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Utopia Parkway literary journal

Utopia Parkway is open for visual art submissions! Deadline March 15

Email visual art submissions to  

We accept image jpegs of a wide range of visual art. If you’re excited about it then please submit it. Image format: RGB, 300 dpi. Time-based media, such as video and animation, may be submitted as a link to a publicly shared Google Drive or Dropbox folder. If you aren’t sure how to submit your work then please email us. You may submit multiple projects.

Limit submissions of narrative art, such as comics, to 10 pages. Video submissions should not exceed 7 minutes.

Please follow this naming protocol for all art submission attachments: 
Full Name_Project Title_image number.extension

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Kristy Caldwell_Portals_01.jpg

The subject line of your email should read: your last name, a period, and then the genre(s) of work you are submitting. Ex: Smith.VisualArt or Smith.VisualArt.Poetry

All submissions require a cover letter:
The cover letter must state your name, your genre(s) and title(s) of the work you are submitting, one or two sentences about you and your interest in visual art (and creative writing, if there’s a written component to your project), and your preferred email address. Questions welcome.

Queens College social media intern

QC is looking for a paid social media intern to assist with creating original digital content for the college’s official social media channels (Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and TikTok). If you’re studying communications, English, media, journalism, marketing, or a related field; have strong writing skills; and a good sense of what makes social media buzz, we want you to join our team of professionals!

Email to learn more about the position and how to apply.

Spring Internships at Printed Matter

Printed Matter seeks curious and enthusiastic applicants to its Spring Internship Program! Founded in 1976, Printed Matter is a leading non-profit organization dedicated to the dissemination, understanding and appreciation of artists’ books and related publications. The Printed Matter internship program offers the opportunity to gain familiarity with the vibrant field of artists’ publications as well as develop hands-on experience in a dynamic and vital non-profit arts organization.

Job Summary:
Interns assist with the daily and ongoing operations of Printed Matter, including programming activities, in-store events, and all aspects of maintaining a busy bookshop. This includes assistance with processing review submissions, supporting social media, exhibition preparation and installation, shelving books and organizing stock, and other tasks. There are also opportunities for writing, research, administrative assistance, and other longer-term projects.

Interns should demonstrate a passion for artists’ books, arts publishing, and contemporary art, as well as Printed Matter’s mission. Proficiency in Adobe Creative Suite or inventory management software is a plus.

Interns are expected to commit 2 days a week (Mon-Fri) to the internship. Internships are unpaid; however, a daily stipend of $100/day, paid biweekly, will be provided. School credit can also be arranged. Please note this is an in-person position.

To Apply:
To apply, please send a resume and cover letter detailing your experience and interest to by February 12, 2023. Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis and those received first will be prioritized.

Design 370 Special Topics, Spring 2023

Sustainable By Design

Course Name: DESN 370-VT: Special Topics in Design – Sustainable by Design
Class Number: 34964
Day & Time: Thursdays 2:00 PM – 5:50 PM
Classroom: Klapper 403
Instructor: George Switzer

This course provides an introduction to the core concepts underpinning sustainability and their intersections with design.  Students will gain an understanding of the Corporate Environmental, Social & Governance (ESG) landscape that has emerged as a driving force in the adoption of sustainability goals and the important role design will play in manifesting the transition to a more sustainable world.  Ultimately, these concepts will be applied to student-defined projects as an extension of their studies in the areas of Data Visualization & Narrative, Product Design, and Marketing & Branding.

Character Animation

Course Name: DESN 370-VT: Special Topics in Design – Character Animation
Class Number: 34314
Day & Time: Mondays 8:10 AM – 12:00 PM
Classroom: IB 203
Instructor: Elliot Cowan

Looking to improve your character animation skills and learn traditional “acting with a pencil”? In this class you’ll take the animation principles you learned in your Intro To Digital Animation class and push them further to start delivering animated performances. Using Adobe Animate, you’ll create characters that think and emote and make the audience believe they exist. This class is perfect for anyone who wants to expand their animation skills, might want to pursue a career in the animation industry or simply wants to express themselves through the powerful medium of animation.

