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Tamarind Curator (Lithography)

Tamarind Institute is a non-profit center for collaborative printmaking, dedicated to research, education, and creative projects in fine art lithography. As a nonprofit with a state of the art workshop, public gallery, and regular public programs and tours, Tamarind encompasses an extensive archive of historic material, a vast print inventory of 8000 lithographs produced by the workshop, and a team of highly trained printers, curators, and print experts. Tamarind Institute stimulates research, preservation of knowledge, and community among a diverse international following. This unique program is widely credited with revitalizing the creative medium of lithography, and continues to provide the only printer training program of its kind in the world.

The Tamarind Curator inspects and prepares the completed editions for signing and documents the details of each edition for permanent records. The Curator consults with printers during editioning and prepares production costs for each project. The Curator manages the physical care and records of a large print inventory. The Curator provides instruction to student printers in collection care and proper documentation. Working with the Director, Master Printer, guest artists, students, etc., this position sets the standards for how artwork is documented, preserved and handled.
Duties include:
-Preparation of permanent records
-Determination of production costs
-Review of finished editions for consistency and any printing flaws
-Preparation of artwork for signing
-Oversee print documentation
-Manage inventory of over 8000 prints
-Provide instruction to student printers
-Pack and ship prints for art fairs and clients
-Track shipments
-Frame and provide instruction on best practices in framing methods
-Coordinate photographer and manage digital files

Please visit the 'External Link' below for more information, including education and knowledge/skills requirements, and to apply.

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