About

Mission

Judd Foundation maintains and preserves Donald Judd’s permanently installed living and working spaces, libraries, and archives in New York and Marfa, Texas. The Foundation promotes a wider understanding of Judd’s artistic legacy by providing access to these spaces and resources and by developing scholarly and educational programs.

Judd Foundation is a tax-exempt 501(c)(3) not-for-profit organization.

Board of Directors

  • Robert C. Beyer, Treasurer
  • Dudley Del Balso
  • Jenny Dixon
  • Fairfax Dorn, Chair
  • Flavin Judd
  • Rainer Judd, President
  • Carl Ryan, Secretary
  • Ellen Salpeter

Staff

  • Flavin Judd
    • Artistic Director
  • Rainer Judd
    • President
  • Allison Ake
    • Visitor Services and Events Manager, New York
  • Caroline Carlsmith
    • Development Coordinator
  • Alexis Daran
    • Controller & Human Resources Director
  • Jesse Dominguez
    • Facilities, Marfa
  • Richard Griggs
    • Chief Operating Officer
  • Yasmine Guevara
    •  Office Coordinator, Marfa
  • Tara Hornung
    • Conservator
  • Samantha Karas
    • Visitor Services Associate, Marfa
  • Christopher Longfellow
    • Director of Operations, New York & Donald Judd Furniture
  • Jonathon Lujan
    • Facilities, Marfa
  • Christopher Mackie
    • Collections Assistant, Marfa
  • Jeff Matheis
    • Visitor Services and Programs Manager, Marfa
  • Susanne Maurer
    • Visitor Services Associate, Marfa
  • Ellie Meyer
    • Catalogue Raisonné Research Manager
  • Caitlin Murray
    • Director of Archives & Programs
  • Claire Olszewski
    • Administrative Assistant
  • Hannah Parker
    • Director of Development
  • Alessandra Pohlmann
    • Building & Collection Assistant, New York
  • Rico Roman
    • Facilties, Marfa
  • Randy Sanchez
    • Facilities Manager, Marfa
  • Molly Shea
    • Registrar
  • Andrea Walsh
    • Director of Communications
  • Emma Whelan
    • Digital Content & Rights Coordinator

Guides

  • Cody Barber
  • Eugene Binder
  • Jack Copeland
  • Lourdes Correa-Carlo
  • Shannon Finnegan
  • Josh Franco
  • Charlotte Hallberg
  • Tina Hejtmanek
  • Josh Jones
  • Jessica Kaire
  • Travis Klunick
  • Rebecca Layton
  • Charlotte Meyer
  • Dominic Nurre
  • Leah Raintree
  • David Rosenberg
  • Matt Scobey
  • Diana Simard
  • Susan Stainman
  • Anthony Viti
  • Tricia Wright

Opportunities

Artist Guide Positions

Judd Foundation, New York seeks temporary, part-time guides for the guided visits of artist Donald Judd’s home and studio at 101 Spring Street, New York. As Judd Foundation’s first point-of-contact with the public, guides will lead guided visits through 101 Spring Street for adult, academic, professional, and VIP audiences. This is a unique opportunity to access 101 Spring Street, Judd’s collection and writings, as well as gaining professional training in interpretation. Guides will work closely with programming staff and report to the Visitor Services Manager. Competitive rates and paid training are offered.

Ideal candidate
Practicing artists, as well as individuals who have subject knowledge in art, architecture, historic preservation, and design are invited to apply to become part of a community of guides, engaged with Judd’s legacy in art, architecture, and design. Ideal candidates will be comfortable in contributing to a supportive and engaged community of guides.

Position
A training program will be held between November 2019 and January 2020. Session topics include Judd’s studio practice and writings, SoHo history, the historic preservation of 101 Spring Street, and collections and emergency protocols. Upon successful completion of this program, Guides will be contracted from January to July 11, 2020. A typical shift will be approximately 1.5 hours long. Successful candidates should be available to work four to six shifts a week from March 1 – July 11, 2020. Occasional special event and evening shifts may also be available.

Responsibilities (include but are not limited to)
Lead guided visits that provide context to Judd’s collection and spaces.

Welcome and orientate visitors to the site and communicate collection security and safety policies to visitors.

Work with Judd Foundation staff in complying with safety policies for the collection, the building, and visitors.

Trouble-shoot any complaints or problems; report any issues to supervisor.

Assist programming staff during special events.

Contribute to the guide community and participate in training.

Qualifications and requirements
Practicing artist (B.F.A. or M.F.A. preferred), or an individual with subject knowledge in art, architecture, historic preservation, or design with an appropriate degree in a related field.

Exceptional oral communication, public speaking, and interpersonal skills; fluent English skills.

Polite, courteous and warm manner; ability and confidence to positively interact with a wide range of people.

Strong knowledge of 20th century art.

Ability to attend weekly evening training sessions.

Ability to work a flexible weekday and weekend schedule by agreement.

Physical requirements: ability to climb multiple flights of stairs, stand for long periods of time, and speak to groups of people.

Desirable experience
Experience in museum education, teaching, or guiding tours and groups, preferably in a contemporary art or museum environment.

Customer service experience.

Fluency in more than one language.

To Apply
Applicants should submit a resume and cover letter. No phone calls please. Resumes without a cover letter will not be considered. Due to the number of submissions only applicants selected for interview will be contacted. Judd Foundation is an equal opportunity employer. Please send applications to human.resources@juddfoundation.org with “Artist Guide” in the subject line.

 

 

Internships

Judd Foundation offers Archives and Conservation internships during the summer, fall, and spring quarters in our Marfa office. Often requiring specialized training, these internships focus on documenting, conserving, and making the collection accessible.

Judd Foundation offers Development, Visitor Service, Catalogue Raisonné, and Communications internships during the fall, winter, spring, and summer quarters in our New York office. Specialty internships are available from time to time based on needs.

Contact

  • New York
    101 Spring Street
    New York, NY 10012
    212 219 2747 Telephone
    212 2193125 Fax
  • Marfa
    104 South Highland Avenue
    Marfa, TX 79843-0218
    432 729 4406 Telephone
    432 729 4614 Fax

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