Pallavi Vadhia

Gallery Manager

  • LocationThornton Heath, United Kingdom



  • Events
  • Marketing PR
  • Visual Arts
  • Conference
  • Exhibition
  • Events PR
  • Coordination
  • Event Organisation
  • Event Planning
  • Communications
  • Excel
  • Office
  • Powerpoint

Work history


Press Assistant

Frieze Art Fair

Sep 2015 - Sep 2015
  • Administering onsite press accreditation and providing press and administrative support to the Press Office and its appointed PR Agency for this leading international cutting edge contemporary art fair and old masters fair.


Gallery Manager


Mar 2014 - Mar 2015
  • Working closely with the Director, Gallery Coordinator and Art Technicians in organising and successfully delivering all aspects of ARTISANS’ exhibition projects, programme of events, activities and sales opportunities to support the exhibitions and displays.


Exhibition Projects Coordinator

Art Chennai

Sep 2013 - Feb 2014
  • Coordinating all aspects of the Festival's exhibitions’ set-up, in 25+ venues around the city, from Bright Noise at Lalit Kala Akademi and Squaring the Glass Circle: Art and Artisanship at DakshinaChitra to Madras Before After on Elliot's Beach. Overseeing all artists' contracts, loan agreements for the works, managing the logistics of a 2-day ‘Future of the Past' conference and its 16 speakers. Providing marketing, editorial and production support on the festival catalogue and festival marketing collateral.


Gallery & Marketing Manager

Tara Books, Book Building

Feb 2011 - Jan 2012
  • Setting up and managing brand new cultural space including gallery, exhibition space, shop and reading areas for this leading award-winning publisher of visual art books for adults and children based in Chennai, India. Managing its programme of exhibitions and events.


Sales & Marketing Manager

National Portrait Gallery

Apr 2005 - Dec 2011
  • Responsible for sales and marketing strategies including evaluation for lead titles within the Publishing Department for this gallery holding the most extensive collection of portraits in the world.