Thursday, June 25, 2015

Director of Art and Civic Engagement

Together with Painter Executive Search, Burning Man is searching for a Director of Art and Civic Engagement to lead the staff in creating programs that elevate and support artists and participants as they bring Burning Man culture to the world. Please consider your network and send this opportunity along or contact us for more information. We welcome your suggestions and recommendations and appreciate your help in identifying potential candidates.
Reporting to the CEO and working with an established team, the Director of Art and Civic Engagement (Director) will lead the team in developing a support organization that collaborates with artists and participants in the creation of life-affirming, interactive experiences of art and civic participation. The team's work will build upon the previous work of the Black Rock Arts Foundation (BRAF), Burners without Borders (BWB) and other services such as Black Rock City's art department.
This group generates opportunities for funding, technical support, collaboration and learning so that the collective knowledge required to bring Burning Man art and civic action into the world is accessible to all. By strategically developing relationships, hosting convenings and sharing resources, this department is a conduit of information, resources and support for those building Burning Man culture on and off the playa.

Please contact Nancy Painter if you're interested in learning more about this role.