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June 26, 2022

Call for Applications: Executive Director

Hosted by BEING Studio

BEING is a not-for-profit Disability Arts organization dedicated to supporting the participation and professional practice of artists with developmental disabilities.

Based in Ottawa, BEING runs an accessible art studio located in the Bronson Centre and serves a diverse community of over 50 artist members. We highly value diversity and strive to create an inclusive and affirming space for all our members, staff, volunteers, and collaborators. The organization has been continually adapting to the pandemic, launching several new initiatives aimed at keeping our members connected, creating, and sharing their work in the digital environment.

POSITION OVERVIEW Working in a supportive and collegial environment, the Executive Director will have the opportunity to grow the impact of BEING Studio, and to support and amplify the artistic vision and leadership of artists with disabilities, who are currently still vastly underrepresented in exhibitions and collections in Canada and abroad.

The Executive Director is responsible for collaborating with the Board of Directors to determine the strategic direction of the organization and for ensuring the successful delivery of programs, projects and fundraising initiatives that support the mission and vision of the organization. This includes managing a small, diverse team.

This is a one-year full time hybrid position with possible renewal, includes on-boarding training. 30 hours per week with paid vacation days.

More details on the website!

Extended deadline: June 26th Position starts: Aug 2, 2022. 

Join our Team!


BEING nurtures practices of racial equality and diversity. We encourage applications from First Nations, Métis, and Inuit persons; persons from the Black community, People of Colour, and people who identify as LGBTQ2S+. Applications from disability-identified candidates will be prioritized. 

Accessibility accommodations can be made, upon request.

Office is wheelchair accessible.


BEING Studio

304-211 Bronson Ave, Ottawa, ON, Canada

Phone number: 6132348497

Email: studio@beingstudio.ca

BEING is a diverse community of artists with developmental disabilities. At BEING, artists have access to the space, the tools, and the representation to create and commercialize their visual art and creative writing.