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Aakriti Art Gallery is seeking to recruit 2 Gallery Interns to join the team at an exciting time before a busy forthcoming exhibition and art fair period.


Location: Kolkata


Key Responsibilities will include:

  1. Responsible for the day-to-day running of the gallery, interacting with clients and facilitating all phases of the exhibition planning process. 
  2. Meet clients and receipt items for the relevant sale. Manage the gallery with assistance.  Monitor incoming and outgoing items.  Ensure that the gallery area is presentable at all times.
  3.  Deal with email enquiries.  Assist with photography and take additional photographs of items for clients and specialists.  Liaise with vendors and specialists to confirm sale estimates and reserves.
  4. Assist in the production of sale catalogues.  Upload relevant text and images to the various online sites.
  5.  Organise marketing and advertising in print and electronic media. Monitor web based advertising. Compose mass emails to clients in the run up to the auction. Understand and engage with social media in various forms.
  6. Manage the consignment of artworks and prepare the saleroom for exhibitions.  Assist specialists with all pre-exhibition enquiries.
  7.  Ensure that all gallery website content are monitored and kept up to date.  Assist with the break-down of the exhibition and the preparation for the sale day.
  8. Assist with invoicing and payment in the days following the sale. Assist with shipping and arrange postage and packaging for lower value items.
  9. The candidates are also expected to travel when and where required with gallery office work, shows or events  
  10. Assisting sales team and contributing to client database.



The Ideal Candidate will have:

  • Art background along with co-ordination, logistical organisational skills.
  • Excellent communication and delegation skills are essential.
  • Experience and knowledge of operating a wide variety of tools and machinery.
  • Computer literate all Microsoft office packages ideally, Photoshop.
  • Light art handling skills are a plus.
  • Proficient in languages, poses basic writing skills, solid interpersonal skills, excellent organizational skills,
  • Should be able to work well under pressure in a fast-paced environment.
  • Self – motivated, responsible and can work within a team structure.

These are immediate openings and the selected candidates will have to join immediately. To apply please send a covering letter and curriculum vitae to relation@artnewsnviews.com by 5th of August 2015.


Aakriti Art Gallery

(A unit of Chisel Craft Pvt Ltd)

 Orbit Enclave, First Floor

 12/3A, Picasso Bithi (Hungerford Street)

 Kolkata-700 017   


   +91 33 22893027

   +91 33 22895041

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About Me
Born in Calcutta 1941
• Graduated in Painting from Govt. College of Arts and Crafts, Kolkata, 1963.
• Received French Govt. Scholarship in Printmaking and Painting, studied at Ecole des Beaux-Arts, Paris, 1966-69.
• Ed.M, State University of New York at Buffalo under AICE-UNESCO Fellowship 1981.
• Traveled extensively in Africa, USA, Western Europe, Turkey and Far East.
• Received all India award in painting, Academy of Fine Arts, Kolkata, 1961.
• Received President’s award in painting, All India Fine Arts & Crafts Society, New Delhi, 1975.
• Worked in Nigeria as the Head of Visual Arts in two Universities, for a period of eleven years, 1976-87.
• Held solo shows of Paintings in major galleries in India.
• Joined many major group shows and Art Camps in India and abroad.
• Represented by Agora Gallery, Chelsea, New York; Art World Gallery, Chennai.
• Founder President of Kolkata Art Trust.
• Area of works: paintings, digital graphics and video-art.
• Published papers on contemporary and folk arts. Forthcoming Book: “Patachitra- folk arts of Bengal”.

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