Anna Cruse

Freelance Researcher and Writer

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  • LocationUnited Kingdom

Skills

 

  • Events
  • Visual Arts
  • Drawing
  • Fine Art
  • Blogging
  • Project Management
  • Research
  • Excel
  • Illustrator
  • Indesign
  • Office
  • Powerpoint
  • Word
  • Art Writing
  • Art Historian

Work history

Currently

Freelance Researcher & Writer

Annacruse.com

Jan 2015
  • I founded and maintain an art writing website, on which I cover exhibitions and events, and publish my most recent research.

2015

Intern

Scan the World

Sep 2015 - Sep 2015
  • Assisted in all areas of the development of Scan The World, a non-profit initiative that is creating a digital archive of sculptures, landmarks and monuments from around the world using 3D Scanning and Printing technology, for the purposes of education and conservation. Met with a number of high profile London galleries to gather research regarding the project’s uses. Effectively worked with a range of social media to publicise the initiative on a global scale.

2015

School Secretary

The Manor Preparatory School

Mar 2015 - Aug 2015
  • Managed a busy school office, performing a variety of administrative tasks and maintaining a solid overview of the business as a whole. Utilise exceptional people skills to confidently deal with day-to-day enquiries from the public and parents, both in person and using telephone and email. Deal with sensitive and confidential information in a professional manner.

2014

PA to Head

Holland Park School

Sep 2014 - Dec 2014
  • Coordinated in house publications using Adobe InDesign. Supported the Headteacher and Leadership Team throughout the months leading up to and following a pivotal Ofsted inspection. Managed a heavy workload and responded to an unfamiliar and high-pressured environment with flexibility, thus developing my skills in adaptability and prioritisation.

2014

Mar 2014 - Mar 2014
  • Supported Antiquities department specialists in all administrative aspects of coordinating an upcoming sale. Assisted with client enquiries, researching requested lots and delivering information and service to the standard expected of an international auction house. Recorded sales figures in the auction room, compared them with competitors’ sales and presented resulting data for analysis in excel spreadsheets.

Education

2014

History of Art and Visual Culture

University of Oxford

Aug 2013 - Jun 2014

    2013

    BA Joint Hons Art History and Classics

    University of Nottingham

    Aug 2010 - Jun 2013

      2009

      3 A-levels (classics, Art History, Fine and 9 Gcse’s Including Mathematics, English and Science

      Cranbrook School

      Aug 2004 - Jun 2009