Phoebe Sonder

Location New York


Visual Artist
6 Projects

Work History

Administrative Associate
Apr 2013 - Present
Greater New York City Area
-Provide administrative and business support to members of the management team, building working relationships with all levels of management, portfolio companies, vendors and staff. -Bookkeeping and recording important financial information into Quickbooks and Security Custodies; general ledger, bank reconciliations, expense tracking, vendor payment processing, managing accounts payable. -Producing financial reports; P&R, balance sheet, expense reports, communication with accountant. -Maintain principal’s calendar, plan, coordinate and schedule meetings and events, teleconferences, and arrange domestic and international travel. -Control office and marketing supplies and inventory.
Director of Operations, Registrar
Caren Golden Fine Arts
Apr 2009 - May 2013
New York, NY
-Reporting directly with Gallery Owner and Assistant Director, while holding an active management level position. -Initiating/maintaining contact as well as serving as a liason with gallery artists, collectors, and institutions. -Coordinate shipping for gallery patrons and art fairs. -Maintain calendar, and coordination of travel for gallery representatives. -Control over gallery records, payroll, financial book keeping, and development/maintenance of organizational systems for the gallery. -Maintenance of inventory/artist materials, coordinating sales, drafting invoices/contract documents and exhibition installation.
Studio Apprentice and Manager
McCallum & Tarry
Mar 2012 - Dec 2012
Brooklyn, New York
Perfroms duties of lead painting assistant. Position responsibilities also included; project planning, composition and consulting, organizing and direction as well as supervision/training of painting personel.
Studio Manager and Assistant Painter
RKO Studios
Jan 2011 - Dec 2012
Brooklyn, NY
Performs duties of painting, with highly skilled photo realistic painting work and preperation with a specialized knownledge to analyze and solve complex problems. Duties included; planning, scheduling, organizing and directing work and projects. Reccomended improvements, changes and new techniques. Estimated costs and monitored jobs to insure quality and proper compliance with job standards.
Program Associate, Fellowships Dept.
New York Foundation for the Arts
Jan 2011 - Sep 2011
Greater New York City Area
-Assist with fellowship and scholarship applications, reporting and outreach with Fellowship and Grant programs. - Implementation and maintenance of Fellow and Grant recipient database and network. - Assist and support the Grants & Fellowship Program Officers and associates.
Assistant To The Director
Krampf Gallery
Sep 2007 - Jan 2011
Work directly with the Gallery Owner/Director. Administrative responsibilities include: Liaising with gallery artists, collectors and institutions as gallery representative, sales, invoicing, shipping, gallery marketing materials, coordinating travel, exhibition and art fair preparation, curation and management.
Intern and Assistant
Sara Tecchia Roma Gallery
Sep 2005 - Jan 2006
Worked directly with Assistant Director of the Gallery. Responsibilities included: creative drafting such as promotional material and artist press releases, art handling and shipping, responding to telephone inquiries and general correspondence.


Pratt Institute
2005 - 2009
Scuola Internazionale di Grafica
Minor Art History
Universitá Internazionale dell’Arte
Pre-College Painting Program
Rhode Island School of Design