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Summer Internship

Newzones is hiring a post-secondary student for a work-integrated learning placement. This position will formally integrate a student’s academic studies with quality experiences within a commercial gallery setting. The student must be currently enrolled in a recognized Canadian post-secondary institution.

We are looking for a candidate who loves the visual arts, is organized, efficient and detail-oriented. The position involves but is not limited to: installing and striking exhibitions, crating and shipping artwork, gallery maintenance, artwork documentation, website content, and programming-related communications.

Position: Commercial Art Gallery – Summer InternshipAddress: 730, 11th Ave. SWTerms: May 16 – September 1Wage: $18 per hour

Successful candidates will:

Have a broad understanding of Canadian contemporary art and contemporary issues relevant to the visual arts

  • Demonstrate excellent organizational, interpersonal, time management and communication skills
  • Be competent in Microsoft programs, use of a PC and Photoshop
  • Have practical knowledge of digital photography
  • Be confident with use of power tools and ladders

Duties include but not limited to:

  • Installation and striking of artwork / handling of artwork
  • Inventory control
  • Daily maintenance of gallery (inside and out): cleaning of surfaces, floors etc.
  • Handling and unpacking of artwork while ensuring the safety and security of artwork at all times
  • Crating and packaging of artwork
  • Working independently as well as part of a team
  • Gaining comprehensive knowledge of gallery artists to interact with visitors

Position start date May 16, 2023

Please submit cover letter, resume and references to