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Art Gallery Assistants collaborate with art gallery managers to ensure that everyday operations run smoothly and visitors enjoy a pleasant environment. Duties listed on a typical Art Gallery Assistant resume sample are administrative and clerical tasks, planning events, fundraising and promoting exhibitions. Those seeking an assistant position in an art gallery need to display the ability to solve problems, good communication and research skills, computer literacy and attention to details. Most successful example resumes include a high school diploma or a Bachelor's Degree in an art-related field.

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Art Gallery Assistant

Created and maintained an archive of past gallery exhibitions

  • Organized and maintained gallery files and contacts
  • Answered and logged business phone calls and messages
  • Assisted in planning of events and art competitions held at the gallery
  • Coordinated opening parties for the gallery
Candidate Info
1
year in
workforce
1
year
at this job
BA
Film And Digital Media
2

Art Gallery Assistant

  • Created promotional materials for gallery advertising
  • Responsible for the designing, matting and framing of customer artwork
  • Designed seasonal window displays for gallery
  • Organized yearly student art contest involving six area schools, grades K - 12, held in the gallery
  • Solicited over 50 area businesses for donations to art contest prizes
Candidate Info
13
years in
workforce
1
year
at this job
3

Art Gallery Assistant to Gallery Director

Co-Curated "Photogenic Drawing" Exhibition focusing on photography in a month

  • Contacted eight artists by email and hardcopy, managed incoming and outgoing emails with artists
  • Managed incoming and outgoing paperwork for exhibitions, including artist applications, artist contracts, and updated
  • Created and managed Gallery Roster/Gallery events calendar for the Fall/Spring semesters from 2009 to 2012
  • Researched incoming artists for each exhibition and University gallery/museum venues
  • Assisted with installation and removal of three exhibitions
Candidate Info
2
years in
workforce
BA
Communication Studies
4

Art Gallery Assistant

  • Presented paintings, sculptures and ceramics to all visitors, processed payments
  • Performed day-to-day maintenance: opening and closing, ordering supplies, phone enquiries, inventory
  • Created catalogues about artists through In Design and Photoshop
  • Prepared artworks for transportation and storage
Candidate Info
1
year in
workforce
1
year
at this job
MA
American Studies
5

Art Gallery Assistant

Implemented new products in response to sales trends

  • Displayed eye catching merchandise
  • Monitored inventory, sorted mail and sent out purchase orders
  • Responded to detailed customer service issues
Candidate Info
6
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
BA
Communications
6

Technician and Art Gallery Assistant

Maintained studios and galleries by assigning student workers for particular stations based on skills and ability.

  • Kept inventory of studio supplies and completed orders as necessary.
  • Worked cooperatively with gallery coordinator in creating art awareness, networking session and organizing events for both students and local community.
  • Arranged exhibitions and helped with installation of artworks.
  • Discussed exhibits with individuals and groups (docent tours).
  • Arranged meetings and collaborative projects to keep connection with artists and curators.
Candidate Info
2
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
BA
Studio Art
MA
Advanced Certification
7

Art Gallery Assistant/computer Lab Monitor

  • Stood guard of the two art galleries in the Center of the Arts building on campus
  • Informed visitors about the backgrounds of the chosen artwork and the men and women (students, faculty, and visiting artists from across the country) who created them for the displayed exhibits.
  • Kept track of the number of students, families, and friends who enter into the galleries.
  • Submitted damage reports to my managers if there was any sign of wear and tear on the art work.
  • Taught one of the Fall 2013 semester employees how to open and close the art galleries and the mentioned responsibilities she would have to follow to succeed as a permanent art gallery guard.
Candidate Info
9
years in
workforce
5
years
at this job
HS
Graphic Design
BA
Film Studies
8

Studio Assistant and Art Gallery Assistant

Clean and maintain the work environment in the painting and ceramics studios

  • Organized supplies and equipment
  • Patched, sanded and painted walls in preparation for a new exhibition
  • Assisted in organizing exhibitions
  • Accurately and carefully hung works of art
  • Correctly labeled individual pieces of art
  • Distributed flyers of exhibitions and raised awareness of each opening reception
  • Organized and put together successful opening reception parties
  • Maintained reception parties by replenishing food and drink as well as keeping areas free of clutter, debris and trash
Candidate Info
6
years in
workforce
4
years
at this job
BFA
Art History / Studio Art
9

Art Gallery Assistant

  • Ability to prioritize tasks and solve problems in a fast-paced, high-pressure environment; provide all around assistance in the gallery, as needed
  • Update newsletter and twitter daily on new art-related events
  • Ability to develop contacts and expand visibility through social media and maintain gallery website
  • Maintain and research artist bios and press files
  • Answer telephone, greeting visitors and clients. Maintain gallery cleanliness before opening and closing
Candidate Info
7
years in
workforce
3
years
at this job
BA
Criminology, Law And Society
10

External Relations Office and Art Gallery Assistant

Contacted contributors to the college

  • Formatted program pamphlets and organized event information
  • Welcomed guests
  • Collaborated on art exhibition set-up and packaged art for sale
Candidate Info
3
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
BA
Philosophy

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