I am an enthusiastic and hard working graduate with excellent research, analysis and communication skills. I recently completed my Art History BA, specialising in technological change and contemporary lens based artistic practices. I am currently looking for experience in the cultural industries, particularly art galleries and museums. I am keen to build on my client facing skills and also learn more about working in PR and communications within the broader landscape of the art world.
• Assisted in various digital Art Sales and marketing initiatives via managing online art sales platforms such as Artsy, Art Logic and Art Net. • Cataloged artist profiles and artwork descriptions and managed artwork and client databases. • Liaised with potential clients via email and over the phone.
• Contributed to pitching creative ideas in client strategy discussions and brainstorms. • Other internal admin tasks. • Assisted in various aspects of gallery exhibitions such as; installation and de-installation of equipment, measuring and labelling artwork, taking purchase orders and contact details and liaising with artists, designers, clients and visitors.
• Assisted in the planning of weekly jazz nights, book clubs, poetry readings and exhibitions by local, established and upcoming artists. • Managed the Book and Kitchen website Facebook event page, regularly creating notices for upcoming events and sending out invitations. • Assisted in general management of an independent bookshop; utilizing time management and organizational skills in stock control and cataloguing books, experience in sales on advising customers on book content, experience liaising and with customers and authors at events .