SOS Seeks New Board Members
Somerville Open Studios (SOS) is a non-profit organization formed for the purpose of
producing an annual open studio and related events in Somerville, Massachusetts.
Through its programming, SOS provides access to the work of visual artists living or
working in Somerville. We provide opportunities to view art made within the community,
interact with local artists, and visit spaces where art is created.
SOS is managed by a board of directors comprised of participating artists and arts
supporters who generally meet once a month to guide the overall direction, operation
and finances of SOS. The board is seeking new members with a commitment to the
visual arts in Somerville.
Some of the Qualifications and Skills we are looking for:
a strong commitment to SOS and its mission
experience or skills supporting the effective operation of SOS
Desired areas of experience
participation in or support of the visual arts
oversight of large scale events
oversight and support of executive and volunteer staff
promotion of organizations’ positive reputation
fiscal and budgetary skills related to non-profits and/or arts organizations
Please a letter of interest describing any volunteer experience with SOS, experience in
other visual art and non-profit organizations, and your interest in joining the SOS board.
Please state the ways in which your background and experience align with the
qualifications and attributes of we seek. Please email your letter of interest
firstname.lastname@example.org. Please also direct any
questions regarding board membership or the application process to this address.