WANTED Warakurna Artists - Field Officer

Thursday, 17 August 2017

Key Dates:

Applications close at midday (AEDST), Tuesday 16 February 2015.

Warakurna Artists works with Ngaanyatjarra artists in the remote Ngaanyatjarra Lands of Western Australia. This is a diverse and multifaceted role, requiring the applicant to live, work and travel in remote areas.

Warakurna is a desert community situated on the Great Central Road in the Ngaanyatjarra Lands, approximately 330km from Uluru near the border with the Northern Territory. The township of approximately 180 people is nestled amongst the spectacular Rawlinson Ranges.

Warakurna Artists facilitates the production, distribution and sale of the artists' artworks. The paintings are vibrant and diverse, reflecting each artist's unique style, stories and connection to country. All paintings are catalogued, with each record containing a photograph of the work, the story it conveys and associated information about the artist. The paintings are available for sale through reputable galleries and directly from Warakurna Artists website and all proceeds are returned to the artists and their organisation

The Field Officer will provide high quality visual art services to Ngaanyatjarra artists in Patjarr, Wanarn and Warakurna. While this position will be based in Warakurna it requires extended stays in Patjarr and Wanarn. The Field Officer will be required to travel regularly to, and between, these three communities.

As part of the Warakurna Artists team, the Field Officer will contribute to the overall development of the enterprise and its creative and cultural programming.

Applicants will need to be self-motivated and have the ability to work autonomously and also contribute to a close team environment.

The salary is between $60,000 to $65,000 p/a, dependent on experience. A range of above award conditions applies to this position.

For any further information and a copy of the job description and selection criteria, please contact Tim Acker on tim@tracker.net.au or 0410 038 226.

If you have any general questions, please contact Emilia Galatis on 0421 839 545 OR Tim Acker on 0410 038 226 or tim@tracker.net.au.

 

 

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