Risograph Printing

Course Name: DESN 370-VT: Special Topics in Design – Risograph Printing
Class Number: 34316
Day & Time: Fridays 10:00 AM – 1:50 PM
Classroom: Klapper 107
Instructor: Cecilia Ruiz Lopez

In this course, students will learn about the colorful and vibrant world of Risograph printing and how it compares to other printing methods used in the Graphic Design industry. Students will become familiar with the technical aspects and unique abilities of Riso printing as they print their various projects such as posters, zines, cards, promotional flyers, and more.  

Diverse Streets Initiative is looking for an intern


The Diverse Streets Initiative is an informal grassroots organization that utilizes streets as temporary public solidarity spaces. With multiple mediums, including the arts and community organizing, we use streets to bridge different communities together on topics that impact all BIPOC, LGBTQIA+ and immigrant folks. From October to March, we will be focusing on culminating our “Resilience Series”.


  1. Assist the director and co-director (founder and co-founder) with social media development and content
  2. Assist the director and co-director with community outreach, including stakeholders (restaurants, small business owners, public institutions, community organizations etc.)
  3. Assist the director and co-director with designing and distributing a zine centered on public safety and health in the public realm
  4. Assist the director and co-director with poster event design


●  Enrolled in a Bachelor’s program

●  Interest in multiple of the following: Art or Visual Arts, Graphic Design, Urban Planning, Urban Design, Urban History etc.

●  Proficiency in social media platforms such as a facebook and instagram

●  Can work in a fast paced environment

●  Availability to work 10 hours a week between October – March

●  Active and good listener

●  Creative designer

●  Can conduct community outreach


●  Familiar with the following software: Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator and InDesign;

●  Familiar with unfold, square grid, and other social media programs

●  Ability to multitask

●  Bilingual proficiency

●  Experience with community organizations

●  Experience with graphic design

●  Familiar with the Public Realm

●  Advocate of social justice and the arts


  •  Provide a cover letter
  •  Provide your resume
  • Provide 3-5 work samples
  •  Provide 2 references To with the subject line “WINTER 2022/3 INTERN” Interns will earn $18/h. Salary is non-negotiable, supported by Woodside on the Move and is grant funded by CACF.

Design for America (DFA) 2022 Summer Design Accelerator 

DFA is partnering with Unilever and their brand MELĒ, a science-based skincare product line designed specifically for melanin-rich skin. This 2022 summer opportunity focuses on democratizing the science of skincare and building a trusted community around health and wellness. You can learn more about this opportunity in the invitation deck here.

This opportunity is open to all, Free of charge. No application is needed, just a mix of commitment, interest in growing design thinking capabilities with an amazing cohort of multidisciplinary collaborators, and a curious, daring, open mind! Those interested should submit the invitation form here by June 6.

Please enter “Tech Incubator at Queens College” when asked about: School, DFA Studio, Organization or Affiliation.

For non-students, please enter N/A for graduation year.

To sign up:

We are looking to launch a DFA studio at Queens College in the Fall. Your participation in the summer program is highly encouraged. 

AIGA NY – Virtual Job Fair – 2/25/22

Meet creative companies helping you take your first steps in the design industry.

Are you a design student or new graduate? Join us for AIGA NY’s 6th annual mini job fair, now virtual!

Meet reps from New York’s top creative companies and studios. Find out what a typical day is like for their designers and hear what creative directors are looking for in new designers like you.

Get tickets here

If ticket cost is a barrier, please contact


NYPIRG, the student advocacy group on campus at QC, is hosting Sustain & Give Thanks , a Thanksgiving themed sustainable agriculture event. In this event we will go over some food system issues in New York State, and share ways to shop sustainably and reduce food waste during the holiday season. We will also have an Autumn themed Bingo-Scavenger Hunt during the event! Lastly, we will show in real time how to reuse your food scraps to make a yummy Thanksgiving meal. Sustain & Give Thanks will take place a t 4:00pm on Thursday, Nov. 18th over Zoom .

Sign up here: