Officers and Members



Position Description - Exhibitions Director


General Description



Serves as a member of the Board of Directors. Develops and manages the overall production of Associate member and Artist member open, judged, and juried exhibitions.


Specific Responsibilities and Duties:



  • Attends Board and membership meetings and actively participates in the governance of the corporation.
  • In conjunction with the Board, selects venues, establishes exhibition dates, negotiates fees and selects judge or juror for a minimum of three exhibitions annually.
  • Serves as the Chair of the Exhibitions Team and is responsible for each DWS exhibition, overseeing and directing all activities in each phase of all exhibitions: Associate and Artist level, judged and juried.
  • Maintains an exhibition committee of DWS volunteers, providing each with a standard orientation prior to assigning duties during an exhibition.
  • As needed, develops new and/or updates standardized operating procedures for all phases (receiving, hanging and taking down/picking-up) of each exhibition.
  • Ensures that DWS exhibition standards are maintained and uniformly applied to all entries in all exhibitions.
  • Provides information regarding reception needs to Hospitality chair.
  • Updates and edits the standard DWS prospectus tailoring the requirements to each specific exhibition.
  • Provides the Communications Officer and Webmaster with necessary information for public and member publicity for each exhibition.
  • Prepares exhibition participant lists for insertion into exhibition programs.
  • Develops, updates, replenishes, and makes available at each exhibition standard equipment required for the receiving, hanging, and dismantling phases of the exhibitions.
  • Participates in recruitment activities to increase membership levels.
  • Assists with all Corporation activities and events.