Full-Time Art Conservation Apprenticeship
Art Conservation Lab located in downtown Chicago is searching for a full time Conservation Apprentice.
Apprenticeship is a paid position with benefits and lasts approximately 3 to 5 years.
This is a full time permanent position and the applicant should be committed to staying long term.
Skills & Qualifications
Minimum requirements for applying include:
BFA degree, basic computer skills, 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 a master’s degree in fine arts, strong foundation in color theory, superior draftsmanship abilities, and an eagerness to learn.
He/She will also have at least 5 years experience in the professional fine arts field with hands-on time with delicate and antique art materials.
How 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 to David: email@example.com
Job Type: Full-Time Permanent
Job Location: Chicago / River North
Job Categories: Arts and Culture. Job Types: Full-Time. Job Tags: arts and photography. States: Illinois.
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