Work at SMALL MALL!

CDCP is seeking an Attendant for Small Mall starting September 5th, 2018 and running through November 30th with the potential to renew and grow. The position is 5-10 hours a week with some evening and Sunday hours required, with a starting rate of $10/hr.  We are looking for candidates who will help to create a warm and welcoming art space and store. Some contemporary art knowledge is appreciated along with an interest and involvement with community engagement. Additionally, excellent time management and communication skills are necessary, and the ability to work independently.

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Responsibilities include, but are not limited to the following: 

  • Supporting events and programming in the space.
  • Learn basic biographical information about the artists and their work. 
  • Day to day administrative tasks as assigned 
  • Operate the cash register and provide accurate change to cash-paying customers
  • Show customers the locations of items they are looking for and suggest complementary items when appropriate
  • Greet customers when they walk through the door and ask if they need assistance
  • Staying attuned to visitor experience and creating a welcoming environment; actively engaging with visitors to answer questions and provide additional information about CDCP or the work in the space.
  • Pay attention to shoppers on the floor and notify management of any possible shoplifting activity
  • Restock shelves when needed to ensure optimum availability of products
  • Ensure the space is ready to receive visitors, with basic cleanup and organization.

Knowledge and Skills Required: 

  • Strong interpersonal skills. You will interact with both the public and artists on a regular basis, and should feel very comfortable talking with people. 
  • Hard-working, responsible, punctual, flexible to last-minute changes, disciplined and self-motivated, able to take direction and learn new skills.
  • Demonstrated accuracy and strong attention to detail.
  • Ability to move and lift artworks up to 40 lbs.
  • Excellent verbal communication skills
  • Extremely self-motivated and responsible
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite

To apply:

Please submit a one-page letter of interest and resume with the subject line "Small Mall Position" via email to johanna@caseydroege.com The application deadline is August 17th, 20178 and interviews will take place by August 24th. No phone calls. No late submissions.

 

Camouflage Exhibit: Up through June 10th!

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Casey Droege Cultural Productions presents Camouflage, a group exhibit curated by Johanna Lasner for the Three Rivers Arts Festival.  Camouflage features work by artists Jo-Anne Bates, John Eastman, Ivette Spradlin with Lenore Thomas, and Scott Turri. The artists use a variety of materials to address the idea of concealment and disguise in a physical, digital, or sometimes cultural form.

Join us for a special SIX x ATE dinner and lecture program as a part of the exhibit. Taking place on June 7th in the gallery space, tickets and more information can be found at sixxate.com.

Naomi Beckwith, final speaker for the PGH Photo Fair Speaker Series

Join us Wednesday April 25th at the Ace Hotel Ballroom for the final discussion of the PGH Photo Fair Speaker Series. Naomi Beckwith, Curator of the Museum of Contemporary Art in Chicago, will discuss how her current exhibition and book projects focus on the impact of identity and multi-disciplinary practices for shaping contemporary art. Doors will open at 6pm, and the lecture will begin at 6:30pm. 

The event is free and we invite you to stay after the lecture for drinks at the hotel bar.

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Naomi Beckwith
April 25th, 2018
6pm Doors open
6:30pm Lecture starts

Ace Hotel Ballroom
120 S Whitfield St
Pittsburgh, PA 15206

Naomi Beckwith is the Marilyn and Larry Fields Curator at the Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago, where her exhibition and book projects focus on the impact of identity and multi-disciplinary practices for shaping contemporary art. Prior to the MCA, Beckwith held positions at the Institute of Contemporary Art in Philadelphia and the Studio Museum in Harlem. Her numerous exhibitions include The Freedom Principle: Experiments in Art and Music, 1965 to Now and 30 Seconds off an Inch, both considering the persistent resonance of black cultural practices across contemporary art internationally.