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Positions at Andrea Pitsch Conservation

From: Andrea Pitsch <apnyc<-a>
Date: Wednesday, July 6, 2005
Paper Conservator
Andrea Pitsch Conservation

This long-term position is available in September 2005 and depending
upon experience and ability, could be either an Assistant or an
Associate Conservator position.

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 drawings,
watercolors, collages, fine and historic prints, historic maps,
photographs, and parchment.  Approaches range from routine
stabilization to basic conservation to full restoration and complex
treatments of idiosyncratic contemporary objects.

The position will emphasize hands-on treatment of a wide range of
objects. Responsibilities will also include examination, tracking
workflow, interacting with clients, guiding and instructing the
studio assistant/technician, and generally assisting the chief
conservator with projects and deadlines. Some familiarity with
computer databases would be helpful. The job will provide experience
with hand skills, technical and creative problem-solving, curatorial
issues, examination and proposals, and administration. The
challenges and rewards of the position are substantial and will
leave plenty of room for individual interests and professional

Applicants should have a degree in art conservation or equivalent,
plus two or more years' hands-on experience with paper treatments.
The candidate should be self-motivated, think creatively, and desire
to learn and become a valued team member.  Starting salary range is
competitive, commensurate with ability, and negotiable for the right
person. A full benefits and bonus package is offered. Assistance
will be available to attend workshops of mutual interest. Flexible
hours are available if needed.

Please direct inquiries, letter of interest and resume to Andrea
Pitsch <apnyc<-a t->rcn< . >com>

                  Conservation DistList Instance 19:4
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