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Paid Internships: Women’s Studio Workshop (Rosendale, NY) – Call For Artists

Paid Internships: Women’s Studio Workshop (Rosendale, NY) – Call For Artists

[Side Arts Certified Sponsored Listing] The Women’s Studio Workshop (WSW) announces a call for paid internships – two studio interns who will work directly with the Studio Manager and Artistic Director. Work on projects that may include printmaking, letterpress, papermaking, and book arts, in addition to assisting with the ongoing operations of the facility. Studio interns are crucial participants in WSW’s creative community.

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Apply by: 31 March 2023

This intern works directly with WSW’s Managing Director and Digital Content Manager and gains experience working on the operational side of an established nonprofit arts organization. The intern will undertake projects relating to public relations, marketing, fundraising, event planning, and arts administration.

Paid Internships Benefits

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 AM – 5:00 PM, 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.

Interns are able to contribute to the WSW community and learn from artists at the tops of their fields.

About Women’s Studio Workshop

Women’s Studio Workshop envisions a society where women’s visual art is integral to the cultural mainstream and permanently recorded in history. Their mission is to operate and maintain an artists’ workspace that encourages the voice and vision of individual women, trans, intersex, nonbinary, and genderfluid artists.

WSW provides professional opportunities for artists at various stages of their careers and promotes programs designed to stimulate public involvement, awareness, and support for the visual arts. Studios are extensively equipped and well-maintained. Artists can take workshops, rent the studios, or schedule private instruction.

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Between The Fold (Ellensburg, WA) – Call For Artists

Between The Fold (Ellensburg, WA) – Call For Artists

Gallery One Visual Arts Center announces their sixth national juried exhibition, Between The Fold. Entries in the category of book arts will be accepted from across the nation and juried by Lisa Myers Bulmash and Ed Marquand for inclusion in a month-long exhibition, April 2020 in the main gallery of Gallery One in downtown Ellensburg, WA.

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Deadline: 23 Feb 2020

For the purpose of this exhibition, Book Arts are defined as the field of art that involves the creation of works using or referring to structural and conceptual properties of books. While an existing book may be altered to create a work, instead of being merely a printed book about art, works in the genre of book arts are intended as artworks themselves.

Images: maximum of 6 artwork entries

Entry fee: $20 for first entry – $10 each additional entry

Between The Fold Artist Benefits

$800 in awards will be distributed by the jurors and a slideshow of accepted works posted on the Gallery One website. Opportunities for lectures, workshops, and/or special events may be offered to select artists to accompany the exhibition. Artists receive 60% commission off any sales.

Gallery One is a nonprofit arts center located in the heart of historic downtown Ellensburg, WA. They regularly welcome over 1000 visitors per month plus around 500 during first Friday Art Walk openings.

About Gallery One

Gallery One is a hub for the arts in Central Washington offering regular classes and workshops for adults and youth of all ages and abilities.

The gallery is dedicated to the creation, exhibition, and appreciation of visual arts in Central Washington. To that end, the facilities, board of directors, and staff of Gallery One provide high-quality, innovative, and diverse visual arts exhibits; educational programs for the appreciation and skills of the arts; studios for a diverse group of resident artists; networking opportunities with business organizations; educational institutions in support of the arts; and a meeting place to foster community cohesion and arts appreciation. Gallery One acts as a community center, opening our doors for special events, facility rentals, and partnerships with other organizations.

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Previous call for artists from Gallery One


India Book Arts Tour 2020–21 (India) – Call For Artists

India Book Arts Tour 2020–21 (India) – Call For Artists

Book Arts Tours announces open registration for the India Book Arts Tour 2020-21. This intimate look into India is for those who wish to see behind the scenes of various working artists and craftspeople. Augmenting visits to art and craft centers, museums, studio visits, and workshops, participants will have a chance to observe traditional wood block carving and printing on cloth, experience in natural dyeing, a visit to a miniature painter’s studio and engage in traditional, and modern papermaking methods. Additionally, visit world renowned architectural treasures like the Taj Mahal and Agra Fort to immerse into the aesthetic landscape of India.

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Deadline: 15 Mar 2020

Dates: Dec 19, 2020–Jan 02, 2021

Full Tour Registration: approximately 3,500–4,000 USD for 15 nights. Final cost depends on number of participants.

​Registration fee includes transport between cities and venues, accommodations, entrance fees to museums and historical sites, workshop fees, and most meals.

India Book Arts Tour 2020–21 Artist Benefits

If you are an artist interested in the arts, textiles, culture, architecture, food, and history, this tour is for you. It is curated according to the needs of the group although the focus is arts and culture. Visit artist studios; take workshops like palm leaf binding, papermaking, and wood block carving taught by traditional craftspeople; watch demonstrations; visit architectural wonders; and experience the rich craft and cultural traditions India has to offer.

This tour offers you an in-depth look into India, one not normally seen.

The cost for registration does not include:

  • Arrival and departure fares
  • Travel insurance
  • Tips for various services, such as meals and drinks

The tour is being led by Radha Pandey and Johan Solberg.

About Book Arts Tours

Radha Pandey is a papermaker and letterpress printer. She earned her MFA in Book Arts from the University of Iowa Center for the Book where she was a recipient of the Iowa Arts Fellowship. She has taught Western, Eastern, and Islamic-world Papermaking techniques with Timothy Barrett and teaches book arts classes in India, Europe, and the U.S.

Johan Solberg is a fine binder with a passion for both contemporary and historical binding structures. He is a graduate of the University of Iowa Centre for the Book. Solberg is deeply passionate about Japanese papermaking, and studied the ancient craft in Japan as an intern. He has undertaken research trips to Uzbekistan and India to learn more about the history of papermaking there.

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Other calls for artists in India