Freelance Preparators/Art Handlers

Tanya Bonakdar Gallery

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Tanya Bonakdar Gallery, Los Angeles is searching for highly professional Art Handlers and Preparators for upcoming installations. Candidates must have years of high-level gallery and/or museum installation experience. Hours are as-needed and will vary depending on the gallery schedule. Hourly wages are competitive and commensurate with experience.



  • Assisting our head preparators with installation and deinstallation needs in exhibitions and private viewing rooms.

  • Packing and preparing of artworks for various shipping needs.

  • General upkeep of the gallery including patching and painting walls.

  • Condition reporting of artworks.


The ideal candidates have the following:

  • Experience working in major galleries or institutions in Los Angeles.

  • Exemplary knowledge of best practices while handling, installing, and packing artworks.

  • The ability to follow complex instructions and pay close attention to all details, safety, and clean-up.

  • Have great communications skills and a positive, professional attitude.

How to Apply

Please email with your work experience and/or résumé. Please include references.

Posted on March 6