Melanie Eckersley

Artist, Writer, Production Assistant

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  • LocationUnited Kingdom

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Skills

 

  • Events
  • Writing
  • Art Direction
  • Copywriting
  • Editing
  • Fine Art
  • Multi-media Artist
  • Design
  • Production Assistant
  • Indesign
  • Photoshop
  • Audacity
  • Curation
  • Premiere Final Cut Pro 7
  • Html CSS Basic Knowledge

Work history

2015

Part-time Catering

Benugo

May 2014 - Sep 2015
  • Part-time Caterer for events run by Clerkenwell Green, Benugo. These are usually based in venues such as V&A, Museum of London, British Film Institute, Natural History Museum, Westminster Abbey, etc.

2014

Curatorial Internship

United Photo Industries

Jul 2014 - Oct 2014
  • 6 weeks in which I was given responsibility for the installation of several artists' exhibitions at the annual Brooklyn festival 'Photoville'. Because my own practise involves setting up digital and technical work (such as complicated projections onto glass), I was often asked to help curate more technical pieces.

2013

Graphic Design Internship

Memac Ogilvy

Jun 2013 - Aug 2013
  • 10 week internship in which I helped the Graphic Design team with more general design tasks. A couple weeks into the internship however I was given responsibility for the layout and front cover design for newsletter, Dolphin Energy's 25th issue. I also presented the final design to the client.

Education

2015

Fine Art

University of Oxford

Jun 2012 - Jun 2015
  • First Class Honours.

2012

Design and Communication Foundation Diploma

University of the Arts, London

Aug 2011 - Aug 2012

    2011

    A-levels

    British School of the Netherlands

    Aug 2010 - Aug 2011
    • A Levels: Art (A*) Maths (A) French (A) AS Levels: English (A) GSCEs: 9 A*s 1A

    Awards

    2015

    Bloomberg New Contemporaries

    Bloomberg

    • 37 Artists chosen across the UK to display work in London and Nottingham as part of the annual touring exhibition, Bloomberg New Contemporaries. http://www.newcontemporaries.org.uk/news/1443089709/melanie-eckersley-blog-post

    2014

    The Slingsby Prize for Funnel Vision

    • The Kevin Slingsby Prize for Funnel Vision is open to all undergraduates for work in any media. The prize was established in 2006 to celebrate the life and work of Kevin Slingsby, who taught at the Ruskin School of Art for 21 years and had a profound effect on the hundreds of students he worked with.