ADVISORY BOARD.

PROGRAM DIRECTOR.

Andi Compognone, Museum Director/Curator, Lancaster Museum of Art and History.

Chelle Barbour, Curator/Program Director, Autonomie Projects and NW African American Museum (NAMM)

Ciara Ennis, Curator, Pitzer College Art Gallery.

David Michael Lee, Gallery Curator, Coastline Community College.

Donna Napper, Curator, San Jose Institute of Contemporary Art.

James MacDevitt, Curator, Cerritos College. 

Jason Ramos, Curator/Program Director, Eastside International.

Julia Schwartz, Arts Editor, Figure/Ground Communications. 

Julie Lee, Director of Collections, Bowers Museum.

Ichiro Irie, Curator/Program Director, Jaus Gallery. 

Luis G. Hernandez, Co-Founder, Mexi-Cali Biennial. 

Max Presneill, Curator, Torrance Museum of Art.

Mindy Brocka, Board Member of the Foundation for Art Resources.

Dr. Grant Vetter is an artist, writer and curator who is invested in exploring the intersection between continental philosophy and cultural production. He is a former member of the Foundation for Art Resources (FAR), a non-profit organization dedicated to producing critical programming in the arts since 1977. He was the director of Autonomie Projects in Los Angeles and was a member of the artists collective Durden and Ray. Dr. Vetter also recieved the Orange County Grant for Painting, Drawing and Printmaking in both 2007 and 2009, was a winner of the international painting contest M.F.A. NOW was a finalist in the Young Painters Competition for the William and Dorathy Yeck award for painting in 2012. He has been a guest lecturer at the School of Science and Architecture (Sci-Arch) in Los Angeles and has given public talks at the Torrance Art Museum, the Munroe Center for Social Inquiry at Pitzer, Cal State Long Beach and many other venues. His first book, The Architecture of Control: A Contribution to the Critique of the Science of Apparatuses, examined how Jeremy Bentham's panopticon has been displaced by fiberoptic forms of social control that redefine how we think about power/knowledge in the 21st century. He holds a B.F.A. from the Art Center College of Design in Pasadena, Ca., an M.F.A. from the University of California, Irvine and a Masters and a P.H.D. from the European Graduate School in Switerland. Dr. Vetter was also a member of the Critical Theory Institute at UCI from 2006 to 2009. 

INTERNSHIPS.

Internships at FAC 1101 are offered on a rotating basis to undergrads and graduate students who want to learn about running a non-profit arts organization. Internships correspond to divisions in the academic school year but can be extened beyond these dates as needed. 

 

Dutied include helping to install and de-install exhibiitons, sitting the gallery, greeting patrons, working on social media compaigns, meeting with other arts professionals, and helping to facilitate the day-to-day operations of the FAC. Interns are also required to work during gallery openings. 

 

Interns should count on working 1 to 3 half days of work a week depending on how busy the gallery is. They should have excellent written and verbal skills, the ability to multi-task, have some knowledge of social media platforms, they should dress and carry themselves in a professional manner and welcome the opportunity to learn.

 

A bonus is having skills at event planning, marketing and communications, the ability to cultivate relationships with artists and other arts organizations, a general knowledge of the art scene in phoenix and a can-do attitude.

 

There is no compensation offered at this time for the position. Outstanding letters of recommendation will be provided upon completing the internship. 

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