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Subject: Position at Andrea Pitsch Conservation

Position at Andrea Pitsch Conservation

From: Andrea Pitsch <apnyc>
Date: Tuesday, July 20, 2004
Junior Assistant Conservator, Works on Paper
Andrea Pitsch Conservation

This permanent position is available immediately; the starting date
is flexible. Candidates seeking a long-term tenure will be favored.
The challenges and rewards of the position are substantial and will
leave plenty of room for individual interests and professional

Located in midtown Manhattan, APC has provided superior paper
conservation and consultation services since 1985 to an
internationally known clientele of museums, artists' estates,
galleries, and corporate and private collections. The treatments
undertaken at APC must adhere to the exacting standards of the New
York art community, which depends on us to provide the highest level
of service.

Treatments are interesting and varied; objects include fine prints,
original works of art on paper, historic maps, photographs, and
parchment.  Approaches range from routine stabilization to complex
treatments of idiosyncratic contemporary objects.

Applicants should have a degree in art conservation or equivalent,
plus one or more years' experience with paper treatments. The ideal
candidate would have additional experience with art on paper and
photographic prints. The candidate should be self-motivated, willing
to try new methods and materials, think creatively, and desire to be
a valued team member.

The job will emphasize hands-on treatment of a wide range of
objects. Responsibilities will also include examination, tracking
workflow, interacting with clients, and generally assisting the
chief conservator and assistant conservator with studio maintenance
and deadlines. Some familiarity with computer databases would be
helpful. The job will provide experience with technical and creative
problem-solving, curatorial issues, and administration. Some of the
assistant's time can be allotted for research topics of mutual

Salary will be commensurate with ability. Please direct letter of
interest and resume to Andrea Pitsch at apnyc [at] rcn__com, or call with
inquiries to 212-594-9676.

                  Conservation DistList Instance 18:8
                 Distributed: Wednesday, July 21, 2004
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Received on Tuesday, 20 July, 2004

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