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PART-TIME GALLERY PREPARATOR

Position
The Woodstock Byrdcliffe Guild is seeking a Gallery Preparator to install exhibitions on a part-time basis (approx. 2-3 days/month). This is an opportunity to join a dynamic growing organization and become an integral part of the team as Byrdcliffe continues to expand. Candidates must be skilled with hanging and installing works of art, managing digital technologies such as video and other multimedia work, wall patching and painting, and art handling and packing. Candidates should be detail-oriented and self-motivated. Candidates will have the opportunity to respond creatively to challenges, problem-solve, and work independently or within a group.

Duties and responsibilities include but are not limited to
-De-installing and packing artworks safely for shipment
-Spackling, sanding, and painting walls in preparation for the next exhibition
-Hanging new shows, including wall-mounted paintings and works on paper, ceramics and sculpture on pedestals, shelves, and/or on floor, video, and other types of installation
-Mounting wall text and labels
-Adjusting lighting for each exhibition
-Occasional art transport locally and/or to New York City
-Other tasks as assigned.

Minimum Requirements
-1 year similar experience in a museum or gallery
-Ability to lift 50 pounds
-Ability to climb ladders of 8 feet or higher
-Driver’s license and own transportation.

To apply
Qualified candidates should email a cover letter and resume to derin@woodstockguild.org. No phone calls please.

The Woodstock Byrdcliffe Guild is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Byrdcliffe does not discriminate on the basis of race, creed, ethnicity, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender expression, age, veteran status, military obligations, and marital status.