Applications due December 12, 2014
Dieu Donné offers a limited number of internship opportunities for students and artists interested in learning aspects of working in a non-profit contemporary artist workspace. Please e-mail a completed application form,- http://dieudonne.org/intern_application_Spring.pdf - résumé, letter of reference, and brief cover letter to email@example.com by December 12.
Interns will see how a non-profit artist workspace operates from the inside by working closely with the Program Manager, Executive Director and supporting staff. Primary areas of responsibility include programming, communications, promotion, as well as exhibition production and installation.
Candidates will assist in the research, coordination, and execution of both the gallery and administration areas. Duties also include general office maintenance and organization, as well as the development and distribution of related materials. Candidates will also assist in the handling, preparation and delivery of artwork, and interface with the public. The ideal candidate will have a strong interest in contemporary art, possess excellent writing and research skills, and be well versed in a number of Macintosh software applications.
Interns will learn the workings of a fully equipped papermaking studio by working closely with our experienced Artistic and Studio staff in a unique collaborative environment. Primary areas of responsibility include the maintenance, organization, and preparation of the studio, machinery, and supplies. Possible areas of assistance include aiding in the creation of artist projects and the production of handmade paper. The ideal candidate will have a strong interest in contemporary art, work well with their hands, have some studio and art handling experience, and be able to work independently on complex studio projects.
• At least 2 full days per week (11 am–6 pm, not negotiable) for a full-semester or equivalent. Candidates are allowed to participate in more than one area of the organization. There will also be occasional weekend and evening hours to assist with workshops, exhibition openings, and special events.
• Ideal candidates will be highly motivated, able to work independently, detail-oriented, and comfortable within a casual but professional studio and office environment.
• Prior experience with hand papermaking is preferable for Studio interns, though not required.
• Prior experience with Mac OS, Microsoft Word and Excel, Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign, and Dreamweaver, and ArtBase or FileMaker is preferable for Gallery/Admin interns.
Contact Bridget Donlon with any questions at firstname.lastname@example.org or 212-226-0573 ext. 205.
About Dieu Donné
Dieu Donné is a non-profit organization dedicated to the creation, promotion, and preservation of new contemporary art made using hand papermaking techniques. The Dieu Donné gallery is open to the public Tuesday - Friday, 10 am - 6pm and Saturday 12 - 6pm or by appointment.
The artistic and educational programs at Dieu Donné are made possible with public funds from the National Endowment for the Arts, the New York State Council on the Arts with the support of Governor Andrew Cuomo and the New York State Legislature, the New York City Department of Cultural Affairs in partnership with the City Council; and Foundation support including: Lily Auchincloss Foundation, Milton & Sally Avery Arts Foundation, Inc, Bloomberg Philanthropies, Foundation for Contemporary Arts, The Greenwall Foundation, Horace W. Goldsmith Foundation, The Minnow Fund, The New York Community Trust, The O’Grady Foundation, The Andy Warhol Foundation for Visual Arts and The Partnership Fund for New York City along with major individual support.
315 West 36th Street
New York, NY 10018