Eloise Edwards

Gallery Assistant Supervisor

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  • LocationCanterbury, United Kingdom

About me

 

An adaptable and responsible graduate, who utilises the skills I have acquired throughout professional experiences. Throughout my degree I productively combined my studies with work and other commitments showing myself to be ambitious, self-motivated, organised and capable of working in high pressure situations. I have a clear, logical mind with a practical approach to problem solving and a drive to see tasks through to completion. I enjoy working both on my own initiative as well as being part of a team. In short, I am reliable, trustworthy, hardworking and eager to learn and have a genuine interest in the art world.

Skills

 

  • Advertising
  • Events
  • Marketing PR
  • Visual Arts
  • Art Direction
  • Sculpture
  • Fine Art
  • Digital Artist
  • Creative Direction
  • Print Campaigns
  • Excel
  • Office
  • Powerpoint
  • Word

Work history

Currently

Gallery Assistant Supervisor

Lilford Gallery

Nov 2013
  • Responsible for the collection and management of artists. Promoting their work and the galleries throughout social media (key online administrator, social media editor for Facebook and Twitter). Content editing and photography for websites. Successfully achieving sales targets and maintaining relationships with clients. Planning and organisation of private views and events including budget planning and marketing throughout Curating between both galleries, writing of artistic statements. Interviewing artists, critique of portfolios. Organising and attending events, sales at private viewings. Basic skills in framing.

2015

Sales Assistant Christmas Temp

Christmas Market Sales Adviser, Minster Glass Studio, Canterbury

Nov 2015 - Dec 2015
  • Selling at an outdoor Christmas Market, organisation and quality control of stock

2015

Artist Assistant & Curator

Emma Gibson ??shelling Exhibition, Crate, Margate

Sep 2015 - Nov 2015
  • Curating and assembling show, assisting artist and co-ordinating private view. Invigilation throughout opening. Sales of art pieces to clients and promotion of artist. Head of social media for event.

2015

Gallery Assistant Temp

Charlie Smith London, Old Street, London

Sep 2014 - Jan 2015
  • Greeting visitors and general upkeep of the gallery. Administration and organisation of events.

2014

Sales Advisor

New Look

Jun 2010 - Jan 2014
  • Sales Advisor New Look , Farnborough, Hampshire 2010- 2014 Advising customers on product selection. Assisting with the merchandising of products for displays. Training and mentoring of new employees.

2013

Intern

Canterbury Auction Galleries, Canterbury

Sep 2013 - Nov 2013
  • 2013: Canterbury Auction Galleries, Canterbury – Internship Photography and editing of imagery for catalogue. Assisting with auction, display and sales of lots.

2013

Gallery & Sales Assistant Intern

The Saatchi Gallery and Channel 4’s New Sensations and The Future Can Wait Exhibition, Victoria House Gallery, London

Jun 2013 - Jul 2013
  • The Saatchi Gallery and Channel 4's New Sensations and The Future Can Wait Exhibition, Victoria House Gallery, London. Invigilating within the gallery. Greeting visitors at the entrance, selling brochures and artist’s books. General house keeping within the gallery as well as ensuring visitors are informed and catered for.

Education

2015

BA(Hons) Fine Art

University for the Creative Arts

Aug 2012 - May 2015
  • First Class

Awards

2015

Turner Contemporary Graduate Platform

  • Top 50 selected students across Kent Universities of Fine Art