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
  • Fairfax Dorn, Chairman
  • Flavin Judd
  • Rainer Judd
  • Carl Ryan, Secretary
  • Dan Sallick
  • Ellen Salpeter

 

Staff

  • Flavin Judd
    • Artistic Director
  • Rainer Judd
    • Co-President

 

  • Elizabeth Abrahamson
    • Programs & Communications Manager
  • Allison Ake
    • Visitor Services Manager, New York
  • Alexis Daran
    • Controller and Human Resources Director
  • Ofelia Estrada
    • Buildings Attendant
  • Richard Griggs
    • Chief Operating Officer
  • Tara Hornung
    • Conservator
  • Hannah Parker
    • Director of Development
  • Casey Johnson
    • Development Manager
  • Christopher Longfellow
    • Operations Manager, New York
  • Gil Lujan
    • Facilities Assistant
  • Jeff Matheis
    • Visitor Services Manager, Marfa
  • Susa Maurer
    • Visitor Services Associate, Marfa
  • Ellie Meyer
    • Catalogue Raisonné Research Manager
  • Caitlin Murray
    • Director of Marfa Programs & Archivist
  • Rico Roman
    • Groundskeeper
  • Randy Sanchez
    • Facilities Manager
  • Diana Simard
    • Visitor Services Associate, Marfa
  • Andrea Walsh
    • Director of Communications
  • Emma Whelan
    • Collections Assistant

 

Guides

  • Eugene Binder
  • Jack Copeland
  • Lourdes Correa-Carlo
  • David Fenster
  • Shannon Finnegan
  • Josh Franco
  • Charlotte Hallberg
  • Jessica Kaire
  • Travis Klunick
  • Rebecca Layton
  • Natalie Melendez
  • Charlotte Meyer
  • Dominic Nurre
  • Alessandra Pohlmann
  • Leah Raintree
  • David Rosenberg
  • Diana Simard
  • Susan Stainman
  • Anthony Viti
  • Tricia Wright

 

 


 

Opportunities 

Registrar/Catalogue Raisonné Fellow
The Registrar/Catalogue Raisonné Fellow will report to the Conservator to implement best practices in the preservation and cataloguing of Judd Foundation collections and will support and work closely with the Catalogue Raisonné Manager and Archivist on a variety of projects.

RESPONSIBILITIES
Work closely with Conservator, Catalogue Raisonné Manager and Archivist to assist with administrative tasks and information management.  The Fellow will maintain best practices for managing and documenting the Foundation collection.

Maintain records for the permanent collection and catalogue raisonné – loans, conservation, condition reports, publications, exhibitions, insurance, and location records.

Coordinate system specifications, data standards, and data input management for collections database.

Assist with Foundation inventory projects.

Coordinate communication and logistics for Foundation projects between departments and off-site locations.

Assist Archivist when requested to do so as required for processing and supporting research requests.

Help with Foundation public events and programs.

Lead public and private tours during high volume periods.

Qualifications
B.A (M.A. preferred) in museum’s specialty field and/or museum studies; information sciences studies a plus.

At least one year experience working in a gallery or museum setting.

Strong written and oral communication skills.

Exceptional interpersonal skills and an ability to interact well with a wide range of people and personalities.

Experience with Filemaker Pro, Microsoft Outlook, Microsoft Office, and Photoshop.

Excellent attention to detail, organization and the ability to perform duties efficiently required.

Experience with object handling and cataloging collections.

Ability to handle multiple tasks.

Knowledge and understanding of museum best practices.

Demonstrate sensitivity and good judgment when handling confidential matters.

LOCATION:
The position is based in Marfa, Texas. The position is a full-time, one-year appointment with the possibility for renewal.

SALARY:
Competitive and commensurate with experience. Competitive benefits package offered.

PROCEDURE FOR APPLICATION
Please email a resume, letter of interest and contact information for three references to: human.resources@juddfoundation.org.  Please write: “registrar” in the subject line.  All inquiries and applications must be submitted by email.  No phone calls please.  Resumes without a letter of interest will not be considered.

Judd Foundation is an equal opportunity employer.

