Fine Art Printer

Lower East Side Printshop

The Printer collaborates with emerging and mid-career artists on several Printshop-published projects per year, and many contracted projects daily. The Printer works with the artists by providing artistic advice, ideas, and guidance, researching and acquiring materials, and by fully executing/producing the projects and archiving the artwork. The projects, while often the first printmaking experiences for the artists, are of high artistic merit and professional quality. Some of the most recent artists the Lower East Side Printshop has worked with include Derrick Adams, Dread Scott, Hank Willis Thomas, Jeffrey Gibson, Arturo Herrera, LaToya Ruby Frazier, Saya Woolfalk, and others.

The Printer oversees other studio activities, such as managing studio equipment and supplies, and training and supervising studio interns and volunteers. They also participate in all other Printshop activities, such as exhibitions, fairs, shared studio residencies, tours and workshops, etc. The Printer reports directly to Executive Director and works closely with other staff. They interact with class instructors, resident artists, the Board of Directors, and the outside community such as curators, dealers, collectors, and the general public.

Hours: Full time, 40 hours per week

Starting salary: commensurate with experience + benefits

Start date: immediate

Responsibilities
  • Collaboration with emerging and mid-career artists on several Printshop-published projects per year;

  • Working with artists by providing artistic advice, and executing production of artwork;

  • Overseeing studio activities - managing studio equipment, and supplies, and training and supervising studio interns and volunteers.

  • Participation in exhibitions, fairs, studio residencies, tours, and workshops, etc.

Requirements
  • Experienced and proficient in digital, screenprinting, intaglio, and combined techniques;

  • Experience in independent collaborations with individual artists;

  • Well organized, independent, good at multi-tasking, team player;

  • Understanding of - and sensitive to - artists’ needs, as well as patient and flexible;

  • Helpful computer skills: Microsoft Word, Microsoft Excel, File Maker Pro, Internet research.

How to Apply

Send cover letter and work resume to:

dusica@printshop.org

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Posted on May 31