Anthony Pulsford

Gallery Assistant

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Skills

  • Collection Database
  • Art Administration
  • Basic Accounting
  • Marketing Communications
  • MS Office

Work history

Currently

Administrator

Deccan Heritage Foundation

Sep 2016
  • London, United Kingdom
  • Full Time
  • - Responding to all enquiries; co-ordinating DHF activities and events in London - Preparing monthly accounts on Excel; assisting with budget preparation for projects - Supporting project management through production of promotional/fundraising material, co-ordinating smooth running of events, following up of donations (e.g. ‘Roots of Fire’ project, upcoming publications) - Maintaining the contact database (FilemakerPro) - Updating the website - Preparing agendas and taking minutes for bi-annual board meetings

Currently

Opps & Admin Professional

Jessica Carlisle Gallery

Sep 2016
  • Full Time
  • (Role: Gallery Assistant) - Supporting all aspects of gallery operations working closely with the director - Handling all general enquiries - Managing the art database (ArtLogic) - Assisting with the hanging/dismantling of shows; providing curatorial input - Preparing gallery documents (e.g. price lists); proof-reading mailouts/press releases - Opening, closing and invigilating the gallery; informing visitors on our current show

2015

Marketing Communications Intern

ROAD Communications

Jul 2015 - Jul 2015
  • London, United Kingdom
  • Internship
  • - Researching and compiling media lists - Creating graphics for presentations - Taking notes for and writing up a case study - Providing marketing support through writing a blog post (on DIY Health Apps, 05.08.2015) - Undertook training courses in marketing and communications strategies at ‘Shout!’ and ‘Census Wide’

Education

2016

Art History

UCL

Sep 2013 - Jun 2016
  • London, United Kingdom
  • BA History of Art, 2:1 Modules included study of: - Spatial construction through performance, ritual, design, in Renaissance Florence, Siena, Venice - Abstraction, with a particular focus on post-1945 to contemporary art - Issues of representation, patronal networks and questions of gender in 1500-1700 Italy - Post-Impressionism and the move towards abstraction in the 20th century - The Italian Avant-Garde Completed an independent dissertation that situated Florentine palazzi in the context of quattrocento social practice as both a political necessity as well as a form of ‘prestige fetish’. With only bi-weekly contact, I set my own deadlines, discussed and developed my own ideas and learnt to trust my own initiative in investigating new areas of my work. I gained comprehensive experience in research, organisation and communication of complex topics. Final year modules were graded at either First Class or high 2:1 standard.