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ADC & BUILDING BRIDGES INTERNATIONAL ART EXCHANGE
2525 Michigan Ave. F2
Santa Monica, CA
DescriptionADC & BUILDING BRIDGES International Art Exchange is a non profit 501(c) (3) organization dedicated to cultivate an understanding among cultures worldwide through international art exhibitions and artist exchange residency programs. The organization have developed a more focused tactic for cultural exchanges through art and international collaborations.
The main mission is to have a powerful programs for exhibitions, workshops, and artists-in-residence , establishing exchanges among countries in order to strengthen international cultural relations and engage local communities while promoting new and emerging forms of artistic expressions.
The program is providing the artists of our members countries the best possible support, information and opportunities for Art Exhibitions and exposure throughout the world. ADC & BUILDING BRIDGES has an exhibition- rotating system to highlight our shared cultures and establish fresh exchanges; every member country has access to different exhibitions, as well as the participation in International Art Fairs to promote their own culture and artists.
The organization is guided by a Board of Directors with International members.
ResponsibilitiesIntern responsibilities include, but are not limited to, help with artist exhibitions and international exhibitions, assistance in shipment of Art, maintenance of digital inventories, scheduling meetings, research and organization of literature relating to the gallery, putting together artists’ press kits and various individualized projects. We believe in training our interns to gain valuable experience. Basically, we are not looking for someone to just make copies and get coffee. We want you to be involved.
The internship is unpaid, but we will help you with school credit, cover any gallery-related expenses, and you will have the unique opportunity to receive hands-on experience with a first-class gallery, work with great people, learn the aspects of running a gallery and network with the Los Angeles arts community.
The gallery is open Tuesday through Saturday from 11:30a-6p. We are looking for someone who can work at least 2 days per week, and we can be flexible with your school schedule. Interns will be expected to work openings and other events.
RequirementsWe are looking for a college student in their junior or senior year of school who are specifically looking to gain firsthand gallery experience. Must be intelligent, self-motivated, organized, well-spoken and have a sense of humor. Computer literacy for Mac and MS Office is a must. Photoshop is not required, but is a definite plus. We are looking for someone to begin as soon as possible.
Please send resume, cover letter and references via email listed below.