MECA and Lawndale seek a temporary contract Project
Manager/Curator to oversee the success of the Retablos31 exhibition opening in
conjunction with MECA's Dia de los Muertos month-long celebration and the
related silent auction to take place on November 2, 2018. Responsibilities
include but are not limited to communication with artists, exhibition
preparation, and logistics related to the silent auction including the creation
of bid sheets and post-silent auction donor communication.
cumplidas (promises kept); promesas pedidas (promises made);
devotional to a loved one (devocional a un ser amado), saint (a un santo),
higher power (a un poder superior); and healing (sanación).
The ideal candidate is a self-starter with great attention to
detail and a love of art and culture. Experience with project-based work is a
must. Hours are flexible with fixed hours set around the exhibition opening (October
15) and silent auction (November 2). The project begins in late June for 8
hours (Open Call) to disburse tins to artists; the project then commences in
mid-August and culminates in mid-November. This will be approximately 75 hours
of work. Training is provided by Lawndale. Please send resume to Alice Valdez
For further information, please call Alice at 832-865-6157.