Above image: Priscilla Mouritzen, Pinched Bowl, 2015, translucent porcelain and underglaze, 3 x 3.25 x 3.25 inches
Lakeview-based contemporary art gallery and consulting business, The Nevica Project, is in need of a mature part-time assistant to help with gallery management and design projects. This position offers great exposure to the artworks of Ruth Duckworth, Richard Serra, Ken Price, Peter Voulkos, Cy Twombly, Chuck Close, Tara Donovan, and Jun Kaneko, as well as several local, emerging Chicago artists. As the gallery frequently deals in collections of ceramic works, knowledge of prolific potters (Warren MacKenzie, Michael Simon, Richard DeVore, Rudy Autio, Ken Ferguson, Tatsuzo Shimaoka, and Akio Takamori, among others) or the creative process of working with clay would prove helpful.
Salary depending on experience.
Additional earnings via sales commission.
Depending on experience, training will start in a couple weeks and job starts in mid June. 2-3 days a week and could lead to full time.
We are looking for candidates that have prior gallery experience.
Daily Tasks Include
-Website Management (Squarespace, 1stDibs)
-Social Media Outreach
-Drafting Valuations of purchased work
-Packing and Shipping
-Photoshop, Bridge, InDesign
-Augmenting Collector Base
– Basic administration skills
– Excellent communication skills (both verbal and written)
– Basic Computer skills (Word/Excel/)
– DSLR Photography
– Basic graphics skills (Photoshop/ Bridge/ Illustrator)
– Mac Usage
– Social media skills
– Web design familiarity
– Enthusiastic and proactive attitude
– An art education/background is also preferable
Please send us an email and include a statement of interest and paste your BIO in the body of the email.
No attached bios, please. Please use the subject line: 2015 gallery assistant