Art Research Intern (Arabic Speaking)

Art Research Intern (Arabic Speaking)
Duration: 3 months
London Living Wage
Reporting to:
Lead Curator

ARTIQ is a fast-growing, market leading art consultancy based in London. ARTIQ works with some of the best artists around, giving clients unrivalled access to unique and inspiring collections. 

ARTIQ represents and works with some of the best artists around, giving its clients unrivalled access to unique and inspiring collections. Artist get paid fairly and clients get beautiful, relevant art collections. 

ARTIQ is now looking for a bright, creative Art Research Intern to join its team. The successful candidate will be focused on finding local and international artists with a focus on projects situated in the Middle East.

Purpose of Role: 

A specialist Arts Research role with a key focus on sourcing and building artist networks within the Middle East.

To conduct project research. To source local and international artists for use in projects. To work to briefs set by the consultancy team across the hospitality, residential and public realm sectors. Fluency in Arabic is required. 

Main Responsibilities: 

1. Build and liaise with a network of artists living and working within the Middle East

2. Conduct thoughtful research to source artists working within the UK and internationally to support the delivery of local and worldwide art collections 

3. Confidently present ideas, concepts and art research back to the Curators and Consultants working on the project 

The ideal candidate will have the following:

– Knowledge and experience of contemporary art in the wider Middle East (required), and the UK (desirable) 

– Strong art research abilities 

– Organised, diligent, and detail-focused

– Strong eye for design 

– Educated to BA level in History of Art, Fine Art or similar 

– Ability to understand and interpret a brief 

– Immaculate written and spoken English 

– Working proficiency in Arabic (spoken and written) 

– High computer literacy with good skills in MS Office

– Driven attitude with a strong desire to learn and to succeed

– Innovative and self-motivated 

– Able to work autonomously as well as participating in team projects 


– Understanding of image licensing

– Experience in curation/art exhibitions

– Previous experience of working directly with artists, galleries and institutions 

ARTIQ is committed to equality of opportunity for all staff and applications from individuals are encouraged regardless of age, disability, sex, gender reassignment, sexual orientation, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief and marriage and civil partnerships.

For more information and to apply, please send your CV and cover letter to Sam Lee: