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Bemis Center for Contemporary Arts Internship Program5

Artist-in-Residence Intern

January 24-April 19, 2024



Artist-in-Residence intern positions vary each semester as Bemis Center helps tailor the position to the artists-in-residence discipline and projects they may be working on while at Bemis Center. The lists below are examples of the responsibilities and skills for this position.


Art handling and materials preparation

Artwork production and shop work

Sourcing, research, filing, and archiving

Documenting work – photography and/or videography

Graphic design/website development


  • Currently enrolled in a college degree program or a recent college graduate (within six months)
  • A passion for contemporary art and an eagerness to learn
  • Self-motivation, attention to detail, ability to work without much supervision, and strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to perform varying levels of clerical and/or physical work


  • Enjoy working with materials, sourcing information, and want to gain hands-on experience in the studio
  • Familiarity with various studio practices preferred but not required
  • Interest in contemporary art and art production and/or working as a professional artist

Time Commitment

10 hours per week, days of the week will vary depending on the artist's schedule. Attendance of at least two events per month required.

How to apply

After completing the application via the link below, email your resume to Abby Fogle at and include "Internship Application" in the subject line.

Bemis Center for Contemporary Arts is an Equal Opportunity Employer and is committed to creating a diverse environment. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status.
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