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Hannah McBride

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  • LevelMid Level
  • LocationBelfast, United Kingdom
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  • ProfessionsContemporary Artist - Sculptor

Skills

  • Adobe Photoshop
  • Microsoft Office
  • Critical Thinking
  • Final Cut Pro
  • Adobe Illustrator
  • Analytical Writing
  • Art Writing
  • Painting/ Drawing
  • Facilitating Workshops

Work history

Currently

Gallery Assistant

Irish Linen Centre & Lisburn Museum

Oct 2017
  • Lisburn, United Kingdom
  • Full Time
  • Facilitate arts workshops with schools and community groups as part of education and outreach programme. Provide guided tours of permanent and temporary exhibitions. Invigilate museums ensuring safety of artefacts and displays.

Currently

Freelance Visual Artist

None

Jul 2012
  • Belfast, United Kingdom
  • Freelance
  • Highly developed research and critical thinking ability Core skills in painting, drawing, photography and sculpture Ability to think laterally and creatively, responding to specific briefs and last-minute changes Written successful funding proposals to the Arts Council of Northern Ireland in 2013 and 2016 for self-initiated projects; written several successful residency and exhibition proposals Undertaken residencies in Belfast and Reykjavik; exhibited internationally Written content for Dazed Digital article 'Art in Ulster', August 2013 and self published essays and interviews

2016

Support Provider

Ulster University

Sep 2015 - Jun 2016
  • Belfast, United Kingdom
  • Freelance
  • Provided administrative support including note-taking, audio typing, transcription and proofreading to students with disabilities in a higher education environment

2015

Co-Director

Platform Arts

Jun 2015 - Dec 2015
  • Belfast, United Kingdom
  • Internship
  • Administrative tasks pertaining to the operation of a gallery and studio group Programming and managing exhibitions, events and workshops including liaising with artists, studio members and arts professionals Managing and monitoring budgets, drafting artist and facilitator contracts, drafting funding applications Marketing and promotional tasks including writing content for website, social media channels, press releases and mailing lists; design and printing of exhibition and event posters

2017

Gallery Assistant

The MAC

Jul 2014 - Oct 2017
  • Belfast, United Kingdom
  • Full Time
  • Provide operational support throughout a busy multi-functional venue. Facilitate arts workshops as part of education and outreach programme. Provide guided building and exhibition tours to schools and community groups. Ensure safety of artwork at all times; regularly act as fire warden for designated area of building; lock and unlock galleries, switch digital equipment on and off as required.

2014

Photography Assistant

Titanic Belfast

Mar 2014 - Sep 2014
  • Belfast, United Kingdom
  • Full Time
  • Operated green-screen photographic equipment including digital camera and digital editing software Acted as first point of contact and gained valuable experience successfully managing large queues, queuing systems and tour groups in a fast-paced international tourism environment

2014

Gallery Assistant

BALTIC Centre for Contemporary Art

Sep 2013 - Feb 2014
  • Gateshead, United Kingdom
  • Full Time
  • Provided informal guided tours of exhibitions and answered varied visitor queries. Provided operational support at exhibition openings and events. Provided reception cover and interacted with a range of stakeholders throughout the building.

Education

2017

M.F.A Masters Fine Art

University of Ulster

Sep 2015 - Jun 2017
  • Belfast, United Kingdom
  • Graduated with Distinction Awarded Alice Berger Hammerschlag Award

2012

BA Honours Fine Art

University of Ulster

Sep 2009 - Jul 2012
  • Graduated with 2.1

Awards

2016

Alice Berger Hammerschlag Award

University of Ulster

  • Received award on submission of successful funding proposal

2016

Arts Council of Northern Ireland Travel Award

Arts Council of Northern Ireland

  • Travel award used to undertake artist's residency in Reykjavik, Iceland, July 2016

2013

Arts Council of Northern Ireland Support for the Individual Artist Award

Arts Council of Northern Ireland

  • General arts award used for acquisition of digital equipment

2012

Graduate Residency Award

University of Ulster

  • Participated in group critiques and tutorials with undergraduate Fine Art students. Delivered seminars and presentations in classroom and lecture theatre contexts.