Archive for ‘By Type: Studio’

February 14, 2017

Employer Profile, Baltimore Clayworks, Baltimore, MD

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www.baltimoreclayworks.org

Baltimore Clayworks is the region’s only 501(c)3 non-profit cultural institution dedicated solely to the ceramic arts and is attentive to its community possessing a national and international reputation for artistic excellence, artists’ support, and community involvement for over 30 years. Baltimore Clayworks has four program areas: exhibitions, artist residency program, education, and community arts. To this day, Clayworks operates on its original mission:
Baltimore Clayworks exists to develop, sustain, and promote an artist-centered community that provides outstanding educational, artistic, and collaborative programs in the ceramic arts.

Summer Camp Studio Intern 

Unpaid/ Internship/ Summer 2017
Photography Intern 

Unpaid/ Internship/ Summer 2017
Graphic Design Intern 

Unpaid/ Internship/ Summer 2017
Marketing/ Social Media Intern

Unpaid/ Internship/ Summer 2017
Community Arts Administrative Intern

Unpaid/ Internship/ Summer 2017

February 7, 2017

Employer Profile: Make Studio, Baltimore, MD

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www.make-studio.org

Make Studio is a non-profit community-based art organization that primarily serves artists with disabilities. We operate a studio program for individuals with disabilities on a weekly basis, as well as offer artists’ services, exhibitions, and public programs that increase awareness of marginalized and underserved artists.

We offer a variety of opportunities for interns interested in applying visual art modalities to human services and social change. For 2017-2018, this includes our weekday studio program, weekend workshops for teens and young adults with disabilities, community classes for Baltimore City residents, and a variety of internal and external exhibitions activities.

Studio Program Intern

Unpaid/ Internship

Make Studio is a small, but growing, organization. We’re looking for creative, flexible, caring, and fun-loving problem solvers to work with us as interns for the summer.

As an organization, we offer in-studio and exhibitions programming for adult artists with disabilities — supporting them in positioning their artwork in the marketplace — as well as a range of inclusive community programming in our own gallery and other venues. We are a unique arts nonprofit, offering experiences relevant to other arts organizations, as well as educational and human services settings.

Because we do so much, interns are tasked with supporting the organization in all of these endeavors, with the option to concentrate on things in their interest area (e.g., art instruction and facilitation, exhibitions preps, workshop programming, outreach events, admin, PR, etc.)

February 7, 2017

Employer Profile: Globe Collection and Press, Baltimore, MD

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www.globeatmica.com

MICA acquired the wood type, photo cuts and illustration blocks, and other tools of poster-making from the Globe Poster Printing Corp. in the spring of 2011 and is now integrating the collection into the fabric of the college. The Globe Collection and Press at MICA is being used in the classroom, to create new work reflecting the iconic style of Globe, and to further research the history and importance of the “people’s advertising,” from carnival posters to day-glo promotions for R&B greats like James Brown, Aretha Franklin, and Ike & Tina Turner.

Globe Internship

Unpaid/ Internship/ Summer

Globe studio interns will learn the basics of letterpress and screen printing, or, if already proficient, improve their skills
in these crafts by working on internal and external projects. (Recent Globe projects have included posters for Sanrio for the first-ever Hello Kitty Con and the “Pump Me Up” exhibition at the Corcoran Gallery of Art.) Interns will learn more about the collection by proofing cuts and type to help with archiving those items. Interns will help to keep the letterpress studio and
Globe shop in the 1515 building organized and ready for printing and other projects, and will safeguard the collection and tools in the letterpress studio by monitoring the studio’s use. Interns will work to develop a stronger appreciation for and knowledge of Globe through branding, social media, design projects, and community outreach, both at MICA and in the broader community.

February 1, 2017

Employer Profile: MPI 360, Columbia, MD

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www.mpi360.com

We are a full service Marketing Agency based in Columbia, Maryland. Our focus includes a variety of commercial needs. With photography at the top of the list, other key elements include both graphic design work and commercial printing. Despite our top-dogs, we also have consistent need for editors (both still and moving) as well commercial videography. Please feel free to contact us via email with any inquiries.

Field Photographer
Graphic Designer
Videographer
Commercial Photo Editor
Web Developer

January 18, 2017

Employer Profile: The Baltimore Academy of Illustration, Baltimore, MD

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baltimoreillustration.com

Mission Statement

The Baltimore Academy of Illustration offers students of all economic levels the opportunity to receive high-quality, college-level instruction in illustration.

BAI welcomes adult continuing education students, high school students who want to sample college-level illustration courses, and traditional college-age students.

BAI instructors are working illustrators and experienced educators with a variety of complementary experiences and teaching philosophies.

A main tenet of BAI instruction is preparation for professional illustration work—challenging assignments and critiques along with practical knowledge to forge a career in illustration.

