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WSW's interns work side-by-side in the studios with practicing artists.

WSW’s interns working with Clarissa Sligh on her artist’s book , Wrongly Bodied Two.


Since 1983, Women’s Studio Workshop’s Internship Program has been providing young artists with the opportunity to learn first-hand how women can manage productive, successful careers as professional artists.

WSW interns learn techniques for developing their work, build various computer and studio-based skills, and are introduced to methods of gaining funding and exhibition opportunities. Interns also learn about the management of a renowned arts organization.

Interns work full-time during their term. They are encouraged to work on their own art and are provided access to all WSW studios in their non-working hours. WSW provides a private room in our onsite housing and a stipend of $250/month.


Studio Internships: Tasks include working with WSW staff and visiting artists in the papermaking, printmaking, book arts, photography and ceramics studios along with some arts administration. Learn more >

Arts Administration Internship: This internship is for people considering a career in arts administration. You will work alongside WSW’s administrative staff attending to the myriad of details that keep an arts organization functioning smoothly. Learn more >

Summer Internship: Summer interns cook during WSW’s Summer Art Institute (SAI) and assist in WSW’s ArtFarm. Learn more >

Ceramics Internship: This internship is designed specifically for young artists interested in functional ceramics. The Ceramics Intern works closely with WSW’s Ceramic Program Coordinator preparing for our Annual Chili Bowl Fundraiser. Learn more >


  • Animal nature

    By deliberately lending human voices to animals, the artist tugs at the veil of denial that education and rational thought encourages us to construct.

    Sarah Stengle, 2004. Buy it now.