The Andres Institute of Art offers annual internship opportunities for students of all backgrounds. The intern is
vital to the park during the sculpture symposium, working directly with the board of directors and alongside a
vast number of volunteers..
Tasks of the intern include the following:
- Help prepare the institute for the annual sculpture symposium (September/October)
- Work directly with artists creating new sculptures and learn new techniques
- Work directly with the trail committee to establish new sculpture sites
- Rehabilitate sculpture sites already within the park that need assistance
- Interns participate directly in workshops hosted at the Andres Institute of Art, such as the 2010 Iron Pour
- Learn basic managerial aspects of a non-profit 501 ( c ) ( 3) organization
- Design and construct projects that enhance the parks infrastructure, such as the new trail head kiosk built
by an intern and volunteers in 2010
- Work with a local community that have hosted over 60 international artists!
The intern is hosted in the community with all meals and lodging supplied for the duration of the internship
The 2010 intern was Sean Conroy, He attained a BFA in Sculpture from the Maryland Institute College of Art
and a MA in Parks and Recreation from Eastern Kentucky University.
If you are interested in applying for an internship please contact::
Keith Trexler, President firstname.lastname@example.org
Below are photographs of the 2010 intern Sean Conroy assisting with the Symposium.
Intern Sean Conroy assisting symposium participant Susan Abraham with her sculpture
Intern Sean Conroy driving backhoe loaded with stone for artist Gopinath Subanna
Andres Institute Intern Program