Megan Nixon

Assistant Curator/Exhibition Assistant

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  • LocationLondon, United Kingdom

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Skills

 

  • Events
  • Film
  • Visual Arts
  • Art Direction
  • Sculpture
  • Fine Art
  • Multi-media Artist
  • Temporary Displays
  • Textile Design
  • Excel
  • Final Cut Pro
  • Office
  • Photoshop
  • Powerpoint
  • Word

Work history

Currently

Co-curator & Artist

Lemon People Collective

Jan 2016
  • I am co-curating an exhibition that my collective have been asked to do in conjunction with the next TEDX talks with UAL at Central Saint Martins. We are also in charge of designing the stage for the speakers and video art for projection.

2016

Exhibition Assistant

Hemera Collective

Dec 2015 - Feb 2016
  • Exhibition assistant for Hemera Collective's recent exhibition at Guest Projects 'Secret Agent.' My main role was carrying out their social media campaign, but I was also involved with the installation of the pieces, invigilating the space during exhibition hours and organising the film-screening event. http://hemera-collective.com/secret-agent-guest-projects-london-9-jan-30-jan/

2015

Exhibition Assistant

Freedom From Torture

Nov 2016 - Nov 2015
  • Exhibition assistant volunteer role for Freedom From Torture's 'Artists Drawing a Line Under Torture' exhibition, helping with all aspects of the exhibition such as: set up, safety, visitor information, and packaging. I also worked at the private view and auction helping buyers place bids and explaining the work.

2015

Art Department Assistant

Substantial Films

Sep 2016 - Nov 2015
  • Art Department Assistant on Feature Film ‘The Holly Kane Experiment’, assistant to the production designer. Roles included sourcing important props, building sets and administration duties. http://www.substantialfilms.co.uk/#!the-holly-kane-experiment/ca4j

2015

Co-curator

Lemon People Collective

Sep 2015 - Oct 2015
  • Co-curator for a one-night event/show for my collective ‘Lemon People’s’ launch. http://www.dazeddigital.com/artsandculture/article/27059/1/the-young-london-art-collective-to-keep-your-eye-on

2015

Exhibition Assistant

International Alert

Jul 2015 - Oct 2015
  • Exhibition assistant volunteer role for International Alert's 'Art4peace' exhibition, helping with all aspects of the exhibition such as: set up, sales, safety, research, art handling etc. I also worked at the private view tending the bar and at the live auction helping showcase the art.

2015

Build Team

The Lost Picture Show

Jul 2015 - Aug 2015
  • The lost picture show is a vintage cinema pop-up. My job involved building the cinema from scratch, using skills with tools, wood, metal, fabric and set dressing to create the intricate and vast space that the show encompasses. www.lostpictureshow.org

2014

Stage Hand

The Box Soho

Jun 2014 - Sep 2014
  • This involved moving props and helping with costume changes during shows and generally helping organise the performers. The shows were very quick paced and I had to be focused at all times. I am still on their books for part time work, but had to take a step back due to university commitments.

2013

Art Apprentice

Secret Cinema

Sep 2012 - Aug 2013
  • This involved the building and dressing of sets for their various productions throughout the year.

2013

Art Assistant

Secret Music

May 2013 - Jun 2013
  • Helped artist Stuart Pearson Wright collect self-portraits of audience members at the Secret Music event for Laura Marling, for an exhibition he was putting together later that year.

Education

2015

BA Film and Television

London College of Communication

Aug 2012 - Apr 2015
  • First in Film and Television

2011

Foundation Degree in Fine Art

City and Guilds of London Art School

Aug 2010 - Jun 2011
  • Multi media art course, Merit Grade.

Awards

2015

BA Honours Degree

Higher Education

  • Graduated with a First