Tag Archives: Visual Arts

Create your online portfolio with Wix!

A few months ago, Wix facilitated a session to learn about creating your online portfolio website. They covered how to plan a website, how to use the Wix platform, and explore professional design features. And… a one-year FREE Wix premium plan to the first 25 attendees! Below you will find the zoom recording link and password.

Middlebury College – Wix Workshop – 10/18/22
Passcode: Ukj0^4HE

If you would like Midd alumni to review your portfolio and provide feedback, please schedule an advising appointment in handshake with Alicia Gomez.

“Ask the Artists” Part 4: What is the Most Valuable Career Advice You’ve Ever Received?

In the “Ask the Artists” series, New York Foundation for the Arts asked NYFA-affiliated literary, performing, and visual artists a series of questions about the creative life. In the post, they are sharing the best career advice that the artists ever received. Click here to read the article.

Virtual How-To: Create Your Own Yes! 

Tired of Hearing No?
Create Your Own Yes!  
 
Gain insight on strategically managing career rejection.  
Learn how to pivot a no towards a positive outcome. 
 
Rejection is something that everyone experiences, especially in our careers. Join us for the final Virtual How-To of 2022! This event will help provide you with innovative strategies to break through personal and career barriers.   

We will be raffling ten copies of Angela Hutchinson’s book, “Create Your Yes!” at the end of this event. 

About our Speaker: 

Angela Marie Hutchinson is a television and film producer, author, TV commentator and former social media professor. Recognized as a media and arts trailblazer by the U.S. Congress, Los Angeles mayor and Los Angeles city council, Angela has over fifteen years of experience in the entertainment industry. She has worked for MGM, Warner Bros. Television and the GRAMMY’s. In 2005, Angela founded BReaKiNG iNTo HoLLyWooD, a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization that helps creative and business professionals pursue their careers.

Date: Wednesday, Nov 30, 2022

Workshop Hours:  2–3:30 pm ET 

Click here to register for the event!

Learn more about creating your online portfolio website – Tuesday, October 18 at 6pm!

Join Wix staff to learn more about creating your online portfolio website. We’ll cover how to plan a website, how to use the Wix platform, and explore professional design features. Have your laptop on hand to discover the basics in creating a Wix website as well as features to take your portfolio to the next level. And… a one-year FREE Wix premium plan to the first 25 attendees! Click here to register for the event!

The Museum offers a variety of paid internships during the the academic year!

Academic Year Internships at the Middlebury College Museum of Art are an exciting way to gain experience in the dynamic and multifaceted professional world of art museums.

Interns typically work 4–8 hours per week and are instrumental in facilitating the day-to-day operations of the Museum’s various programs. Internships begin in September or early October and offer competitive pay based on Middlebury’s student employment wage scale. Although most positions run September through May, requests for semester-long internships will be considered on a case-by-case basis.

Click here to learn more and to apply to this opportunity!

New York Foundation for the Arts Top Stories

Summer Curatorial Internships at the Norval Foundation – Cape Town, South Africa – Deadline date: Monday, February 14

The Norval Foundation is a privately funded art institution dedicated to the research, education, and exhibition of twentieth and twenty-first-century visual art from South Africa and beyond. 

  • The Norval Foundation and Middlebury College are partnering to offer two funded six-week internships in Summer 2022. 
  • Dates: July 4-August 12, 2022 (arrive in South Africa on July 1).
  • Spend 5 weeks in Cape Town, 1 week in Johannesburg.
  • Exposure to Curatorial, Art Education, Collections Management, Public Programming, and Marketing & Communications.
  • Seeking students with prior exposure to art history, museum work, or African culture.
  • Each internship is funded with a $5000 grant from Middlebury’s Center for Careers and Internships and The Arts Council to cover transportation, housing, and food.
  • The two Middlebury interns will be housed together in housing to be secured by the Norval Foundation and paid for by students from their $5000 grant.   
  • Apply on Handshake (key word search Norval Foundation). Deadline: Feb. 14, 2022. 
  • Once selected, students will be CCI-Funded interns and must complete an application for funding on Handshake. Contact Cheryl Whitney Lower, CCI Associate Director of Internships (clower@middlebury.edu).
  • For more information, contact Pieter Broucke, Associate Dean for the Arts (broucke@middlebury.edu), or Alicia Gomez, CCI Arts Advisor agomez@middlebury.edu), or make an appointment with Alicia on Handshake.