Determination is what makes me strive to achieve. As a confident, imaginative and enthusiastic individual, I am eager to gain new skills, whilst applying my current experience to the task at hand.
Using analogue photography I document the artisan restaurant, showcasing what the establishment has to offer.
I work with a woman in her 20s who has autism; the care work I do allows her to have independence from her parents. The position has increased my understanding of people with Autism.
I supervise the artisan restaurant, providing excellent customer service and making sure everything runs smoothly. My other responsibilities include liaising with businesses to create relationships benefitting both parties. The strong ethical stance on free range, organic food is what drew me to the establishment.
I worked with children between the ages of 3-6 years. I was a one-to-one with a child with Down syndrome as well as a general TA within a class of 30 students. My one-to-one work has allowed me to understand how to meet the needs of the individual child. Occasionally I worked alongside another TA where we were in charge of the nursery children. This taught me how to engage and stimulate a large group of children.
I photographed and documented the celebrations using an OM2 analogue camera. This relied upon my knowledge of the camera and analogue photography. It involved managing and organising large groups of people, directing photo shoots and retaining a calm atmosphere for the Bride and Groom whilst capturing their day.
F2F Fundraising included promoting the charity, spreading water safety awareness, and ultimately selling direct debits to the public for the NGO. To date I have made £29,025 for the charity.
I was part of a strong team of hard workers, we adapted quickly to the busy and professional atmosphere that the celebrity status of the restaurant attained. During peak summer season the team and I were able to make £20,000 in one working day for the restaurant.
My degree was self lead and encouraged independence and hard work. The project titles were ambiguous and were left to us to create a brief to develop and explore. Over the three month projects I learnt how to work independently and how to self motivate myself over long periods of time. We were encouraged to showcase our work in galleries and through this I became confident in presenting myself to the public as an artist and curator. My dissertation title was 'The Representation of Muslim Women in Western Art and Society' for which I received a 2:1. The research and development of the dissertation built my confidence in my writing and editing skills. For my final project I hand printed thousands of designs which covered three walls and created my installation piece along with woven plant pots. Art should be available to all and invoke a reaction from the public. I wanted my work to encompass the viewer and allow them to touch the work, involving multiple senses.
The Foundation course built skills in life drawing, analogue photography, print making, sculpture, graphic design, textiles. It helped me to understand a wide range of medium.
I gained three A levels Art (A), Photography (B) and English Literature and Language (C) and three AS Levels Art History (C), General Studies (B), History (D)
I gained 10 GCSEs at grades A*-C