Renaissance Press is renowned for innovative research and practice in a variety of photographic and printmaking processes. Internships are offerred year round to indivuduals of Junior year standing and above. Interns participate in the day to day functioning of the atelier and work alongside Paul Taylor, a master printmaker and former RISD faculty member with over thirty years experience as an artist, researcher, and teacher. Internships are intensive, exploratory, and rigorous. Interns acquire skill and knowledge through training and by assisting with the daily operations of the studio. Intern responsibilities may include assisting with :
- Visiting Artists
- Research and Experimentation
- Photopolymer platemaking and printing
- Platinum / palladium printing
- Photogravure plate making and printing
- Studio upkeep, repair and maintenance
Taylor is committed to the education and training of young artists. The in-depth nature of such training requires a minimum commitment of six weeks. Interns are encouraged to use the facilities for their personal work and will be provided with a reasonable amount of supplies. Internships are not paid.
Students of any discipline are invited to apply. A substantial knowledge of photography or printmaking is essential.
Please send a letter of interest to Paul Taylor. Please enter “Internship” in the subject line. If you have an online site, please include the site address.
Include in your email your experience and a selection of five images completed within the past year.