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Fellowship at Art Gallery of Ontario

From: Maria Sullivan <maria_sullivan<-at->
Date: Thursday, May 30, 2013
Samuel H. Kress Fellowship in Paper Conservation
Art Gallery of Ontario (AGO)
Toronto, Canada

The Art Gallery of Ontario (AGO) is pleased to offer a Samuel H.
Kress Fellowship in paper conservation for a one-year appointment
beginning October, 2013.

In 2010 and 2012, the AGO received a remarkable donation of posters
and related materials from Ross R. Scott and Donald R. Muller. The
collection consists of nineteen posters by Henri de
Toulouse-Lautrec, twenty-four rare Lautrec prints, and other works
by Theophile Steinlen and their circle of late 19th century French
artists. The Fellow will undertake a survey of the collection and
work in collaboration with an interdisciplinary team on research,
assessment, documentation, and development of treatment protocols.
Preparation of the collection for exhibition, including treatment
and design of temporary and permanent storage methods will form an
integral part of the project. The Fellow will work closely with the
AGO paper conservator, collections care specialists, curators, as
well as a broader exhibition team, including collections management
and design staff. In conjunction with social media and web design
staff, the Fellow will be expected to produce conservation content
from the project for the AGO website and blog. Collaboration with
other institutions will be encouraged. A professional conference
presentation or publishable paper on some aspect of the project will
be expected.

The Samuel H. Kress Fellowship provides a stipend of $27,000. The
successful candidate will have recently completed a master's degree
at a recognized conservation training program in the United States
or Canada prior to beginning the fellowship.

Applicants must be Canadian citizens or be eligible for a work
permit through SWAP

    US citizens: <URL:http://swap.ca>

or International Experience Canada

    Citizens of countries other than the US:
    <URL:http://www.international.gc.ca>

The candidate will have strong treatment and organizational skills
and excellent English written and oral communications abilities.  A
strong interest in research is also preferred.

If you possess the necessary qualifications, please visit
<URL:http://www.ago.net/jobs> and complete your online application
profile by June 30, 2013. Selected applicants will be invited to
submit a conservation portfolio including written documents and
images, 3 letters of reference, and to join in a phone or video
interview.

The Art Gallery of Ontario is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Maria Sullivan
Manager, Conservation
Art Gallery of Ontario (AGO)
416-979-6660 ext 787


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