Dolly Kershaw

PA to Director / Gallery Administrator / Press Officer

Level
Mid Level
Location
London, United Kingdom
Availability
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Professions
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About me

Artist and arts professional based in London

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Skills

  • Accounts Administration
  • Arts Administration
  • Admin
  • Copywriting
  • Editing Copy
  • Photo Editing
  • Adobe Photoshop
  • Microsoft Office
  • Social Media
  • Website Administration

Companies I’ve worked with

  • Ugly Duck

    Ugly Duck

    • Events
  • Wolf & Moon

    Wolf & Moon

    • Fashion and Textiles
  • Affordable Art Fair

    Affordable Art Fair

    • Arts and Culture
  • B

    Bo.Lee Gallery

    Work history

    Currently

    PA to Director / Gallery Administrator / Press Officer

    Bo.Lee Gallery

    Feb 2017
    • London, United Kingdom
    • Freelance
    • ● Updating and developing gallery website, social media and Artsy page ● Writing copy for press releases and email newsletters ● Targeting and liaising with press ● Fundraising applications for offsite exhibitions ● Photographing exhibitions and artworks and processing in Photoshop ● Managing press and client databases ● Managing gallery stock list ● Assisting clients at art fairs and exhibitions ● Filing of gallery accounts in preparation for bookkeeper ● Curatorial assistance

    2018

    Office and Creative Assistant

    Saffron Frameworks

    Dec 2017 - Jun 2018
    • London, United Kingdom
    • Freelance
    • ● Workflow management ● Documenting and filing payments and expenses ● Invoicing and quoting clients ● Ordering components ● Image editing on Photoshop ● Transcribing and proofing copy for website content

    2018

    Gallery Assistant (temp)

    Adrian Sassoon

    Apr 2017 - Feb 2018
    • London, United Kingdom
    • Freelance
    • ● Uploading and editing content on gallery website ● Photographing artworks and processing in Photoshop ● Packaging artwork and assisting with artwork deliveries ● Assisting with preparation and dispatch of client mail outs ● Assisting with install at art fairs

    2017

    Studio Assistant

    Wolf & Moon

    Nov 2016 - Jan 2017
    • London, United Kingdom
    • Freelance
    • ● Quality control checks and minor adjustments to the jewellery ● Assisting with stocks and orders using Shopify ● Preparing, packaging and dispatching orders ● General admin such as updating client databases and replying to customer emails

    2017

    Venue Manager (casual)

    Ugly Duck

    Nov 2016 - Aug 2017
    • London, United Kingdom
    • Freelance
    • Managing Ugly Duck venues hired for filming/ photography/ events ● Ensuring that health and safety regulations are met by client ● Updating social media and contacts database ● Design of promotional material using Illustrator ● Exhibition invigilation ● Curatorial assistance

    2016

    Art and Design Technology Technician (Maternity Cover)

    Barrs Hill School

    Apr 2016 - Aug 2016
    • Coventry, United Kingdom
    • Freelance
    • ● Assisting students in practical lessons, such as use of sewing machines or Photoshop ● Preparing classrooms, materials and equipment for lessons ● Maintaining equipment such as ovens, sewing machines and cameras ● Managing stocks and placing orders ● General admin

    2015

    Fair Assistant

    Affordable Art Fair

    Apr 2010 - Dec 2015
    • London, United Kingdom
    • Freelance
    • ● Greeting customers to the fair and collecting their tickets ● Serving at the complimentary bar and cloakroom ● Assisting with printmaking workshops and at the education space ● Conducting visitor questionnaires ● Clearing, refilling and restocking

    2017

    General Assistant

    Bazaar

    Jun 2009 - Aug 2017
    • United Kingdom
    • Freelance
    • ● Managing the craft tent, including block printing and other workshops ● Build of community sculpture projects ● Assistance with the build and design of the shop layout ● Assisting customers on the shop floor and at jewellery counter

    Education

    2013

    First Class BA (Hons) Photography

    Camberwell College of Arts (UAL)

    Sep 2010 - Jun 2013
    • London, United Kingdom

    2010

    Foundation Diploma in Art and Design (Distinction)

    Central Saint Martins (UAL)

    Sep 2009 - Jun 2010
    • Long Beach, United States

    2009

    3 A Levels (Art A, Textiles A, English C)

    Tonbridge Grammar School

    Sep 2002 - Jun 2009
    • Tonbridge, United Kingdom
    • Further qualifications obtained here: AS Levels: Art A, Textiles A, English C, Maths C, General Studies C GCSEs: Art A*, Textiles A*, Maths A*, English Language A*, English Literature A, Latin A, French B, History B, Religious Studies B, Dual Science Award BB