Preservationist Frame Fitter (Houston, TX, USA)

Sarah Balinskas Fine Framing, LLC in Houston, Texas is seeking an experienced preservationist frame fitter for a full-time position. Applicants must have technical experience in all aspects of matting, museum hinging, and glazing along with more specialized solutions for safely securing artwork with preservation methods.  Prefer 5 years experience fitting matted and floated works on paper, paintings on canvas and panel, textiles and objects with custom armatures. Sarah Balinskas Fine Framing’s collaborative staff is respected in the art world as a provider of period appropriate frames and preservation framing for collectors, museums, curators, galleries and consultants.

Job requirements:

  • Experience in preservation frame fitting
  • Use of computerized mat cutter
  • Use of glass and acrylic cutter
  • Museum hinge (rice paste and washi) application
  • Hand sewing
  • Use of hand tools
  • Meticulous attention to detail and perfection in work
  • Careful and conscientious handling of work
  • Able to lift up to 50 pounds, stand while working, bend and climb ladder

Please send your cover letter, resume and 3 references via email to

Daniel Han, Fitting Manager
Sarah Balinskas Fine Framing, Display Alternatives, Art Services
1114 Taft
Houston, Texas 77019
Tel: +1 (713) 630-0030

Compensation and benefits will be given job offer.

Full-time 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., Monday – Friday.