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Summary: Hands-on position requiring the packing/unpacking and storing of works of any size, configuration and weight. Must be comfortable installing a range of artwork. Capable of planning and implementing solutions to various logistical issues as they arise in the storage and transportation of art works. This is a part time position that requires a minimum of two days per week (Tuesdays and Wednesdays) plus extra hours as required for operational needs.


Essential Functions:



  • Installs and uninstalls exhibitions

  • Properly hangs artwork
    • Must be comfortable handling high value works of art and using ladder and basic power tools


  • Receives and prepares outgoing shipments

    • Unpack/unwrap incoming shipments as well as wrap, pack and label artwork for storage

    • Wrap and crate artworks for outgoing shipments



  • Accurately reports condition of artwork

  • Demonstrates an appropriate degree of physical strength

  • Demonstrates care and accuracy while performing job duties

  • Performs all other job related duties as required


 


Qualifications:



  • High school diploma or equivalent strong preferred;

  • Basic knowledge of fine art and mediums

  • 2+ years of related art handling experience

  • Working knowledge of gallery lighting

  • Basic mathematics skills, including measurements

  • Basic computer skills: Word, Excel & Outlook

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills

  • Completes tasks with accuracy and attention to detail

  • Highly organized and able to complete tasks independently and in a timely manner

  • Maintain high level of professionalism


Company Description

For over 40 years, Martin Lawrence Galleries, division of Chalk & Vermilion Fine Arts, Inc., has set the standard of excellence in the world of fine art. Our distinctive galleries nationwide boast a matchless collection of art from modern masters, including Picasso, Warhol and Chagall, to today's most popular and talented artists.


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