The Andrew W. Mellon Fellow for Contemporary American Works on Paper

1 Fine Arts Dr, St. Louis, MO 63110, USA Req #68
Wednesday, January 6, 2021

The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation Fellow for Contemporary American Works on Paper
 

Summary: To participate in the preparation of an exhibition and catalogue of contemporary American works on paper. During the 2-year term, the Fellow will work with the Curator of Prints, Drawings, and Photographs and other members of the department, as well as staff throughout the Museum and colleagues and collectors in the community.


 

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Work collaboratively with the curator and museum colleagues across departments to assist in the overall development of an exhibition of contemporary American works on paper and its catalogue; including but not limited to curatorial research and writing; the assessment of conservation needs; coordination of photography; and the development of interpretation and programs.

  • Review, evaluate and catalogue a collection of contemporary American works on paper.

  • Participate in the day-to-day activities of the Department of Prints, Drawings, and Photographs, including but not limited to acquisition research, exhibition and program planning, participating in study room activities.

  • Interpret and provide information on works in the collection and the exhibition through lectures, docent training, and outreach activities.

  • Perform other duties as required.

Qualifications: M.A. in modern and contemporary American art history or related field required; Ph.D. and specialization in the history of prints and printmaking preferred. Minimum two years previous museum experience is also desired in addition to a demonstrated commitment to scholarship through research, exhibitions and publications.
 

All candidates must submit both a cover letter and resume for consideration. 


SAINT LOUIS ART MUSEUM IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER

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  • Pay Type Salary
  • 1 Fine Arts Dr, St. Louis, MO 63110, USA