Printmaking & Book Arts Studio Work Study Assistant

Date: 08/22/2011 Office/Department: Art - Print & Bookmaking
Starting Wage: Minimum Supervisor: Nicole Piettrantoni
Openings: No Department Head:

Printmaking & Book Arts Studio Work Study Assistant

Fall 2012

Job Description

The work study assistant in the Printmaking & Book Arts Studio will:

  • assist in the organization and maintenance of the Prinrtmaking & Book Art Studio
  • research current printmaking and book arts practices and techniques to help create a non-toxic and environmentally conscious Printmaking & Book Arts Studio
  • clean and sort materials, tools, and letterpress type
  • prepare materials for class demontrations

assist in the printing of editions and special projects with Professor Pietrantoni

Skills & Requirements

  • prior studio art experience in both printmaking and book arts is required (at least one beginning course in each)
  • student should possess good organizational skills and be self-directed
  • commit to 6-8 hours per week of work in the studios

Wage

$10.00 per hour.  Priority will be given to those eligible for Washington State and Federal Work Study.

Application Process

Contact Professor Nicole Pietrantoni at pietran@whitman.edu with an introductory email stating your qualifications and experience.  Please note if you have work study.  Interviews will be scheduled during the second week of classes. 

 

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