Established in 2000, Work of Art was born out of a deep respect for art. We are dedicated to ensuring that art gets where it needs to go safely, and that it's both beautifully and securely displayed. Our boutique business is founded on a commitment to trust, relationships, and responsive customer service.
At Work of Art, we collaborate with artists, gallerists, collectors, interior designers, property managers and homeowners to ensure that art is meticulously cared for, every step of the way. Each aspect of our business is fully insured. Whether installing artwork in a full hotel renovation, transporting a blue-chip collection, or creating a family photo wall, our talented team excels at tailoring solutions to meet clients' needs.
Work of Art is committed to our craft and customer satisfaction. Our business was built one client at a time and our many long-standing client relationships is a testament to the high quality of our work. Between our dedicated customer base and frequent referrals, we are protecting and preserving the value of fine art collections throughout the Bay Area and beyond.
Work of Art Services Inc offers professional art handlers an opportunity to work with our team at various venues throughout the Bay Area. We are looking for someone based in Oakland or the East Bay with experience in art installation, customer service, trades, and the arts. Candidate must be willing to work on an on-call basis. Position has the potential to turn into a full-time position. Compensation is hourly and scaled to work experience.
Requested experience and education:
Minimum 1 year of art handling experience at an art gallery, museum, or art handling company
BA from a four year college or university is a plus
To qualify for this position, you must:
Have experience handling and moving art of various mediums, including installation and de-installation in a gallery setting
Have prior experience and proven success with basic preparatory skills including patching and painting
Be able to lift up to 100 lbs
Have a professional demeanor and good attitude
Have strong organizational and time management skills
Be able to work and complete tasks in a timely and efficient manner
Have a valid California driver's license
Have excellent references
If you are looking for an on-call art installer position we encourage you to apply.
To submit your resume, please fill out the form below with your resume pasted into the body of the email. Please indicate “Resume [your name]” as the subject line. Only selected applicants will be contacted and must provide references.