The MY HERO Gallery contains a diverse collection of media highlighting those working for social justice, human rights, community and environmental activism, as well as local and global heroes. We are looking for original and inspirational art on the theme of heroism. We are particularly interested in increasing our content about women, minorities, and social movements.
MY HERO will not publish anything that promotes hatred, violence or prejudice. As a child-friendly website, we are dedicated to cultivating peace, tolerance and diversity.
Art History Intern - curate artist and/or social movement showcases
Art History Intern - Seeking Fine Art, Curatorial Studies, Contemporary Art, Museum Studies, Art History Majors - that are interested in gallery related careers / with an understanding of social media and marketing for art and curatorial work. We seek individuals that are disciplined and self starting individuals who thrive on knowledge and expression and work well under minimal supervision. We are especially interested in expanding the diversity of our content and featured artists such as, but not limited too: our content on women, BIPOC, and LGBTQ art/artists. We are building a program for educators, students, and art lovers that reflects the positivity of humanity all over the globe.
Duties and Responsibilities of the Art History Intern:
-Assist the curation of featured artists/theme day/showcase content.
-Research, develop and gain permission to exhibit artworks from museums and/or other areas
-Create content on artists and artworks for social media
-Research and outreach on potential art features and/or MY HERO Calendar content
OTHER - Identify artist birthdates, both alive and deceased, whose work or life embody heroism, with a particular focus on diversity (i.e., women, BIPOC, etc.)
OTHER - Reference the MY HERO Calendar and identify new content from museums or social media for Theme Days/Months and gain permission to feature (if necessary).
Graphic Art Intern
Graphic Art Intern - Seeking Graphic Design, Illustration, Marketing & Communications Majors- that are interested in creating site graphics, story illustrations/visuals, and assisting in the creation of tutorials for art educational content. We seek individuals that are disciplined and self starting individuals who thrive on knowledge and expression and work well under minimal supervision. We are especially interested in expanding the diversity of our content to showcase women, BIPOC, and LGBTQ art/artists. We are building a program for educators, students, and art lovers that reflects the positivity of humanity all over the globe.
Duties and Responsibilities of Graphic Design/Social Media/Communication Intern:
-Assist in creating & developing promotional materials for contests/showcases
-Research & create marketing content and art related social media posts and maintain the Gallery’s social media presence
-Develop innovative strategies to help increase the Gallery’s exposure & traffic
-Assist with the design of the fliers, graphics, site banners, & story visuals and/or illustrations
-Assist with outreach to community organizations, including teacher communities, with the message about MY HERO Gallery’s mission.
-Support in creation of educational art tutorials based on art lesson plans
OTHER - Stories in need of art below and HERE.
Interns may also create and/or post social media graphics, edit previous graphics, identify new artists/themes to feature, and more.
How to submit artwork through the Create Program
Step 1: Go to the Create Page
Step 2: Select "ART"
Step 3: Fill out the appropriate descriptions
Step 1: Type in the hero's name, and select "Images."
Then select "Tools."
Then click "Usage Rights."
From the dropdown menu, choose "Creative Commons licenses."
You are free to use any images from that selection. Please give photo credit to the photographer.
Organizer created on 9/2/2020 12:10:11 PM by Giselle Villatoro
Last edited 1/19/2022 9:45:15 AM by Abigail Richardson