MCA Externship updates and Deadline tomorrow!
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Be a super girl or guy and explore the possibilities!
2015 Externship Site List (click for more site info):
Archer>Malmo * Large, full-service agency with lots of alumni-super cool place to work! Digital Media, Animation, Sequential Narrative, Illustration, Graphic Design, Printmaking
Autozone * Learn about marketing an international brand--located in downtown Memphis, great views!Illustration, Graphic Design
ArtsMemphis * They grant $$$s to artists for their work and programs-find out more about what they do…. All majors
BRIDGES * How do artists make a difference in the community? Find out about social justice programs that incorporate the arts (they have a recent alumna leading a program and an intern there this semester!) (within biking distance) All majors
Brooks Museum Learn about education programs that museums offer and other opportunities for professionals at museums. (within walking/biking distance) All majors
Combustion * Small firm where designers work in a close-knit environment (within walking/biking distance) Digital Media, Illustration, Graphic Design
Cyber Graphics Learn about their branding, package design, product photography, and prototyping AND their ongoing paid internship for MCA students. Illustration, Graphic Design, Sculpture, Photography
David Lusk Gallery Learn from a pro about what it takes to run a gallery and what they want in the artists they represent. (within biking distance) All Fine Arts
Dixon Gallery & Gardens Learn about education programs that museums offer and other opportunities for professionals at museums. All Fine Arts
Carol Buchman, Local artist and teacher at Grace St. Luke's Episcopal School What is it like to balance life, teaching and art? This local artist can tell you. (within walking/biking distance) All Fine Arts/Education
Jabberblabber Small publishing shop that creates a children’s magazine (within walking/biking distance) Digital Media, Animation, Sequential Narrative, Illustration, Graphic Design
Loaded for Bear * Small firm working on branding strategy, interactive, and environment design run by alumni (within walking/biking distance) Digital Media, Animation, Illustration, Graphic Design
Memphis Library/Cloud901 A new teen-focused space that offers video and audio production labs, editing and mixing stations, formal and informal learning areas, digital and analog displays, a performance area, a maker space, and collaboration zones. (within walking/biking distance) All majors
Mid-South Peace and Justice Center * Two alumni are on this staff to engage, organize, and mobilize communities to realize social justice through nonviolent action. (within walking/biking distance) All majors
Pinot’s Palette * This alumna works at helping people make art and doing social media for this business. All Fine Arts
S2N Design Firm that does web, branding and logo design. Meet two recent alumni here! Digital Media, Animation, Illustration, Graphic Design
Southern Growth Studios Innovation and strategic marketing for a variety of organizations and businesses. (within walking/biking distance) All majors
Sullivan Branding * Branding, digital marketing, web design/development, web analytics, video production and public relations. Digital Media, Animation, Illustration, Graphic Design
UrbanArt Commission * They make public art and also award grants to artists. Digital Media, Animation, Sequential Narrative, Illustration, Printmaking, Painting, Sculpture, Photography
Youngblood Studios * They make public art and serve as creative staff for St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital. All Fine Arts, Graphic Design
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Most of these sites are approved internship sites so this is a great opportunity to explore them as a potential academic internship!
Tuesday, October 13, 2015
Wednesday, October 7, 2015
The East Coast Screenprint Biennial is an art exhibition that showcases a range of screenprint-based art applications, from framed, editioned prints, to installation, sculpture, video, ephemera, and posters. This juried exhibition will showcase artists from around the country who utilize adventurous, relevant, and passionate takes on the screenprinted medium. The Screenprint Biennial is the curatorial project of Nathan Meltz, printmaker and lecturer in the Art Department of the Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute in Troy, NY.
In the fall of 2016, the second East Coast Screenprint Biennial premiers at The Arts Center of the Capital Region and The Collar Works Gallery in Troy, NY. Select works will travel to the Center for Contemporary Printmaking in Norwalk, CT, in January 2017.
Prospectus online at: http://www.artscenteronline.org/www/wp-content/uploads/2015/02/Screenprint-Biennial-Prospectus.pdf
Sunday, October 4, 2015
Wednesday, October 7
Gallery Talk: Kenneth Wayne Alexander II
Kenneth Wayne Alexander II (also known as Kenny Wayne) is an artist who specializes in surreal painting and digital collages. “My mission is to create, innovate and share how new art can be inspiring to the world.” Come be inspired as the artist discusses his current installation, Surreal Kingdoms, currently on view at the Brooks. Free.
Friday, October 2, 2015
Library Extended Midterm Hours:
Oct. 5th - 9th
Monday - Thursday: 8:00 a.m. - 10:30 p.m.
Friday: 8:00 a.m. - 5 p.m.
The library will return to it's regular hours on Saturday Oct 10th:
Monday -Thursday: 8 a.m. - 8 p.m.
Friday: 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Saturday: 11 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Sunday 11 a.m. - 7 p.m.