Tephra Institute of Contemporary Art (Tephra ICA) is currently hiring an Associate Curator & Festival Director and an Advancement Officer. With our recent rebranding, these opportunities come at a time of exciting growth and opportunity for the future of the institution.
Tephra ICA is committed to promoting innovative contemporary art and thinking. Leading with curiosity and care, we are a catalyst, generator, and advocate for visual and interdisciplinary arts.
Associate Curator & Festival Director
The Associate Curator & Festival Director, a unique dual role, at Tephra Institute of Contemporary Art (Tephra ICA) is responsible for assisting with the development and execution of dynamic, innovative, and high-quality art exhibitions that provide experiences in contemporary visual art to a broad constituency.
As Festival Director, this role is responsible for the creative direction in planning and implementing the Northern Virginia Fine Arts Festival in areas, including but not limited to managing exhibiting artists, the application and jury process, logistics, and event planning.
Tephra Institute of Contemporary Art (Tephra ICA) seeks a well-organized, self-motivated, contemporary art enthusiast to take the lead role in fundraising and to contribute to marketing/communications strategy. The Advancement Officer will play an important role in these areas throughout the institution, including but not limited to membership, grant-writing, sponsorships, and in overseeing the Northern Virginia Fine Arts Festival in tandem with the Associate Curator & Festival Director.