Paid Job Description: Maite Béjar Role: Restoration Assistant
Duration: 3 months Website: https://maitebejarrestauraciondeartesite.wordpress.com
Location: C/ San Luis, 70 41003, Sevilla
Company Description: Maite Béjar is a professional restoration artist based in Rompemoldes, one of Seville’s most dynamic arts and crafts hubs. Since moving to Seville from her native Italy in 2006, Maite has mainly worked along two lines in the field of restoration: indoor furniture and easel painting on canvas and board, and outdoor ceramics, mural and fresco restoration.
Throughout the years, she has carried out numerous projects on behalf of public organizations, the church, private clients, archaeological companies, conservation enterprises and construction firms.
Role Description: The participant will carry out a 13-week internship working at Maite’s studio where they will perform activities like relining, cleaning surfaces of the art pieces, framing paintings and restoring framework to a higher quality standard.
They will also be carrying out restoration works with a focus on the famous Alcázar in Seville. Their tasks may include: reinforcing the backs of canvasses by attaching a new canvas to the old (relining); cleaning the surfaces of the art pieces; framing paintings; and restoring framework to a higher quality standard.
Required Applicant Profile:
•Spanish language skills – useful but not essential
•Knowledge of Italian and/or French is preferable
•Must have a background in and passion for fine art and restoration
•Independent and possesses initiative