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.
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.
Selling at an outdoor Christmas Market, organisation and quality control of stock
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.
Greeting visitors and general upkeep of the gallery. Administration and organisation of events.
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: Canterbury Auction Galleries, Canterbury – Internship Photography and editing of imagery for catalogue. Assisting with auction, display and sales of lots.
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.
Top 50 selected students across Kent Universities of Fine Art