Opportunities


World Maker Faire 2012

http://makerfaire.com/newyork/2012/
This annual makers fair in Queens NY is very interesting, unique event. Some of it is wacky but it has lots of new interesting technologies and ways of making things. Both high tech and low tech, amazing materials and techniques like affordable 3d printers, rapid prototyping, arduino, paint that triggers things, etc etc. There are amazing speakers (see below,) big tech companies and inventors, all focused on affordable and creative ways to create and use new technologies.

World Maker Faire 2012 - Speaker Highlights

In just four short weeks, the 3rd annual World Maker Faire begins!  This is an amazing showcase of creativity and cool technology that celebrates the DIY mind-set.  It’s stimulating, inspiring, and fun for all ages.  You just have to be see it for yourself.

We are excited to share a just a small sampling of the incredible line up of speakers we will have at the Faire!  Some of the most amazing thinkers and drivers of science, technology, art and more, will be sharing and asking the questions and that count.

World Maker Faire 2012

Saturday, September 29th 10AM - 7PM

Sunday, September 30th 10AM - 6PM

New York Hall of Science, Queens, NY

Early Bird tickets are on sell until midnight (PDT),  August 31st!  Get your tickets for World Maker Faire here.

Monday, September 24th

Considering a career in the art world? Interested in a career at an art auction house, gallery or museum? Come find out more at this event!

Please join us on Monday, September 24th from 11:30-12:30 in AIMM 214 for an info session with Hilary Smith, Christie’s Education Academic and Admissions Coordinator.

Come hear about all that Christie’s Education has to offer for students interested in a career in today’s fast paced art world, including programs in London, Hong Kong, and New York City.

When: Monday, September 24th, 11:30-12:30
Where: AIMM 214
Who: Hilary Smith, Academic and Admissions Coordinator for Christie’s Education
What: Learn more about Christie’s Education Program

www.christies.edu

Jobs

Part-Time High School - Digital Media/Arts
We are looking for someone on a part-time basis to work with our high school students teaching Digital Media/Arts whereby students will produce multimedia based projects. The ideal candidate will have knowledge of using the following Adobe Creative Suite products: Flash, Photoshop, Dreamweaver, etc…  Teaching experience and certifications are a plus.  

Please send your resume including salary history to:  Jennifer Tedeschi, The Calais School, 45 Highland Avenue, Whippany, NJ 07981, call 973-884-2030 x251 or email jennifer.tedeschi@thecalaisschool.org.  Qualified minorities and/or women are encouraged to apply.  The Calais School is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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Student design workers needed in College Relations
There are positions open in College Relations for student designers this summer and fall. The summer job is #50610. Please go to the career services site and apply there. You can work as little as one day a week or M – Thur. Hours are flexible.

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Job Opportunity | West Windsor Arts Council
952 Alexander Road, West Windsor, NJ 08550 
www.westwindsorarts.org | Contact: artsworkshops2010@gmail.com

The West Windsor Arts Council seeks an enthusiastic Arts Education Associate to administer, lead and organize a variety of activities at our Arts Center and other community locations. This is a part-time position with most work hours taking place on evenings and weekends. Number of hours varies week to week with about 10 hours average over the course of the year.

Skills: Experience and/or degree in arts education, teaching, or arts administration is required. The candidate should have great interpersonal and communication skills, love working with children, and have a willingness to learn and grow. Knowledge of Microsoft Office, iMovie, and Photoshop are highly desirable.

Duties: The Arts Education Associate will organize and administer the annual Autumn Arts Afternoon (AAA) event, scheduled to take place on Oct. 6, 2012 at Nassau Park Pavilion. Additionally, the successful candidate will organize and staff activities at the West Windsor Farmers Market, and for other events around the community. (S)he will manage staffing and activities for children’s birthday parties and open studio events. The successful candidate will also serve as an assistant coordinator for camps. At times, additional opportunities in the office or in helping with other arts center activities may arise. As a new community arts center, there are opportunities for growth for the right candidate.

Pay scale from $12-15/hour depending on experience and skills. Submit cover letter and resume no later than August 10, 2012 to Corinna Bisgaier, Program Director, West Windsor Arts Council, 952 Alexander Rd., West Windsor, NJ 08550. To submit an application via email, send to Corinna at ArtsWorkshops2010@gmail.com . No phone calls, please.

