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Hermannsburg Potters Art Centre Manager

February 11, 2020 @ 8:00 am - March 13, 2020 @ 5:00 pm

The Hermannsburg Potters have developed into a renowned brand and have works held in public and private collections, both nationally and internationally. In this time, their art practice has expanded to include mosaic, ceramic relief murals, acrylic landscape paintings, sgraffito pottery and slab-built sculpture. Despite this diversity they continue to remain recognised for their niche product: terracotta sculptured pottery, decorated with pictorial under glazing, which tell stories of their country and culture.

The Hermannsburg Potters push the boundaries of their imagination and skill through their iconic and vibrant practice. Their pottery is not utilitarian but is viewed as a vehicle for self-expression to depict family life, ancestor totems and post-contact influences. Their closely observed pots exhibit an intriguing sense of humour, an element of gentleness and the sure knowledge and pride for the Western Aranda place in the world.

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 $65,000 – $75,000 per annum (cash component). In addition, other competitive allowance and entitlements are also offered and will be discussed at the interview.

Desart is the non-profit peak industry body for over forty Central Australian Aboriginal Art Centres and the Hermannsburg Potters Board of Directors has engaged Desart assist them in the recruitment of their new Art Centre Manager. The job package along with the position description can be obtained from www.desart.com.au or by email hr@desart.com.au

All applications must include a cover letter, current CV, and letter addressing the selection criteria. Please email applications to hr@desart.com.au by 5:00pm CST on Friday 13th March 2020


February 11, 2020 @ 8:00 am
March 13, 2020 @ 5:00 pm
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