The Studio Managers at Pyramid Atlantic are crucial to keeping the organization running like a well oiled-vandercook printing press. We have two Sunday Studio managers, and they rotate working 12pm-5pm every other Sunday. The position is unpaid, but offers a unique opportunity to engage with a dynamic, creative community and work alongside professionals in a sharing/collaborative environment. In addition, they receive a key and 24 hour access to studios and equipment (upon certification).  After six months, and shadowing another Artistic staff member, Studio manager has opportunity to propose/teach workshops at PAAC. Studio Managers report to the Artistic Director.


PAAC Artistic Staff Member Responsibilities:

  • Act as main representative for PAAC during shift – Greet guests, give tour if guests are interested. Exude pride in organization. Answer general inquiries such as open hours, studio rates, workshops, and the functions of each program studio. Entice guests to become members and/or register for workshops.

  • Security – make sure that doors are locked after shift, and that during shift, others feel a sense of safety. Studio managers should be prepared for rapidly responding to emergency situations, e.g. fire, health problems, who to call, etc.

  • Commitment to participating in PAAC’s creative community – must be in attendance in 8 of 12 staff meetings, sign up to help with 3 jobs (steering committee for print symposium, attend artist talk or exhibition, or help out at with PAAC event for festival, for example) per year, and participate on staff dialogue via basecamp and email.

  • Commitment to schedule – must be able to make most shifts. If unable to make it to shift, try to the best of ability to find replacement. Must be committed to being on time. 


Specific Duties:

  • Ensure that all studios are safe, clean and in working order at beginning and end of shift.

  • Answer PAAC phone and take any messages during shift

  • Check out and bill studio renters. Make sure that all artists working in studios are on the calendar. If they are not scheduled, provide reminder and/or tutorial.

  • Schedule any certified renters on calendar

  • Be cashier for items purchased in PAAC store

  • Responsible for setup, oversight, and break down of gallery rentals during shift


To Apply:

Send a letter of interest and resume to Gretchen Schermerhorn 


Pyramid Atlantic is grateful for the support of:


301.608.9101  |  4318 Gallatin Street, Hyattsville, MD 20781


Tuesday–Thursday 10am–9pm

Friday–Saturday 10am–6pm
Sunday 12pm–5pm

Closed Monday 

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