Fine Arts / Gallery Intern

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Description

Santa Bannon / Fine Art is a fine art gallery, art consulting firm, and fine artists' representative . We provide curatorial services for individual collections and organizations. Our gallery primarily features the work of world renowned Pennsylvania fine art photographers, ArtsQuest’s high-end glass artists and rotating exhibits in various media in thematic shows. We offer consulting in all the visual arts; from photography, art glass, new media, and installation to sculpture, painting and collage. SB/FA clients include individuals, family and corporate collectors, museum curators, as well as interior design and architecture professionals.
Santa Bannon, principal of SB/FA, regularly attends the most important art fairs in the world such as Art Basel, Art Miami, Paris Photo, Photo LA, AIPAD, Scope, among others, to keep abreast of current art trends as well as availability in the “blue chip”, modern and contemporary art market.
Santa Bannon also attends artists’ opening/closing exhibitions locally, in New York and Philadelphia researching established and emerging artists and connecting with them for collaborations or commission of new work.
We judiciously view fine art and review artists both regionally and internationally to bring our clients work with staying power. We attend and buy at the major auction houses and can research any vintage or contemporary work our clients may have interest in. Should we be unable to procure that certain piece, we can certainly facilitate an introduction.
We assist erudite collectors find appropriate pieces in most media to expand existing collections as well as welcome the novice collector find their way in starting a collection or to simply purchase something they love.
SB/FA is located in the heart of the thriving arts community at ArtsQuest Banana Factory. Our chic 1200 square foot, multi-level space is a Euro-industrial salon style gallery and is the only space of its kind in the region.

Responsibilities

-May be a currently enrolled student or recent graduate in Majors: Sales, Photography, Studio Arts, Fine Art, Art History, Graphic Design, Marketing/Hospitality, Business/Accounting, Communications, Advertising
- Assist in daily gallery operations such as answering questions and sales
- Support and expand public relations with collectors, media contacts, artists and the general public
- Assist in management, research, communication and coordination of installations
- Assist during events and receptions -especially on First Friday receptions
- Maintain website, blog and social media network presence
-Assist in developing advertising and marketing ideas
-Assist in video recording/ photographing opening receptions
- Handle valuable artwork
- Possibly attend art auctions in NYC
-Assist with proposed courses on the Business of Art and How to Collect Fine Art.

Requirements

-Only apply if you are currently living in PA or NJ OR are a student in PA or NJ!
-Minimum 180 total hours commitment divided between 3 to 4 months.
- Sense of style with professionalism
- Can do attitude
- Possess excellent written and verbal communication
- Possess multi-tasking with follow-through to completion
- Demonstrate attention to details
- Motivated Self starter
-Ability to work independently and problem solve
-Outgoing, Trustworthy, Discrete, Mature and Responsible
-Creative thinker
-Ability to think entrepreneurially

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