Gallery Assistant Internships 2016 w/Artist + Master Printmaker, Don Gorvett

WagnerWoodcut by Don Gorvett, a long time enthusiast of Wagner’s music

Piscataqua Fine Arts is currently accepting applications for (2) internships to work alongside celebrated Master Printmaker Don Gorvett in his Studio and Fine Art Gallery. This internship will prove an excellent opportunity for anyone who wishes to understand color woodcut printing techniques as well as Art Management practices for the visual arts. The Gallery and Studio are located in downtown historic Portsmouth, NH.

Gallery Assistant: In addition to assisting in the studio, duties include work in the retail gallery and office. Opening or closing the gallery, maintaining an appealing environment, general cleaning, talking with potential buyers about the woodcut process, and assist with workshops, exhibitions, community events, marketing and customer outreach.

Commitment: The right candidate must be able to commit an average of 25 hours a week. The right candidate may not be the one with the most experience but the one with initiative, dependability, strong communications skills and the ability and willingness to learn. A professional and neat appearance is necessary for all representing PFA.

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This is an unpaid internship. An internship is an extension of one educational experience and can make arrangements for academic credit through own college or university. This internship seeks to provide personal development and practical experience in understanding the woodcut printing method, management concepts for running a fine art gallery as well as preparing one for a career in the fine arts.

Please send a letter of interest, resume and 2 references to Attn. Vivienne Gale. Piscataqua Fine Arts Gallery & Studio, 123 Market Street, Portsmouth NH 03801