Entry Level Studio Assistant

Kevin Beasley Studio LLC

Kevin Beasley Studio LLC

Long Island City based artist is seeking a highly motivated New York-based individual to work 5 days per week as a studio assistant.

The candidate will work with the artist and studio manager on a wide variety of projects, and should have experience to attend to all aspects of the artist’s studio activities. 

Responsibilities
  • Ability to support the artist in areas of production, especially with artwork fabrication.

  • Ability to support with sourcing, research, filing, data entry and archiving.

Requirements
  • Excellent hand and production skills, extremely organized and detail-oriented with a high level of accuracy.

  • Experience in sculptural processes and fabrication is necessary, including casting, mold making, welding, wood and metal working.

  • Comfort and willingness to work with resin (polyurethane and epoxy), silicone, wax, wood, metal and other sculptural materials.

  • The candidate should be self-motivated, capable of working independently and proactively to solve problems at hand. 

  • Good communication skills, writing proficiency and attention to detail.

  • Must be able to lift heavy boxes and objects (50lbs plus).

  • An interest in contemporary art, art production and a familiarity with various studio practices are advantageous.     

  • An interest in sound, video and multimedia highly preferred as this is central to the artist’s practice.

  • Knowledge of PC and Mac platforms, Microsoft Office, and Adobe Suite necessary.

The candidate should have a familiarity with the artist Kevin Beasley’s work and have an extensive knowledge of black contemporary art and related issues. 

This position is paid hourly, and salary is commensurate with experience. Start date as early as November 29th.

How to Apply

Please email your cover letter and resume to info@kevinbeasley.net

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Posted on November 1