Overview

The Baltimore Academy of Illustration is an unaccredited, private institution with one goal in mind: to teach artists who want to be illustrators how to become illustrators. Our hands-on approach and small classes allow us to tailor our courses to meet each student’s needs. Unlike traditional art schools, the Baltimore Academy of Illustration focuses specifically on illustration—learning the art while also understanding the needs and requirements of the profession.

Our teachers are working illustrators who have also taught illustration at the college level.  We offer our classes at a fraction of the cost of a 3-credit art college course and while we don’t hand out diplomas at the Baltimore Academy of Illustration, we believe we have something much more important to give our students: knowledge and experience. Art directors don’t ask to see diplomas. They ask to see portfolios.

We believe that an immersive, well-rounded education in a quality art college is the best route for becoming a professional artist. But we also recognize that many talented artists just cannot afford to invest in a four-year program. We offer the same quality instruction. Our students won’t get the degree but they will get the knowledge they need to compete in the marketplace. We believe that our approach represents a new paradigm in teaching illustration.

Internships Available!

 

January 18, 2017

Employer Profile: Kelly Sullivan Fine Art & FingerSmears, Lambertville, NJ

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For over twenty years, painter Kelly Sullivan, a pioneer in the field of collaborative art and founder of FingerSmears (Sullivan’s signature method of collaborative painting) has sparked artistic expression and creative fuel in hundreds of thousands of lives. Innovating this concept to fit the digital world, Sullivan is currently launching Paint.Team – a web based application that will allow people from all over the world to collaborate on art projects. This application will allow artists to submit custom projects for their own clients, as well as launch public projects to create social change through art. Revenue opportunities for artist include sponsored projects and usage fees generated from their template designs.

The studio will be in full swing this summer with the launch of this new web application. Custom projects will be targeted toward large corporate events and educational institutions, while the general public will have free access to this application and can create their own collaborative projects by choosing from a catalog of template designs, and inviting their friends and families to participate. Student interns will be given upgraded access to the application that will allow them to create templates, edit color palettes, design approved public projects and more. This is also a working fine art oil painting studio.

Summer Intern

Internship

 

Template Designer

Freelance

 

Project Coordinator

Freelance

January 6, 2017

Employer Profile: Local Projects, New York, NY

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Local Projects is an interdisciplinary experience design firm for museums and public spaces. While innovation drives much of today’s design, we’re interested in creating meaningful projects that endure.

We’re reinventing public space through media. We focus on engaging audiences through emotion and technology, developing new ways for people to interact with art, cities and one another.

Local Projects has won the top prize for every major design award including the National Design Award for Interaction Design, Fast Company Masters of Design, Webby Gold, Muse Gold and AIGA Gold.

To learn more about us, visit LocalProjects.net

Visual Experience Design Intern

Stipend/ Internship/ Summer

We have a roster of fantastic projects in front of us and are looking for passionate graphic designers with a strong point of view. As a member of the Visual Experience Department, designers are responsible for developing and executing impactful design solutions for a diverse range of interdisciplinary projects.

We are currently seeking a Graphic Design Intern with strong 2D design and some experience, if only in the classroom, in placing graphic design in three-dimensional space. Any experience in motion graphics and Interaction Design is helpful. Our graphic design work goes in museums, public and online spaces. We are growing into having our graphic design drive the engagement visitors have with the work.

The Graphic Design intern will work closely with Local Projects’ Project Manager(s) and Creative Director(s) to achieve specific graphic elements for project(s). Our past work includes projects for the National September 11 Memorial Museum, SFMOMA, the Cooper-Hewitt National Design Museum, as well as a variety of Civic and Cultural sector clients. These projects will demand a very special individual who can work autonomously but also takes direction well and who can combine passion with craft to create something extraordinary.

You must be in a degree-granting program for graphic design, or a graduate of one, and work regular work hours to at the downtown New York City office to work with the teams.

Qualifications:

– A design degree (graphic, interaction, communication, media design, or a related field) or currently pursuing one
– Excellent design skills exhibited in an impactful portfolio
– An interest for developing unprecedented solutions that actively engage audiences
– A demonstrated aptitude for establishing design system
– The ability to think conceptually and express ideas visually, verbally and in writing
– A passion for typography
– A solid understanding or demonstrable interest in user-experience and interaction design
– Interest in designing for physical spaces and/or interactive media
– Strong technical and organizational skills
– Ambitious attitude and a strong point of view
– An empathetic nature with an open, positive mindset
– The ability to collaborate in teams, to work autonomously and to take direction from project leads
– An awareness of contemporary trends in technology, art, and design

Motion Design Intern

Stipend/ Internship/ Summer

Interactive Design Intern

Stipend/ Internship/ Summer

Physical Design Intern

Stipend/ Internship/ Summer

December 21, 2016

Employer Profile: Venture for America, New York, NY and Baltimore, MD

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ventureforamerica.org

Venture for America is a fellowship program that places recent graduates at startups in cities with emerging entrepreneurial ecosystems, forging a community of entrepreneurs committed to building companies that matter.

