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Competent history and art history graduate. Familiar with academic research and work experience in an art gallery setting. Well versed in handling clients and artists in a professional and personable manner. Able to function effectively both independently and in a team environment.
-Currently writing the gallery’s business plan for potential partners and investors on a freelance basis. -Aided gallery’s preparation for 1:54 Contemporary African Art Fair event during 1 month internship -Completed three research papers
2016 – 2 international art fairs: 1:54 Contemporary African Art Fair and Also Known As Africa (AKAA) -Developed gallery-client relations, assisted in sales, set up and took down booth -In charge of logistics and transport of art from London to Nairobi for the 2017 Circle Art’s Modern and Contemporary Art Auction. 2015 – Paper II Exhibition, Circle Art’s Modern & Contemporary East African Auction and Kenya Art Fair PAPER II -Collected and catalogued artists’ work, aided in selection of exhibited works and worked with employer to create a unique hang for the exhibition. -Circle Art – Organised collection and delivery of auction catalogues and invitations. Transported, hung and coordinated framing of work pre- and post-auction. Worked as a runner and general assistant during the auction. Assisted with events and registration for multiple preview parties. -Kenya Art Fair – Worked at the booth talking to current and potential clients as well as artists. -Compiled and edited a 2500 person mailing list; worked on master slideshow and spreadsheet; and created an invitation aimed at architects and interior designers for a marketing event.
Volunteered as a facilitator: handled VIP special programmes, sold tickets, solved customer queries
Worked on events and exhibitions and functioned as front of house for student-run gallery displaying work of University of British Columbia’s visual art students.
Coordinated conferences and events, setting up floor plans, and catering for events and conferences.
Social Media marketing, online expansion of business and detailed administrative assistance.
Working to creating a book of personal histories for a not-for-profit project in Vancouver. Interviewing First Nations’ peoples in Vancouver’s troubled East-side.
Art & Business
History and Art History