Art Gallery Assistant Resume Samples

An Art Gallery Assistant works in a private or public art gallery and takes responsibility relating to administration, correspondence, and guest service. Typical work activities associated to this role are mentioned on the Art Gallery Assistant Resume as – aiding staff members with creative and administrative tasks; managing correspondence, assisting customers, monitoring visitors; taking responsibility for arranging special events; managing communication with visitors; setting up and breaking down exhibits; and taking responsibility for keeping the artwork safe.

The gallery assistants are expected to manage the gallery’s information technology; hence strong computer skills are a must. The assistant should be proficient with relevant software used by the gallery as well, including photo-editing software. Other crucial skills include strong communication skills; and the ability to conduct and manage events. A bachelor’s degree in art history or a related area is commonplace among job applicants.

Art Gallery Assistant Resume example

Art Gallery Assistant Resume

Objective : Seeks to obtain a challenging position that allows utilizing current skills to assist in advancing a business that offers a stable employment opportunity. Also eager to learn new skills and business and technological advancements.

Skills : Assisting, Communicating, Managing.

Description :

    1. Provided and coordinated a variety of services to volunteers, interns, staff, managers, and directors as well as artists and vendors.
    2. Provided administrative services.
    3. Ordered office or retail supplies, answer phones, issue and manage written correspondence, and set up and confirm appointments or event schedules with artists, vendors, clients, or visitors.
    4. Provided desktop publishing support and design mailers, posters, brochures, artist background materials, and event invitations.
    5. Performed duties related to exhibitions and events.
    6. Checked shipments to confirm the arrival of new pieces for an event.
    7. Unpacked and prepared pieces for display; set up exhibitions or event spaces.
Years of Experience
Experience
0-2 Years
Experience Level
Level
Entry Level
Education
Education
Certificate of Education in Art


Art Gallery Assistant Resume

Headline : A hardworking and very determined individual. Diplomatic, personable, and adept at managing sensitive situations. Highly organized, self-motivated, and proficient with computers.

Skills : Microsoft Office, Adobe Photoshop, English, Social Media, Customer Service, Painting.

Description :

    1. Managed all gallery communication -invitations, press releases, social media, email, and correspondence.
    2. Organized the details of an opening.
    3. Arranged refreshments, music, and the inviting of guests.
    4. Created web presence for gallery using social media.
    5. Maintained and organized gallery library and database.
    6. Listed exhibitions in online calendars/publications.
    7. Updated and maintained artists' biographies, reviews, and binders.
Years of Experience
Experience
5-7 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
BA in History


Art Gallery Assistant Resume

Summary : Seeks to meet the needs of the community and begin a career within the public which will provide an opportunity for growth and service. A strong planner, self-starter, and problem solver who readily adapts to change works independently as well as cohesively, and exceeds expectations.

Skills : Indesign, Illustrator, Photoshop, Project Management, Research, WordPress, Microsoft Office Suite.

Description :

    1. Helped install and take down the art exhibits, greeting everyone who walked in and out of the gallery, and kept a tally of how many people visited.
    2. Held open houses and receptions for the student art exhibit on campus.
    3. Helped prepare for art shows by designing ternaries.
    4. Monitored art gallery.
    5. Conferred with students or clients to determine objectives, presentation approaches, styles, and techniques.
    6. Developed design concepts into art layouts.
    7. Performed exhibition installations and curatorial work for visiting artists.
Years of Experience
Experience
10+ Years
Experience Level
Level
Senior
Education
Education
BA in Art

Art Gallery Assistant Resume

Summary : 5+ years of experience working in the arts and entertainment industry. Naturally a self-starter with a passion for entrepreneurial initiatives that focus on community events, fine art education, and contemporary art exhibition. Have a strong background in event planning, logistics, business coordination, marketing, and management.

Skills : Microsoft, Cashier, Data Entry.

Description :

    1. Cordially greeted visitors.
    2. Gave each visitor an overview of the pieces currently on exhibit.
    3. Made each visitor aware of membership opportunities and upcoming events.
    4. Maintained temperature levels in the museum.
    5. Maintained overall cleanliness.
    6. Maintained a professional appearance.
    7. Calculated large sums.
Years of Experience
Experience
10+ Years
Experience Level
Level
Senior
Education
Education
High School Diploma

Art Gallery Assistant Resume

Objective : Seeks to develop and enhance managerial skills in an office environment, and user experience after school teacher. Able to learn new tasks quickly and proficient in implementing and relaying key organizational metrics.

Skills : Microsoft Office Suite, Social Media, Adobe Photoshop, Adobe InDesign, Adobe Premiere Pro.

