Vacancies

We are actively seeking a new team member. Carefully read the description. Can you offer the skills we ask for and are you actively searching for hands-on experience in the field of contemporary art? Let us know that this opportunity is just what you are looking for and also elaborate on why.

Assistant Curator

From January 2022
Learn/work trajectory
Duration: 8 – 16 months
24/28 hours per week

This learning by doing position is aimed at gaining practical experience in writing, researching, studio visits, care and organising, exhibition-making, and the day to day running of an art organisation. We have an opening for an assistant curator (starting earlier is possible).

Responsibilities:

  • writing texts, like exhibitions texts, concepts, essays and critiques
  • provide artists with curatorial support
  • conduct research and studio visits
  • excellent time planning and organizing skills
  • Assist in the day-to day running of an art organization including fundraising and administration

Requirements:

  • passion for contemporary art,
  • team player and a quick mind,
  • good reflective and networking skills
  • excellent writing skills in Dutch and English
  • university graduate, art history, culture and media or curatorial studies or similar
  • skills in Photoshop, InDesign, Lightroom or WordPress,
  • bring your own laptop

A positive attitude, strong work ethics, dedication, punctuality and organizational skills are essential to the position. We offer a learn-work trajectory including mentoring a monthly tax-free fee plus an off-peak train travel card and costs reimbursement. Interested? Write a motivation letter and add your CV. Send your application to info@seafoundation.eu.

Internship

From January 2022
Duration: Minimum 8 weeks maximum of 5 months
International interns welcome.

This is a great opportunity for someone interested in gaining arts administration experience in a fast-paced, hands-on environment. Successful applicants will have a strong interest in contemporary art. This is an unpaid internship.

Responsibilities:

  • provide support in every aspect of the organisation’s operations
  • interact with artists, visitors and the public at the exhibitions space and via email
  • update website, manage social media accounts and online art portals
  • assist in research
  • database maintenance
  • image and press archiving
  • help with sponsoring and fundraising
  • help with opening receptions and special events

Requirements:

  • excellent writing skills in English,
  • professional demeanor, punctually, and ability to multitask,
  • excellent computer skills and cloud based working
  • working knowledge of Photoshop, InDesign, Lightroom and WordPress,
  • must bring in your own laptop

Interns will also help with openings, special events and day to day running
Essential to the position are a positive attitude and outlook, strong work ethics and good organizational skills are essential to the position.

You study at an Art School (any discipline) or at a university, BA or MA level, on subjects like history of art, media and culture or an art-related subject. Prepare a motivation letter, add your CV and send your application for an internship to info@seafoundation.eu

Volunteer

Start: Immediately
Duration: By agreement

We are looking for volunteers who live locally and who have skills and expertise in for example IT, communication, woodworking, gardening, housekeeping or bookkeeping. Contact us by phone. Alternatively, write a motivation letter, add your CV and send your application to info@seafoundation.eu.

By previous team members

Klaas Burger | Exposing Blind Spots through Art
Studio encounters
by Marieke Folkers
That art in our polarized society is one of the few tools we have to confront, to connect, and to practice shared attention. Klaas will reflect and research this further while in residency at Cove Park.
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Iwona Rozbiewska | The Tales That Follow
Exhibition
14.12.2018 – 08.02.2019
Polish artist Iwona Rozbiewska (1980) shows a newly produced sculpture and an in-situ installation created during her residency at SEA Foundation. Curated by Marijn Dekker
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Group Exhibition | My Mother’s Daughter
Group Exhibition
29.01 – 16.04.2021
In the group exhibition ‘My Mother’s Daughter’, several artists show what a mother means to them, from the birth of the child to the death of the mother.
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Marjo Postma | at EKWC
Studio encounter | by Lieselotte Egtberts
Lieselotte Egtberts visited Marjo Postma at the European Ceramic Work Centre where the Amsterdam artist was on a 3 months production residency
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How to Make An Art | Dakota Havard
Collaborative art project
01.05. – 19.05.2019
Artist Dakota Havard invited eleven other artists into his home and studio, to spend the day together and share their insights and practices. The outcomes of the experimental and personal project are presented in a group exhibition at SEA Foundation on 17, 18, 19 May 2019.
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Gam Bodenhausen – Rhizomatic Landscapes | By Marieke Folkers
Theoretical perspective
Marieke Folkers places Gam Bodenhausen’s large-scale black and white drawings of structures in landscapes in the context of Gilles Deleuze and Felix Guattari’s concept of the rhizome.
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Framing the poetic gestures in the work of Jolijn van den Heuvel
Studio encounter
by Lieselotte Egtberts
Artist Jolijn van den Heuvel isolates the fragmentary and commonly unnoticed details in the world around us with a poetic approach. Assistant curator Lieselotte Egtberts puts the term ‘poetic’ into context, looking for the relation between poetry, art and language.
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