 

101 Spring Street Buildings & Collections Assistant
Judd Foundation seeks a self-motivated, detail oriented individual to assist with the presentation and maintenance of 101 Spring Street, Donald Judd’s New York home and studio. A good candidate will combine both all-around building maintenance experience, (including building and contactor supervision, painting, minor repair work, and systems monitoring and maintenance), and art collections experience, (including basic registration, preparation, packing, art handling and installation). The individual will also be prepared to contribute to, support and further general operations and the mission of the Foundation in New York City and Marfa, Texas.

As directed by the Operations Manager, the Buildings & Collections Assistant’s duties will include:

Building Supervision

Open/close the building M-F.
Daily walk the building, interior and exterior including roof, at opening and closing – reporting any changes in building conditions, surfaces or equipment immediately to Operations Manager.
Supervise contractors and maintenance workers access to the building and their work -reporting any unsafe practices immediately to Operations Manager.
Be available for emergency after-hours and responding to emergency alerts, Fire & Security to the building.

General Maintenance and Upkeep of 101 Spring Street
Regularly scheduled cleaning of the Foundation public spaces, interior and exterior.
Maintenance of custodial rooms, supplies and building systems.
Painting.
Snow shoveling seasonally, including weekends.

101 Spring Street Collection Responsibilities
Regularly scheduled cleaning of the installed spaces and collection (including art, furniture, household objects, textiles and other items).
Condition reporting as needed of items in the collection – reporting any changes in items in the collection immediately to Operations Manager.

Art Handling and Exhibition
Assist with planning and preparation of exhibitions at 101 Spring Street.
Lead, coordinate and supervise receiving/releasing, installation/de-installation of exhibitions at 101 Spring Street.

Other Duties
Packing & shipping, pick-ups and returns.
Maintenance as needed of Judd Foundation storage sites off-site.
Furniture handling in the building and off-site.

Qualified Candidates will:
Have experience in general building supervision, maintenance and preservation.
Have experience in general art collections supervision, maintenance, preservation and installation.
Knowledge of MS Office Suites, Adobe CS, and similar programs.
Knowledge of general contracting skills/activities, tools and safety procedures.
Be able to perform manual tasks, and work in all conditions.
Be able to climb ladders and lift up to 50 lbs.
Have the ability to finish tasks on time without constant oversight
Have the flexibility to be available for some weekend work and respond to building issues as required, weekdays/nights, after hours, weekends and holidays.
Be open to learning new skills and assisting with the Foundation’s public programs as required.
Have a valid driving license.
Respect the Judd Foundation collections and be able to work in a clean, organized manner in the Foundation’s buildings.
Be able to communicate effectively and work well, professionally, respectfully and co-operatively with others members of the Foundation team, consultants, partners, vendors, contractors and the public.
Represent Judd Foundation to consultants, partners, vendors, contractors and the public and act at all times to further the mission of the Foundation.

Please send a resume and a one-page cover letter to human.resources@juddfoundation.org

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 an Equal Opportunity Employer. Judd Foundation does not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, non-disqualifying physical or mental disability, national origin, veteran status or any other basis covered by appropriate law. All employment is decided on the basis of qualifications, merit, and Foundation need.

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

 

Program Fellow
Judd Foundation is hiring a recent college graduate for a Fall 2018 Program Fellowship. Working at the Foundation offices at 101 Spring Street, the Fellow will have the opportunity to learn and develop new skillsets by  assisting with a variety of programs for Judd Foundation and will have the opportunity to gain knowledge on both Donald Judd and his philosophies, and the history of 20th century art. Experiences will include:

Assisting with our public guided visits. The fellow will help coordinate and escort guided public visits of 101 Spring Street while working directly with the public & gaining a great understanding of Judd Foundation’s unique visitor experience and Donald Judd’s vision as represented in the permanently installed collection.

Lean and do research for upcoming public programs and ground floor installations at 101 Spring Street.

Additional administrative tasks and projects may be assigned based on Judd Foundation needs and intern aptitude.

Familiarity with programs such as Mac OS X and Microsoft Office Suite is preferable. The candidate should preferably have an interest in art history and the work of Donald Judd in particular.

Start date: September 2018
Duration: 6 months
Payment: a weekly $100 stipend
A minimum commitment of 4 days per week is required.

Please send your availability, resume and letter of interest with ‘Program Fellowship’ as the subject line to:
Elizabeth Abrahamson
eabrahamson@juddfoundation.org

 

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.