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INTERNSHIP | New York | Marketing Internship | ARTBOOK | D.A.P. – 18 January 2016

ARTBOOK | D.A.P. is America’s premier source of books on twentieth century art, photography, design and aesthetic culture. As a marketing intern at D.A.P., you will assist the Marketing Director with tasks relating to advertising, design, research, outreach and administration. Specifically, you will contribute to D.A.P.’s advertisements, in print/online publications for art, photography and design, as well as help design branded materials, and assist with building and updating contact lists for professors, art historians and other art professionals. Internships are available for school credit and unpaid. As compensation, the company offers a stipend of free art books. MORE HERE 


INTERNSHIP | New York | Spring Internship | JanKossen Contemporary – 26 January 2016

JanKossen Contemporary primarily focuses on abstract, conceptual art created by both established and mid-career international talents. Each year, the gallery presents between eight and ten rotating exhibitions and participates in several international art fairs. The gallery is looking for an intern to assist in all aspects of gallery administration and operations, with a particular focus on PR, database upkeep, imaging, website maintenance, social media and light art handling. Applicants fluent in a second language such as French, Spanish, Japanese, Korean or Chinese are welcome. This position requires a three month commitment of at least 2-3 days a week (2 1/2 days), including every other Saturday. The gallery offers a daily stipend to cover transport and lunch. MORE HERE


OPEN CALL | Vancouver | Travelling Artist Residency | Access Gallery – 15 February 2016

Access Gallery, in partnership with Burrard Arts Foundation, invites submissions for the second year of its Travelling Artist Residency Programme, Twenty-Three Days at Sea. This programme grants selected emerging visual artists passage aboard cargo ships sailing from Vancouver, Canada to Shanghai. Crossing the Pacific Ocean takes approximately 23 days, during which time the artist will be considered “in residence” aboard the vessel. The Residency will cover the cost of travel aboard the freighter (single cabin and all meals), accommodations for four days in China and return airfare back to Vancouver. For the 2016-17 year, successful candidates will sail on separate freighters between the months of June and September 2016. MORE HERE


INTERNSHIP | St. Louis | Summer Internship | Island Press – 15 February 2016

Island Press offers summer internship opportunities for students and artists interested in print collaboration and arts administration. Summer interns for 2016 will work as assistant printers, editioning projects by past visiting artists including Orly Genger and Beverly Semmes, and will perform administrative duties related to the operation of the press. Interns work under the supervision of Tom Reed, master printer, and Lisa Bulawsky, director. Island Press is part of the Sam Fox School of Design & Visual Arts at Washington University in St. Louis, Missouri. Internships are unpaid, but summer interns will receive an honorarium of USD1,000 to help offset living expenses. MORE HERE


OPEN CALL | Poland | Curatorial Residency | Centre for Contemporary Art Ujazdowski Castle – 28 February 2016

The Re-Directing: East Curatorial Residency is a peer-learning workshop, a curatorial seminar, extended site exploration and a research opportunity for a group of four to six individuals together with the CCA team and local participants. The participants are expected to share their experience and understanding of respective artistic and socio-political contexts, as well as to prepare themselves for participation in this year’s exploration of the topic “The Making of Collective Agencies”. This curatorial residency is a platform for developing a possible working collaboration with the CCA Ujazdowski Castle and other parties concerned in the years to come. For this month-long residency, the organisation is offering an individual living space connected with the working space, a grant and a reimbursement of travel costs. MORE HERE


INTERNSHIP | New York | Editorial Intern | Oxford University Press – apply by unspecified

The Academic and Trade division is currently accepting applications for an Editorial Intern for the Oxford University Press Summer Internship Programme. For this paid internship, tasks consist of: preparing manuscripts for transmittal to production; providing clerical assistance, file and process mailings; researching possible reviewers and blurbers; and assisting with preparation of budgets and proposals for presentation to the editorial board, etc. At the conclusion of the internship, the Intern can expect to be familiar with the tasks and responsibilities of the editorial side of academic publishing, as well as a broader knowledge of the publishing process at OUP. MORE HERE


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OPEN CALL | Hong Kong | WYNG Masters Award | WMA Commission – 15 January 2016

The WMA Commission invites entries for proposals from artists and photographers from both Hong Kong and the international community. The Commission recipient will be invited to create new photo-based work in Hong Kong, focusing on the theme of Identity. Project proposals must contextually relate to both the theme and to Hong Kong. A four-member Selection Panel will choose the WMA Commission recipient, who will be awarded a HKD250,000 grant that will contribute towards production of the successful proposal and a public event featuring the completed work. MORE HERE


OPEN CALL | United Arab Emirates | Production Programme Open Call | Sharjah Art Foundation – 15 January 2016

The Sharjah Art Foundation (SAF) Production Programme broadens the possibilities for the production of art in the MENASA region through a commitment to support innovation and excellence in artistic practice by encouraging risk and experimentation. This commitment places artists at the core of the Foundation’s mission by offering grants and professional support for the realisation of projects selected from an open call for proposals. Artists are invited to propose projects in any media including sculpture, installation, time based media, books and performance. Up to USD200,000 are available in this application cycle. MORE HERE


JOB | San Francisco | Assistant Conservator, Works on Paper | Asian Art Museum – 15 January 2016

Under general supervision by Head of Conservation, the Assistant Conservator, Works on Paper will assist the conservation staff in the conservation duties related to the examination, preservation, conservation treatment, exhibition and storage of the Asian Art Museum’s collection as well as art objects on loan. The works of art on paper and silk include, but are not limited to, East Asian screens and scrolls, South and Southeast Asian paintings, prints, drawings, albums, books, photographs and contemporary artworks from over 40 countries in Asia. The incumbent prepares a variety of reports to document conservation activities, performs research, publishes articles and gives oral presentations related to conservation needs of the museum. MORE HERE


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