Artists Looking For Apprentices
The United Scenic Artists, Local 829, IATSE, will conduct recruitment through December 15 for five scenic artist apprentices.Applications can be obtained at the union’s New York City location, 29 West 38 Street, 15 th Floor, Monday through Friday, from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Applications can also be found online at www.usa829.org .
Completed applications must be postmarked by December 15, and returned by certified or registered mail only, to United Scenic Artists, Local 829, Scenic Artists Apprenticeship Administrator, 15 Maturan Avenue, Lincoln Park, NJ 07035.
The committee requires that applicants be at least 18 years of age; have a high school or GED diploma; have reliable transportation to job sites and training locations; present a portfolio of their artwork when interviewed; take a scenic artist aptitude test; and be physically able to do the work which includes lifting paint, working from scaffolds and ladders, and working outdoors in various weather and temperatures.