Cicely Proctor

Freelance Curator and Researcher

  • LevelMid Level
  • LocationLondon, United Kingdom
  • AvailabilityLocked Pro Plan feature
  • ProfessionsCurator - Event Assistant - Writer


  • Marketing PR
  • Visual Arts
  • Exhibition
  • Research
  • Office
  • Powerpoint
  • Word
  • Archive Maintenance

Companies I’ve worked with

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  • The Outside Collective

    The Outside Collective

    • Design & Creative

Work history



Hand & Lock Embroidery Atelier

Jul 2016
  • Freelance
  • Co-curating a touring exhibition in Sydney, Chicago and London, celebrating the atelier's 250th anniversary. Core duties include: - liaising with designers, textile artists, and international fashion houses and creating exhibitors forms; - organising international shipping for the exhibits; - researching certain exhibits, historical embroidery techniques and tools, and writing and proof-reading labels; - representing the curatorial team by managing the installation and take-down of the exhibition in Sydney.


Event Assistant

The Outside Collective

Feb 2015
  • London, United Kingdom
  • Freelance
  • - Managing administrative and logistical aspects of events, experiential and pop-up PR activations for clients such as adidas, Fitbit, and Diageo by sourcing products, suppliers, venues and transportation; - Working with project managers, creating and updating multiple production schedules and budgets; - Producing 'Event Bibles' containing all relevant information and scheduling of specific events, to be sent to clients and colleagues; - Managing databases of supplier, client and collaborator information on Microsoft Excel, ensuring it is updated regularly; - Assisting with the installation of large-scale, commercial event builds.


Exhibition Volunteer

Fashion Space Gallery

Sep 2016 - Apr 2017
  • Freelance
  • - Curating a vitrine exploring developing language around trans identity, displaying magazine articles from 1950s; - Presenting research and joining a panel discussion as part of the exhibition's events programme, focused on recovering trans artefacts in museums; - Compiling the final object list into running order and transcribing tags accompanying each exhibit written by their lender, which were used for marketing and PR.


Exhibition Volunteer


Jul 2016 - Oct 2016
  • Freelance
  • Working on the installation of the 'Vulgar: Fashion Re-Defined' exhibition, I created bespoke, hand-made padded supports fitted underneath exhibits designed by Prada, Dior, Hussein Chalayan, Pam Hogg and Chanel.


Archive Assistant

Strut Archive

Jan 2015 - Apr 2015
  • Internship
  • - Cataloguing and accessioning the archive's Comme des Garçons collection; - Co-organising the 'Red: Comme des Garçons' exhibition catalogue; - Assisting the exhibition installation and invigilation; - Sourcing and organising garments for client meetings and loans.