Anderson Ranch Arts Center is hiring an Artistic Director for the areas of: sculpture, wood, and metals. All interested individuals are encouraged to apply.
Anderson Ranch Arts Center is a non-profit cultural institution established in 1966
with its campus in Snowmass Village, Colorado. By offering workshop programs,
artist-in-residency programs, visiting artists programs, exhibitions and outreach,
Anderson Ranch Arts Center provides transformative experiences that celebrate
artists, art-making, creative dialog and community.
The Artistic Director of Sculpture will provide professional leadership, artistic
expertise and institutional support to all programs in this artistic area, including
woodworking, woodturning, furniture design and metals. The Artistic Director will
be current in digital fabrication technologies and will coordinate the Ranch
“Fab Lab.” The selected individual will be a practicing artist with a national and
international exhibition record. He/she will have direct involvement in the
Anderson Ranch community as an artist and teacher. The position requires a
strong professional network to enhance the level of programming in his/her
This full-time, year-round position reports to the Executive Director.
The Artistic Director will:
It is expected that the Artistic Director participate in the artist-in-residence program by conducting the initial review of applications, supporting jury selection, participating in residency functions and acting as a mentor to residents.
As part of a team of Artistic Directors representing the major art disciplines offered by the Ranch, the individual is expected to collaborate as a team member on envisioning and implementing the organization’s strategic goals and objectives.
Overall direction and management:
Compensation and Benefits
Anderson Ranch Arts Center offers a competitive salary and benefits package
and a supportive work environment. Salary depends on level of experience.
Compensation may include on-campus private housing. Relocation assistance
will be provided for the successful candidate. All inquiries and conversations will
remain strictly confidential.
Submit complete application for Artistic Director position on-line at:
(note: slideroom has a $10 application fee.)
Application materials to include:
2. Letter of intent indicating potential and desire in the position.
3. 20 images of personal artwork.
4. Artist statement.
5. 3 letters of recommendations and contact information.
Application due December 15, 2014. Review of candidates will begin
December 15 and will remain open until the position is filled. Start date flexible.
This job summary is not to be interpreted to be all-inclusive. It is intended to identify the
essential functions and qualifications of the job. The applicant may be required to
perform job-related responsibilities and tasks other than those stated in this job
description. Certain functions not explicitly stated above are nevertheless understood
to be essential to this position. Anderson Ranch is an equal opportunity employer.
Anderson Ranch Arts Center Address:
5263 Owl Creek Road (street)
PO Box 5598 (mailing)
Snowmass Village, CO 81615-5598