Lora Reynolds Gallery seeks an Artist Liaison + Exhibitions Coordinator who is capable of performing many different tasks for a gallery with a small staff.
Focus will be on liaising with artists, planning/managing/executing the installation of exhibitions, and assisting directors with sales.
Gallery operating hours are Wednesday through Saturday from 11am to 6pm. During the week preceding the opening of an exhibition, workload will be greater and time outside normal operating hours will be required.
All gallery employees work as a team and support each other. Candidates must be flexible and generous with their time, attention, and demeanor. Salary is commensurate with experience.
Maintain a constant dialogue with several of the gallery’s artists about new work, upcoming museum exhibitions, and any sales activity with other galleries.
Provide support to their projects and ideas. Liaise with their studios regarding artwork production and other matters.
Work closely with each artist as his/her upcoming exhibition approaches to plan an efficient installation during the week preceding the opening reception.
Once the artist arrives in town to install his/her exhibition, ensure his/her vision is realized to the highest standard.
Manage installations and de-installations: receive and unpack artwork, hang artwork, pack/move/store artwork/crates/pedestals, repair/paint walls,
pack/ship artwork. Enlist other LRG team members to help with all of the above and book outside help when necessary.
Manage organization of off- and on-site storage of artwork, crates, pedestals, and other miscellany.
When time permits, help directors with sales: create lists of clients with potential interest, make notes about correspondence in LRG’s database, use InDesign to create PDFs with images and information about artworks.
Manage LRG’s presence on Artsy and Artspace: upload and maintain viewable artworks, respond to inquiries.
Manage/create/submit art fair applications, travel to art fairs.
BA or BFA, with primary study in Art History, Curatorial Studies, or Studio Art.
Three to four years work experience with a contemporary gallery, private dealer, or equivalent.
Extensive experience handling, hanging, installing, and deinstalling artwork and exhibitions.
Strong Mac skills, including experience with Microsoft Word, Photoshop, InDesign, and Artsystems (or other similar database software).
Exceptional verbal and written communication skills, attention to detail, a rigorous work ethic, and utmost discretion.
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