Job Position_ Paintings Conservator_New York Art Conservation

Posted on Fri, 04/07/2023 - 22:50

New York Art Conservation is seeking a paintings conservator specializing in contemporary art with an interest in paintings made with non-traditional/modern materials to join our team.

We are a women-owned conservation studio specialized in modern and contemporary paintings, sculptures, and objects, proudly located in Brooklyn (NY)(


Conducting thorough assessments of the physical condition of artworks both onsite and in studio
Preparing written and photographic documentation, including condition reports, proposals and conservation reports
Independently executing conservation treatments
Excellent manual skills and extensive practice in executing hands-on treatments
Conducting research on materials and techniques used by modern and contemporary artists
Providing advice on handling, display, and storage of modern and contemporary paintings
Maintaining a clean and organized conservation laboratory and workspace
Navigating projects and communicating with clients and stakeholders
Staying current on developments in the field of art conservation


Master’s degree in Art Conservation (US or foreign) or equivalent accredited training program
Minimum of 3 years of experience as a paintings conservator, preferably experience in private practice
A strong interest in contemporary art
Ability to work under pressure and tight deadlines
Discreet with sensitive information
Familiarity with conservation science and art history
Excellent analytical, research, and problem-solving skills
Attention to detail and ability to work independently
Ability to communicate effectively with colleagues, artists,
Advanced skills in Adobe InDesign and Photoshop, Microsoft Office and Filemaker
The successful candidate will have the opportunity to work with a dynamic and dedicated team of professionals and contribute to the preservation and appreciation of contemporary art.

Full time in person position

Salary range $65,000 - $90,000 depending on individual experience

We offer a competitive benefits package, including 401K and health insurance

Paid federal holidays, sick days and vacation

To apply please email with a cover letter of interest, CV and three reference contacts listed.