The Studio and Public Engagement Intern provides support to Indigo Arts Alliance by executing day to day tasks and representing Indigo in a positive manner to the community. They also play a valuable role in implementing our programming and utilizing their skill sets to improve the creative experience here at Indigo. This position is available to currently enrolled students pursuing an undergraduate, or graduate degree as well as recent graduates who graduated within a year of the application period.

Roles and Responsibilities:

  • Assist the Artist Director and Studio and Programs Coordinator in organizing studio materials and supplies
  • Research relevant studio facilities to better inform the IAA print/studio community workshop
  • Regularly audit and populate studio supplies inventory documents
  • Assist in researching and setting up new studio furniture/equipment
  • Maintain the general organization and cleanliness of all Indigo Arts Alliance facilities
  • Assist communications team in maintaining active social media presence for the organization with guidance from Executive Director (utilizing guidelines and branding elements provided).
  • Maintain and organize internal IAA Google Drive
  • Assist in internal/external communication document creation (Information Templates, Studio Guidelines, Artist in Residence Handbook, etc)
  • Sourcing, researching, and creating content to be used for our various social media platforms
  • Maintaining the IAA content archives
  • Assist in writing social media post copy, and keeping all communication tools consistent and up to date
  • Assist Studio and Programs Coordinator with streamlining internal/external communications software

Qualifications:

  • Currently enrolled, or recently graduated from a college or university
  • Positive attitude and strong work ethic
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Strong technical skills in computer literacy
  • Aptitude in digital/social media and all its platforms
  • Good organization skills with attention to detail
  • Ability to receive feedback and critique with humility, modesty, and respect
  • Exceptional attention to detail
  • Desire to find creative solutions to all challenges and problems
  • Personal qualities of kindness, integrity, credibility, and commitment to the mission
  • Art education or experience (painting, sculpture, photography, printmaking experience preferred but not required)
  • Demonstrated attention to detail and ability to follow specific step-by-step instructions
  • Must be able to lift 50-75 lbs.

Staffing

IAA is currently being led by co-founder and Executive Director, Marcia Minter; co-founder Daniel Minter, Artist Director; and a full-time Studio and Programs Coordinator. Indigo Arts Alliance is also supported by a robust community of partners, sponsors and funders.

Compensation and Hours

Spanning 135 hours, this internship accounts for 3 credits and a salary of $1,500. This internship is possible through the generous philanthropy of our donor community to help foster and grow young Black and Brown artists that are emerging within their careers. It introduces young students to high professional, established mid-career artists as well as local BIPOC artists. This internship is now available for recent graduates who graduated within a year of applying. The rate of compensation does not change with graduate status..

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