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Skills

  • Art Business
  • Microsoft Officce
  • Stata
  • Photoshop
  • Adobe Indesign
  • Administraion
  • Communication
  • Creative Flair
  • Arts Research
  • Art Catalogue

Work history

2016

Senior Administrator

The Third Line

May 2015 - May 2016
  • Dubai, United Arab Emirates
  • Full Time
  • • Project managed gallery relocation to a new space. Coordination with architects, contractors and insurance brokers to implement the move. • Daily monitoring of all departments (Production, Sales, Accounting and HR) to make sure all operations are maintained to gallery standards. • Contributing to the development and implementation of organizational strategies, policies and practices. • Responsible for managing insurance contracts for gallery space and art works. • Maintained and nurtured relationships with gallery artists. • Handling exhibitor relations with a multinational clientele. • Assisted with installation and set-up of exhibitions i.e. Monir Farmanfarmaian, Hassan Hajjaj • Organising the gallery's participation in national and international art fairs i.e. Frieze London/New York, Art Basel, FIAC, Artissima and Art Dubai. • Prepared and maintained gallery database on Artsystems. • Managed and coordinated IT related tasks. • HR support and gallery representative at NYU Abu Dhabi career fair i.e. hiring interns and providing initial training.

2015

Assistant

Parks Fine Art

Jun 2014 - May 2015
  • Internship
  • • Writing for the catalogue, which focused on selected fifty contemporary artists. • Managing database of art works. • Assisting with domestic and international shipping of art works for private clientele. • Assisting with creating monthly newsletters, inclusive of a curated selection of selected contemporary artists. • Responsible for archival projects. • Creating client presentations as and when required.

2015

Director

Indo American Art Council

Oct 2012 - Jan 2015
  • New York, United States
  • Full Time
  • • Managing Erasing Borders travelling exhibition, coordinating with artists and assisting the curator with exhibition display and design. • Managing administrative and logistics of exhibition- installation, de-installation, delivery, insurance and transport. • Communicating with a multitude of personnel to achieve local and global targets. The exhibition was hosted by The Queens Museum, New York, Hammond Museum, Williamsburg Art & Historical Center, Saffronart Auction House, and at The Affordable Art Fair amongst many others. • Assisting with acquiring governmental and corporate funding. • Delivering budgetary proposals and media briefings for exhibitions. • Designing postcards and catalogues for exhibition. • Keeping track of incoming submissions.

Education

2017

MA

School of African and Oriental Studies

Sep 2016 - Sep 2017
  • London, United Kingdom
  • MA History of Art and Archaeology

2014

MA

New York University

Sep 2012 - May 2014
  • New York, United States
  • MA Visual Art Administration

2012

BA

Edinburgh University

Sep 2008 - May 2012
  • Edinburgh, United Kingdom
  • Business Studies and Economics