About the West Windsor Arts Council:

The West Windsor Arts Council’s mission is to provide professional quality community arts programming in order to support, educate, inspire, and promote the arts and art appreciation. Founded in 2002, the arts council opened the doors of the new West Windsor Arts Center as of September 25, 2010 in the historic Princeton Junction Firehouse at 952 Alexander Road, West Windsor, NJ 08550.

For information on the West Windsor Arts Council and West Windsor Arts Center, please visit www.westwindsorarts.org . Office and gallery hour

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Looking for Artist

I am seeking an artist who could render my Family Coat of Arms into a 3D wall hanging Art Piece, in fiberglass. Please see attached jpeg.
If you are interested in helping me with this project, please contact me at 908-500-0505 or tonycarusoiii@gmail.com.

Kind Regards,  Tony Caruso

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Trenton Makes, the Trenton/New York City juried exhibition


Trenton City Museum
Ellarslie Mansion in Cadwalader Park

Trenton, New Jersey

June 23, 2012 - September 1, 2012
Opening Reception - Saturday, June 23, 7-9 pm
Members Only Preview hour - 6-7 pm
More information is available on the Ellarslie website at http://www.ellarslie.org/


The Trenton Museum Society and the Trenton Artists Workshop Association (TAWA) proudly present Trenton Makes, the Trenton/New York City juried exhibition , on view at the Trenton City Museum from June 23 to September 1 and at the Prince Street Gallery in New York City from July 31 through August 18.


The Trenton exhibition features scores of artists from Central New Jersey and Bucks County and includes works by Mel Leipzig, Jon Naar, Aubrey J. Kauffman, Linda Osborne, Leon Rainbow, and others.

Trenton Makes reflects TAWA’s interest in creating exciting opportunities to bring regional artists together to create, excel, strengthen the arts community, and find new venues for expression.


The simultaneous two-city show is a first for the 33-year-old organization. TAWA has played an important role in the cultural life of New Jersey’s capital city. While known for exhibitions at the Trenton City Museum, New Jersey State Museum, and Artworks, TAWA has also produced the ground-breaking Eyes on Trenton festival, created an artists exchange with the Soviet Union, and launched other city arts initiatives and programs.


New York City based art critic and artist Gerard Haggerty juried the show. Haggerty, the author of hundreds of reviews, articles and monographs for ARTnews and other venues, is also the recipient of grants from the National Endowment for the Arts, National Endowment for the Humanities, and the Ford Foundation.


TRENTON MAKES IMAGE - JON NAAR AND HIS PHOTOGRAPHS OF ALBERS AND WARHOL
by Mel Leipzig (acrylic on canvas)


TRENTON MAKES IMAGE - KASSO
by Jon Naar (photograph)


Trenton City Museum at Ellarslie Mansion

Tuesday - Saturday 11:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.

Sunday 1:00 - 4:00 p.m.

Closed Mondays and Municipal Holidays

Visit www.ellarslie.org for more information and directions


Ellarslie Mansion is owned and maintained by the City of Trenton and is located in Cadwalader Park. The Trenton Artists Workshop Association, was founded in 1979 to promote the arts in the greater Trenton area. This program is made possible in part by the Mercer County Cultural and Heritage Commission through funding from the Mercer County Board of Chosen Freeholders, and the New Jersey State Council on the Arts/Department of State, a partner agency of the National Endowment of the Arts. All programs and additional support are provided by the Trenton Museum Society, 609-989-1191, tms@ellarslie.org

                

Internships

posted 8/1/12

  • Revolution Digital, a digital marketing agency in Morristown, is looking for a summer intern. The intern would work 4 days a week (M-R) with us in a the capacity of a junior designer, working primarily in Photoshop helping our art directors and creative directors. Opportunities for learning would include:

* digital asset prep
* visual QA
* making edits to layouts
* photo research
* participation in brainstorming
* opportunity to contribute designs
The ideal intern would be a student or recent grad with a desire to learn about digital marketing, having taken courses that specialize in web design. At Rev-D, we create websites and microsites, banner ads, manage social media, digital promotions, maintain and develop engagement activities for brand facebook and twitter pages. Our brands include NUK/Gerber, Renuzit, Soft Scrub, Dial, and over the counter pharma products for Pfizer, such as Chapstick, Centrum and Preparation H.
If interested, please email Julie Bernardini at jbernardini@rev-d.com. Check us out at www.revolutiondigital.com