Entry-level Fabricator

Custom Art Surfaces

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Custom Art Surfaces, LLC is an art fabrication shop focused on museum grade canvases, stretcher bars, panels, and other painting surfaces. Our company provides materials to a wide range of artists in the Los Angeles area, and specializes in oversize pieces, unique shapes, and custom surface preparation.

We are hiring an entry-level fabricator at our location in Downtown Los Angeles. The ideal candidate for this position is interested and invested in the LA art scene, and is looking for a creative, collaborative, and hands-on work place. We would like to hire a full-time employee, but are willing to be flexible for the right person. As an entry-level fabricator you would learn how our products are made, from stocking raw materials to wrapping finished canvases. This position is a great opportunity to learn technical skills in a variety of disciplines.


  • Hourly Rate will start at $18.00/hr

  • Generous PTO plan

  • W2 position, not 1099

  • Access to 401k program

  • Open shop hours outside of work for personal projects


Duties and Responsibilities May Include:

  • General organization and cleaning of work areas

  • Milling wood to precise specifications

  • Operation of power and pneumatic hand tools

  • Assembly of stock components

  • Cutting and prepping ahead of Carpentry

  • Stretching canvas, linen, muslin, and other painting substrates

  • Preparation of painting surfaces with gesso, grounds, and other media

  • Working with other employees on larger projects

  • Fabrication of wood stretcher bars and panels

  • Fabrication of aluminum stretcher bars

  • Deliveries to customers studios

  • The ability to lift upwards of 50lbs unassisted and to work standing for extended periods of time

  • An interest in the Los Angeles art scene

  • Valid CA drivers license and clean record

How to Apply

To apply, please email a resume and cover letter to info@cas.la with the subject line “Application for Entry-Level Fabricator Position”. Please do not call the business.


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Posted on February 22