Studio Manager

Artists Studio

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An established North Brooklyn-based artist seeks a highly organized and self-motivated Studio Manager who can handle a range of tasks, from oversight of day-to-day operations to participation in creative projects. The conceptually based artist works in a range of media, primarily video, photography, installation, and writing, with a background in performance. Recurring themes are war and militarism; gender; housing, homelessness, and the city; and systems of transportation.

The applicant must possess excellent communication skills, in both writing and in communicating with museums and galleries, and be able to meet deadlines under pressure. Attention to detail and excellent time-management skills are required. A background in photography or video or both is recommended. Two years’ experience working in an artist’s studio or comparable environment is expected.



  • Manage daily operations and correspondence

  • Oversee and collaborate with studio members on current projects and website

  • Liaise with national and international museums, galleries, video distributors, scholars and publishers, and other institutions

  • Assist with creative projects such as books, essays, commissions, and exhibitions

  • Manage and coordinate exhibition loans and oversee artwork pickup and return, often in conjunction with galleries

  • Manage storage facilities

  • Handle or oversee facilities management, including working with contractors

  • Perform, assist with, or supervise project research as needed

  • In cooperation with archivists, manage and maintain the inventory of print archives and databases

  • Keep track of exhibitions, lectures, and inventories, both online and on physical calendars and notice boards, or oversee such tasks

  • Update and maintain the artist’s calendar and studio calendar

  • Handle or oversee image and text requests

  • Coordinate and manage intern projects

  • Organize travel arrangements

  • Handle invoicing and billing, often in conjunction with galleries and distributors, and record incoming payments and book copies

  • Pay or oversee payment of artist’s and studio bills



  • Background in art and art history, and familiarity with photography and moving-image work are strongly suggested

  • Must be practiced in Mac OSX, Microsoft Office, and Adobe Creative Cloud

  • Minimum 2-3 year commitment is required

Salary commensurate with experience; $35,000-$45,000 annually.

How to Apply

To apply, send a cover letter and résumé with the names of 3 potential references to

Posted on October 27