Art in Your Neighborhood

The Visual Arts Center serves Punta Gorda, Charlotte County and beyond, with three major galleries, an extensive arts library, and a gift shop of unique, hand crafted items.

Education for all ages ... here you can participate in classes and workshops instructed by accomplished artists in all media.

We sponsor events, gallery openings, competitions, and groups for community participation, with help from members and sponsors who support our not-for-profit organization.

Come often to explore, create, and to share art...

Bringing inspiration and creativity to our community!

PART TIME  Communications Specialist – Visual Arts Center

 The Visual Arts Center (VAC) is seeking an energetic, outgoing and goal-oriented individual to manage all aspects for our Communications/Marketing in Punta Gorda, Florida.  Applicants must be knowledgeable about the history, programs and events at the VAC.  This position reports to the Executive Director and is responsible for drafting press releases, all communications and marketing material.  Responsible for weekly updates, monthly newsletter, artist prospectus, exhibit programs and other publications.  Will develop relationship with all media and manage schedule for submissions in a timely manner for their deadlines.  Applicants must be detailed oriented and able to work under short deadlines when required. 


  •  Two (2) years experience in communications and marketing
  •  Demonstrated proficiency in MS Publisher and Constant Contact
  •  An equivalent combination of education and experience sufficient to demonstrate ability to perform the duties of the position may be considered.
  •  Part-time position averaging 30 hours per week and occasionally more during special events. $12.00-$14.00/hr depending upon qualifications.

 The Visual Arts Center is a drug and tobacco-free workplace. 

 Send completed application and resume to:

 Mary Ann Tipton, Executive Director

 Visual Arts Center

 210 Maud St.

 Punta Gorda, FL 33950



  Download Application here:


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