Contractor Art Handler Gig

Bari Ziperstein Studio / BZIPPY

Bari Ziperstein Studio / BZIPPY

Who we are:

Founded in 2008 by artist Bari Ziperstein, BZIPPY is known for its experimentation and innovation with ceramic furniture, planters, and home accessories. Working tirelessly to develop engineering methods that challenge conventional notions of slab construction, BZIPPY devises creative solutions to both formal designs and technical concerns. The studio also facilitates the production of collectible design and fine-art work.

The setting for this position is within a 4,500 sq ft artist studio in northeast LA that houses the creation, fabrication, and sale of ceramic sculpture. With seven full-time employees, the studio is a business first and an artist studio second.

In mid-September, the studio is moving to a 9,000 sq ft studio in Sun Valley / Burbank area with a brand new facility. In preparation for the studio move, we’re looking for an art handler/preparator to assist the shipping & receiving department wrap several ceramic fine-art works. This is a temporary, 1-2 week contractor gig.

Responsibilities
  • wrapping fragile ceramic fine-art sculptures

  • packing wrapped sculptures in boxes for storage

  • indexing wrapped sculptures for database

  • assisting s&r associate with wrapping and packing tasks

  • following lead of s&r associate

Requirements
  • open availability through mid-September

  • prior art handling / preparator experience required

  • previous professional studio / gallery / museum experience preferred

  • ability to sit and stand for long periods of time, utilize hands and arms in a variety of positions with a wide range of grip strength and manual dexterity, and lift and carry up to 30 pounds.

  • Ability to communicate with others and face potential conflict with empathy and understanding.

  • Ability to embody mistakes without blaming others.

  • Ability to embrace and provide feedback.

How to Apply

please contact via email with resume and availability

Contact
Posted on August 31