Employer Profile: Red Dirt Studio, Mt. Rainier, MD



Red Dirt Studio is the workshop of sculptor Margaret Boozer and the site of Red Dirt Seminar located in Mt. Rainier, Maryland.  It is a working studio that doubles as a teaching resource.  With both students and artists-in-residence on site, Red Dirt Seminar is a graduate school with no grades. It is a sculpture studio with a taste for ceramics. It is a collective work environment with shared resources. It is a critique group.  It is a business-of-art incubator.  It is an exhibition space, a project space and a site for visiting artist workshops.  At its core, Red Dirt is about what can happen with the coming-together of talented, smart and curious artists, working toward greater accomplishment in their professional practice.


Program Assistants help implement the Art with a Heart core program.  Duties include, but are not limited to: creating art samples, managing and distributing art supplies to teachers, assisting at a site, promoting the organization at special events and more.

The Graphic Design intern creates publications and promotional materials for the Art with a Heart organization and the HeARTwares store.

The Summer Job Program Assistant supports this special and intensive summer session of working with youth in East and West Baltimore to create marketable art and learn soft job skills.

Documentation Assistants visit Art with a Heart classes and programs and have the opportunity to utilize their photography and video skills in a comprehensive and socially effective way.