Commercial Gallery Preparator / Technician

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Newzones | 30 Years |

Commercial Gallery Preparator / Technician

Position: Part-time Commercial Gallery Preparator / Technician
Location: 730 11th Ave. SW
Term: 20 hours per week
Wage: Determined upon experience

Newzones is hiring a part-time preparator/technician. We are looking for a candidate who loves the visual arts, is organized, efficient and detail-oriented. The preparator/technician has to have a ton of energy, loves to be on the go (no sitting time), is able to work independently and contribute positively to the Newzones team!

The position involves — but is not limited to — installing and striking exhibitions, crating and shipping artwork, and gallery maintenance.

Successful candidates will:

  • Possess a degree in art or museum studies.
  • Have a valid driver’s licence and clean driving record.
  • Have a broad understanding of Canadian contemporary art and contemporary issues relevant to the visual arts.
  • Demonstrate excellent organizational, interpersonal, time management, and communication skills.
  • Be competent in Microsoft programs + use of a PC.
  • Be confident with use of power tools and ladders.

Duties include but not limited to:

  • Installation and striking of artwork – both in and outside of a gallery setting.
  • Inventory control.
  • Daily maintenance of gallery (inside and out): cleaning of surfaces, floors etc.
  • Handling and unpacking of artwork while ensuring the safety and security of artwork at all times.
  • Crating and packaging of artwork.
  • Working independently as well as part of a team.

Application deadline: July 15, 2022.

Please forward cover letter, resume and references to

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