Description :

    1. Assisted planning exhibition, making brochures, making captions, translating for brochures and captions.
    2. Prioritized tasks and solve problems in a fast-paced, high-pressure environment; provided all-around assistance in the gallery, as needed.
    3. Updated social media daily on new art-related events.
    4. Assisted in developing contacts and expanded visibility through social media and maintain gallery website.
    5. Maintained research artists' bios and press files.
    6. Answered telephone, greeting visitors and clients.
    7. Maintained gallery cleanliness before opening and closing.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Junior
Education
Education
MA in Art

Art Gallery Assistant Resume

Headline : Accomplished and energetic self-motivator with a solid history of achievements in productive retail management. Motivated leader with strong organizational and prioritization abilities. Areas of expertise include time management, productivity management, and extraordinary customer care.

Skills : Excel, Microsoft Office, Customer Service.

Description :

    1. Answered telephones and give information to callers, take messages, or transfer calls to appropriate individuals.
    2. Assisted the curator & director with setting up a meeting with artists.
    3. Assisted the curator & director with hanging up, and taking down, each show throughout the years.
    4. Built and maintained art gallery website with current photos, artist's short biographies, show information, and contact information.
    5. Arranged conferences, meetings, or travel reservations for office personnel.
    6. Opened, read, route, and distributed incoming mail or other materials and answer routine letters.
    7. Assisted with designing and coordinating an exhibit or event.
Years of Experience
Experience
5-7 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
BA in Art

Art Gallery Assistant Resume

Objective : Seeking an entry-level position in a company that offers a continuous challenge and growth opportunity based on performance and productivity.

Skills : Microsoft Office, Adobe Photoshop, English, Social Media, Customer Service, Painting.

Description :

    1. Assisted in the putting up or taking down of gallery shows.
    2. Memorized the specifics of certain works of art on display and information about the artist to inform visitors.
    3. Oversaw the artwork and making sure that no harm is done to the piece on display.
    4. Sweep and maintained the gallery so it remains clean to visitors.
    5. Picked up phone calls to the gallery.
    6. Organized & properly labeled according to corner samples & charts over 50,000 feet of over 450 different types of moldings.
    7. Assisted clients in professional fashion & in any way possible.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Junior
Education
Education
BA In Studio Art

Art Gallery Assistant Resume

Summary : Pursue a career in a company that will allow showing potential with the education, work experience, and personal knowledge that one has acquired. Always ready to represent the establishment with a friendly, professional demeanor at all times.

Skills : Microsoft Office, Social Networking, Editing, WordPress.

Description :

    1. Maintained phone traffic and coordinated events and exhibits.
    2. Ensured that the gallery is clean and kept artwork safe.
    3. Helped with physical installation and art handling.
    4. Allocated display materials and removing artwork when an exhibit is over.
    5. Installed and de-installed the work of artists from across the nation.
    6. Arranged catering for special events, created an event schedule, or coordinated with event participants.
    7. Assisted in gallery openings and serving of food and drink to visitors.
Years of Experience
Experience
10+ Years
Experience Level
Level
Senior
Education
Education
GED

Art Gallery Assistant Resume

Objective : Motivated leader with strong organizational and prioritization abilities. Areas of expertise include time management, productivity management, and extraordinary customer care. Organized problem solver who creates solutions. Maintains a flexible schedule and responds quickly to emergency service calls.

Skills : Microsoft Office, Faxing, Proofreading, Self-Motivated, Research, Data Entry.

Description :

    1. Assisted curator & director with setting up meetings with artists.
    2. Assisted visitors with artist information, pricing on the artwork for sale and tracking daily visitor attendance.
    3. Assisted curator & director with show openings by explaining pieces to visitors, and assisting artists with sales of artwork.
    4. Communicated with clients, galleries, curators, and artists Set-up and installation of exhibitions.
    5. Arranged conference, meeting, or travel reservations for office personnel.
    6. Coordinated events and exhibitions.
    7. Arted administration and general office duties.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Junior
Education
Education
BA In Fine Art

Art Gallery Assistant Resume

Objective : Currently seeking an artistic/ creative focused job. Willing to work as an assistant or protege in a variety of art-related careers including fine art, photography, film, movies, digital painting, CGI, animation, etc.

Skills : Microsoft Office, Copy Cataloging.

Description :

    1. Maintained knowledge of art exhibits on display throughout the school year.
    2. Served visitor's drinks and light refreshments at art show receptions.
    3. Maintained the cleanliness of the art galleries.
    4. Helped install and uninstall artwork used in the exhibits.
    5. Organized and created computer databases.
    6. Organized and documented art collection.
    7. Maintained the gallery's art collection database on File Maker Pro software.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Junior
Education
Education
Associates In Painting