The Alberta Craft Council (ACC) is a Provincial Arts Service Organization and the largest Provincial Craft Council in western Canada. ACC operates Edmonton’s second largest public gallery, and Alberta’s only public galleries (and touring exhibitions) dedicated to fine craft.
The Alberta Craft Council was founded in 1979 and now operates with a budget of $800,000+, a board of 12, a staff of 8, and a membership of about 400 (approximately 70% of whom are professional craft artists). ACC activities attract an annual total audience exceeding 30,000. In 2017, Alberta Craft Council will produce 21 exhibitions in 5 locations, market the work of about 150 members, provide advisory committee and other member services, coordinate extensive communications activity, and promote professional contemporary craft arts widely.
The Alberta Craft Council’s mission… to promote, develop and advocate for fine craft in Alberta.
EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR, ALBERTA CRAFT COUNCIL
- Based in Edmonton Alberta, with some time spent in Calgary, and smaller centres
- Salary from $65,000, commensurate with experience
- Competition deadline: March 15, 2017
- Start date: May 1, 2017
- Send applications to:
- ED Search, Alberta Craft Council, 10185 106 Street, Edmonton, Alberta Canada, T5J 1H4 or
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