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The Youth Curatorial Fellowship program will focus on developing and producing the 2nd Annual For-Teens-By-Teens, BRIC’s Youth Contemporary Art Exhibition. Over the course of the fellowship, fellows determine the theme of the exhibition, solicit submissions, program outreach, select participating artists, and install the show. The exhibition will showcase visual arts pieces in 2D & 3D medium (printmaking, drawing, painting, photography, sculpture, textile, mixed-media) created by Brooklyn high school age artists.

Check out this year's exhibition, titled Make This Accessible, which focused on New York City's transit systems.


Application is open to Brooklyn affiliated sophomore, junior, and senior high school students.

Application Deadline: Monday, October 12, 2020

Purpose

BRIC’s Youth Curators Fellowship program will focus on developing and producing the 2nd Annual For-Teens-By-Teens, BRIC’s Youth Contemporary Art Exhibition. The exhibition will showcase Visual Arts pieces in 2D & 3D mediums: printmaking, drawing, painting, photography, sculpture, textile, mixed-media and installation created by Brooklyn high school age artists. The public exhibition will attract over 100 submissions and an audience of over 200. The exhibition will take place either at BRIC House or virtually.

Educational Benefits

Youth Curator Fellows will gain skills and professional insight into the planning, curation, installation and marketing of an art exhibition. Fellows will also learn how to film, edit video and design promotional materials.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities

  • Commitment to attending all scheduled weekly programming meetings
  • Proactive contribution to the conceptualization, organization, and curation of the BRIC Youth Contemporary Art Exhibition
  • Focused participation in the promotion, outreach, and presentation of the BRIC Youth Contemporary Art Exhibition
  • Effective collaboration with the programming team

Desired Education/Experience/Skills

  • Fellows must be Brooklyn affiliated Sophomores, Juniors or Seniors by September 2020
  • Fellows must be interested in art, curation and physically installing an art exhibition
  • Fellows must be interested advancing their Art, curation and marketing skills
  • Fellows must be highly responsible, motivated, and prepared to participate and complete dedicated work in collaboration with BRIC Staff and the Manager of Contemporary Art Education.

Schedule

October 30, 2020 – June 17, 2021
Wednesdays, 4PM–6PM
BRIC House, 647 Fulton Street, Brooklyn, NY 11217
(The fellows will meet and work remotely in 2020 and we follow the NYC DOE school calendar.)

THE APPLICATION PERIOD IS NOW OPEN

APPLY NOW

Enter your general information and answer a few questions regarding your interest in the program. Application deadline: Monday, October 20, 2020. 

Only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted. If you are selected for an interview, you will be asked to bring your resume. No phone calls, please.

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