Women’s Studio Workshop envisions a society where women’s visual art is integral to the cultural mainstream and permanently recorded in history. Our mission is to operate and maintain an artists’ workspace that encourages the voice and vision of individual women and trans, intersex, nonbinary and genderfluid artists. We provide professional opportunities for artists at various stages of their careers and promote programs designed to stimulate public involvement, awareness, and support.
Application must include:
Name and contact information for 3 references
1-3 work samples that showcase your writing and/or design skills. These samples can include press releases, blog posts, posters, invitations, etc.
Up to ten images of recent work (digital specifications here)
An image script, which should include the title, medium, dimension, and date of each image
You’ll work under the leadership of WSW’s Operations staff and gain experience by working alongside the administrative team of an established nonprofit arts organization. You will, among other things, undertake projects relating to public relations, fundraising, event planning, and arts administration.
Responsibilities may include:
Short- and long-term marketing initiatives for email, direct mail, and social media
Maintaining WSW’s web presence on community calendars and across our media listings
Writing assignments, such as press releases and blog posts
Providing administrative support by processing memberships and donations, assisting in database work, managing email & phone communications, processing resident applications for jury review, and fulfilling artists’ book orders
Performing studio/office upkeep, including housing turnover, potluck setup and breakdown, and more
Ability to produce clear and accurate written content; applicants must be confident in composing a wide variety of messages while maintaining a consistent voice for WSW
Knowledge of basic administrative programs, including Microsoft Office suite and G-suite
Ability to prioritize and work both independently and collaboratively
Professionalism and phone poise
Knowledge of Salesforce, WordPress, MailChimp, InDesign, or Photoshop
Experience sharing content across multiple social media channels
Graphic design and/or web skills
All internships include a private room in WSW’s on-campus Anne Atwood House and a stipend of $600/month. Interns work 40 hours/week, generally Monday through Friday, 9:00-5:00, but the schedule may change to accommodate the Workshop’s programming. Interns have access to the studios for their own work outside of regular working hours and with respect to studio programming. The internship session culminates in a group exhibition of work created during the term.