Mackenzie Kirkpatrick

Mackenzie spent his summer interning for an art gallery in New York City.

Degree and Class Year

BA ’19


Evanston, Illinois


Art History

Can you tell us what you’re doing this summer? What are your basic duties as an intern?

This summer I have been working at The Hole Gallery in New York City as an operations intern. Some of my duties include wrapping and packing up artwork, working on installations, delivering and picking up art from around the city, and general gallery maintenance.

How has Lewis & Clark supported you in the process of finding, securing, and funding your internship?

I received the Fowler and Levin Summer Internship Award through Lewis and Clark’s Career Center. It has made living in New York a reality.

How do you see this internship leading to a career in your chosen field and aiding in your overall career development?

Through my internship, I have gained applicable skills that I can use to pursue a career in the arts. I have also made lasting professional connections with my coworkers.