Oliver Brothers LLC

117 Elliott Street
Beverly, MA 01915

Date Posted:
July 26, 2021

Eastern Massachusetts



Art Conservation Assistant (Full-Time)


A Fine Art Conservation company north of Boston is seeking a talented and motivated individual to assist with several aspects of our fine art conservation studio. This position will involve assisting the Lead Conservators with various aspects of painting, picture frame and paper conservation as well other duties related to the operation of our business. You will also be assisting our Lead Custom Framer with all aspects of custom framing. Prior art conservation and or picture framing experience is desirable but not mandatory. This is a full-time position located in our Beverly, MA Conservation Studio.


  • Assist the Lead Conservators with various aspects of fine art conservation projects
  • Assist the Lead Custom Framer with all aspects of picture framing
  • Assist with maintaining the neatness, organization, and cleanliness of the conservation studio on an on-going basis
  • Assist with handling, wrapping, and storage of artwork
  • Pickup and drop off artwork as necessary
  • Assist with artwork de-installation and installation at customer locations
  • Assist with maintenance of studio supplies, tools and equipment
  • Assist with organization and neatness of art storage areas



  • Have achieved a minimum educational level of a Bachelors degree, preferably within a visual arts discipline
  • Have a definite passion for the Visual Arts
  • Have a good working knowledge of basic art making techniques, such as drawing, painting, printmaking and sculpture
  • Candidates should be very good at working with their hands and have excellent two and three-dimensional artistic skills.
  • Have good interpersonal skills and able to work as part of a team
  • Must possess a valid driver’s license and be willing pickup and drop off artwork as necessary
  • Be able to lift a minimum of 50 lbs


  • Prior picture framing experience
  • The ability to identify the style and media of artwork
  • A basic working knowledge of Art History
  • Gilding and toning of picture frames
  • Woodworking skills
  • Digital photography skills
How To Apply:
Please email a cover letter, resume and 10 digital images of your artwork and or art conservation projects to hr@OliverBrothersOnline.com and put the phrase, "Art Conservation Assistant", in the subject field. No phone calls please.

Compensation: $17 - $20 per hour to start, depending on experience. Opportunities for advancement and pay raises for talented and motivated individuals.
Apply by:
September 17, 2021
About this Organization:
Oliver Brothers is the oldest fine art conservation company in the United States. We have been serving our clients art conservation needs for over 160 years. We perform museum quality conservation and restoration of paintings, works on paper, picture frames, sculpture and antique objects.