Join the Team

Our team is passionate about elevating art in the South. We take pride in our work to encourage budding artists and connect audiences across the South. Headquartered in Atlanta, Georgia, our team is committed to advancing southern vitality through the arts. 

Descriptions of open positions are available below. If you'd like to reach us, send an email to

Request for proposals: contract archivist

South Arts seeks proposals from qualified contractors to serve as an Archivist for the South Arts In These Mountains, Central Appalachian Folk Arts & Culture initiative. The position is an estimated eight-week contract position to review, evaluate, and organize digital folklife fieldwork files for potential inclusion in archival collections in the South.

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Vice President of Advancement

In the past three years South Arts has tripled its budget ($3M - $9M). We want to continue this momentum and anticipate significantly increasing the program budget within the next 3 – 5 years. South Arts is seeking a dynamic individual with a proven track record that can accomplish that goal. This position reports to the President & CEO, is part of the executive management team, and will be expected to be a major contributor of vision and leadership, helping to accomplish the strategic plan and fulfill South Arts’ mission of advancing Southern vitality through the arts.

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We are building and encouraging young artists, and young audiences—our job is to develop new art advocates so we can sustain the arts in our region, in every discipline.

Teresa Hollingsworth

Elevating Art