Lily Wedge

Gallery Manager

  • LevelMid Level
  • LocationLondon, United Kingdom
  • AvailabilityLocked Pro Plan feature
  • ProfessionsPhotographer - Photography Assistant - Artist

Skills

  • Photography
  • PR
  • Client Realtions
  • Drawing
  • Portraiture
  • Curation
  • Exhibition Design
  • Art Handling
  • Event Management
  • Art Management

Companies I’ve worked with

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  • Brick lane Gallery

    Brick lane Gallery

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    Whitewall Galleries

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    Work history

    Currently

    Gallery Manager

    Brick lane Gallery

    Mar 2018
    • London, United Kingdom
    • Full Time
    • Managing a team of ten people and two gallery spaces.
 Artist Liaison and building good relationships with the artists ensuring they have a pleasant experience exhibiting. Booking artists for exhibitions and deciding the gallery schedule of events. Developing relationships through reacting to footfall and networking for both new artists and clients. Selling artwork through the gallery and via social media. 
 Doing the accounts and finance, logging every transaction made through bank transfer, pay pal, and card payments. Interviewing, employing and training new gallery assistants and in- terns.Hosting exhibitions fortnightly in both galleries which involves curating the spaces, hanging and de-installation of artwork,designing promotional material, writing press releases and price lists.Updating website and all other social media pages.Photography on the exhibi- tion openings.Administration and general management duties such emails, stock control and maintenance of both galleries. 
 Skills: Management, sales, marketing, social media engagement, attention to detail, artist liaison, or- ganisation, teamwork, communication, planning, problem solving, diary management, correspondence, product knowledge and event coordination.

    2018

    Art Consultant

    Whitewall Galleries

    Jan 2017 - Jan 2018
    • London, United Kingdom
    • Full Time
    • Working in Whitewall and Clarendon galleries in and around London including their galleries in Notting Hill, Wimbledon, Kingston, Cobham and St Albans. Client Liaison and developing relationships through reacting to footfall.Proactively using and adding to the Gallery’s client database and networking for new clients.Working to difficult sales targets which I achieved. Flexibility to work on short notice.Helping to organise prestigious events with the Gallery’s international and well established artists. Duties included assessing clients’ needs and tastes, staying abreast of trends on the open art market; working with the studio to source art works; commissioning original art work for clients and consulting upon the art in owners’ collections. 
 Skills: Sales, Attention to detail, client liaison, organisation, communication, planning, correspondence, product knowledge and event coordination.