Gallery Preparator

Make Room

Make Room is a rapidly-growing gallery in Hollywood with international outreach. This position requires great attention to detail, strong organizational skills, diplomacy, and excellent communication skills. This person will also be a self-starter and able to act independently and collaboratively as projects require. We value long-term commitment and loyalty, and in turn, provide avenues for career advancement tailored to the employee.

This position would be 1-2 days per week on average. and can be more during high season

Responsibilities
  • Preparing and installing exhibitions including installing and arranging artwork, lighting, and displays

  • Packaging and shipping artwork to and from exhibitions

  • Maintaining and preserving the gallery’s art collection including cleaning, repairing, and storing artworks

  • Collaborating with the gallery director and curatorial team to ensure exhibitions are installed to the highest standards

  • Operating and maintaining gallery equipment such as tools, ladders, and power tools

  • Assisting with the coordination and promotion of gallery events and exhibitions

Requirements

2-3 years of experience as a gallery preparator or related field

Strong knowledge of exhibition installation and de-installation techniques

Experience working with a variety of mediums including painting, sculpture, and installation art

  • Strong organizational and time management skills

  • Strong attention to detail

  • Familiarity with Microsoft Office and basic computer skills

  • Must be able to lift and move heavy artwork and equipment

  • Must be available to work flexible hours including evenings and weekends

  • Valid driver license + experience driving cargo van and/or small box truck

  • Carpentry skills are a plus

How to Apply

Please send a cover letter and your resume in PDF form to info@makeroom.la

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Posted on January 18