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26 Jul 2021

Full-Time

Assistant Director

Kavi Gupta Gallery  Chicago, Illinois, United States

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Job Description

Assistant Director, Gallery

** PLEASE NOTE, ONLY APPLICANTS WITH DIRECT EXPERIENCE IN THE ENDEAVORS BELOW MAY APPLY. APPLICATIONS NOT MEETING THESE QUALIFICATIONS WILL NOT BE REVIEWED.  THANK YOU!

Assistant Director

  1. Space Management/Installations Gallery and Fairs
  • Communicates with artists in advance of exhibitions about specific installation needs
  • Assists with plans and manages construction/build outs and repairs for any of the spaces
  • Manage and organize Kavi Gupta Warehouse -Pilsen
  • Manage maintenance/cleaning etc or gallery Vans and vehicles
  • Assist preparators with installation and de-installation as needed
  • Works with events and programs staff to ensure spaces are prepared and ready
  • Manage Art Fair Installations
  • Manage Art Fair shipping from the gallery, artists studios and similar to fairs
  • Manage specialized shipping needs for secondary sales Incoming/outgoing. Make paperwork and send with the salesperson or director.
  • Manage Local deliveries as needed.
  • Work with Registrar and Gallery Manager to coordinate all shipping and communication so it is done to our standards, timely and with nuanced care.

 

II. Artist Liaison

  • Act as artist liaison for artists from Kavi Gupta
  • Maintain regular communication with artists (including sales updates, art fair updates, exhibition recaps)
  • Manage the coordination of artists’ exhibitions at the gallery, participation in museum exhibitions, and works needed for art fairs
  • Manage exhibitions planning doc for projects involving your artists and schedule an exhibition meeting when there is an upcoming gallery show to discuss and coordinate with the gallery team: exhibition concept, budget, production needs, shipping, installation needs and schedule, and any necessary printed matter
  • Ensure artists that you represent have updated information on the website and all gallery platforms and communicate needed updates to Archivist
  • Work with gallery team to coordinate programming and events for artists
  • Work with gallery team and artists on any printed materials the gallery produces for them.
  • Be on the lookout for new artists for the gallery

 

III. Art and exhibition production

  • Work with artist liaisons to prepare artists proposals for exhibitions/special projects and offside installations
  • Work with artists liaisons, preparators, and the artists to coordinate cost-effective production
  • Assist artists in fabrication and framing of works for gallery, special projects and museum shows
  • Order vinyl lettering and signage for exhibitions
  • Work to Design any special Signage, display or similar

Contact Info:
Kavi Gupta Gallery
resumes@kavigupta.com

kavigupta.com

Job Type: Permanent
Location: Chicago

 

Full-Time Job in Museum and Gallery:
Assistant Director
Kavi Gupta Gallery
 Chicago, Illinois, United States
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Job Categories: Museum and Gallery. Job Types: Full-Time. Job Tags: art gallery, arts administration, director, and sales. States: Illinois.


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