Emily Brooks

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  • LocationEnfield, United Kingdom

Skills

 

  • Teaching
  • Visual Arts
  • Art Direction
  • Painting
  • Public Art
  • Fine Art
  • Exhibition
  • Creative
  • Public Exhibitions
  • Environment
  • Powerpoint
  • Word

Work history

2016

Student Ambassador

University of Sussex

Sep 2013 - Jul 2016
  • East Sussex, UK
  • Freelance
  • Planning and teaching of a lesson for Art A-level students with regards to specific areas of art history. Guide for A-Level students at site-specific trips to places of great historical heritage such as Brighton’s Royal Pavilion Communicating with prospective students, as well as working alongside my professors. Engaging in face-to-face discussions with members of the public, whilst supporting my professors in the running of workshops and lectures.

2015

Volunteer

The National Gallery of Ireland

Jun 2015 - Aug 2015
  • Dublin, Ireland
  • Internship
  • Assisted in the planning and running of the National Gallery’s Summer Education Programme, including family events, films screenings, tours, talks, youth workshops and drawing sessions. Exhibited a sensitive and accessible approach towards promoting the teaching of art history for a large range of ages and abilities.

2014

Volunteer

The National Trust

Aug 2014 - Oct 2014
  • Lewes, UK
  • Freelance
  • Museum Guide, Monks House Demonstrated specific knowledge of aforementioned historical heritage site Gained excellent presentation skills Gained insight into the organisation of volunteering within a large charity

2012

Volunteer

TATE

Jul 2012 - Jul 2012
  • London, UK
  • Freelance
  • Shadowed and assisted Tate photographers the handling, conservation, and care of artwork. Engaged in discussion at an Organisational managers meeting at one of the Tate stores.

2012

Art Student

The Courtauld Gallery

Oct 2011 - Jan 2012
  • London, UK
  • Freelance
  • Gallery Late Assistant Employed on a part-time basis during exhibition ‘The Spanish Line: Drawings from Ribera to Picasso’ Responsible for interacting with the public in various workshops such as life drawing.

Education

2016

BA(Hons) Art History

University of Sussex

Sep 2013 - Jul 2016
  • East Sussex, UK
  • Studied a broad and comparative range of periods and styles throughout art history, resulting in a thorough knowledge and understanding of art and visual culture. Gained skills of visual literacy and the ability to relate unfamiliar artefacts and contexts to those that are more familiar within the cannon.