Joan Lee

MA student in Arts Administration




  • Visual Arts
  • Art Direction
  • Marketing
  • PR
  • Indesign
  • Copyediting
  • Social Media
  • Copywriting

Work history


Gallery Assistant

Signal Gallery

Jan 2016 - Aug 2016
  • Brooklyn, NY, USA
  • Full Time
  • I am responsible for archiving artworks, art handling, researching on grants for performance artists, and for corresponding with collectors, dealers and press.


Development Assistant

David Roberts Art Foundation

Oct 2015 - Jan 2016
  • Internship
  • During my time at David Roberts Art Foundation (DRAF), I researched different cultural institutions through which artists could gain funding through grants, as well as ways to increase media visibility and audience numbers. It was rewarding to learn about the multiple layers of research, funding and arts partners that go into each exhibition and project.


Press & Development Assistant


Sep 2015 - Nov 2015
  • Full Time
  • I assisted the development director and press associate in the month preceding the Performa15 Biennial based in New York City. I was responsible not only for organizing press materials and corresponding to writers and journalists , but also for researching potential donors and participants in the benefit dinner gala.



Arts Administration and Cultural Policy

Goldsmiths, University of London

Aug 2016 - Jul 2017


English Literature and Art History

UC Berkeley

Aug 2011 - Apr 2015