I am an Edinburgh-based artist currently based out of a project space in Edinburgh Sculpture Workshop. I'm proud to be working at RBGE Creative Programmes as a Creative Programmes Assistant - helping Inverleith House to embark on its exciting new chapter as Climate House. I've also got experience in running and supporting participatory arts projects - with a passion for enabling access to the arts for all.
Creative Programmes AssistantRoyal Botanic Garden Edinburgh
Edinburgh, United KingdomFull Time
- Working alongside the public engagement team and RBGE visitor welcome team to provide a positive, welcoming and accessible experience for all Inverleith House visitors. - Act as first point of contact for all visitors to the gallery, welcoming and orientating visitors, and providing detailed information about exhibitions and events. - Running the creative programmes social media accounts, and supporting other marketing and communications activities. - Providing a broad range of administrative support to the exhibitions team. - Recording and collating visitor data and evaluations. - Assisting with artist, audience and visitor liaison and hospitality. - Invigilating the gallery spaces and ensuring the security of artworks. - Handling artefacts, hanging pictures, helping display changes and temporary exhibitions, and supporting technicians with other install / de-install and gallery preparation tasks. - Recruiting, training and managing the volunteer team of invigilators, including producing rotas and training documents. - Managing the shop, including selling publications, editions and other items, stock-taking and cashing up/managing cash and credit card transactions. - Opening and closing and alarming the building - Contributing to Botanic’s Stories – RBGE’s official blog.
Master of Fine ArtsUniversity of Edinburgh
- Edinburgh, United Kingdom
5-year long MAFA, joint History of Art and Sculpture degree. Dissertation - Art at The Scottish Margins: Towards Cultural Democracy?
Glenfiddich Artist-In-ResidenceGlenfiddichAwarded the Glenfiddich Artist-In-Residence award for my installation at Royal Scottish Academy New Contemporaries. 3-month long residency and prize money of £10,000