Unbound Visual Arts, Inc.

320 Washington Street,Suite 200
Brighton Center, MA 02135
http://www.UnboundVisualArts.org
Jobs@UnboundVisualArts.org

Date Posted:
November 09, 2018

Region:
Eastern Massachusetts

Category:
Artistic/Programming

Type:
Intern

Interns - Several Areas

Description:

Unbound Visual Arts (UVA), which just celebrated its 6th Anniversary of enriching the Boston community with educational and inspiring exhibitions and programs., is seeking unpaid interns (for credit or non-credit). Positions are unpaid but travel stipend are available. The period is Dec. 2018 - May, 2019 to work in many areas including: public relations, marketing, graphic arts, website and email design and management, event planning and administration, program design and management, grant research and writing, exhibition planning and implementation, fundraising, education and learning programs, general non-profit management, social media, blog writing, gallery research, photography, podcasts, and videos. The start and end date is flexible.

Being familiar with Microsoft Office Suite, Google Drive and Photoshop (or similar) is a plus as well as being willing to learn UVA's systems including WordPress and MailChimp. UVA will provide orientation and training. Approximately 8 - 10 hours a week over 2 days. Good English writing and oral skills and one's own laptop are necessary. Working remotely is possible for part of the week. Free auto and bike parking. Good MBTA access. Interns that are also artists will have the opportunity to have their art included in the exhibition.


Qualifications:
Experience or training in one of more of the areas described.  Applicants should have their own laptops. Training provided for the right candidates interested in working in a small collaborative environment and being involved in many areas of arts administration and programming.
How To Apply:
Please submit a resume and email to jobs@UnboundVisualArts.org indicating your specialty and other areas of interest which event (s) are of most interest. All applications will be acknowledged and qualified candidates will be invited for an interview. There will be a written agreement between all interns selected and UVA. UVA’s well-equipment headquarters is in Brighton Center, shared with two other non-profit music organizations. The headquarters also serves as a rotating exhibition of artwork from past exhibitions.
Apply by:
January 04, 2019
Salary:
Volunteer, but transportation stipend available
About this Organization:

Unbound Visual Arts (UVA), incorporated in 2012, is a leader in the Boston area in creating curated educational exhibition. It is also the only community-based 501(c)(3) visual arts non-profit organization in Allston-Brighton. UVA enriches the Boston community with educational and inspiring exhibitions and programs.  See upcoming events at https://www.unboundvisualarts.org/coming-and-past-events/


UVA has over 170 members, a combination of artists and art enthusiasts. It has organized over 65 curated exhibitions related to cultural and contemporary social themes, underscored by a promoted learning experience for the audience. The exhibitions,
constructed by an independent curator and exhibition designer, feature local fine art by living artists. Past exhibitions, which can be found on unboundvisualarts.org, have included Wellness:
Art for Physical and Emotional Healing, Battle of the Sexes Revisited: The Sexual Harassment Volley of Today, Rejuvenation of Historic Landmarks, Beasts
of Burden, Context of Community, Earned: Women in Business and Labor, EPIC Heroism, Healthful, Olympic SPIRIT, Song Cycles, Temptation of the Mind and Body, and Unlimited. UVA also organizes, presents, and participates in other art-related events, such as the annual City Heart Art Show and Sale for homeless artists, the Allston and Brookline Open Art Studios, the Art Expo at the Prudential Center, and other art and learning experiences. UVA has
organizational memberships in the Americans for the Arts, New England Museum Association,
Boston Preservation Alliance, and MASSCreative and has received competitive grants from the
Boston Cultural Council the last four years. It also received two Massachusetts Cultural Council
(MCC) Festival Grants to support its annual Mardi Gras & Carnival Celebration of the Arts and
its Art Expo at the Prudential Center.


Unbound Visual Arts (UVA), governed by a 15-person Board of Directors and Council of Advisors, enriches its communities with educational and inspiring exhibitions and programs for cultural enhancement. UVA’s independently curated exhibitions are meaningful yet still provide a strong learning environment as well as providing opportunities for the local artists. The exhibitions may promote passion, purpose, issues, ideas and solutions, social change and justice, and memories. UVA believes that local art is a major contributor to the local economy and helps enhance the livability for all the residents for Allston-Brighton. Most recently, UVA participated in the 1st AllBright Art Crawl with Allston Village Main Streets, Brighton Main Streets and Allston Open Art Studios.