Studio Assistant Position Available May 09 2016, 0 Comments

Norton's Cove Studio is looking for a student to employ this summer.

If you are interested in visual arts and would like to spend your summer at Norton's Cove as my Studio Assistant, please stop in with your resume!   

The details:

The Studio Assistant will help with daily studio activities as follows:

  • assisting with printing intaglio & relief prints
  • packaging & framing artwork
  • customer service
  • marketing
  • special events coordination: sales, anniversary party, canada day activites, book readings, open studio, etc.
  • art classes & workshops with Janet Davis and/or visiting artists
  • regular studio maintenance
  • tours of the historic structure {c.1890 general store: J. Kean Shop}

The Studio Assistant will be directly supervised and mentored by me, Janet Davis, the in-house visual artist.  We will work side-by-side on a daily basis.

Students with an interest in an arts related program such as Textile Studies, Graphic Arts, Fine Art, Art Education, Arts Administration, etc., will be preferred.

Start date: Saturday, July 2nd, 2016

Benefits to the Studio Assistant:

  • $12/hour + 4% Vacation Pay (35 hours/week for 7 weeks)
  • Free art classes and workshops led by Janet or visiting artists as available
  • Bonuses provided for extraordinary work performance
  • Employee discount on all retail purchases during the period of employment

This position is partially funded by the Canada Summer Jobs initiative of the federal government.  To qualify, you must be between the ages of 15-30, and be planning to return to school as a student in the fall of 2016.