Studio Assistant Work Experience - Katherine Ara Ltd. - Work Placement | Work from home in Nationwide

Katherine Ara Ltd. is a fine art conservation-restoration studio. The opportunities provided will depend entirely on the work being carried out in the studio at any given time. Tasks will also depend on the ability and previous experience of the applicant. Previous tasks include: Assisting with photography Updating journal databases Proof-reading reports Researching various technical and art historical issues and summarising findings in a report Carrying out research in libraries and archives Assisting in the organisation and smooth running of the studio

Job description

What are you going to do:

  • Art
  • Practical conservation
  • Research

What we offer:

  • 2-3 week internship
  • Gain incredible experience
  • Enhance your CV
  • Immediate start available
  • Improve & develop your skill set

What we ask:

  • You must be self driven and able to motivate yourself to work from home
  • Have access to a laptop & internet connection

About Katherine Ara Ltd.:

The Studio takes a sensitive and critical approach to paintings conservation and restoration, practicing minimal intervention to restore the balance and integrity of each painting. The Studio is secure with a controlled environment and is comprehensively equipped to accommodate most easel paintings. Katherine has worked on Italian and Netherlandish Old Masters, 18th-century British painters, and Modern Masters. Some examples, illustrated in the website gallery, include Pieter Brueghel the Younger, Lucas Cranach the Younger, Gerard David, Hans Holbein, Titian, Thomas Gainsborough, Joshua Reynolds, and Salvador DalĂ­. Full written and photographic documentation of the treatment process is provided for each painting. Technical analysis and art-historical research are carried out as required in order to inform the treatment, drawing on a broad network of expertise for dendrochronology, technical imaging, scientific analysis, and art historical investigation. Arrangements can be made for painting analysis, framing, art handling, and shipping/transportation. The Studio also provides condition reports for paintings and advice prior to acquisition.

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Full UK/EU driving license preferred
Car Preferred
Must be eligible to work in the EU
Cover Letter Required

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