Natalia Zimina


  • LocationLondon, United Kingdom



  • Interior
  • Events
  • Visual Arts
  • Editing
  • Fine Art
  • Exhibition
  • Design
  • Project Management
  • Coordination
  • Client Management
  • Excel
  • Indesign
  • Photoshop
  • Powerpoint
  • Word

Work history


Press & Marketing Assistant

Gazelli Art House

Feb 2015
  • • Preparing and distributing press images and PR information • Contributing to social media campaign planning and implementing • Designing exhibition related printed material and information packs for artist projects • Maintaining press mailing and archives databases


Gallery Assistant

Elisabetta Cipriani Artist Jewellery

Feb 2015 - Jun 2015
  • • Managing website, admin, and press liaison for the Elisabetta Cipriani Gallery • Compiling and designing the gallery catalogue, brochures, and presentation of the jewels • Conducting daily gallery administration tasks • Researching international living artists biographies, market value and works for collectors



Sarah Belden Art Advisory

Feb 2015 - Apr 2015
  • • Managing The Gaia Effect online benefit auction on Paddle8 • Liaison and correspond with all artists for information, donation forms, and artworks • Designing invitations and leaflets and leading online PR campaigns through social platforms


Freelance Graphic Designer

Unius Learning Ltd

Jan 2014 - Jan 2015
  • • Working on a freelance basis designing internal and external documentation for a new business • Understanding the client need and desired design aesthetic to be able to prepare documents • Selecting fonts, colour palettes and sizes on behalf of the client • Designing marketing brochures, website layout and presentations


Catalogue Assistant

Private Collector

May 2013 - Mar 2014
  • • Providing assistance to a private collector of Pocket Watches developing a collection catalogue • Working in collaboration with a Russian writer to prepare an English translation of catalogue • Advising on wording for international market place using knowledge of UK market and English • Undertaking research into the history of specific pieces to be able to catalogue accurately • Taking photographs of each piece and designing catalogue layout


Russian Art Week Assistant

Private Collectors

Nov 2012 - Nov 2013
  • • Building understanding of clients art requirements and preferences • Undertaking research into upcoming sales and auction catalogues to determine available pieces • Viewing works and making recommendations for purchases to clients • Attending Russian Winter Sales in London on behalf of clients and bidding on works of art; sticking to prescribed limits • Checking payments and invoices and arranging shipments



Lobartas Classic Jewellery House

Aug 2013 - Aug 2013
  • • Assisting Lobartas, A Ukrainian jewellery designer with preparation for promotional events in London including at the Ukrainian Embassy • Curating small exhibitions for prospective clients; liaising with designer to select pieces to include depending on clients attending • Providing translation services both verbally and in writing • Developing an understanding of the collection and designers motivation to be able to communicate this effectively to potential clients and encourage sales


Assistant Exhibition Coordinator

Garage Center for Contemporary Culture

Jan 2013 - May 2013
  • • Supporting Garage’s international office in London with upcoming exhibitions • Organising a database of artists; cataloguing and categorising interviews and artworks • Working as part of a team to select artwork and installations to be included in exhibitions • Transcribing and translating interviews and statements from artists • Editing texts and interviews for inclusion in the exhibition publication ensuring accuracy • Writing biographies for each artist ensuring understanding of their creative vision • Preparing mood boards for private viewing events including catering and possible themes • Completing research into emerging installation and interactive artists for an on-going multigenerational project ensuring an understanding of the audience • Editing press releases in both English and Russian • Taking responsibility for the supervision of interns; allocating tasks and checking progress



Art Business

Sotheby’s Institute of London

Aug 2013 - Sep 2014


    Foundations of Western Arts

    Sotheby’s Institute of London

    Aug 2012 - Dec 2012


      Architecture with Interior Design

      University of Westminster

      Aug 2009 - Jun 2012


        Art Business Certificate

        Christie’s Education Ltd

        Jan 2012 - Mar 2012