Artshift

Posted by admin on June 29th, 2011

DUTIES OF THE EDITOR-IN-CHIEF OF ARTSHIFT SAN JOSE

OVERALL MISSION

•         Give voice and online coverage to the wide spectrum of visual arts and artists active in Silicon Valley from Palo Alto to Santa Cruz, California.

INTERACTION WITH ADVISORY BOARD

•  Organize agendas and meetings, regularly, with the Advisory Board to mount strategies and solve problems related to the above.

Approx:  4 Hrs /mo.

PUBLISHING (Preparations)

•         Research and write articles, reviews, artist profiles in support of the visual arts in Silicon Valley.  Take photos or get them from the arts institutions or the artists.

Approx: 7- 12 Hrs per article, average 3 articles per month.

•         Cultivate new writers and encourage multiple voices on issues and art.  Approx: 1-2 hrs/mo.

ONLINE WORK

•         Photoshop images, post articles. Collect news and event information for the What’s Up Column and the Calendar, and forward to the Calendar and What’s Up Editors.  Send out “e-blasts” approximately once a month to a database of artists, arts institutions, civic figures and art collectors/patrons. Seek sources of appropriate names/email addresses and add names to database whenever possible.

Approx:   8 Hrs per month.

FURTHER ARTSHIFT ACTIVITIES

•         Seek funding for guest writers’ honorariums to professional figures whose opinions and information will be of value to ARTSHIFT readers.

•         Seek ongoing sources of funding that might enable the Editor-in -Chief’s position to be a paid position.

•         Seek sources of funding that might enable the ARTSHIFT Awards to resume.

•         Seek sources of support that would allow ARTSHIFT to stabilize as an ongoing resource to the arts community in San Jose and Silicon Valley.

•         Work with the Advisory Board to further explore and expand the support mechanisms that ARTSHIFT might bring to the visual arts institutions and artists in the area.

Misc.: Approx 5 hours per/mo.

 

Submitted by Erin Goodwin-Guerrero
ARTSHIFT San Jose, Acting Editor
June 29, 2011