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Art Handler
U.S.Art Co. Inc.

Los Angeles, CA

Art Handler / Prep.  Los Angeles region (Carson, CA).  U.S.Art is the nation's largest fine art handling company.  Operating for over 30 years, our company provides the most comprehensive, museum-quality art handling services in the country.  We are committed to providing unparalleled services to museums, galleries, and private collectors.

The art handler / prep candidates must be highly motivated, detail oriented, team players with prior experience at a museum, gallery, or other art handling company.  An hourly position, 5 days a week.  We offer health insurance, 401K, profit sharing, paid sick and vacation days. 

Skills are to include, but not be limited to-

  • Knowledge of best practices for wrapping and packing 2-D and 3-D objects.  Ability to select proper archival and other packing materials depending upon the medium, surfaces, condition, and fragility of a particular work.
  • Know how to pack a slat crate, travel frame, shadow box, slipcase, cavity pack, and standard crating techniques.
  • Know how to properly wrap, load, and strap artworks within a truck to keep them safe in transit.
  • Prepare condition reports.
  • Install artwork using various hardware and in changing settings.


  • Pass a pre-employment drug test.
  • Have a valid driver's license.
  • Professional appearance and demeanor.
  • Provide your own basic tool kit.
  • Lift 50lbs.


Deadline: 09-30-2016

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