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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

National Coordinator,
United States Regional Arts Organizations

PLEASE NOTE: This position is not a South Arts position, and is posted on behalf of the United States Regional Arts Organizations collaboration.

Application Deadline: August 31, 2020

The United States Regional Arts Organizations (USRAO) seeks a permanent part-time National Coordinator (8-15 hours/week) to assist regional arts leaders in their collaborative work at the national level, including coordinating and managing various programs and projects.

USRAO is a collaborative group made up of the executive leader from each of the six Regional Arts Organizations (RAOs): New England Foundation for the Arts, Mid Atlantic Arts Foundation, South Arts, Mid-America Arts Alliance, Arts Midwest, and Western State Arts Federation. RAOs partner with the National Endowment for the Arts, State Arts Agencies and others to develop and deliver programs on a regional basis that support and advance the arts. USRAO provides a platform for Regional Arts Organizations to collectively plan, communicate, collaborate and interact with each other, as well as with national funders and influencers who wish to increase the effectiveness of the nation’s arts infrastructure, broaden access to the arts, maximize public and private investment in the arts, and contribute to the excellence of arts programs and services.

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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