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Gallery Assistants work along curators and art gallery staff and have an administrative and clerical role. Duties commonly described in Gallery Assistant resume examples are organizing events, taking phone calls, ensuring the gallery is clean and well-organized, and that visitors respect rules. A good Gallery Assistant should be a very organized person, have business telephone etiquette, and demonstrate good communication skills and knowledge about art subjects. Many candidates to the job make display of a Bachelor's Degree in art history or a similar area in their resumes.

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1

Administrative Assistant and Gallery Assistant

Supported three department heads with scheduling and appointments

  • Maintained office supplies, employee records and time sheets
  • Generated profits of $70,000 by selling works of art
  • Instituted a program designed to involve other students in the art gallery
  • Fielded all phone calls, walk- in clients and vendors
  • Arranged accommodation and travel for visiting artists
  • Planned and organized galley openings and open studios events
Candidate Info
3
years in
workforce
3
years
at this job
BA
Art History, French & Finance
MA
Art History
French
2

Gallery Assistant

Assisted owner with daily duties, including curatorial and customer assistance

  • Answered phones and scheduled appointments with prospective buyers
  • Planned, coordinated and assisted with all gallery events and openings
  • Attended special events and openings
  • Photographed art pieces for displaying online
  • Faxing, filing and helped manage cash flow of books sold in the gallery
  • Communicated with clients in person and via telephone
Candidate Info
2
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
BA
Studio Art
3

Gallery Assistant

Managed the sales and promotion of contemporary art

  • Executed the hanging of exhibitions and prepared for opening events
  • Liaised with artists for exhibition development
  • Managed gallery website, creating and editing content
  • Wrote and edited press releases, and responded to inquiries from the press
  • Supervised the storage, transportation, and safekeeping of art
  • Responsible for the training and supervision of interns
Candidate Info
1
year in
workforce
5
months
at this job
BA
English
4

Senior Gallery Assistant

Ensured the security of items on display through regular patrols of the galleries and checks of display cases

  • Recorded visitor information and enquiry records for the Museum and Art Gallery, using stationery provided for all aspects of the customer service role
  • Assisted with public enquiries relating to the Museum and Art gallery
  • Helped moving and construction of exhibitions as required
  • Interpreted museum collections and exhibitions to the public, participation in events and handling objects from the collections as directed
Candidate Info
3
years in
workforce
1
year
at this job
AS
Science
BA
Social Work
5

Personal Assistant/gallery Assistant

Prepared artwork to be shipped and transported to regional and national exhibitions

  • Applied for juried and invitational exhibitions after consulting with the artist
  • Updated artist's website, biography, pricing information, and image catalog
  • Organized artist's gallery and studio space as needed
  • Assisted with general computer and clerical work
Candidate Info
10
years in
workforce
1
year
at this job
BA
Art History
MA
Art History
6

Gallery Assistant

Assisted consultants with sales, answered questions for the clients

  • Prepared and emailed quotes to customers according to their preferences
  • Updated and organized inventory, and cataloging the new art works
  • Set up and assist opening receptions and exhibitions
  • Performed administrative duties including printing labels, updating artist's catalog, and packaging art
Candidate Info
1
year in
workforce
4
months
at this job
BA
Economics
The Art World
Italian Language And Literature
7

Gallery Assistant

Created condition reports for installed and deinstalled works of art

  • Monitored gallery space during exhibitions
  • Performed data entry for collection database and researched permanent collection works of art
  • Assisted in preparing NEA grant research
  • Worked with regional and national artists
Candidate Info
4
years in
workforce
4
years
at this job
BFA
Art History
8

Gallery Assistant

Installed art, produced signage and labels for exhibits, handled incoming art storage and shipping

  • Aided visiting artists with conserving works to be exhibited
  • Organized catalogue of permanent collection for proper insurance of art pieces
  • Assisted with clerical duties: exhibit records, memos, reports, letters, and other written correspondence
  • Received and placed calls for gallery directors
Candidate Info
3
years in
workforce
3
years
at this job
BA
Art, With Concentration
MA
Art History And Critique
9

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
10

Gallery Assistant and Sales Associate

Designed and prepared intricate storefront displays upon receiving supplier shipments on a weekly basis

  • Collaborated with teams of 3-5 individuals for day to day operations of store, including customer order preparation, inventory counts, and customer account reconciliation
  • Interacted with over 90 customers per week, assisting with over-the-counter sales, as well as completing custom orders for patrons
  • Participated in quarterly meetings, suggesting improvements to better increase the efficiency and exposure of the 2 storefronts
  • Taking orders from customers over the phone and in person
  • Liaison between customer and production studio
Candidate Info
8
years in
workforce
4
years
at this job
BFA
Integrated Studio Arts
Integrated Visual Arts

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