Alban Aubertin

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  • LocationLondon, United Kingdom

About me

 

Emerging Art Curator with strong knowledge of Contemporary Art and passion for connecting art to new audiences. Warm and caring hard worker offering a deep appreciation for the arts and history. Recognized for sheer determination in achieving objectives when performing detail-oriented projects. Highly organized professional who makes sound judgement calls and accurately assesses daily priorities within fast-paced, high-volume work setting. Quickly and easily gain the trust, confidence, and respect of staff, management, clients, and people of all ages. Advanced user of Office Suite / Application, and InDesign, Photoshop and vGallery. Completely fluent in English and French. Expert in customer relationship management with a knack for giving customers full attention; passionate about improving a customer’s situation by providing the best service possible – all while resolving problems with calm and grace.

Skills

 

  • Events
  • Marketing PR
  • Visual Arts
  • Graffiti
  • Public Art
  • Fine Art
  • Problem Solving
  • Project Management
  • Social Media Marketing
  • Event Organisation
  • Relationship Management
  • Indesign
  • Office
  • Photoshop
  • Powerpoint

Work history

Currently

Team Assistant & Office Manager

Phillips Auctioneers

Aug 2015
  • Writing catalogue essays for the Contemporary Art Evening and Day sales (October 2015) And New Now Sale (December 2015) Helping specialists write proposals for upcoming auctions Researching artworks for upcoming Contemporary Art Day and Evening Sales in October 2015 (using the department library, online databases, offsite libraries and archives) Developing and implementing new administrative systems (I created a "Building Location Books" database) Preparing Fact sheets for upcoming auctions, such as New Now (December 2015) Managing filing systems Taking installation shots of the works for the Departmental Administrators Working under pressure with deadlines in a busy environment

2015

Curator & Personal Assistant

Mush Urban Art

Jan 2011 - May 2015
  • Curating: - Group Exhibition - "Trait d'Union" October 2013 - Montreuil "Art Shopping" June 2015 - Paris - Solo Exhibition - "Strip It" Nunc Gallery - July 2015 - Paris "Mush Solo Show" Evocation Gallery - October 2015 - Paris - Performs - "Le Bateau Phare" June 2015 - Paris "Le Mur Oberkampf" January 2016 - Paris Business development : Looking for new clients, new partnerships and new projects Sales & Negotiations Event's organisation - Previews / Exhibitions / Art Fairs Managing day-to-day social media - Increased Facebook +4x to 2000 followers (from 500 in June 2013) - Increased Instagram +6x to 3000 followers (from 500 in June 2013) - Increased Twitter to 500 followers (from 0 in June 2013) Shipping coordinator (Europe) Managing diaries and International travel arrangements Developing and implementing new administrative systems Responding to customer enquiries and complaints Making contracts, certificates of authenticity and billing

2015

Assistant Curator & Assistant to Albert Benamou

Galerie Albert Benamou

Sep 2014 - Apr 2015
  • Curating: Art Paris Art Fair 2015 - Le Grand Palais - Paris - Selected Artists Li Hongbo, Xoang Choi, Aidan Salakova, Zhong Biao, Huang Yan, Almagul Menlibayeva, Wolfgang Stiller - Selected Artworks - Artist researches - Coordinated shipping from Asia to Paris - Scenography - Exhibition set up - Sales & Negotiations Writing artist's essays for upcoming events Researching artwork for upcoming events Art collection classification Managing diaries and travel arrangements Managing day-to-day social media - Increased Facebook +2x to 5000 followers (from 2450 in October 2014) - Increased Instagram to 700 followers (from 0 in October 2014) - increased Twitter to 250 followers (from 0 in October 2014) Developing and implementing new administrative systems Responding to customer enquiries and complaints Maintaining the condition of the office Recording office expenditure and managing the budget Managing filing systems Working under pressure with deadlines in a busy environment

Education

2015

Management of Art Market

EAC Group

Aug 2014 - May 2015
  • Art Business

2014

Modern Art (renaissance

University Of Florence

Aug 2013 - May 2014
  • History of Art

2013

Antique Art to Contemporary Art

University of Nantes

Aug 2010 - May 2013
  • History of Art