Regular Duties: - Drafting and editing captions and texts for exhibition displays and leaflets. - Presenting current Interpretation projects to other departments across both Tate sites and collaborating when possible. - Overseeing installation of exhibition texts including vinyl wall texts and individual captions - Daily maintenance of interpretation resources in-gallery; including checking that texts are in good condition, necessary signage is in place, digital projections and touch-screens are in working order for the public, tidying up practical areas and re-stocking as needed - Conducting visitor research and evaluating public response resources, which will feed into future projects. - Overseeing the day-to-day work of our team's Secondee - a continuous role with each secondment lasting 6 months. - Projects and Exhibitions I have been a part of: Exhibitions: Kazimir Malevich (July - Oct 2014) Henri Matisse (Apr - Sept 2014) Project Space: A Chronicle of Interventions (May - July 2014) Richard Hamilton (Feb - May 2014) Project Space: Inverted House (Nov 2013 - Apr 2014) Paul Klee (Oct 2013 - Mar 2014) Mira Schendel (Sept 2013 - Jan 2014) Project Space: Word. Sound. Power (July - Nov 2013) Ibrahim El Salahi (July - Sept 2013) Ellen Gallagher (May - Sept 2013) Choucair (Apr - Oct 2013) Project Space: Ruins in Reverse (Mar - Jun 2013) Lichtenstein (Feb - May 2013) Klein/Moriyama (Oct 2012 - Jan 2013) A Bigger Splash (Nov 2012 - Apr 2013) Projects: Project manager for development of Tate Family Experience trail (digital) Collections Multimedia Guides BloombergCREATES - In-gallery interactives Pilot Mobile Guide Viewfinding The Bigger Picture
Based at Barrington Court in Somerset, completing self-directed projects alongside working with the Public Programming department and Visitor Services team. Barrington Court House is exhibiting Anthony Gormley's installation ‘Field for the British Isles’. Main Duties include: • Creating a sound scape using the in-house ipad to record sounds around Barrington and visitor comments on the installation. When complete this will be installed in one of the rooms of the house for people to listen to. • Running a wordpress blog of visitor comments. • Being the first point of contact for the installation of work from public workshops in the gardens surrounding the house. This will create a ‘Field for Somerset’ and will be displayed until October. General Duties: • Invigilating the exhibition once a week, understanding the varied volunteer and staff role contributions to the day to day running of the house and show. • Assisting visiting speakers, Artists, Media, etc. in their set ups, research and presentations. So far this has included Anthony and Vicken Gormley, BBC Radio Somerset, Historian Peggy Strode and Photographer Anna Arca. • Assisting with public sculpture making workshops.
Constant presence on shop floor, assisting customers with shopping, queries and complaints. Serving on tills, handling cash. Maintaining shop presentation including merchandising, replenishing, implementing health and safety. Taking and checking deliveries, stock-taking, running in-store activities and demonstrations with the public, both children and adults.
Three year course, working with glass, fine metals, ceramics and plastics. Trained in: • Drawing/Painting: Figurative/life work, still life, line work, screen printing, lino-cutting, stencil making • Textiles: Basic Sewing skills, tie-dye, batik. • Ceramics: Slip work, casting and making slip, slabbing, coiling, hand building, glazing, decal work, press moulding, kiln firing techniques including Raku and Bisque. • Glass: Kiln cast glass, lost wax and core casting, polishing- hand and machine, cutting, fusing, UV gluing. • Metal: Copper and Silver work, soldering, hammer shaping, hand piercing, oxidising, roll milling. • Plastic: Vacuum forming, Melting, fusing and stretching plastics. • Plaster: Mould making, basic carving Exhibitions throughout Course, arranged collectively by students and staff: UCF Degree Show, University College Falmouth June 2010 ‘Re-designing the Collection’, Royal Cornwall Museum Jan 2010 ‘You Are Here’, site specific project, Trelissick Gardens May 2009 ‘The Shape of Things to Come’, Falmouth Arts Centre Feb 2009 City of Lights, Truro Oct 2008 UCF - end of year exhibition June 2008
An exploratory course, with research into the history of design and fine art, an introduction into life drawing, print-making, mixed media, stop-frame animation and architectural design. I focused on sculpture with mixed media, life drawing and print making, both lino and screen. Finished with an end of year exhibition at the Cockpit Theatre, London.