Company: Paul Clancy
Job Title; Photography Intern and Archivist
Compensation: unpaid, none
Paul Clancy is a commercial and fine art photographer, located in downtown Providence, with over 25 years of professional experience. He is currently an artist-in-residence at AS220 and a former photo educator at Broad Street Studio. Clancy’s work historically has been with the use of traditional film photography, Polaroid, hand made lenses, and unconventional self discovered techniques in the darkroom. Evolving these techniques and tools to accommodate his work in digital photography is his current focus. His unconventional photographs, coupled with architectural fragments of buildings of Providence, has earned him a reputation as archivist whose latest installation work is more akin to photo-archaeology. His commercial work has included national and international accounts such as Audi, Polaroid, Vail-Keystone, Sylvania, Levis, Blue Cross, Nature’s Way and Rockport. His photography has been published in PDN, Graphis, Archive, and Art Scope magazines.
Intern will be responsible for assisting photographer on commercial shoots, and fine art projects, creating and maintenance of an archiving system for present and a long history of imagery, establishing a strong digital footprint for the web, post production of photo shoots in Lightroom and Photoshop. A curiosity and passion for historical film photo techniques and being part of the development of how they can translate digitally is important.
The student will come away from the internship with a strong understanding of how to run a commercial photo business, balanced with showing fine art work, with a depth of knowledge in traditional film and digital photo techniques.
Requirements / Qualifications
Must have a curious mind and passion for all facets of photography coupled with an interest in new ways of looking at things. Possess a solid foundation of basic photography skills, with special emphasis on digital photography. Must be proficient in Lightroom, Photoshop, Mac OS, and web savvy. Capable of design and implementation of an archiving system. Ownership of your own laptop and love of Providence architecture a plus. Inventive by nature, good with fabrication and working with your hands.
How to Apply
Please send an e mail with your name and all your contact info, including phone number. Attach your resume, jpgs of your work, and a statement of intent. You will be contacted as soon as possible when materials are received.
Contact: Paul Clancy
Address: 115 Empire Street
City / State / Zip: Providence ,RI 02903
Posting Date: 05/11/2009