Helen Bloxham was born in Cheltenham, Gloucestershire, but works and lives in London, UK. "I am interested in ways of questioning what is considered ephemeral, through the use of disposable objects and materials. I set out to explore the temporality of an object, as well as the ephemeral moment and how this can be prolonged. The 'everyday' is a key feature in my work and I aim to elevate the beauty which often goes unnoticedLocked Pro Plan feature
Appointed as the duty manager to manage a staff pool of 25+, for the Flagship Bar/Restaurant of the Urban Leisure Group, located in London. In addition to providing active organisation of events, I have the exceptional ability to maintain impeccable customer liaison, of which included the facilitation of several high profiled events. Having customer care as a key focus, I maintain a high expectation of standards and produce results by achieving targets and meeting deadlines. Fully responsible for cash management of daily takings Budget management and compiling financial reports Stock management and control, including procurement Event management and coordination of functions held in-house Conducted meetings on health and safety, financial forecasting and staff progress reports Social media marketing of product promotions, brand awareness and event marketing Responsible for all internal marketing and promotional items Personally facilitated the training of new staff, including personnel management.
Assisted Turner Prize Nominee Mark Titchner in the drawing, sizing and painting of commission based mural.
Part-time-role in overseeing the committee to monitor and develop 50+ players to improve their skills and interest in Netball. In addition to this, I managed Captaincy for the 1st team (BUCS level), which I proudly retained for 3 consecutive years. I regularly organised events for teams nationally and internationally, as well as liaising with the University and local businesses to secure sponsorships. Social media marketing of all promotions and events Liaison with international and national sporting federations Frequent meetings for sponsorships with relevant stakeholders Analysing the efficiency and game statistics for each player on the team Ensuring that camaraderie and team spirit maintained the number one priority Frequent hosting of visiting squads, ensuring welcoming hospitality and spirit Attended regular meetings with relevant stakeholders for financial, development and progress reporting.
Appointed to manage all educational material for primary schools attending the gallery exhibitions. In addition to this role, I was responsible for selecting and displaying specific items and pieces for each individual event and exhibition. Although this was a voluntary role, I was fortunate to have gained invaluable experience during my time at the Gallery.
Provided excellent customer service within the café, as well as communicating with regional sister companies. Efficient organisation of stock, improving the operational performance of the team to ensure delivery of service and improve day-to-day aspects of the business. Fully responsible for cash handling and financial reporting. Frequent stock control and management Fully involved with customer service as the main focus Management of financial reports and budgets Attended regular meetings to discuss progress and development of the store
First Class Honours 1:1
The De Gratia award would granted to a graduating student who through their studentship had made an outstanding contribution to the BA Hons Mixed Media Fine Art course. The decision on whom the award would be granted to would be arrived at by the BA Hons Mixed Media Fine Art academic staff team with approval from the Dean of Faculty of Media Arts & Design and the Head of Department of Art & Design.