Internship

Job details

Organisation
FHE Galleries / FHE PROJECT
Closes
15 Feb 2013
Region
Auckland
Work type
Volunteer
Work classification
Visual Arts, Management & Admin

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A rare opportunity to gain broad experience at a longstanding New Zealand dealer gallery.  The right applicant will be self-motivated and have serious intentions to pursue a career within the art world. 

FHE Galleries has a strong focus on uniquely New Zealand & Pacific art and the relationship between historical traditions and contemporary practice. An interest in history and knowledge of both Maori and Pacific culture would be an advantage.

This role will provide an opportunity to shadow the Director and Gallery Manager, gain an overview of the day to day running of the gallery and develop a range of practical and administrative skills.  It will involve general administrative duties, art handling, assisting with installation & de-installation of exhibitions, documenting and cataloguing processes, preparing mail-outs and assisting with exhibition openings. 

You will be personable, well presented and enjoy interacting with a wide range of people.  This is an entry-level position that will open doors to a wide range of opportunities within the arts industry. 

 This is an unpaid, fixed-term position. A minimum commitment of 2-3 days p/w for a 3 month period is required.

   

Key skills

  • Art history / Fine Arts background & knowledge of New Zealand art.
  • Administrative and computer skills.
  • Attention to detail
  • Desire to learn
How to apply

Please email your expression of interest, including a cover letter and current CV to fhe_galleries@xtra.co.nz

 

Written by

Fhe Galleries

6 Jun 2012