Assistant Painting Conservator (West Palm Beach, FL, USA)


Stella Art Conservation, Inc. located in West Palm Beach, Florida, seeks a full-time collaboratively-minded and conservation treatment-oriented conservator of paintings to become an integral part of the staff. The Assistant or Associate Conservator’s principal responsibility will be to collaborate with the chief conservator on the conservation of Art-works.

The ideal candidate must have the following qualifications and skills: Ability to examine paintings; perform treatments of paintings; versatility in performing other duties that may be assigned; complete work skillfully in a timely matter; have experience with digital photography; extremely fine manual skills in retouching; working knowledge of materials, techniques and ethics of painting conservation; developed practical skills with the ability to accurately assess deterioration and damage; sound judgement and strong work ethic; ability to work effectively with colleagues and clients as a positive and productive team member; innovative thinking is required for challenging projects; experience in carrying out on-site examinations; good analytical and problem solving capabilities and a strong attention to detail is a must; ability to provide written condition reports, treatment recommendations, and post-treatment reports is a plus.

Experience: Painting Conservator or equivalent training and work experience.

This is a Full-time contract position. Compensation will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.

Stella Art Conservation, Inc. is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer.

Professional References and Examples of Treatment Experience: Provided upon request.

To apply to this position, please email your resume and cover letter to the attention of Barbara Stella, Senior Conservator and President, at