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Washington Printmakers Gallery
8230 Georgia Ave, 2nd Floor
Silver Spring, MD
DescriptionWashington Printmakers Gallery is a cooperative print gallery located just outside Washington, DC in the vibrant neighborhood of Silver Spring, MD, just a few blocks from the Silver Spring stop in the Red Metro Line. Founded in 1985, the Gallery is Washington DC’s primary source for artist-pulled fine art prints, and has a membership of exceptional local and national printmakers. Every month Washington Printmakers Gallery has a group exhibit of members' work and a solo show. The gallery also houses bins and flatfiles with prints and a limited collection of artist books and portfolios.
ResponsibilitiesResponsibilities of this position include: updating and maintaining current artwork inventories, website maintenance, contribution to social media including articles for our blog, updating the outreach database, executing sales, and light gallery maintenance such as adjusting show lighting and putting up labels. Other responsibilities may be added depending upon the applicant’s needs and skills at the Director’s discretion.
RequirementsThe ideal candidate has a background in fine art, preferably printmaking, as well as basic computer skills in Excel, Word, and Photoshop. Attention to detail and reliability is key. This internship is unpaid, but the right applicant will meet successful Washington, DC artists and collectors while learning the inner workings of a successful gallery that has been consistently running for 25 years.
Duration and hours of the internship are flexible. Interested applicants should send a cover letter and current résumé to the attention of Annie Newman to the e-mail above with the heading “WPG Internship” in the subject line.