Art internships and opportunities |Singapore Art Museum, Nanyang Technological University, Chelsea International Fine Art Competition… and more

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INTERNSHIP | Singapore | Intern | Singapore Art Museum – apply by unspecified

The Singapore Art Museum focuses on international contemporary art practices, specialising in Singapore and Southeast Asia. It has internship opportunities throughout the year within different departments of the museum. The internship programme offers participants in-depth exposure to the workings of individual departments and practical training in visual art and museum practices.  To apply for internships, please email with your interests. MORE HERE


INTERNSHIP | Singapore | Intern | NTU Centre for Contemporary Art Singapore – apply by unspecified

NTU CCA Singapore’s internship programme offers insights into one of the most experimental art spaces in the world. NTU CCA Singapore internship will provide an immersive work experience where candidates can apply for attachments to one of the following departments: exhibitions, residencies, research & education, and communications & development. An internship at NTU CCA Singapore will expose you to various networking opportunities as well as mentoring and training by its professional team. Applicants with interest in the visual arts, excellent organisational and communication skills, and backgrounds in visual arts, arts management, theatrical production or architecture will be preferred. This is a full-time position with a minimum commitment of three months. An internship stipend will be provided. MORE HERE


INTERNSHIP | Hong Kong | Paid Gallery Intern| Puerta Roja – apply by unspecified

Puerta Roja has pioneered the promotion of established and emerging contemporary artists as the only gallery to specialise in Latin American and Spanish art in the region. Located in Hong Kong’s most up-and-coming art district, SOHO 189 Art Lane, Puerta Roja prides itself on having both a strong influence in the development of the local contemporary art scene as well as a growing footprint across Asia-Pacific. The gallery participates in the top international art fairs in the region, including Taipei, Seoul, Jakarta and Hong Kong, now seeking gallery interns with an opportunity to obtain a permanent position of Gallery Assistant with exceptional performance. The interns are expected to provide hands-on support to the Gallery Owner and the Gallery Manager in the day-to-day operation, including planning and logistical support for exhibitions/fairs, gallery management, administration, web and systems development, supplier relationships as well as responsibility for specific strategic projects. Please send your CV and cover letter to MORE HERE


INTERNSHIP | Singapore | Intern| LASALLE College of the Arts – apply by unspecified

LASALLE College of the Arts (LCA) in Singapore is a leading tertiary institution in cutting-edge contemporary arts and design education and practice. An LCA Singapore internship presents a unique opportunity to experience a contemporary arts institution first-hand. Interns work with curatorial and exhibitions staff to support the planning and delivery of exhibitions. They assist with research and fact-checking for exhibitions, publications and the collection, undertake administrative tasks such as archiving and correspondence, and support installations. Placements are for a minimum of half a day per week and normally run for six months to a year. Internships suit university or postgraduate students with knowledge of contemporary international art and a desire to pursue a career in curating or arts administration. Successful candidates will have the ability to work independently and as part of a team, and should possess excellent interpersonal skills. They will also pay close attention to details, demonstrate good verbal and written communication skills, and possess sound all-around computing skills (Mac). To apply, please email your CV, and a letter outlining relevant skills and your interest in the role of Melanie Pocock, Assistant Curator: MORE HERE


OPEN CALL | New York | Call for Artists | The Chelsea International Fine Art Competition – 12 March 2018

For the past 33 years, the CIFAC has provided artists with an invaluable opportunity to present their art in New York City and gain critical exposure in the international art world. With awards valued at USD70,000, including cash prizes, magazine profiles, PR opportunities and an exhibition in New York City’s famed Chelsea art district. The competition is open to visual artists from around the world at any stage of their careers. Artists are invited to submit in any of the following media: painting, sculpture, photography, drawing, mixed media and print. Art submitted to the competition will be reviewed by a panel of expert jurors, each representing a different field in the art world, ensuring a fair and balanced judgment process. MORE HERE


OPEN CALL | Global | Call for Artists | Fusion Art – 20 March 2018

Fusion Art invites submissions for its 6th quarterly group online art competition. All artists are encouraged to submit their best work in any subject matter using any of the accepted media. The best in Show will be awarded to one winner in each category (Traditional Art, Digital Art & Photography, and 3-Dimensional Art) and will receive invitations to the 3rd annual group show in Palm Springs. A three-month group online exhibition will be featured on the Fusion Art website starting on 15 April until 14 July 2018. The winners will be marketed and promoted extensively through Fusion Art’s website, in hundreds of press release announcements, email marketing, online event calendars, art news websites and through the gallery’s social media outlets. MORE HERE


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JOB | Mumbai | Art Teacher | The Akanksha Foundation – ASAP

The Akanksha Foundation is a non-profit organisation with a mission to provide children from low-income communities with a high-quality education, enabling them to maximise their potential and transform their lives. It now seeks an art teacher to work in Mumbai. The responsibilities of an art teacher in an Akanksha school includes curriculum design, planning and implementation, developing and maintaining cooperative working relationships with students, parents, community and the school team. To know more or apply, send your CV and cover letter to via MORE HERE


OPEN CALL | New York | Call for Artists | Dacia Gallery 15 February 2018

Dacia Gallery invites artists to submit artwork for an opportunity to have a Two-Week Solo Exhibition in April 2018 at Dacia Gallery. The selected artist for the Solo Exhibition will receive USD1,000 cash from Dacia Gallery. All visual artists, national and international artists may apply. We are looking for new talented artists to exhibit and represent. If you are looking for gallery representation and to have a solo show in New York City, submit your art so that we may discover your compelling work and present it to the public, gallery directors, curators and collectors. MORE HERE


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