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  • LevelJunior
  • LocationLondon, United Kingdom
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  • ProfessionsPersonal Assistant - Administrator - Front of House

About me

Junior level, developing career in commercial galleries with experience in both administration and personal assistance within the creative sector.

Skills

  • Visual Arts
  • Fine Art
  • Digital
  • Sales Support
  • Personal Assistance
  • Administration
  • Art Galleries
  • Artist Research
  • Artist Relations
  • Client Correspondence

Work history

2017

Gallery Intern

Gagosian Gallery

Aug 2017 - Nov 2017
  • London, United Kingdom
  • Internship
  • Fixed term internship, providing assistance across all departments of the Gallery. • Acting as eyes and ears for Front Desk Executives; and upholding efficient and effective communication. • Responsible for the distribution of publications sold, and transferred between galleries; including monitoring and updating digital inventory of publications and merchandise. • Project management of own initiated and delegated tasks. • Monitoring, formatting and archiving press related to represented artists. • Researching and managing databases on represented artists’ works, including sales, exhibition history, present owners, etc. • Assisting in varying expenses. • Tracking and reporting auction results and general current art market figures. • Assisting couriering artwork. • General upkeep of appearance within office, kitchen and gallery spaces.

2016

Apr 2016 - Sep 2016
  • Norwich, United Kingdom
  • Internship
  • Personal Assistant to the curator of contemporary and modern art during ‘British Art Show 8’ and ‘Norfolk Contemporary Art Society 60’. • Administrative duties. • Liaising with both internal colleagues and external parties. • Preparing and organising public outreach events. • Conducting in depth artist and theoretical research for lectures and articles. • Writing releases, labels and guides for exhibitions.

2016

Art Department Assistant

Freelance

Jun 2015 - Sep 2016
  • London, United Kingdom
  • Freelance
  • Assisting on set for music video including set design, management of props and assisting throughout day shoots. • Sourcing and negotiating venues, equipment and props from third parties. • Assisting in invoicing and budgeting. • Assisting in building small to large scale installations. • Swiftly prioritising tasks and problem shooting under highly pressured environments. • Maintaining communication with all team members in order to negotiate and resolve issues.

Education

2016

Sep 2015 - Jun 2016
  • London, United Kingdom
  • Distinction: Diploma in Professional Studies; sandwich placement year assessed on working experience and appraisal.

2017

Bachelor of Arts (BA)

Central Saint Martins

Sep 2013 - Jun 2017
  • London, United Kingdom
  • First Class Honours in BA Fine Art.

2013

Art and Design Foundation

Central Saint Martins

Sep 2012 - Jun 2013
  • London, United Kingdom
  • Merit grade in Art and Design