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Art Boss, ATX

Artist Marketing Internship



Thank you to all of you that applied!  We had over 200 applications for the position and had a tough decision to make.  Please do keep creating and check back in June for the Fall Interns!

Job Summary:

Intern will work on their own body of work while shadowing Contemporary Artist Julie Ahmad, and assist with Marketing initiatives. Internship will culminate in a final group show at the West Austin Studio Tour in May 2019 under the Art Boss, atx group.  Similar to the group shows done with a collective of professional artist last year during the tour Femme-Easta.

Initiatives and Programs include Art Shows, Portfolio Development, Content Creation, Photo-shoots, Photo Editing, Social Media Presence, Monthly Newsletter, Sales Campaigns and Expanding retail presence in Austin and beyond.

This internship is designed to be both educational and practical. Individuals must have a strong work ethic and willingness to learn. This internship is an excellent opportunity to understand sales, artist branding, and marketing development while supporting a small business and working hands on with a professional artist.


  • Guidance and support of your professional development

  • Your art will be shown alongside Julie Ahmad Contemporary Art

  • Art critiques

  • Budget and sourcing support for your art

  • Visual merchandising support for your art

  • Build your portfolio, CV sheet

  • Featured artist on Julie Ahmad’s social media & blog


Your Responsibilities:

  • Develop body of work for West Austin Studio Tour to showcase in May 2019

  • Assist the Marketing Assistant

  • Assist in creating and implementing social media content

  • Take photos and videos

  • Assist with the details that go into executing a successful art show

  • Run errands and perform various tasks.

  • Other duties as assigned.



  • Strong portfolio

  • Creativity, Tech-Savvy and a can-do attitude.

  • Self-starter with strong attention to detail, problem-solving skills, and demonstrated ability to be flexible in work assignments.

  • Excellent interpersonal communication skills, collaborative work style.

  • Proficiency in use of Social Media.

  • Some college required, fine art background preferred.

  • Prior interning experience is not required.

  • Candidate’s individual skill set and interests will be considered and leveraged.

  • 10-15 hours of availability per week


Please email portfolio along with resume, cover letter and web address, if applicable, to This is an unpaid position. College credit may be available depending on the requirements of your college or university.

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