The Landing is seeking a new gallery assistant.
The ideal candidate is well-versed in 20th century postwar Californian art, architecture and design, is knowledgeable about both established and emerging contemporary artists, has a four-year degree with a major or minor in art history, art practice, or a related field, and has experience working or interning at a gallery, a museum, or an auction house. Supreme organizational abilities are paramount.
walking visitors through the current exhibition
overseeing operations for the gallery
managing the shipping and receiving of works
managing the storage of works
sharing curatorial ideas
coordinating details for openings and dinners
managing both online and paper filing systems
managing office equipment
managing and organizing materials
managing online databases
interfacing with represented artists
interfacing with clients
bringing in ideas for new contemporary artists to consider
interfacing with independent curators
managing museum loans
creating social media posts and eblasts
This is a full-time position, most likely Tuesday-Saturday, with some nights and weekends as needed for openings, events, and fairs.
The Landing is a fine art gallery specializing in both historically significant 20th century postwar works—with an emphasis on those made in California— and works by contemporary artists. The Landing maintains a program of solo, two-person, and thematic group exhibitions at its 2800-square foot space on Jefferson Blvd. in Los Angeles, and represents a roster of both historical and living artists.