Conservator Paintings & Sculptures

Recruiter
Contemporary Conservation Ltd.
Location
New York
Salary
Competitive
Posted
Sep 28, 2016
Closes
Oct 27, 2016
Role
Editorial
Employer Type
Direct Employer
Employment Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Job Board
NYCityWorks.com
Conservator Paintings & Sculptures, Contemporary Conservation (NY, NY, 9am-5pm Mon-Fri, 2 openings): Provide expert svcs speclzng in preservtn & restortn of cntmpry art w/focus on pntngs, sclptrs & instlltns made w/nontradtl/modrn matrls. Exmn & anlyz artwrks to determ condn, need for repair, method of prsrvtn; sel best method to prsrve while minmzng interfrnce w/originlty, histrcl & cltrl context & artist's authrshp. Conduct tests & rsrch, dev new consrvtn technqs. Clean treat & stablze artwrks. Assess & recrd condn of artwrks. Write condn repts &/or treatmnt repts. Advse/ovrsee clients in handlng mountng dismntlng care strge packing & unpckng of art. Reqd: Bach Art Consrvtn or foreign equiv degree w/maj or spec'lztn in pntngs & sclptrs OR contemp art/mod mat'ls; portfolio of past trtmnts inclu sample condn & consrvtn treatmt repts & images of treatmts, showing advncd exprtse in conservtn of contemp art made w/ nontrad'l/modern matls, inclu excellent hands-on treatmt, problem-solving & docmentatn skills & brdth of exprtse inclu pntng & sclptr conservtn. Must dmnstrate familrty w/theortcl discrse of contemp art consrvtn & abil to navgte theortcl cncrns invlvd in conserv artwks made w/nontradtl/modrn matls to prsrv orignlty, historical & cultrl context & artist's authrshp. Famlr w/Mac pltfrms; workng knwldge of Filemaker InDesign & Photoshop. $95000. Send res to Recruitment & Employment Office, Contemporary Conservation, Attn: Job Ref #: CON28808, P.O. Box 56625, Atlanta, GA 30343. Category: Arts & Entertainment , Keywords: Art Conservator