Website Lake City Artfields Collective

Artfields is a nine-day art competition and exhibition, open to artists in all media from across the Southeast. The event has infused new energy, creativity, and growth into Lake City and its surrounding communities and ignited an art movement that inspired the creation of the Lake City Artfields Collective (LCAC).

The Executive Director of Lake City Artfields Collective will play an integral role in this art movement by overseeing Artfields, Artfields Junior, Lake City’s art galleries, and all art-related community programs. This person will implement a vision that builds on the current success and reputation of the Collective while identifying new opportunities for growth. S/He will be responsible for developing and implementing the organization’s first strategic plan and will elevate Artfields’, the Collective’s and Lake City’s presence and brand, locally, regionally, and nationally, in concert with the plan.

This individual will serve as the primary spokesperson for Artfields to the media, policy makers, nonprofit alliances and a broad range of constituents; advance community engagement strategies to increase service to diverse audiences, grown participation in programs, and foster lifelong learning of arts and culture; collaborate with other Lake City entities to advance economic development; maintain stewardship and accountability for the organization’s overall operational and fiduciary integrity; build on and strengthen the team by supporting a collaborative culture through coaching and mentoring; and create succession opportunities for staff.

The successful candidate is an accomplished leader who has a compelling vision for the transformative power of art. This person will be a champion for Artfields, the Collective and the town of Lake City and will inspire others to support the outcomes and success of the mission. This is a high-profile, high-energy position, requiring a dynamic individual who is comfortable working collaboratively with a variety of constituents and interests in the Lake City Community, as well as regionally and nationally. This individual understands the opportunity to transform lives and a community through exciting, entertaining and innovative approaches to teaching and learning.

A bachelor’s degree from a four-year accredited college or university is required.


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