Gallery Intern Job Description
Intern will assist in the registrar duties for the gallery, which include cataloguing, documentation packing, installation and storage of artwork. Intern will also assist in development of social media and internet campaigns, as well as daily operational tasks involved in a busy downtown gallery.
- 8 - 16 hours per week during business hours. M - F, 9 - 5, Flexible.
RNG interns will gain a unique insights into gallery practices and programing. Through the development of art handling and registrar skills. This internship will serve as a mentorship working directly with the gallery assistant, director and owner and an introduction to the day-to-day business of a busy art gallery.
To Become a RNG intern:
Internship will begin at the beginning of the spring semester and run through the entire semester. Previous preparator experience a plus but not necessary. Students should have good computer skills, be personable (as you will interact with clients) and a professional, eager to learn attitude!
Students interested in an internship should first notify the gallery directly at Info@richardnortongallery.comwith the title line GALLERY INTERNSHIP with Resume, Cover letter and references. Email and Handshake app inquiries only, No phone calls please.
About Richard Norton Gallery
Richard Norton Gallery specializes in important American fine art of the early Twentieth Century. Founded in the year 2000, the gallery offers a diverse selection of Impressionist and Modern paintings drawings and sculpture. The gallery highlights the artwork of established and re-discovered artists of historical merit, and offers a broad aesthetic range of artwork including Impressionism, Post-Impressionism, Realism, Abstraction, Cubism, Surrealism, and Expressionism, among others. There is an emphasis on artwork from the WPA era of the 1930s and early '40s, the American Machine Age, the Art Deco period, the American Abstract Artists group of New York and the American Scene painters of the Midwest and Great Lakes region. The gallery's selection of artwork includes a variety of themes, namely urban and rural landscapes, scenes of industry and foreign travel, mural studies, architectural and design renderings, still-life compositions, figure studies, portraiture and Modern abstractions. A particular focus of the gallery is Chicago Modern art of the early Twentieth Century. Many of the Chicago Modern artists, active between 1900-1950, studied, taught and exhibited at the Art Institute of Chicago, as well as at the New Bauhaus and Institute of Design (ID). The gallery has exhibited some of the finest examples of artwork from this time period. The gallery offers a wide range of services, including consultation, appraisal, consignment and purchase of artwork. We welcome you to visit the gallery and encourage inquiries about the numerous artworks presently on view. As opposed to the public marketplace or auction house, Richard Norton Gallery provides privacy and confidentiality in the sale of your artwork. Gallery sales are private and are not matters of public record or accessible through the Internet. Richard Norton Gallery has a broad and active client base which includes important private collectors, designers, consultants and museum curators. Clients can be confident that the gallery stands behind the artwork it represents, and that the artwork is presented with the utmost scholarship and stewardship.