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Subject: Internship at Guildhall Art Gallery, London

Internship at Guildhall Art Gallery, London

From: Nancy Wade <nancy.wade<-a>
Date: Friday, May 30, 2014
Painting Conservation Internship
Guildhall Art Gallery, London, UK
Funded by NADFAS and The Radcliffe Trust

6 months, full time. 29 September 2014 to March 2015.
Stipend:  UKP17,034 per annum, pro rata.
Deadline for applications: Thursday 26 June 2014.
Interviews: Tuesday 29 July 2014

Guildhall Art Gallery houses the City of London's art collection. It
is an accredited art gallery offering a lively exhibitions program
to the public.  The collection comprises over 4,000 oil paintings,
sculptures and works on paper.  Highlights include London
topographical subjects from the 17th century to the present,
Victorian paintings, civic and royal portraits from the 17th century
onwards and the Sir Matthew Smith studio collection.

Guildhall Art Gallery is committed to supporting the professional
development of recently graduated conservators and is pleased to
have offered conservation internships since 2007.  In this
internship you will gain invaluable experience of working in a major
art institution, learn about gallery practice and contribute to the
daily activities of the conservation team.  Over six months, you
will have the opportunity--under appropriate supervision--to carry
out the examination, documentation and treatment of a painting or
paintings from the collection required for exhibition or loan.

Our conservation team consists of a Senior Conservator (paintings)
(currently a job-share), a part-time Lead Conservator (frames) and 2
part-time Conservators (1 paintings and 1 frames).  You will be
supervised by the Conservator (paintings) but will have the
opportunity to work closely with all members of the conservation
team.

The placement requires good problem-solving skills and strong
practical ability to carry out conservation treatments on paintings.
You should have good learning skills, the ability to work
effectively as part of a team and on your own, and be motivated to
developing your career in paintings conservation.

Applicants should have recently obtained a recognised postgraduate
qualification in paintings conservation.  Preference will be given
to graduates from UK training courses.  Guildhall Art Gallery and
the funders of this internship are obliged to confirm that every
applicant has a right to work in the United Kingdom.  This
internship cannot be carried out on a student visa and requires the
intern to hold the appropriate work visa for the duration of the
placement.

Application forms are supplied upon request to
guildhall.artgallery<-a t->cityoflondon< . >gov< . >uk.  Please state "Painting
Conservation Internship" as the email subject.

Nancy Wade ACR
Conservator
Guildhall Art Gallery
Guildhall Yard
London EC2V 5AE


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