17 Mar 2017

Part-Time Job Art Installer / Handler

Samuel Lynne Galleries (Job Poster) – Dallas, Texas, United States

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Job Description

Role and Responsibilities

Samuel Lynne Galleries has an open position for an Art Handler / Installer.

Part time, hands-on position requiring the installing, unpacking and storing of artworks of any size, configuration and weight. This person will help support the proper installation, storage and display of artwork in the gallery and in private residences. Must be sensitive to the needs of art while being proactive in applying approved methods of packing, handling, storage and installation techniques. Must be comfortable installing a range of artwork. Capable of planning and implementing solutions to various logistical issues as they arise in the storage and transportation of artworks.

Key Responsibilities include but are not limited to:
• Installing and uninstalling exhibitions
• Receiving incoming shipments
• Unpack/unwrap incoming shipments as well as wrap, pack & label artwork for storage
• Going on deliveries to client residences to show and install art
• Detail oriented and able to report condition of artwork
• Completes tasks with accuracy and attention to detail
• Properly hang artwork
• Comfortable handling high value works of art
• Must be comfortable on a ladder and using basic power tools
• Preparing walls and focusing lighting for exhibitions.
• Highly organized and able to complete tasks independently and in a timely manner
• Demonstrates an appropriate degree of physical strength
• Demonstrates care and accuracy while performing job duties
• Performs all other job related duties as requested

Qualifications and Requirements
• Must be flexible to a retail environment and able to work varied shifts
• Basic measuring skills
• High level of motivation
• Quick learner
• Professional appearance and demeanor
• Able to effectively communicate in English, in both written and oral forms

Preferred Skills
• High School diploma or equivalent
• Basic knowledge of fine art and mediums, and proper art handling
• Working knowledge of gallery lighting
• Previous experience working in a similar setting



• Job Title: Art Installer / Handler
• Job Type: Part-Time Job
• Employer: Samuel Lynne Galleries
• website: www.samuellynne.com/
• Location: Dallas, Texas, United States

Job Categories: Arts and Culture. Job Types: Part-Time. Job Tags: art gallery, art-handler, arts, and exhibition. Location: Texas.