Anna Ovcharenko

Art Researcher, Studio Manager,

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  • LocationUnited Kingdom

Skills

 

  • Events
  • Art Direction
  • Creative Event
  • Exhibition
  • Festival
  • Customer Services
  • Creative Direction
  • Event Organisation
  • Age 26-35
  • Excel
  • Powerpoint
  • Word

Work history

Currently

Non-executive Director & Shareholder

Library Private Members Club

Feb 2015
  • Lead the work of the club by operating effectively at Board meetings, drawing on skills and expertise and contributing to the development of Library in a supportive and collegiate way that adds value. Contribute to the Board’s development and implementation of strategies to deliver the aims of the company. Scrutinise the performance of the Executive team’s efforts to ensure Library’s efficiency and effectiveness, creating a culture of continuous professional improvement. Maintain effective working relationships at a strategic level with other members of the Board.

2015

Curatorial Researcher

Design-curating Agency Doubledecker

Feb 2015 - Feb 2015
  • I was to make a research and deliver the final concept as a presentation for one of the projects such as Hyatt Regency in Kazakhstan. The duty was to work on curating of the interiors, art buying and shipping of selected art pieces.

2014

Curatorial Research Intern

The London Jewish Museum of Art

Sep 2013 - Feb 2014
  • Work on the upcoming project included making a research and building up a statistical and factual identity, mapping and timelining the migration of various ethnic communities in London since 1900 to 2013. Taking part in condition reporting of the paintings on loan and in organising the space for the exhibition. Also creating and updating a database of potential donors and patrons was one of the responsibilities at the museum.

2014

Studio Manager

Design-curating Agency Doubledecker

Nov 2013 - Jan 2014
  • As well as having overall responsibility for the studio (workflow, version control, back up, archiving and brand guidance), I was involved with individual projects, art direction and design decisions. Measurement and monitoring of the Paul Smith exhibition opening night at the Design Museum with cooperation of District MTV, making sure to deliver the event on time, on budget and to an agreed quality level. Also I was to make a research and deliver the final concept as a presentation for one of the projects such as Hyatt Regency Moscow/Rostov on Don.

2011

Art Manager

Svetlana Sazhina Gallery

Dec 2009 - Jul 2011
  • Responsibilities ranged from dealing with clients to installing exhibitions. I had to curate private exhibitions, assist in deciding what items to add to the collection, make a research to gain information about items, maintain ongoing promotion and advertising of the gallery as well as organising space at Moscow annual Graphic Fair and managing budgets. The job role included work in both private and public space of the gallery. The duty was to liaise with artists, galleries and other institutions; to research new contemporary artists and topics for upcoming exhibitions as well as to provide information to visitors and to deal with the collectors.

Education

2012

Art Market Appraisal

Kingston University

Sep 2011 - Sep 2012
  • Art and Law; the Arts Market History, Professional Practice (Investment techniques, appraisal and economic theories) Dissertation: ‘The Art trade is the least transparent and least regulated commercial activity in the world’

2010

Art-business, Aesthetic Tradition, Art Theory

Lomonosov Moscow State University

Aug 2009 - May 2010
  • Final Project: ‘Same Art’ exhibition

2009

Anthropology, Philology, Linguistics

Lomonosov Moscow State University

Aug 2004 - Apr 2009
  • Intercultural Communication, Linguistics