Conceptual Fade 

CF Gallery Internship (paid)

Conceptual Fade in Philadelphia, PA is seeking a personable and organized Gallery Assistant Intern to manage the gallery and perform various office-related administrative tasks. Cf. is 135 sq feet and a small but mighty space that offers a unique visiting andviewing experience via Tiona Nekkia McClodden's personal library and archival media that she has made accessible to the public for research purposes. The  [ Cf.] Gallery Intern (paid) will be expected to be on site at the gallery for at least 12hrs per week Starting in June 2022 – Dec 2002 with an option to continue into 2023 which will be the third year of the space before a yearlong hiatus will be imposed to reflect and advance the space further. The exhibitions for [ Cf. ] are going to get more expansive and I am prepping the space for what’s to come. [ Cf. ] does not generate any income from this space and all exhibitions are free to all who comply with our Covid Release waiver and Appt requirments.

Hours are flexible but no more than two days per week at 6 hours per day. Hours are set per exhibition and TNM’s studio work schedule. Hours are always 12pm - 6 pm except for openings whichare 5pm – 8pm. The candidate must be able to efficiently multitask while working in a chill study environment. Attention to detail, excellent communication, and self starter skills are desired in this role alongside a true love and investment for textual based media that center Black and LGBTQ art, research and scholarship across a range of forms,

Responsibilities;

·Greet incoming visitors,communicate exhibition information, and answer questions about exhibition, NFSLibrary and programming.

·Greet guests during appts for viewing via the gallery entrance. Open and lock gallery entrance daily, ensure gallery tidiness – Process and organize books and publicationt hroughout the gallery.

·Order and restock NFSLibrary - Liaise with TNM for gallery openings and preparation for on and off-site special events (readings, talks, receptions, book signings etc.)

·Assist with social media via Instagram and Twitter

·Assist with gallery openings and preparation for on and off-site special events and facilitate exhibition installations which usually take no more than one day due to the size of the space and are low impact.

Along with your resume and references, please send a brief introduction of yourself, working experience, and studio skills/portfolio. The internship is paid hourly, rate commensurated with experience and skills $10 per hour and paid weekly via Venmo/Zelle or Crypto wallet. Students and artists are welcome to apply as this is an educational based initiative. Everyone working in the studio/gallery is expected to be vaccinated if not boosted, masks are required most of the time, and regular testing can be required, depending on external conditions.

Please send inquiries to tnm@conceptualfade.com with the subject line “Gallery Intern”

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