Alex Quicho

Writer & Analyst

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About me

Alex Quicho is a writer in London. Her work has appeared in Real Life, Lit Hub, Adult, Broadly, Canadian Art, Mask, and more.

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Skills

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

Work history

Currently

Feature Writer

Various

Aug 2013
  • London, United Kingdom
  • Freelance
  • Specialising in long-form essays on art and design. Published in Real Life, Lit Hub, Adult, Canadian Art, Broadly (VICE), Ocula, Mask, NUVO, SALT, and Yishu: the Journal of Contemporary Chinese Art. Commissioned by The Rennie Collection, The Plugin Institute of Contemporary Art, Wil Aballe Art Projects, Access Gallery, Emily Carr University of Art + Design, Red Bull, and Peroni.

Currently

Insight Analyst

Canvas8

Jul 2016
  • London, United Kingdom
  • Freelance
  • My qualitative reports deliver clear, precise insights on cross-sector phenomena, from the cultural reception of artificial intelligence to the use of soft power to encourage civic engagement. Through interviews, data analysis, and media analysis, I examine how new developments in technology and design shape our cultural climate.

2015

Head of Communications

Winsor Gallery

Jun 2013 - Jul 2015
  • Full Time
  • As Head of Communications, I engaged in a number of profile-raising projects, orchestrating district-wide events, curatorial collaborations, educational visits, and consistent press coverage. In collaboration with several prominent art galleries, I created the identity for 'The Flats' gallery district, now officially recognised by the City of Vancouver. My initiatives have gained international media acclaim from the BBC, the Globe and Mail, the Huffington Post, and more.

2013

Gallery Assistant

Winsor Gallery

Jun 2012 - Jun 2013
  • Full Time

2012

Exhibitions Intern

The Rennie Collection

Oct 2011 - May 2012
  • Internship

Education

2016

Critical Writing in Art and Design

Royal College of Art

Sep 2015 - Apr 2016
  • My research specialises in the intersection of art and politics, with my final dissertation analysing changes in visual perspectives in relation to the rise of drone, surveillance, and biomedical technologies.

2013

Visual Arts

Emily Carr University of Art Design

Sep 2008 - Jun 2013

Awards

2009

Sean Murphy Drawing Prize

Concordia University