PREPARATOR

Matthew Marks Gallery is seeking a full-time preparator with prior gallery or museum experience. The position requires the ability to install and de-install artwork for exhibitions, client viewings, and art fairs, utilizing knowledge of art-handling and installation safety. The successful candidate will be able to complete both complex and basic tasks with equal diligence under the supervision of the senior director of operations and head preparator.

Responsibilities include but are not limited to:
- Maintaining the gallery’s exhibition spaces and viewing rooms
- Installing and de-installing a wide range of art, including heavy and oversize sculptures
- Packing artwork and providing shipping assistance to a team of registrars
- Assisting with exhibition and art fair planning and installation
- Procuring and managing supplies

Key Skills/Experience:
- Undergraduate degree and knowledge of modern and contemporary art
- Organized, detail-oriented, industrious, self-motivated, with good interpersonal and communication skills
- Ability to multi-task in a fast-paced environment and prioritize a range of responsibilities and requests
- Knowledge of art-handling and installation safety
- Familiarity with ArtBase preferred

Please email your résumé and cover letter jobs@matthewmarks.com. Include the job title to which you are applying in the subject line.

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