Part time or Freelance Art Handlers

Chromatic FAS

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Chromatic Fine Art Services is looking for part time or freelance art handlers with truck driving experience.

Competitive hourly rate based on experience. Opportunity to grow into a full-time position.

*If you have no truck driving experience, we would also like to hear from you but please state all of your other qualifications.


All applicants must have a MINIMUM of 5 years experience in the art handling industry (art handling companies, museums, galleries, or artist studios) AND be an experienced NYC driver comfortable driving commercial vehicles of various sizes (minimum a high roof cargo van) with a clean and valid standard class D license (no CDL needed).



  • Trucking experience with knowledge of NYC truck routes and height clearances. Ability to safely secure and transport a truckload. (If you have no truck driving experience, please state so on your application)

  • Familiar with packing artwork in multiple ways, such as shadowboxes, travel-frames, crate pack outs, and cardboard slip casing.

  • Can complete detailed paperwork.

  • Ability to multi-task.

  • Work hours are generally 8am-5pm, but comfortable with occasional early morning and late-night work for the breakdown and transfer of sales from a major auction house. Artworks vary greatly from Asian antiques, Old Master paintings to contemporary art.

  • Be able to work with a large crew. We have a highly skilled crew consisting of mostly young artists.

  • Knowledge of art is preferred.

How to Apply

If you meet all of the above requirements, please email us at with a cover letter, descriptions of your prior experiences related to this job and a work resume. On your application, please state the largest truck size you feel comfortable driving, as well as availability.

Posted on July 26