I am currently freelancing in photographic consulting and production. I have extensive experience in managing projects with the proven ability to stay within budget, follow projects from conception to final delivery, and co-ordinate communication between multiple departments.
I was working with Sam on restructuring his studio, looking after in house production, studio management and bookkeeping. I produced shoots with Paul Smith, Holland and Holland and Givenchy. I have also been extensively image researching for Sam to help his creative process on a variety of different brief’s. Clients have included GIVENCHY X ONITSUKA TIGER. PAUL SMITH. SPORTSMAX. HOLLAND AND HOLLAND. ERDEM.
Day to day running of studio and all personal affairs Managing and hiring of junior staff and interns. HR. Monitoring and creating invoices. Building upkeep and maintenance of photographic equipment and machinery at studio and storage buildings in London and Devon. Diary management. Personal Assistance.
Overseeing every element of Museum and Gallery exhibitions from inception to completion. Museum/Gallery liaison - gallerists, curators and collectors. Production for all printed works, mounting, framing and hanging. Merchandise production. Sponsor/client liaison. Reviewer of text to accompany exhibition and press. Production of artist and team travel and logistics . Supervising of opening and guest list of shows. Exhibitions include: Stardust exhibition at the National Portrait Gallery, 2014, PAC Milan, National Gallery Edinburgh, Rencontres des Arles, France. Rolling Stones Taschen Gallery, Los Angeles. NW1 and Kings X at HENI London. East End Exhibition, Newham, London. Private real estate exhibition Marylebone.
Book Publishing Worldwide publication of over 15 books. Including international best sellers Stardust, East End, Havana and Delhi Dilemma. Worked with publishers Taschen, Steidel, Heni, Thames and Hudson. Overseeing layouts. Proof and fact checking dummies. Managing print quality on press . Maintained and managed print schedules and production/release schedules. Navigated PR and social media for each release. Editorial Directed all studio and location editorial projects. Dealt with a variety of personalities from actors to musicians, politicians, royalty and activists. Worked on world renowned international publications from Interview Magazine, to British Vogue, GQ, New Yorker, WSJ, Vanity Fair, i-D. Enlisted stylists, hair, make up, assistants, production teams. managing multitude of personalities on set. Advertising Producing global photographic shoots for brands such as Valentino, Tods, Nokia, Karen Miller, Jager, Audemars Piguet, England Rugby Team, The Great campaign. Highlight: spent a morning with HRH Queen Elizabeth for a sitting of portraits to commemorate her 88th birthday. Also used for the GREAT Campaign.
Managing of Bailey extensive 60 year archive and its print sales generating over a million pounds of income for the studio. Syndication of images to world famous magazines on a daily basis. Managing the production of photographic editions from the archive. Dealing with collectors and HNW individuals. Dealing with Art fairs such as Art Basel, PhotoLondon, LA Photo, Frieze Masters, Paris Photo. Liaise with gallerists/museums/collectors for print acquisitions.
Nottingham Trent University / BA Hons Photography 2.1