Oklahoma Contemporary has been named among the host institutions for the 2021 ArtTable Fellowship. Each year, ArtTable sponsors a paid fellowship program to provide quality experiences and mentorship to female-identifying graduate students and emerging professionals from backgrounds generally underrepresented in the field. Through one-on-one mentoring relationships at select museums and cultural institutions, Fellows have the opportunity to work with established leaders and gain exposure to a range of professional activities.
Oklahoma Contemporary’s 2021 ArtTable Fellow will be fully integrated within the Exhibitions Department under the supervision of Director of Curatorial Affairs Carina Evangelista, as well as the mentorship of Registrar Tabitha Austin and Associate Curator Pablo Barrera (Wixáritari). The Fellow will join us to work on programming that marks the 100th Year of Remembrance of the Tulsa Race Massacre, an exhibition on mural abstraction and ArtNow, Oklahoma Contemporary's biennial exhibition of local artists. Oklahoma Contemporary will have also marked its first anniversary in the new building and is geared up to have a full suite of exhibitions, public art and educational programs underway. The Fellow will be introduced to curatorial work that will optimize the Fellow's academic and/or professional experience and consider their specific interests.
Education and Experience Requirements:
- Recent graduate with an undergraduate degree or currently matriculated graduate student.
- Specialized training or degree in art history not required but candidate must demonstrate a strong interest in contemporary art and its place in the larger discourse.
- Attention to detail, time management, organizational and multitasking skills.
- Research, writing, proofreading skills a plus.
- Oklahoma City residency preferred.
- Comfortable working remotely as well as on-site, depending on exhibition needs.
Oklahoma Contemporary ArtTable Fellowship Highlights include:
- Professional career development/introduction to curatorial work
- One-on-one mentoring
- Access to ArtTable’s dynamic professional network
- Six-week (full-time) or nine-week (part-time) commitment between May and August 2021
- $4,000 stipend
Deadline is March 21, 2021.
Submit your application at bit.ly/ArtTableFellowship21.