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Since its founding in 1992, more than 7,500 women artists have exhibited their work in the Woman Made Gallery’s group and solo exhibitions. WMG has consistently supported and cultivated the diverse contributions of women artists through its exhibitions, education programs, and community outreach, providing a vehicle to achieve artistic and economic equality for women in the visual arts.

$40.00 / Basic Membership

As a Basic Member, each member receives 10 percent off all purchases at the gallery store: an artist profile that includes up to three images and a brief statement on womanmade.org; and receive notices about exhibitions, calls-for-art, poetry readings and other WMG events.

$100.00 / Advanced Membership

As an Advanced Member, each member receives the basic membership benefits, but instead of two images you can include up to eight images on WMG’s website.

Internship

Woman Made Gallery considers interns to be integral to the successful operation of organization. The WMG internship program offers meaningful tasks and independence in proportion to interns’ demonstrated abilities. Interns at Woman Made Gallery experience both challenging and rewarding aspects of working in a non-for profit arts environment. Most internships focus on one specific area such as communications, research, design, and artisan gallery.

Arts Administration Internship

Woman Made Gallery is seeking motivated individual to be our Summer 2016 Arts Administration Intern. The Arts Administration Intern will work directly with the Gallery Coordinator to gain an understanding of the day to day operations of a small non-profit arts organization. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Greeting visitors from the gallery floor, answering questions about art on display, artists, and the organization
  • Working behind reception counter and process sales of goods and other administrative tasks
  • Maintaining appearance of the gallery displays, office, kitchen, and restroom areas
  • Updating e-mailing list with new contacts
  • Assisting in processing art entries for juried exhibitions
  • Assisting with installations/ de-installation of Gallery exhibitions
  • Assisting with patching and painting of gallery walls and pedestals
  • Unpacking work for exhibitions, repack work, and assist with shipping
  • Attending opening receptions, and special events as scheduled (refreshment preparation, bartending, clean-up, etc.)
  • Assisting with marketing and social media efforts

Skills & Qualifications:

  • Excellent customer service skills; approachable and enthusiastic
  • Ability to grasp and interest in learning details of current shows such that customers are well cared for (Retail experience is a plus.)
  • Demonstrated reliability and able to commit to allocated days
  • Willingness to do whatever is needed from cleaning bathrooms to working on spreadsheets to pouring champagne and taking photos at events
  • Motivated self-starter with excellent communication and organizational skills
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Google Docs, social media
    Ability to lift up to 50 lbs and walk stairs often (gallery has 2 floors)
  • Knowledge of art techniques/ history preferred
  • Art handling experience preferred
  • Outstanding reputation for integrity

The Arts Administrative Intern must be available to work two days per week; one weekday from 12 to 6pm (day TBD with some flexibility), one weekend day from 12 to 4pm, and occasional evenings. The start date of this internship is ASAP.

This is a part-time, unpaid internship eligible for college credit.

To Apply:

Send resume and cover letter (with availability) to Woman Made Gallery Coordinator at: melanie@womanmade.org

Arts Marketing Internship

Woman Made Gallery is seeking motivated individual to be our Summer 2016 Arts Marketing Intern.The Arts Marketing Intern will work directly with the Executive Director, and focuses mainly on publicity for Woman Made’s presence in the community. The Arts Marketing Intern will be responsible for numerous projects related to the Woman Made’s public relations, including but not limited to:

  • Assisting with marketing and public relation campaigns, event management, direct mail marketing, online calendar postings, blogging, and community outreach.
  • Assist with regular maintenance of the Woman Made’s website and social media accounts.
  • Compiling calendars and contact lists, drafting email announcements, and calendar listings.
  • Assisting with installations/ de-installation of gallery exhibitions
  • Assisting with patching and painting of gallery walls and pedestals
  • Unpacking work for exhibitions, repack work, and assist with shipping
  • Attending opening receptions, and special events as scheduled  (refreshment preparation, bartending, clean-up, etc.)

Skills & Qualifications:

  • Outstanding written and verbal communication is essential, including the ability to write for different audiences (blogs, online listings, email communications)
  • Familiarity with social media platforms and etiquette (Facebook, YouTube, Instagram,Twitter)
  • Ability to work independently
  • Excellent organizational skills
  • Good eye for detail
  • Flexibility with scheduling including some weekend and evening hours
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office and Google Docs
  • Photoshop, Quark or other layout/design software experience a plus
  • Database management skills preferred
  • Familiarity with Woman Made Gallery a plus
  • Photographers and writers especially welcome
  • Ability to lift up to 50 lbs and walk stairs often (gallery has 2 floors)

The Arts Marketing Intern must be available to work two days per week; one weekday from 12 to 6pm (day TBD with some flexibility), and attend special events. The start date of this internship is ASAP.

This is a part-time, unpaid internship eligible for college credit.

To Apply:

Send resume and cover letter (with availability) to Woman Made Gallery Coordinator at:melanie@womanmade.org

Graphic Design Internship

Woman Made Gallery is seeking motivated individual to be our Summer 2016 Graphic Design Intern. The Graphic Design Intern will work directly with the Gallery Coordinator and Gallery Assistant, and focuses mainly on publicity for Woman Made’s presence in the community. They may also collaborate with the Arts Marketing Intern for certain projects. The Graphic Design Intern will be responsible for numerous projects related to Woman Made’s public relations, including but not limited to:

  • Responsible for numerous projects related to the Woman Made’s marketing and public relations
  • Updating Woman Made’s website, blogging, and conducting community outreach
  • Will also assist with regular maintenance of the Woman Made’s social media accounts
  • Assisting with installations/ de-installation of gallery exhibitions
  • Helping with the day to day needs of the gallery
  • Assisting with patching and painting of gallery walls and pedestals
  • Unpacking work for exhibitions, re-pack work, and assist with shipping
  • Attending opening receptions, and special events as scheduled  (refreshment preparation, bartending, clean-up, etc.)

Skills & Qualifications:

  • Proficiency with Photoshop or similar design software; Adobe Illustrator and InDesign a plus
  • Ability to create graphics and design content in alignment with WMG’s mission; stylistically create a cohesive campaign design that strengthens the gallery’s online presence
  • Able to take constructive criticism and incorporate new direction
  • Outstanding written and verbal communication is essential, including the ability to design for different audiences (blogs, online listings, email communications)
  • Familiarity with social media platforms and etiquette (Facebook, YouTube, Instagram,Twitter,Tumblr)
  • Ability to work independently as well as with a team
  • Excellent organizational skills, able to meet project deadlines
  • Good eye for detail and creative sensibility
  • Flexibility with scheduling including some weekend and evening hours
  • Proficiency with Google Drive
  • Familiarity with Woman Made Gallery and passion for art a plus
  • Photographers especially welcome
  • Ability to lift up to 50 lbs and walk stairs often (gallery has 2 floors)

The Graphic Design Intern must be available to work two days per week excluding Mondays and Tuesdays; one weekday from 12 to 6pm and one weekend for special events/programs (there is room for some flexibility). The start date of this internship is ASAP.

This is a part-time, unpaid internship eligible for college credit.

To Apply:

Send resume and cover letter (with availability) as well as a working portfolio of graphic design work (attached pdf, presentation, or website link) to the gallery assistant at: vivian@womanmade.org

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Woman Made Gallery 685 N. Milwaukee Ave. Chicago, IL 60642 312-738-0400 / Wednesday–Friday: 11am–6pm
Saturday–Sunday: 12pm–4pm