EMPLOYER: OPUS ARCHITECTURAL ARTS
Historic conservation, restoration and design services. Work includes: assessment, analysis, archival research, material and methods knowledge and research, documentation and full restoration of elements such as limestone, sandstone, bluestone, brownstone, terra cotta, precast, granite and marble, as well as wood finishes, plaster, paints, stains, gilding and resins.
Proficient in shape, texture and color matching. Produces sculptures and ornamental elements, through the process of modeling, mold making, casting, carving and scagliola. Design and execution of murals and signage; techniques include faux, trompe-l’oeil, graining, glazing, gilding, antiquing and stenciling. On-site installation provided.
POSITION: RESTORATION ARTISAN
TYPE: PROFESSIONAL OPPORTUNITY
LOCATION: NYC AREA
Seeking classically trained artists and craftsmen to perform high quality work in restoring architectural elements. Job requirements entail great attention to detail, patience with a keen eye and steady hands, proficiency in color matching and knowledge of tools and materials.
This is a professional work setting on exterior and interior job sites. Must be comfortable with heights (scaffolds/lifts/ladders), varying climate conditions, construction sights and getting dirty. Should be physically fit and healthy.
HOW TO APPLY: PLEASE SUBMIT A COVER LETTER, CURRENT RESUME & ART PORTFOLIO TO MICHELLE@OPUSARCHITECTURALARTS.COM
Keywords: restoration, hiring, job opportunity, NYC, artisan
Posted: May 29, 2019
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