Paid Summer Studio Internship 2023 / Internships

March 8, 2023

Organization Name: Pyramid Atlantic Art Center

Organization Location: Hyattsville, MD

Type: Internships

Fee: $10


Pyramid Atlantic now offers a paid internship opportunity for college or post-college artists. Our interns are a core part of the Pyramid team, gaining hands-on experience in printmaking, papermaking, and book arts. Interns work with various communities, including the general public and professional artists while gaining an experience in the day-to-day operations of a non-profit art center and gallery. Stipend will be provided, however artists applying from out of state will need to secure their own housing.

Typical Intern Tasks:
Maintaining the studios for visiting artists, renters, and outreach events
Helping in the gallery with exhibition preparation, installation, and de-installation.
Assisting in the production of prints or handmade paper
Setting up and breaking down evening programs
Assisting at events (gallery openings, fundraisers, artist talks, etc.)
Working at the front desk
Preparing for workshops (setting up studios, prepping materials, coordinating with instructor)

Internships are 11 weeks, with interns working 10am-4pm on Wednesdays and Fridays of each week. In addition, interns are expected to work on their art at least once a week (Thu, Sat, or Sun).

Interns will be paid an honorarium of $2,000, broken up into payments made monthly or bi-weekly as the intern prefers.
Interns may book studio time at no cost to work on their art
Interns may take one workshop of their choice, paying only for material fees
Interns will be able to participate in a critique session with the Artistic Director and visiting artists

Candidates should have a strong interest in printmaking, bookmaking, and/or paper making, be highly motivated, and be comfortable working in a studio environment.

To Apply (applications must include the following)
Letter of intent
Resume or CV
4-5 images of the applicant’s artistic work
3 professional references

Summer Internship: May 24th – August 11th
Application deadline: March 8th
Grace: March 10th
Notification: April 7th

Opportunity Website