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Call For Applicants: Lawrence Arts Center Printmaking Internship

Onlookers watch as a man and woman lift a steamroller fabric print off the pavement.

Are you a local printmaker committed to artistic excellence and community engagement? If so, we’d love to have you as our 2020 Lawrence Arts Center Printmaking Intern!

 

Our Print studio internship is an unpaid position that offers a unique opportunity to work with our community of accomplished printmaking instructors, staff members, and our annual Printmaking Artist-in-Residence. We are looking for someone with a desire to gain additional experience in helping run and maintain an active community print studio. This position includes studio access and professional development opportunities.

Qualifications: 

An ideal candidate should have a BFA in printmaking or equivalent experience in the field of printmaking. Applicants must be self-motivated, largely self-directed, have strong communication and organizational skills, and work well with others.

Our Print Intern is Responsible For: 

9 hours a week of studio maintenance which includes cleaning shop surfaces, maintaining shop presses and equipment, and monitoring chemicals and consumable materials.

Our Print Intern will also assist with various long term shop improvement projects, as well as with the execution of community engagement activities and fundraising opportunities.

The Print Intern works closely with the Print Studio Coordinator to determine a flexible work schedule, and to determine weekly priorities.

Benefits:

The Print Studio Intern is provided access to the printmaking shop and equipment 9 AM to 9 PM daily for the duration of the internship, as well as the free use of ink, donated paper, and other consumable shop materials. Interns are awarded one free printmaking class per each session of the internship, typically three classes total.

Interested in Applying? 

Interested candidates can apply by sending the following materials to Print Coordinator, Anne Luben, at anne@lawrenceartscenter.org

  • 10 images of your work (jpeg format– less than 1 MB each)
  • A resume that includes a list of 3 references’ contact information (PDF)
  • Letter of Intent outlining relevant experience and interest in this position (PDF, 500 word max.)
  • Short Artist Statement (PDF, 500 word max)

 

Review of the applications begins May 2020 and will continue until the position has been filled. This internship has a flexible start and end date, and can run for 6 to 9 months.

 

Please contact Anne Luben via email with any questions at anne@lawrenceartscenter.org