Fall 2013 Internship - Avenue Gallery
Fall 2013 Internship Opportunity at Avenue Gallery (Houston, TX)
General Summary --- Avenue Gallery is seeking interns to assist with the daily operation of Avenue Gallery. Avenue Gallery is a new art gallery located in the Heights area of Houston. Our gallery exhibits local artists on a month to month basis with multiple art shows, art workshops, and other events going on throughout the month. We are seeking individuals who are currently enrolled in an undergraduate art degree program or recent graduates with an art degree (within 1 year of graduation).
Duties and Responsibilities include:
-5 to 15 hours of work a week (amount of work depends on week)
-Assistance with installation/take down of art
-Serve as gallery representative at art receptions and other gallery events
-Assistance with marketing including social media maintenance, graphic design for marketing materials, distribution of marketing materials, artist and client outreach, media outreach
-Handling sales of artwork
-Misc. gallery duties including painting, patching walls, and cleaning
-Assist with set up and tear down of events including receptions, and workshops
- Good communication skills
- Positive and friendly attitude
- Strong working knowledge of Adobe Creative Suite programs
- Strong working knowledge of Microsoft Office programs
- Reliable transportation
- Personal laptop a plus
- Photography skills a plus
- Be able to work a flexible schedule
- Availability to work during our open hours Wed-Sun with occasional help needed on Mon and Tues.
- Availability to work at occasional night events (generally Fri or Sat night)
Compensation---This is an unpaid internship, but internship may be used to gain college credit.
Application--- To apply, please submit your resume, cover letter, and 3 professional references. If you have any graphic design artwork please also submit for consideration. Please also include what your weekly schedule looks like for the fall.
Application Deadline: Friday Aug 16, 2013
Please email application to firstname.lastname@example.org with FALL 2013 INTERNSHIP in the subject line.
3219 Houston Ave.
Houston, TX 77009
www.avegallery.com (under construction at the moment)
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