Part-Time Art Handler Job at David Zwirner Gallery, New York, NY

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  • David Zwirner Gallery
  • New York, NY

Job Description

At David Zwirner, we look to be an industry leader in our field, with our artists at the center of what we do. Our global exhibition program expands beyond our locations in New York, London, Los Angeles, Hong Kong, and Paris, representing seventy artists and estates. Home to innovative, singular, and pioneering exhibitions across a variety of media and genres. Active in both the primary and secondary market, David Zwirner has helped foster the careers of some of the most influential artists today.

Who will work well with us:
  • The ideal candidate is someone who is passionate and interested in the arts/larger creative arena or is eager to learn. Previous experience and a background within the art world is required.
  • We welcome all individuals entering the workforce, those moving into a new stage of their career or vocation, making a change, returning to work, those wanting to learn and grow within the industry, to apply.
About the Opportunity:

Part-Time Art Handler, NY | $30 - 35 p/h

David Zwirner seeks a Part-Time Art Handler. The ideal candidate will have a minimum of 2-3 years of experience art handling in a gallery, museum, professional artist studio, fine art trucking company, or auction house setting. Positive attitude and a strong work ethic are essential. Gallery hours are generally 10am to 6pm between Monday - Saturday.

What you'll do:
  • Provide installation support for gallery viewings and exhibitions.
  • Pack artworks for shipment and storage safely and according to fine art industry standards.
  • Unpack/pack artworks for Registration team to conduct condition checks according to the daily schedule.
  • Assist with packing and installation of artworks for regional fairs and exhibitions.
  • Perform local deliveries and off-site installations for clients.
  • Maintain art handling shop and related art storage to gallery's standards.
What we would like you to have:
  • Knowledge of safe and proper handling, packing, and storage procedures for a variety of media.
  • Working knowledge of power tools and the ability to use them safely and skillfully.
  • Detail-oriented, communicative, and extremely organized.
  • Ability to work independently and collaboratively as part of a team.
  • Ability to physically bend, kneel, push, pull, lift 30 pounds or more, and stand for long periods of time.
  • Working knowledge of Macintosh OS, as well as familiarity with art database systems.
Please submit your resume and three (3) references.

David Zwirner is an Equal Opportunity Employer. The Gallery is firmly committed to equal employment opportunities in all facets of its operations. The Gallery makes decisions concerning hiring and terms and conditions of employment without regard to any characteristic protected by applicable law.

We are an equal opportunity employer, if you need assistance in applying to a role you may reach out to recruiting@davidzwirner.com.

Job Tags

Part time, Local area, Saturday,

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