Personable, reliable, enthusiastic and passionate about visual arts. I have been living in Perth, Western Australia, for 2 and 1/2 years but shall be returning to Scotland in May 2015. I have worked as a teacher, gallery manager, curator and most recently, an Art Consultant, and I am looking to continue to forge a career for myself within the vibrant Visual Arts community in the UK.
Project Managing Public Art Projects with metro and regional areas of Western Australia, which included contract negotiation, client and stakeholder liaison, preparation of Artists Briefs, commissioning artists or artists teams, managing project budgets, timelines and marketing. In addition I ran the Leasing and Procurement service, preparing proposals of available works for clients, preparing and managing lease and purchase agreements, organising and assisting with installation, curating a collection of leased works and managing the project budgets. I also curated a number of regional Art Awards, Cossack Art Award being the most prestigious of these. Advocating best practice and fair renumeration for our artist members with stakeholders and local councils. Organising and leading Professional Development sessions on Public Art, Curation and Artwork Handling for members and associates. managing Artlease
I worked as Head of Art History, responsible for preparing and delivering the A Level and AS level syllabus as well as managing examination entries, excursions and the department finances. I also taught History to Year 7 - 9 and Classical Civilisation to Year 9 latterly. In my final year at More House I was appointed Senior Teacher of the Junior School, for which I was responsible for the pastoral care of the Year 7 - 9 year groups. This included managing a team of staff appointed as Form Tutors for the Junior School. I was part of a five strong Senior Management team which met regularly to discuss and strategise the academic performance, pastoral care, marketing strategies and pupil retention.
Bachelor of Arts