My name is Francesco Imola. I am an artist and designer based in London. I also freelance as writer, exhibition assistant, and social media editor.Locked Pro Plan feature
Collaborated with Gallery Director, exhibitors, constructors, technicians, external companies, and students to plan, install, promote, invigilate, and take down a wide range of exhibitions and events on a tight schedule. Designed labels, gallery maps, posters, and gallery signage from concept through completion. Updated the current staff management strategy to maximize business success. Led tours around the gallery and facilitated large visitor groups. Formatted text and graphics for blog posts on the Gallery website.
Worked alongside CSCB team and art group to install a community exhibition, part of Creative Takeover, at the Bargehouse to Oxo Tower Wharf.
Opened, closed the gallery and conducted safety checks of artworks. Greeted visitors upon arrival and offered assistance. Collected payments for the gallery shop and balanced cash at the end of the day. Solicited feedback through questionnaires to evaluate levels of visitors’ satisfaction.
Provided safe mobility support to help blind musicians move around personal and public spaces. Prepared meals and drinks, set up sound equipment, looked after guide dogs.
Shot passport pictures, retouched photographs, developed photographic negatives, examined prints for defects, and assisted customers. Accepted and completed in-person and online orders for photographs and photo merchandise. Maintained lab printers and processing equipment, ensuring proper functioning for each shift.
Shot concert photography of upcoming and established artists in Merseyside and Manchester. Monitored social media and online sources for industry trends. Collaborated with the chief editor and fellow contributors towards the creation of music playlists on Spotify to support a range of articles.
Programme Representative for 1st and 3rd Year students. Performed live on multiple occasions including CPDA Sonic Exchange, MAAST (in collaboration with the University of Kent), and in Greenwich's St.Alfege Church supporting electroacoustic composer Simon Emmerson. My work has been displayed in several exhibitions including 528 at the Heritage Gallery of the Old Royal Naval College and square_one, the School of Design second year students' exhibition.