Digital Media Intern with Cryptic Gallery

This opportunity is available during the Fall 2022 semester. This is an in person position.

Cryptic Gallery is a new contemporary art space working in several schools of art from surrealism, street art and photography to sculptural, pop and graffiti, to name a few. Their motto is: “Recognizing the unfamiliar.”

Location: 358 Main Street, Poughkeepsie, NY 12601

Responsibilities:

  • Assist with the set up and take down of art shows
  • Attend gallery shows to assist with visitors’ questions and document the event
  • Photograph and edit content for social media and Cryptic’s website
  • Help with video editing
  • Manage incoming submissions for shows

Desired Skills:

  • Experience with photography and video editing
  • Understanding of websites
  • An interest in contemporary art

Hours: Flexible; Students can register for either 0.5 unit or 1.0 unit of credit ( min. 40 hours over the semester for 0.5 unit + 30 hrs of academic work or min. 80 hours over the semester for 1.0 unit + 60 hours of academic work)

To Apply:  Please email a statement of interest and your resume to OCELapplication@Vassar.edu

Hudson Valley Performing Arts Lab Info Session (virtual)

The Hudson Valley Performing Arts Lab is teaming up again with the Samuel Dorsky Museum in New Paltz, New York to create a devised performance piece in direct response to the works of art currently on display in the Dorsky’s exhibit “Mary Frank: The Observing Heart.” All performing artists of all disciplines (ages 18 and up) are invited! Register here!

Dutchess Handmade Pop Up Shop – in person

Arts Mid-Hudson’s Dutchess Handmade Pop-Up Shop “pops up” twice a year with incredible items created in the Hudson Valley. Locally made glass, jewelry, greeting cards, textiles, ceramics, wood, products, prints, paintings, home, decorating items and more! Find the perfect item for gift giving and collecting from local artists and artisans. List of participating artists coming soon.

December 4-5 from 10am – 5pm

“Once Upon a Time” Exhibition Opening Reception (in-person)

“Once Upon a Time” – Evocations of Childhood

Childhood is a sensitive and powerful time in our lives. Queen City 15 Gallery juried show exhibition incorporates artwork that addresses this phase of human experience in many different ways: literal, narrative, expressive, iconographic.

Juror of Selection: Ursula Morgan

Show Dates: November 5 through December 19
Opening Reception: Saturday November 6, 4:00 to 6:00pm

Social Media Intern for the City of Poughkeepsie Public Arts Commission

This opportunity is available during the Spring 2022 semester. This opportunity can be conducted virtually and is only available for CEL credit.

PPAC_HORIZ_LOGO_PPACwhite.pngThe City of Poughkeepsie Public Arts Commission’s duty is to expand community awareness and advocate for the role and value of arts and culture in civic life. Taking into account the unique assets of the City of Poughkeepsie along with the successes and achievements of related revitalization efforts in other cities around the country; the commission will work to strengthen the local economy by gaining a greater regional and national recognition, advancing the City as an “arts destination” and engage public art as a major attraction for artists, cultural tourism and economic development. The Commission is to advise the City on issues relating to the arts; including the development, implementation, evaluation, and potential modification of the City’s art and culture policies, legislation, programs and services with an aim of fostering a wide range of arts and cultural offerings that engage a diverse public audience in the City of Poughkeepsie.

Responsibilities:
  • The social media intern would be responsible for social media strategy and posting.
  • Grow the reach of pkgoarts so that a wide audience from Poughkeepsie and other areas have knowledge about the arts in Poughkeepsie.
  • Take photos of gallery buildings for the pkgoarts google map.
  • Create graphics and flyers to share on social media.
  • Stay up to date with the gallery exhibitions and arts related activities in order to promote on social media.

To Apply:  Please email a statement of interest and your resume to OCELapplication@Vassar.edu

The Poet is In (in person)

Cathy Schmitz is a writer, poet and photographer living in Poughkeepsie, NY. Her essays and poems have been published in several regional and national magazines. She is active in the revitalization efforts in the City of Poughkeepsie. Come to Queen City 15 Gallery on Main Street to have a poem written for you by Cathy!