Venture for America 2017 Fellow

Paid/ Full Time

WHO WE ARE:
Venture for America is a nonprofit fellowship program empowering recent college graduates to launch their careers as entrepreneurs and revitalize American cities. After five weeks of training, VFA Fellows spend two years working for a startup in a U.S. city with an emerging startup ecosystem. Throughout the fellowship, they learn how to contribute to a high-growth business and gain access to mentorship, ongoing training, and the nationwide VFA community. When Fellows and alumni are ready to build companies of their own, VFA provides the resources they need to become entrepreneurs.

Our goal is to fuel job growth in cities throughout the U.S. while empowering our best and brightest to create value in their communities. We aim to produce effective and high-character builders who will found and lead quality organizations throughout their careers.

OUR MISSION:
To revitalize American cities and communities through entrepreneurship.
To enable our best and brightest to create new opportunities for themselves and others.
To restore the culture of achievement to include value-creation, risk & reward, and the common good.

WHO YOU ARE:
A college senior or recent grad of any major or academic background
High-character and self-aware with founder potential and the ability to contribute to a startup
Looking forward to the opportunity to help build an early stage company in one of our cities

THE FELLOWSHIP EXPERIENCE INCLUDES:
A great startup job. Get access to hundreds of vetted opportunities at our partner startups and find your team fit.
World-class training. Attend a rigorous five-week training program that includes multi-day workshops, group and individual challenges, and includes sessions led by Flatiron School, IDEO, McKinsey, and noteworthy entrepreneurs and investors
A close-knit network. Join a community of talented peers, mentors, and advisors that includes experienced entrepreneurs and industry experts
Skills development. Follow a robust two-year curriculum with opportunities for ongoing skill and character development, along with events and programs to keep you plugged into the Fellow network
Access to capital. Launch projects or ventures of your own using resources such as the $100K VFA Seed Fund, our investor council, or our $50K Innovation fund for pro-social projects and businesses

ALUMNI HAVE ACCESS TO:
The VFA Seed Fund: Access to $150K+ in investment annually for launching Fellow-led companies
VFA Accelerator: Resources to help Fellow Founders refine their business models, prepare for meetings with outside investors, and launch their business the right way
VFA Investment Council: A group of 10+ third-party angel investors who invest in Fellow ventures
VFA Alumni Network: Opportunities to stay connected through alumni boards, events, on-campus recruitment, mentoring younger Fellows, and more

December 20, 2016

Employer Profile: Hopkins Extreme Materials Institute (HEMI), Johns Hopkins, Baltimore, MD

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hemi.jhu.edu

Complex problems can only be addressed by sophisticated teams. HEMI members are globally recognized experts in the fundamental science of materials and structures under extreme conditions. We are dedicated to improving the human condition by working with government, industry and national institutions to develop science-based tools. We not only teach the world how to think about materials in extreme environments, but also design materials for extreme conditions.
Through our collaborations, we bring together the best scientists and engineers in the world to address some of the most difficult technological challenges of our time.

Summer Project/ Internship

Internship

The Hopkins Extreme Materials Institute (HEMI) and the Maryland Institute College of Art (MICA) are pleased to announce the Summer Project/Internship. The goal of this project/internship is explore visual representations of the HEMI organization, structure, current research, and relationships. Visual representations can include, but are not limited to: storyboarding and narrative, animation, photography, graphic design, interactive arts or products, games, information visualization, illustration, or drawing.

HEMI expects the internship to take place between June 1st and August 15th each year.

Eligibility:
Current MICA undergraduate or graduate students are eligible to apply for this internship. The applicant will also need to identify a MICA faculty member who will serve as the advisor for this summer project/internship.

December 19, 2016

CANCELLED: Employer Profile: Quatrefoil Associates, Laurel, MD

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www.quatrefoil.com

Due to scheduling conflicts, Quatrefoil is no longer able to attend the event.  Please drop you resume off at the sign in desk if you wish us to send it to the company.

Quatrefoil creates opportunities for discovery .
We develop custom immersive museum exhibitions and experiences. As collaborators we work with you from initial brainstorming and design through fabrication and installation. Quatrefoil helps you realize the potential of your stories, bringing them to life by creating places for visitors to gather, play, and learn.

Our success is built on the convergence of talented individuals whose diverse skills and backgrounds enable us to create elegant and provocative exhibitions. Our full range of in-house capabilities makes your job easier.

Positions Available:

Graphic Designers
Exhibit Designers
UX/UI Designers
Multimedia Designers/Programmers

Paid/ Full Time, Freelance, Part Time