Studio Manager

job opportunity

Start date: ASAP Location: Brooklyn, NY
Terms: Full-time, temporary

Anicka Yi Studio seeks an exceptional individual to fulfill a temporary Studio Manager role as the studio relocates operations from Brooklyn to Los Angeles. The incoming Studio Manager will be based in Brooklyn and hired on a full-time basis until the studio completes its relocation to Los Angeles by the end of 2023.

The Studio Manager should be an adept strategist and producer, someone who can balance multiple and disparate projects while implementing and refining day-to-day operating systems. This individual must oversee the administrative needs of the studio and work closely with the production team to provide organizational support. Candidates should be capable of managing multiple projects and timelines while maintaining the overall organization of the studio. Tentacular thinking and operating is a must. The Studio Manager works intimately with the artist in steering and expanding the studio to its many diverse projects and ideas, while striving to foster a holistic and positive work environment. The ideal candidate possesses intuitive navigational skills for the omni-directional flow of the studio, and is chameleon-like in their communication skills, confident, firm, and adept at liaising with a broad range of collaborators, fabricators, vendors, and institutions. The Studio Manager is responsible for ensuring efficient operational flow between the many facets of the studio: fabrication, accounting, exhibition production, research and design, gallery + institutional relations, and logistics surrounding the Studio’s anticipated move to Los Angeles.

Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

Operational oversight

  • Financial management (invoicing, bookkeeping with the support of the studio’s accountants, financial planning)
  • Correspondence with galleries and institutions
  • Calendar and travel management for artist
  • General studio maintenance (facilities upkeep, ordering supplies)
  • Inventory and archive management
  • HR management
  • Coordination of press and external engagements

Project development and management

  • Creative initiative and problem solving on studio projects
  • Generate purchase orders and consignment agreements
  • Review and negotiate exhibition and commission agreements
  • Fabrication oversight
  • Create production timelines and maintain fabrication schedules
  • Coordination of artwork packing and shipping with galleries and institutions

Candidates should meet the following minimum qualifications:

  • A minimum of 3–5 years in art production management experience
  • Fluency in Adobe Suite, Google, Microsoft Office
  • Project and Time Management experience
  • Experience tracking expenses, monitoring cash flow, projecting sales and revenue
  • Sharp intellect and knowledge of contemporary art
  • Experience working with international and domestic galleries, museums and non-profits
  • Valid driver’s license
  • General knowledge of art handling and installation
  • Impeccable organizational skills
  • Proficient in communication
  • Able to represent the studio professionally
  • Ability to foresee potential obstacles or problems
  • Ability to work quickly and prioritize under tight deadlines
  • Internally chiseled, firm and steady demeanor under pressure

To apply, please send your resume and cover letter to with “Studio Manager Application” in the subject line.

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New catalog for “Metaspore” released

Published in conjunction with the exhibition, this catalog is the most extended monograph of Anicka Yi studio work to date.

The volume presents critical essays by Giovanni Aloi, art historian specializing in representations of nature, and Rachel C. Lee, professor of English literature and gender studies, along with a conversation between me and Merlin Sheldrake, biologist and writer, and two contributions by the exhibition curators. It includes an original “cosmology” conceived in collaboration with my studio: a glossary of our most significant fictional, scientific, and philosophical references. In-depth photographic documentation of the “Metaspore” show is complimented by a complete exhibition chronology, together with detailed written entries about the works on display at @pirelli_hangarbicocca.

Graphic design:
Metaspore curators: @fiammetta.griccioli #vicentetodoli

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Metaspore at Pirelli HangarBicocca

current exhibition

Featuring more than twenty installations from 2010 until today, the show at Pirelli HangarBicocca, conceived as a sensory and synesthetic experience, questions the boundaries between natural and synthetic, human and non-human, materiality and immateriality.

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Tate Modern Hyundai Commission Catalog


For the 2021 Hyundai Commission, asked herself what a ‘natural history of machines’ could look and feel like. As well as a revealing conversation with the artist about her own thinking, this book features a series of questions posed by her to some of the most ingenious minds now working in the diverse disciplines encompassed in her highly experimental work.

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Production Manager

job opportunity

Anicka Yi Studio seeks an experienced producer and project manager to fulfill a dynamic Production Manager role. The Production Manager oversees the logistics and planning of artwork production and special projects in close collaboration with the Artist, Studio Manager, and Director of Design. This individual will be responsible for the flow of production between the Studio, vendors and collaborators, and partnering institutions, and must be adept in the administrative, technical, and creative skills needed to shepherd the production process from conceptual ideation to final execution.

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Digital Modeler (Freelance)

job opportunity

Anicka Yi Studio is looking for an experienced Digital Modeler to join our production team on a freelance project by project basis. The Digital Modeler will use their advanced skills in 3D modeling software (Rhino or equivalent CAD program), instinct for design and aesthetics, and knowledge of basic fabrication techniques and materials to support the production of new sculptural artworks.

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