The Artadia Board of Directors is excited to announce the search for its next Executive Director


As we near our 25th anniversary of providing innovative artists awards and support programs nationwide, Artadia is excited to announce our search for our next Executive Director. This is an exciting opportunity for a visionary leader to build on the many accomplishments of its departing Executive Director and to expand support for visual artists across the United States, and potentially international.

Key Responsibilities and Opportunities

The Executive Director is responsible for fully articulating the organization’s mission, and collaborating with the Board of Directors, staff, and other stakeholders to clearly and consistently implement the vision of what the organization contributes to the artists it serves. This includes strategic planning, fundraising, sourcing and managing resources, day-to-day management, and representing the organization and mission. The Executive Director will set a long-term values-driven plan and top-line goal setting for artists programs and services, and ensure the organization’s mission and purpose remain achievable and sustainable.

Desired Qualifications

Executive Leadership should demonstrate cultural competency, exhibit a commitment to visual artists and have a keen understanding of the arts and culture sector. They should have a demonstrated commitment to Artadia’s mission and vision, and value an artist-centered approach to decision-mak­ing. Prospective candidates must have a strong fundraising and cultivation track record and be able to manage multiple priorities simultaneously, as well as exhibit excellent written and verbal communi­cation, analytic, computer and organizational skills.

How to Apply

Please send a cover letter and CV to Resumes will be reviewed as they are received, and initial conversations will be conducted on a rolling basis. After the initial conversation, a Search Advisory Committee made up of members of the Artadia Board of Directors will review applications and first round interviews will begin in late June 2023. Interviews will initially be conducted via Zoom video conference. We anticipate at least two rounds of interviews and a final in-person meeting. Deadline for submitting applications is June 23, 2023. Artadia is an equal opportunity employer. We strongly encourage and seek applications from women, people of color, and bilingual and bicultural individuals, as well as members of the lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender communities. We will not discriminate against any employee or job applicant on the bases of race, color, gender, national origin, age, religion, creed, disability, veteran’s status, sexual orientation, gender identity or gender expression.