Art Centre Manager – Walkatjara Art, Uluru

Walkatjara Art is Mutitjulu Community’s art centre, owned and directed by Anangu. Walkatjara is located at the Cultural Centre in the Uluru–Kata Tjuta National Park. Visitors to the Park are welcome to come to the art centre, see artists at work, and learn about Anangu culture and the stories behind the art. By purchasing artworks from Walkatjara, visitors directly support Mutitjulu Community.

At Walkatjara, artists from Mutitjulu create vibrant paintings depicting their Tjukurpa. Through the sale of these paintings, artists earn an income in a meaningful and culturally appropriate way. Walkatjara is a not-for-profit community enterprise where the artists take pride in their work and are strong advocates for their culture.

This is a unique and exciting opportunity for an art professional. She/he will need to be highly motivated, have sound management skills, together with a highly developed sense of aesthetics and experience in arts development and marketing is required. Respect and understanding of cross-cultural environments and knowledge of contemporary Aboriginal art is also required. You must have good listening and communication skills.

To succeed in this position, the successful applicant must evidence the ability to work in a cross- cultural environment. Previous experience in a similar role will be highly regarded. The salary package is a range of $70,000-$80,000 per annum (cash component). In addition, other competitive allowance and entitlements are also offered and will be discussed at the interview.

Please visit desart.com.au for the job information package and application instructions. Applications close Monday 02 July 2018.

categories:
Pamela Taylor and Beryl De Rose begin a comission. Image courtesy Walkatjara Art.
When:
19 June2 July 2018
Where:
Uluru, NT