Gemma Johnston
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Gemma Johnston

Artist | Student | Sales AssistantBelfast, United Kingdom
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Gemma Johnston

Artist | Student | Sales AssistantBelfast, United Kingdom
About me
Hi! ✨My name is Gemma and I am a 20 y/on aspiring artist from Belfast, Northern Ireland. I am passionate about the Arts and am hungry to work in this sector while learning everything I can about the industry. ✨I have a drive to create and I am looking for a job where my creativity can thrive. I am a painter and illustrator, specifically in the medium of acrylic. ✨I have a outgoing and friendly personality and can easily adapt to my surroundings. I am focused, dedicated and organised in all my tasks.
Projects
  • Landscape Paintings
    Landscape PaintingsThis is a collection of my favourite original landscape paintings.
  • Commissions
    CommissionsThis is a selection of my commissions that I have created in the last 10 months
  • Tote Bags
    Tote BagsThis is a collection of tote bags that I created to sell for my Etsy shop
Work history
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    Commission PainterSelf employed Artist
    Belfast, United KingdomPart Time
    During lockdown 1 when I was unemployed, I decided to begin my dream and started my own small business. I started with creating paintings for my friends and family, and through word of mouth, have grown the business. I currently sell original paintings and tote bags on my Etsy and have already had my work displayed in a local gallery.
    TK Maxx logo
    TK Maxx logo
    Sales AssistantTK Maxx
     - Belfast, United KingdomPart Time
    I served customers on the till and handled money, provided returns and exchanges, removed security tags, and tidied and organised the merchandise. I was responsible for the up-keep of features (items that are promoted on display to the customers) and this allowed my skill of colour matching and my passion for creativity and fashion to flourish. I also undertook maintenance work e.g. wax the rails, return quarantine items to their rails and tidy etc.
Skills
  • Acrylic Painting
  • Illustration
  • Adobe Photoshop
  • Microsoft Office
  • Watercolour Illustration
  • Watercolour Painting
Education
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    The Open University logo
    Bachelor of Arts and SciencesThe Open University
    Belfast, United Kingdom
    I am currently in my first year of my BA/Sc Honours Open Degree. My three modules are Communication for Business and Management, Beginners Spanish, and Discovering the Arts and Humanities. My plan is to specialise in the Arts, Cultures and Humanities sector of my study.