Dahlia Abbassy

Fine artist

Projects

About me

-Highly capable with working as a team and alone Willing to take on people’s ideas and opinions in order to make a decision as useful as possible. While also being confident enough in my own decision making to work alone and be focussed -Very well organised Helping to organise others and myself while also being able to organise activities or clubs for groups of people of a range of ages and group sizes. -Energetic I put my full effort and energy into whichever task I am given and make sure it is done to the best of my ability and with enthusiasm. -Attention to detail I pay high attention to detail when it comes to work and make sure that I use this skill of mine when working from administrative tasks to curation decisions and tasks -Communication I communicate everything that needs to be told and to the right people with a clear tone while also communicating appropriately with my team and co-workers. Making sure that the right way of communicating is practiced at all times.

Skills

  • Printmaking
  • Creative
  • Positive Attitude
  • Dedicated Hardworking
  • Social Inclusion
  • Focused
  • Multi-tasking
  • Decision-making
  • Analytical Eye
  • Art Department

Companies I’ve worked with

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    The Saatchi Gallery

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      school

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        Scoop Fashion

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          Pret a Manger

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          Work history

          Currently

          Programme Coordinator

          Brooks & Groves

          Sep 2015
          • London, United Kingdom
          • Internship
          • Working with an art collective who hold exhibitions each year as a platform for new and upcoming artists. I have been working as the programme co-ordinator to aid in the creation of the new programme for each upcoming exhibition. I do the minutes for each meeting that we have and make sure that each team member have access to the notes. I arrange what dates are best for meetings to be held and where while also emailing artists and organisations.

          Currently

          Jun 2013
          • London, United Kingdom
          • Full Time
          • Working as a barista in a highly busy environment. Constantly working in a demanding atmosphere where I am expected to serve customers with immaculate service and high quality coffee. Working as a team to create a very efficient yet welcoming environment for the customers. While working alone to make sure I do my job to the best of my ability without reliance on others.

          2017

          Teacher

          school

          Sep 2016 - Jul 2017
          • London, United Kingdom
          • Internship
          • Teaching children from nursery up to year 6 art lessons every week alongside the art teacher. Teaching fine motor skills to younger children. Developing the children’s creative mind-set and the ways in which they view art. Co-teaching the after school art club also.

          2015

          Sep 2015 - Sep 2015
          • London, United Kingdom
          • Freelance
          • Working at a fast pace to get models and dancers ready for catwalk show exhibiting various designers’ clothing lines. Being pre-arranged and methodical was the essential part of importance in this role

          2013

          Scoop Trunk Show

          Scoop Fashion

          May 2013 - May 2013
          • London, United Kingdom
          • Freelance
          • Learning about the designers clothing and history behind the designer’s brand. Being able to sell her brand through talking to possible clients and organising the space in a visually appropriate manner.

          2013

          Education Department

          The Saatchi Gallery

          May 2012 - Jan 2013
          • London, United Kingdom
          • Internship
          • Working in an administrative role, e-mailing schools and organisations to arrange guided tours of the current exhibitions. Taking on these guided tours and learning in depth about each art piece. Holding after school clubs with local schools. Organising the spreadsheets and database on Excel. Updating the Saatchi Pinterest account with current work and an overview of their work.

          Education

          2017

          Bachelor of Arts (BA), (2.2)

          Central Saint Martins (UAL)

          Oct 2014 - Jun 2017
          • London, United Kingdom

          2014

          Art and Design Foundation, Merit

          UAL Camberwell College of Arts

          Sep 2013 - Jul 2014
          • London, United Kingdom

          2013

          3 A Levels ( Art, Textiles & English)

          Pimlico Academy

          Sep 2011 - Jul 2013
          • London, United Kingdom