Curator

Lorelei Greifenstein   September 15, 2019   Comments Off on Curator
Curator
Creative Director, Curator, Framer, Manager, and Project Coordinator
Full Time
Cleveland East Side
Listing Dates: 09/15/2019 to 09/30/2019
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Job Summary:

Curates the collection and exhibition of art for Cleveland Clinic, #4 hospital system in the US with a world class contemporary art collection including more than 6800 objects exhibited throughout 38+ million square feet of facilities nationwide. The art collection is integral to Cleveland Clinic’s healing environment and culture.

To learn more: Clevelandclinic.org/power-of-art

 

Responsibilities:

  • Works with the Executive Director of the Art Program and Senior Leadership of the Center for Design
  • Management of the art collection
  • Curating, acquisition, exhibition design, education and outreach and general project management.
  • Installation of art and posters throughout the Cleveland Clinic Health System
  • Managing artists; overseeing commissions; planning arts programs (internal and external communities);
  • Reporting to upper management on projects; providing direction to the Art Handlers and fine art contractors regarding the shipping, handling and installation of fine art collection and oversight of interns and docents.
  • Spokesperson for department; excellent writing and presentation skills
  • Expected to engage with local arts community
  • Other duties as assigned.

Education:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Art History or a related field.
  • Master’s degree preferred.

Certifications:

  • None required.

Complexity of Work:

  • Requires critical thinking skills, detail oriented, decisive judgment and the ability to work with minimal supervision and with a team.
  • Must be able to work in a stressful environment and take appropriate action.

Work Experience:

  • Management experience preferred
  • Contemporary art world knowledge
  • Minimum three years related experience dealing with fine art collections.
  • Some demonstrated supervisory experience required.

Physical Requirements:

  • Dexterity sufficient to produce materials on a PC, normal or corrected vision to normal range, ability to clearly communicate verbally by phone and in person.
  • Ability to function in a stressful environment.
  • Requires ability to walk to various locations throughout the Foundation. Willing to travel to other Cleveland Clinic locations in Northeast Ohio and nationwide.
  • Ability to lift up to 30 pounds.

Personal Protective Equipment:

  • Follows standard precautions using personal protective equipment as required.

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Lorelei Greifenstein

About Lorelei Greifenstein

Graphic Designer with over 20 years in advertising and design for the Cleveland Market, specializing in print. Clients range international brands to local small businesses.