Art Gallery Intern

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Thumbprint Gallery
920 Kline Street
San Diego, CA
Posted: February 27 2015
Application Deadline: Available Year-round
Position: 4 Part-time, Unpaid

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Description

About Thumbprint Gallery

Founded in 2009, Thumbprint Gallery curates monthly exhibitions featuring emerging, mid-career, and established artists with a focus on urban art and pop surrealism. The gallery seeks to provide an engaging atmosphere to view art by bringing people together in appreciation and support of local, national, and international artists.

Internship Position

This volunteer opportunity is for anyone looking to gain experience working with a local art gallery and networking with a diverse population of artists. Possible sales commission DOE.

Responsibilities

• Motivated and capable of handling the "behind-the-scenes" environment - administrative duties, installing art, wall preparation
• Able to be present at most if not all gallery receptions
• Light event photography
• Interest in curating exhibitions, conducting studio visits and artist interviews.
• Blogging and social media savvy
• Sales experience preferred but not required

Requirements

• Strong interest in art, art history, and the local art scene as well as the business and marketing side of art
• Self starter and operates with high integrity
• Looking to gain a meaningful experience while networking with artists and community professionals.

Skills

Required - Microsoft Word, Google Docs
Preferred - Adobe Photoshop, Event Photography

How To Apply

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