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Description: Umbrage Editions, an independent art publishing house and gallery located in Dumbo, Brooklyn, is currently seeking 1 or 2 interns to help us with graphic design.

The position involves assisting with a wide variety of activities, from design of press and promotional materials for our publishing house and traveling art exhibitions, to book and cover design and layout, and general office/file maintenance.

Some of Umbrage's current projects include: Tent Life: Haiti by Wyatt Gallery, Paul McDonough: New York Photographs 1968 - 1978, Nevada Rose: Inside the American Brothel by Marc McAndrews, Long Story Bit By Bit by Tim Hetherington (co-director of Restrepo), 1234 by Brian Finke, De Reojo by Silvia Plachy, books and traveling exhibitions by Pulitzer Prize-winner Eddie Adams, Zalmai, and NY Times photographer Tyler Hicks, texts by Gabriel Garcia Marquez and Jamaica Kincaid, and many more.

Exhibitions by Umbrage have shown at the Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington D.C.; The Center for Creative Photography, Tucson, AZ; The Fashion Institute of Technology, New York; The Dayton Art Institute, OH; The Norton Museum of Art, West Palm Beach, FL; Parc de la Villette, Paris; and the Fototeca de Cuba, Havana, and many more.

To learn more about our projects, visit our website at
Length of Internship: We ask for an availability of 2-3 days a week for 3-4 months.
Requirements: Macintosh, Photoshop and InDesign skills a must; interest in writing or editorial work is helpful (but not by any means required).

The ideal applicant will have excellent design skills; be willing to multitask in a fast-paced, deadline-oriented environment; and be interested in art, photography, book/magazine layout, human rights, publishing, current affairs, websites and/or museum work. This is a fairly non-hierarchical space so we expect that everyone will pitch in to use his or her special skills.
Location: 111 Front St. Suite 208 Brooklyn NY, 11201
Application Due Date: ASAP
Payment: Our internships are currently unpaid, however, college credit is available.
How To Apply For This Internship: Please send a cover letter and your availability, along with a resume and a few samples of your work (links are OK too) via e-mail to
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