Chris Bayley

Curatorial Assistant, Public Programmes

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  • LocationLondon, United Kingdom

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About me

 

An articulate and highly motivated individual who holds a Distinction with recommendation in MA Museum and Gallery Studies with a curatorial pathway.Looking for an opportunity to be part of an inspiring gallery, developing further knowledge and skills particularly in exhibitions and curating. Research focuses on discursivity, art discourse and the educational turn, with a particular focus on supplementary formats as a tool for thinking about exhibition making such as the catalogue, the interview and the event.

Skills

 

  • Visual Arts
  • Print Design
  • Exhibition
  • Design
  • Illustrator
  • Curating
  • Publication Print Design
  • Contemporary art
  • Proofing
  • Adobe MS Office Suites
  • Gallery Administration
  • Writing Communication
  • Arts Administration
  • Art Handling

Work history

Currently

Curatorial Assistant & Public Programmes

Serpentine Galleries

Aug 2015
  • • Assist with the organisation and production of Serpentine Galleries yearly Marathon Event conceived by Hans Ulrich Obrist and Julia Peyton-Jones. • Research, programming and project management. • Assisting with the production of printed materials including signage and the publication. • Assisting the maintenance and management of the budget.

Currently

Curatorial Assistant & Public Programmes

Serpentine Galleries

Aug 2015
  • • Assist with the organisation and production of Serpentine Galleries yearly Marathon Event conceived by Hans Ulrich Obrist and Julia Peyton-Jones. • Research, programming and project management. • Assisting with the production of printed materials including signage and the publication. • Assisting the maintenance and management of the budget.

Currently

Curatorial Assistant & Public Programmes

Serpentine Galleries

Aug 2015
  • • Assist with the organisation and production of Serpentine Galleries yearly Marathon Event conceived by Hans Ulrich Obrist and Julia Peyton-Jones. • Research, programming and project management. • Assisting with the production of printed materials including signage and the publication. • Assisting the maintenance and management of the budget.

2014

Exhibitions Assistant

Vitrine Gallery

Aug 2014 - Dec 2014
  • • Gallery administration using skills in Filemaker, InDesign and Photoshop. • Create artist biographies and portfolios • Artist Liaison • Managing and planning of exhibitions • Compiling and writing press releases • Providing support to the director and owner of the gallery

2014

Personal & Curatorial Assistant to Sophie O’brien

Freelance

Jul 2014 - Dec 2014
  • • Assist curator Sophie O?Brien with the preparations for an exhibition at The Louis Vuitton Foundation Museum in Paris for Argentinean artist Adrian Villa Rojas. • Build relationships with the artist and his team through active engagement. • Source materials for artworks • Provide logistical support • Carry out research on accommodation and travel and book accordingly.

2014

Research Assistant to Hans Ulrich Obrist & Julia Peyton-jones

Serpentine Galleries

Apr 2014 - Jun 2014
  • • Providing support to the Director and Co-Director of the Serpentine Galleries. • Research and prepare academic dossiers for curatorial projects, events and exhibitions. • Provide support to the Co-Directors’ Executive team in all aspects of running the office. Including collating information and general administrative duties.

2013

Gallery Assistant

Contact Theatre and Gallery, Manchester

Jul 2013 - Dec 2013
  • - Gallery invigilation - Box Office

2013

Various

Various

Jul 2006 - Aug 2013
  • Sales Assistant: March 2013- August 2013, Aldi Supervisor: August 2013- January 2013, Bistro 1847 Front Of House: May 2012- July 2012, Grangemoore Hotel Sales Assistant: March 2012- July 2012, Where Memories Meet Admin Assistant: June 2010- September 2010, Hampshire Kitchens Sales Assistant: October 2008- August 2009, Marks and Spencer Barista/ Supervisor: August 2006- September 2008, BHS

2013

Curatorial Internship

Babylon Gallery

Feb 2013 - Aug 2013
  • • Assisted with the curatorial team on numerous exhibitions. • Prepare artist biographies, exhibit lists, exhibition labels and condition report forms. • Promote the gallery through social media and online listing. • Liaising and negotiating with artists regarding installation. • Installing and de-stalling exhibitions. • Appointed Senior Curator for the 2013 Arts and Crafts Show.

2012

Gallery Assistant

Somerset House, London

Mar 2012 - Mar 2012
  • - Gallery invigilation

Education

2014

MA Museum and Gallery Studies, Curatorial Pathway

Kingston University

Aug 2013 - Aug 2014
  • -Awarded distinction with recommendation - Exploring contemporary issues and practices, including collection, interpretation, exhibition, space, place and the city, audiences and communities, controversy and contingency, institutional purpose, scenario planning and sustainable futures. - Independent research focussed on Contemporary Curating, the Para-Curatorial and Discursivity.

2012

BA(Hons) Illustration

The University for the Creative Arts

Aug 2009 - Jun 2012
  • - Awarded First Class Honours - Developing Painting and Drawing skills - Art Theory - Bookbinding

2009

BTEC National Diploma in Art and Design

Basingstoke College of Technology

Aug 2007 - Jun 2009
  • - Awarded Distinction - Specialised in Fine Art, Illustration and Art Theory

2007

Gcses

The Hurst Community College

Aug 2002 - Jun 2007
  • - 9 GCSE's A* - C including Maths, English and Science