Water Street Studios Interns
Part of Water Street Studios is to develop creative talent on
all levels. Part of that is an internship program in which high
school and college students work with Water Street Studios in a
variety of ways such as assisting with teaching a class, gallery
hanging, business operations, and marketing. While our interns are
not paid, Water Street Studios offers a unique opportunity to work
with established professionals who come from a variety of
backgrounds and are eager to share there experiences.
If you are interested in internship at Water Street Studios, please click here.
Here are a few of the interns who are currently assisting with day to day operations.
Gallery Intern - Kim Fredricks
Kimberly Fredricks earned a fine art degree from Northern Illinois University in the spring of 2010. She specializes in hand pulled printmaking techniques and recently attended the 2011 Frogman's Print Workshop with the help of a grant from the Illinois Arts Council. She also attended Tom Huck's 2010 Woodcut Bootcamp. Kimberly lives in North Aurora and enjoys biking to Water Street Studios and to her job at The Olive Mill in Geneva. Her dream is to one day open up her own printshop to teach printmaking and support art in the community.
Gallery Intern - Aimee Schindler
Aimee Schindler graduated from North Central College in 2011 with a BA in studio art and a minor in english. Currently, she is taking digital drawing workshops online with the hopes of moving to San Francisco and becoming a concept artist. But, in the meantime, she is working as a chocolatier at Rocky Mountain Chocolate Factory and as an artist/instructor for Vino van Gogh. She enjoys spending her Friday nights streaming Netflix and working on various mosaics.
Gallery Intern - Dillon Roberts
My name is Dillon Roberts. I am a photography student at Columbia College Chicago, where I am working on obtaining my M.F.A. in photography. I am mostly a documentary photographer, but I am exploring new possibilities for my craft. I am interested in travel and seeing every nook and cranny of America. I live in Bartlett, but work in Geneva at Grams 318. I love meeting new and interesting people who live in the area. I love cooking, camping, hiking, and exploration in general.