Art Centre Manager, Papulankutja Artists

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About Papulankutja Artists:

Papulankutja Artists is an Aboriginal owned and directed corporation that represents artists from Papulankutja (Blackstone) and Mantamaru (Jameson) communities in the Ngaanyatjarra Lands, Western Australia. We are proud of our strong links to artists past and present, our culture and our country. We are committed to achieving positive economic, social and cultural outcomes for Yarnangu. We value the authenticity of our artwork and that we operate as an ethically conscious, sustainable business.

Papulankutja Artists is an energetic, creative and happy place where men and women, young and old, paint and share Tjukurrpa (traditional law and culture), and contemporary stories. Passing on these important stories to young people is a critical means of keeping culture vital and strong. The Art Centre plays an important role in the community, providing cultural and social benefits in addition to economic returns. Papulankutja Artists facilitates the production, distribution and sale of the artists’ artworks.

About the role:

This is a unique opportunity for a professional who is passionate about the creation of opportunities for communities to grow and strengthen with main duties including:

•Support the artistic and professional development of artists and art workers
•Develop and manage the exhibition program
•Develop and manage the Blackstone Festival
•Maintain and build new relationships within the contemporary art sector
•Write and develop grant applications
•Build financial and in-kind support
•Have a genuine commitment to Indigenous self-determination
•Highly developed sense of aesthetic and;
•Have strong analytical skills for effective management of operations.

Applications close 5pm, Monday 30 August.

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