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fullTime
Visual Art ,
submitted by
David Oppenheimer

Art Conservation Apprentice

Art Conservation Lab located in Chicago is searching for a full time Conservation Apprentice.

Apprenticeship is a paid position with benefits and lasts approximately 3 years. This is a full time permanent position and the applicant should be committed to staying long term. S

kills & Qualifications:Minimum requirements for applying include:

  • BFA degree
  • portfolio demonstrating significant level of artistic skill in drawing painting, printmaking, and/or photography (film)
  • knowledge of art materials and techniques.

Applicant should be self-motivated, detail-oriented, and willing to complete menial tasks. Approximately 2 to 3 days per week will be spent completing general lab maintenance while learning conservation and restoration techniques through a gradual, hands-on process.

Preferred Candidate will have:

  • Master's degree in fine arts
  • Strong foundation in color theory
  • Superior draftsmanship abilities
  • An eagerness to learn. At least 5 years experience in the professional fine arts field with hands-on time with delicate and antique art materials.

To Apply: Please e-mail your resume, cover letter, and digital images of your portfolio which demonstrate strong technical skill and comprehensive understanding of color theory.

Contact Info:
David
312-642-5300
Job Type: Permanent
Location: Chicago/Hermosa