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James May Gallery Internship (housing included)

Type: Internships [View all]
Posted by: James May Gallery
Deadline: Fri, April 21st, 2017

The Internship/Artist Residency Program at James May Gallery offers college, graduate students, emerging artists, or those interested in arts management and art history work experience in a professional Gallery setting. James May Gallery is offering living space in exchange for 20 hours per week of work. We are open to individuals, families and partners, pets will be considered depending on the situation.


About the Gallery:

Started by Kendra Bulgrin and Jimmy Eddings in Algoma, Wisconsin in 2015 with a goal of presenting contemporary works of art and craft. The artist-run gallery specializes in showing regional and national artists and craftspeople both emerging and established. It is our hope to help first time art buyers, as well as collectors expand or start their art collection in a friendly, knowledgeable atmosphere. 

 About Algoma:

Algoma, Wisconsin is a small, quiet Lake Michigan community. Commercial fishing is a large draw. The living space is located in an apartment above the gallery. It is centrally located in town, a grocery store is a block away, a library, several restaurants and bars are in close proximity. The location is close to gorgeous state parks, the Anhapee trail, Lake Michigan, Door County, excellent birding, the oldest winery in Wisconsin and a brewery are a block away!

Other sources of income

There are many opportunities for part-time work in town or seasonal work in Door County if a part-time job is needed. If you have a ceramic back ground there is a possibility to teach classes next door at Clay on Steele.

Proximity form Algoma

Green Bay is 30 miles

Sturgeon bay is 16 miles

Milwaukee is 127 miles


Internship responsibilities:

20 hours a week

 Typical work for Intern Artists includes event preparation, administrative tasks, gallery upkeep and installation, maintenance of facilities/living spaces.

When Intern Artist Program participants are not working for JMG they are expected to take advantage of the facilities and focus on developing their own work.


Internship Includes:

 Living space includes a furnished two-bedroom apartment (one bedroom could be used as a studio), utilities included.

 All who apply need to be self-motivated and resourceful and appreciate a quiet working environment.



 The Intern/Residency Program is open to United States residents over 18 who are enrolled in part-time or full-time academic study or those interested in perusing a career in Arts Management. Applicants should demonstrate motivation in their work, an ability to work well in a group environment, and a strong desire to expand their knowledge. Some studio experience is preferred.



Summer, Fall, Winter & Spring Internships. Duration and applications ongoing.


Application process:

-3 references, please include names and contact information including emails and phone numbers


-Cover letter

-10 examples of artwork (if applicable)

 E-mail application materials to


For more information:

Contact: Kendra Bulgrin at 262-753-3130 or Jimmy Eddings at 262-753-3141

 Interviews will be conducted in person if possible or via Skype

Posted on Mon, April 3rd, 2017
Expires on Fri, April 21st, 2017

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