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I’m an ambitious and creative individual with a particular interest in creating community arts projects. Recent art projects have involved working with local homeless shelters such as Catching Lives and Porchlight. Here, I have been leading workshops to engage shelter users and to make the end results accessible to the wider public in the hope of creating a positive dialogue about homelessness I am very interested in the therapeutic benefits of creating art work, and am looking to study an MA in Art Therapy in the coming years. I’m currently seeking employment in the arts sector in London, in particular, involvement in community arts projects/ curation of art workshops and fundraising. I am passionate about portrait painting and photography, and combined with my background in marketing, this has enabled me to accentuate the reach of recent projects, so much that I’ve recently received funding from the youth initiative ART31, run by The Gulbenkian. At the moment I am working/ running these projects in my spare time. Projects I’ve led: *Weekly art workshops at Porchlight (youth homeless shelter) *Weekly art workshops at Catching Lives & month long photography project (Homeless shelter) *Weekend drop in workshops for children at Block 67, The Creative Foundation, Folkestone Workshops I've assisted with: * Family Studio 'Take Me Away' 'Zine making at RA *Feminism writing/ zine workshop at The Creative Foundation, Folkestone
Waitress at The Duke William.
Working with clients such as L'Oreal, Coach, and Silverstone, my role at Pancentric Digital was to help global brands to measure and understand the impact social media activities have, whilst growing their community presence to achieve key business goals: •Social'media strategy •Social media monitoring and analysis •Online reputation and community management I helped brands to gain valuable insights through the use of social media by building business strategies across digital media channels. Project deliverables include: Keyword and sentiment tracking, competitor benchmarking, content generation, qualitative research, insight and planning, social data analytics, KPI's and analytics. Skills Photoshop InDesign Word/ Excel Research and data evaluation Content planning/ generation Editing Project planning
Achieved a distinction in Visual Communication. Particular interest in mixed media and photography, whilst continuing my preferred fine art background in portrait painting.
Simon Langton Grammar School. 3 A Levels: English Literature, Philosophy, Fine Art 4 AS Levels: English Literature. Philosophy. Fine Art. French 12 GCSE'S: 6 A's, 4 B's, 2 C's Including: English/ Maths/ Science/ French and IT
I was selected by NADFAS to receive their young artist fine art award in May 2016. This was for my project with Catching Lives homeless shelter.