Francesco Imola

Gallery Assistant

Level
Junior
Location
London, United Kingdom
Availability
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Professions
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Projects

About me

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.

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Skills

  • Graphic Design
  • Social Media
  • Exhibition Design
  • Exhibition Curation
  • Sound Design
  • Music Production
  • Interactive Art
  • Communication
  • Web Design
  • Creative Coding

Companies I’ve worked with

  • Bow Arts

    Bow Arts

    • Arts and Culture
  • U

    University of Greenwich

    • S

      Snappy Snaps

      • G

        GetintoThis

        Work history

        Currently

        Gallery Assistant

        University of Greenwich

        Nov 2018
        • London, United Kingdom
        • Full Time
        • 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.

        2019

        Exhibition Installer

        Coin Street Community Builders

        Aug 2019 - Aug 2019
        • London, United Kingdom
        • Freelance
        • Worked alongside CSCB team and art group to install a community exhibition, part of Creative Takeover, at the Bargehouse to Oxo Tower Wharf.

        2018

        Volunteer Gallery Invigilator

        Bow Arts

        Sep 2018 - Oct 2018
        • London, United Kingdom
        • Internship
        • 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.

        2018

        Assistant to Visually Impaired Musicians

        Baluji Music Foundation

        Aug 2018 - Sep 2018
        • London, United Kingdom
        • Internship
        • 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.

        2018

        Photo and Digital Specialist

        Snappy Snaps

        Jan 2018 - Oct 2018
        • London, United Kingdom
        • Full Time
        • 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.

        2017

        Concert Photographer and Music Playlists Editor

        GetintoThis

        Mar 2017 - Dec 2017
        • Liverpool, United Kingdom
        • Freelance
        • 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.

        Education

        Currently

        Curating on the Web: Exhibiting Internet-based art

        Node Center of Curatorial Studies

        Sep 2019
        • London, United Kingdom

        Currently

        Sep 2017
        • London, United Kingdom
        • 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.

        2019

        Equality and Diversity Essentials

        University of Greenwich

        Dec 2019 - Dec 2019
        • London, United Kingdom

        2019

        Digital Audio Foundations

        LinkedIn

        Oct 2019 - Oct 2019
        • London, United Kingdom