Graduate of BA Criticism, Curation and Communication: Art and Design at Central Saint Martins College of Art. Motivated and independent worker, seeking freelance work involving writing (editorial and copy), publicity and events. I'm experienced in customer service, administration, database management, event co-ordination and organisation, academic and creative research and writing, curation. Interested and engaged in creative writing, photography, film, publishing and concerned with how art can strengthen relations amongst people.
Collation and organisation of submissions to the journal; Working directly and collaboratively with the Editor of the journal and assisting with making editorial decisions; Administrative support and paperwork management; Liaising directly with our contributors and Publishing Manager to make sure the production of the issue runs smoothly and in tandem with all the copyright and permission requirements; Promoting the journal via social media platforms, as well as researching and nurturing valuable relationships with potential contributors and collaborators; Attending exhibitions, launches and film-screenings to broaden my understanding of artists’ moving image.
Assisting the Postgraduate Art Programme Co-ordinator with the preparation and running of the Annual Postgraduate Art Auction; Collating the promotional material; Editing and updating of the Art Auction website; Administrative support; Liaising with donating artists and artists’ studios, as well as participating postgraduate students; Responsible for collection, framing and handling of donated works from high profile artists and studios; Co-ordinating and supporting the ushers with the handling, packing and wrapping of the works, on the night of the auction.
Providing welcoming, efficient and knowledgeable service to visitors and the team of the Southbank Centre.
Assisting the CCW (Camberwell, Chelsea and Wimbledon) Graduate School Public Programme Co-ordinator with the preparation, promotion and follow up of the busy programme of public events.
Working on the Activating the Digital Archive project which involves the digitalisation of the current print collection and a series of events and workshops. Researching potential contributors for the archive, and artists for future collaborations and exhibitions.
Learning about sustainable development through the planned work in the team, as well as through attending some expert led seminars, weekly learning slots and events run by Forum for the Future. The role helped develop web/social media, administrative and research skills.
Providing administrative support for the Press Office, including filing, photocopying, putting press packs together and organising images.
Critical thinking, research, intellectual rigour and creative problem solving are at the core of the degree course.