Joella Kiu

MA History of Art Student at Courtauld Institute of Art

  • LocationLondon, UK
  • AvailabilityCurrently available for full time, freelance and internship jobs.



  • 2+ Languages
  • Art History Degree
  • Adobe Photoshop Lightroom
  • Imovie
  • Mailchimp Experience
  • Shopify Design and Development
  • Event Planning/ Curating
  • Art Culture Project Management
  • Persian Art
  • Islamic Art Specialism

Work history


Creative Project Manager


Jan 2014 - Jul 2016
  • Singapore
  • Full Time
  • I worked with the independent bookstore to plan and execute creative projects. A key highlight of this role was organising the 2014 and 2016 Singapore Art Book Fair, a contemporary art book fair that presented fifty publishers from Singapore and beyond. I also worked on other campaigns to increase book visibility islandwide, including the Book Vending Machine project.


Editorial Assistant

Phaidon Press

Jul 2015 - Aug 2015
  • London, UK
  • Internship
  • I worked on the established publishing house's editorial desk over a summer internship, contributing to the latest guides for Copenhagen, Taipei and Barcelona. Throughout, I corresponded with overseas clients professionally, and honed my writing skills through content creation and proofreading responsibilities.


Marketing Communications Intern

Art Stage Singapore

Jun 2014 - Aug 2014
  • Singapore
  • Internship
  • As a marketing and communications intern with the leading contemporary art fair in Southeast Asia, I managed the fair's social media platforms. I also did research into the algorithms working behind each site. My duties included crafting engaging social media content, and I implemented a series of weekly questions and a countdown meter.



Art History

Courtauld Institute of Art

Sep 2016
  • London, UK
  • Specialising in Persian Painting and Transcultural Visibility, graduating in July 2017.


Art History

University of York

Oct 2012 - Jul 2015
  • York, UK
  • Graduated with first class honours.