Wassaic Project 2022/23 Programming Fellow

Wassaic Project

Entry Deadline: Feb. 22

37 Furnace Bank Rd
Wassaic, NY 12592
PHONE (855) 927-7242


Application Opens: January 10, 2022
Deadline: February 22, 2022, midnight EST
Application Fee (USD): $0

The Wassaic Project is looking for a 2022–23 Programming Fellow!

Job Description:
We are seeking a dynamic and professional team-member to work in a collaborative and creative office alongside our Director of Artistic Programming and help assist all of the Wassaic Project’s exhibitions, public programs, special events, and artist residency program. The ideal candidate will be an exceptional organizer with experience in the arts who has an awesome rapport with their co-workers. Special consideration will be given to those with experience in exhibitions and/or programming, and those who are also visual and/or performing artists.

This position includes assisting with our year-round artist residency program, annual Summer Exhibition and year-round exhibitions in the Maxon Mills gallery, artist and critic lectures, virtual programs, as well as additional seasonal community events including the annual Haunted Mill in October and 1-2 Summer Block Parties, among other events. We expect the Wassaic Project’s programming to continue to grow in the next few years and we are looking for a dynamic individual to help us evaluate successful programming and how to focus our energies to increase attendance and support for our artists. This position also helps manage our summer and winter benefits in collaboration with the rest of the staff.

The Wassaic Project is an equal opportunity employer. We encourage candidates from diverse cultural and ethnic backgrounds to apply.

Start date: August 4, 2022
Duration: One year position (negotiable for longer)
Expectation: ~30 hours/week, full time in Wassaic in-office/on-site
Compensation:  $1000/month
Housing (private bedroom in shared house) and studio provided on-site
Access to Wassaic Project facilities including our Wood Shop, kiln, and Print Shop (seasonal)
Participation in Wassaic Project residency programming including monthly Artist Presentations, Visiting Artists/Critics program, Open Studios, and more

For more information:

Contact information
CV (2 pages max)
2 references
If you are a creator/maker, we encourage you to please include up to 5 examples of your work.
Cover Letter: Why do you want to be the next Programming Fellow and work at the Wassaic Project? What makes you an ideal candidate? What do you hope to get out of this experience? What questions do you have for us? 300 words max.

Notifications will be sent out on or before May 2nd.

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