Oliver Brothers LLC

117 Elliott Street
Beverly, MA 01915
www.oliverbrothersonline.com
HR@OliverBrothersOnline.com

Date Posted:
February 12, 2019

Region:
Eastern Massachusetts

Category:
Other

Type:
Full-Time

Art Conservation Assistant

Description:

Our company is seeking an individual to assist with several aspects of our fine art conservation studio. This position will involve assisting the Lead Conservators with various aspects of painting, picture frame and object restoration, as well other duties related to the operation of our business. You will also be assisting our Lead Custom Framer with all aspects of custom framing. Prior art conservation and or picture framing experience is desirable but not mandatory. We are willing to train the right person.


This is a full-time position located in Beverly, MA.


ABOUT OUR COMPANY:

Oliver Brothers is the oldest fine art conservation company in the United States. We have been serving our clients art conservation needs for over 160 years. We perform museum quality conservation and restoration of paintings, works on paper, picture frames, sculpture and antique objects.


POSITION RESPONSIBILITIES


  •  Assist the Lead Conservators with various aspects of fine art conservation projects
  • Assist the Lead Custom Framer with all aspects of picture framing
  • Assist with maintaining the neatness, organization, and cleanliness of the conservation studio on an on-going basis
  • Assist with handling, wrapping, and storage of artwork
  • Pickup and drop off artwork as necessary
  • Assist with artwork de-installation and installation at customer locations
  • Assist with maintenance of studio supplies, tools and equipment
  • Assist with organization and neatness of art storage areas

Qualifications:

REQUIRED SKILLS


  • Have achieved a minimum educational level of a Bachelors degree, preferably within a visual arts discipline
  • Have a definite passion for the Visual Arts
  • Have a good working knowledge of basic art making techniques, such as drawing, painting, printmaking and sculpture
  • Candidates should be very good at working with their hands and have excellent two and three-dimensional artistic skills.
  • Have good interpersonal skills and able to work as part of a team
  • Must possess a valid driver’s license and be willing pickup and drop off artwork as necessary
  • Be able to lift a minimum of 50 lbs

PREFERRED SKILLS


  • The ability to identify the style and media of artwork
  • A basic working knowledge of Art History
  • Gilding and toning of picture frames
  • Woodworking skills
  • Digital photography skills
  • Prior picture framing experience
How To Apply:
Please email a cover letter, resume and 10 digital images of your artwork and or art conservation projects to hr@OliverBrothersOnline.com and put the phrase, "Art Conservation Assistant", in the subject field. No phone calls please.
Apply by:
March 11, 2019
Salary:
Compensation is commensurate with experience
About this Organization:
Oliver Brothers is the oldest fine art conservation company in the United States. We have been serving our clients art conservation needs for over 160 years. We perform museum quality conservation and restoration of paintings, works on paper, picture frames, sculpture and antique objects.