Alex Quicho

Head of Communications

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  • LocationLondon, United Kingdom

Skills

 

  • Copywriting
  • Critic
  • Editing
  • Journalism
  • Blogging
  • Creative
  • Features
  • Proofreading
  • Web Content
  • Popular Culture
  • Curate Art Exhibitions
  • Art Administration
  • Art Cultural Events

Work history

Currently

Head of Communications

Winsor Gallery

May 2013
  • > Gained international media acclaim from the BBC, Globe and Mail, Huffington Post and more by creating The Flats district, working with 14 contemporary art galleries to develop a cohesive cultural precinct now officially recognized by The City of Vancouver; > Developed the careers of over 40 leading contemporary artists through managing exhibitions, press coverage, museum acquisitions, and educational initiatives; > Raised Winsor Gallery's national profile through directing district-wide events, artist talks, curatorial collaborations, and educational visits; > Drove acquisitions by major financial collections (Royal Bank of Canada, Toronto Dominion Bank) through providing market analysis and optics support for corporate and private art advisors; > Consistently achieved local and national press coverage for solo and group exhibitions.

2013

Gallery Assistant

Winsor Gallery

May 2012 - May 2013

2012

Exhibitions Intern

The Rennie Collection

Sep 2011 - Apr 2012
  • > Provided artist liaison and public relations support for over 300 of the world's most significant artists, including Allora & Calzadilla, John Baldessari, Martin Creed, Rodney Graham, Dan Graham, Mona Hatoum, Richard Jackson, Louise Lawler, and Ian Wallace; > Engaged over 2,000 visitors with weekly public tours for the Martin Creed and Damian Moppett solo exhibitions, connecting a diverse public with complex and challenging material; > Introduced new works to the Tate North American Acquisitions Committee through developing informational material on contemporary Canadian art.

Education

2016

Critical Writing in Art and Design

Royal College of Art

Aug 2015 - Mar 2016

    2013

    Visual Arts

    Emily Carr University of Art Design

    Aug 2008 - May 2013

      Awards

      2009

      Sean Murphy Drawing Prize