Marlborough Gallery, New York City, New York
posted to the VRA listserv; apologies for duplication
Position Level: Entry Level
Education: 4-Year Degree
Position Type: Full Time Permanent
Founded in 1963, Marlborough New York is widely recognized as one of the world’s leading contemporary art dealers. The archives department at the gallery’s 57th Street location is currently seeking an Image Archivist. The archives department is responsible for capturing, preserving and distributing all materials related to gallery operations. The department also provides sales directors with the research and materials they need to facilitate the sale of artworks and the curating of exhibitions.
The Image Archivist is responsible for maintaining an up-to-date and accurate photographic records of all artworks, which will consist of the following:
Scheduling and directing professional photography of new artwork
Editing images to ensure accuracy
Adding photographs of new works to the image database
Assisting with catalogue production Photographing artworks and installations
Updating and editing website content
Organizing the visuals, books, and other materials needed for art fairs
Providing all materials related to sales: images, books, exhibition catalogues
Creating layouts and proportionate maquettes for future exhibitions and art fairs
Working with other members of the archives department to complete departmental projects
Requirements/ desired qualifications:
Bachelor’s degree required. Advanced postsecondary degree preferred. Knowledge and exposure in modern and contemporary art. *A strong, working knowledge of Photoshop and DSLR photography are essential.
Application Instructions / Public Contact Information
Please send a cover letter and resume to firstname.lastname@example.org.