ArtFields Collective Galleries;
• Communicate with artists to create delivery, installation, reception, and retrieval
• Provide marketing materials in timely manner for proper promotion of exhibitions,
assist in coordination of printed materials;
• Provide artwork information to Operations Manager for each exhibition, assist in
coordinating insurance;
• Coordinate installation team for exhibitions;
• Create detailed installation plans with accompanying tentative layout for each
• Communicate exhibition needs to Operations Manager and/or Executive Team;
• Lead installation logistics and mount artwork, ensuring proper and secure
hanging of works in galleries;
• Create condition reports and complete for each exhibition;
• Prepare exhibition information, including guide for tours, for Gallery Staff and
train them for receiving guests;
• Coordinate cleaning, organization of galleries prior to opening and assist with
reception layout;
• Complete any necessary preparations including operating a variety of hand and
power tools related to carpentry and construction using safe handling
procedures, operating painting equipment, operating scissor-lift, etc.;
• Maintain exhibition archives and compile data relevant to exhibition recaps;
• Vigorously promote and act as spokesperson for ArtFields Collective Galleries
and other programs to increase public awareness of the arts as well as
recreational opportunities in Lake City, South Carolina.


• Assist with curatorial efforts related to the ArtFields Competition, including gallery
spaces and business venues;
• Participate in the venue selection process;
• Communicate with artists on display in galleries and coordinate schedules;
• Design layouts and communicate needs to Operations Manager and/or ArtFields
Collective Team;
• Assist with other venues as needed;
• Compile post-festival data related to gallery visitors.
• B.A. in Studio Art, Art History, or a related field;
• Minimum of 3 years professional experience as a curator or similar role;
• Art handling experience;
• Strong cultural competency skills;
• Valid driver’s license with acceptable driving record as travel may be required;
• Must be available to work a flexible schedule including some weekends and
• Must be organized, attentive to detail, energetic, have strong written and verbal
communication skills, be a creative thinker, and be able to multitask;
• Must be able to take initiative, be dependable, and punctual;
• Must be proficient in using the Microsoft Office suite and email;
• Familiar with Adobe Creative Cloud programs (preferred);
• Must be able to create schedules, keep timelines, and meet multiple deadlines;
• Must be able to maintain confidentiality as it relates to upcoming exhibitions and
internal operations of the Lake City ArtFields Collective and Lake City Creative
• Must have basic math skills;
• Must have basic knowledge of hand tools, power tools, and artwork installation;
• Must be able to lift up to 50 lbs. unassisted, reach with hands, climb and balance
on a ladder, sit or stand for long periods of time.


Resume/CV and cover letters should be sent to