Fellowship in Painting Conservation
The Chrysler Museum of Art
The Chrysler Museum of Art Norfolk, Virginia http://www.chrysler.org is offering a nine month fellowship in the conservation of paintings.
The Fellowship will focus on the study, examination and treatment of paintings. The successful candidate will gain experience working on paintings in the museum’s conservation laboratory and will participate in all departmental activities including documentation, analysis and research on the Chrysler’s extensive collection. They will also gain experience in installations, changing exhibitions, assessments and loans as well as interacting with the public through gallery talks and demonstrations. The museum will be undergoing a major renovation in the coming year and the conservation fellow will be actively engaged in many facets of this process. Fellowship will be available beginning in the fall of 2012, and includes a $25,000 stipend. The deadline for applications is May 10,2012.
Eligibility: Candidates will be considered who are currently enrolled in or have recently graduated from a recognized conservation training program, or who have similar training or experience. The individual selected must be legally entitled to work in the United States.
Interested candidates should submit their resume and professional references along with a written statement of the candidate’s interest and intent in applying for the fellowship. Finalists will be asked to submit examples from their portfolio of selected treatments. Send application materials to:
Chrysler Museum of Art
245 W. Olney Rd.
Norfolk, VA 23510