Internship Opportunity

Internship Opportunity

James May Gallery, a contemporary space in beautiful lakeside Algoma, Wisconsin is seeking a gallery intern starting June 1st for one year. We would prefer someone with an arts background preferably with a BFA or MFA but not required.

Included with the internship would be a two-bedroom apartment (one of the bedrooms was used as a studio space in the past), in exchange for 20 hours a week of work with the gallery.

Responsibilities would include but not limited to:

20 hours of work per week

Installation & De-installation of Exhibitions

Attend First Friday Openings

Gallery Sitting

Good Customer Service

Assist in Curating Exhibitions



Social media upkeep

Other tasks depending on skill-set

Helpful, but not required:

Design experience

JMG will provide:

A 2 bedroom Apartment (one bedroom could be used as studio space)

There is a Clay Co-Op two doors down for clay artists with a membership of $20 a month.

Algoma, Wisconsin is an up and coming small Lake-side town of roughly 3,500 people 2 hours from Milwaukee, 3.5 from Chicago, 45 minutes from Green Bay and a short 20 minutes from the tourism mecca of  Door County. This area has amazing hiking, fishing, trails, state parks, and outdoor activities to enjoy. The apartment is walkable to all of downtown and a ˝ mile of public beach. We have a wonderful grocery store, farmers market in the summer, first friday art events, antiques, hardware store, and many other amenities.  Please feel free to contact The Algoma Chamber of Commerce for more information about re-locating to Algoma. It is very important to us that the potential intern be a part of the community that we love.

We can also assist in finding a part time job locally, if needed.

It also should be noted that our living space is connected to the gallery and you must be comfortable with our family, two young boys and our dog, Missy.

Application Process:


-10 High quality jpg images of your work if you are a visual artist, Writing example if you are in art history, art management, art curation

-Statement of Interest

-Contact information for three references

We will be conducting interviews over Skype

Applications Due: April 21st 2018

Please feel free to contact us for more information.

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