Interested in providing studio and production assistance for a design studio. A background in organising and administrating design projects, exhibitions, and events; with strong communication, administration, organisation, research and analysis, problem solving and visual presentation skills.
Liaising with D&AD Professional Design Award entrants and acting as the first point for contact for enquiries, cataloguing and recording all entries, quality checking award entries, liaising with judges regarding online judging process and leading judging queries, installing works for judging week/taking down, liaising with award judges and acting as judging assistant.
Curating and project managing a schedule of monthly contemporary art and design exhibitions; liaising with artists and the events coordinator; project managing exhibition copy and responsible for final proof of exhibition text and listings; leading exhibition installation and de-installation.
Project managing catalogue for art auction 10x10 Drawing the City London including: liaising directly with high profile artists and designers, coordinating text and images from participating artists, checking descriptions for all projects and rewriting the descriptions, researching artists to develop catalogue copy, liaising directly with the catalogue graphic designer, responsible for final proof of catalogue. Writing curatorial notes of artists and designers for auctioneer to use at live auction. Providing assistance with event build, layout and art handling and overseeing of staging and installation.
Co-curating a programme of talks and workshops commissioned by 100% Design; developing event programme curatorial concept; producing written copy for event stand, website and publications involving researching designers/ coordinating with designers for descriptions, maintaining a tone of voice for curated events programme, responsible for final proof of all copy. Arranging event logistics and assisting with onsite management; organising sponsors; liaising with graphic designers.
Assisting the curator with research for The World of Charles and Ray Eames; administrative tasks; compiling information documents, bibliographies and timelines for publications; creating curatorial research folders; collating object checklists; developing budget spreadsheets and experienced using the art gallery exhibition database Rapid.
Driving research for film content to be showcased at the Tailor Made event. Organising logistics and assisting visitors with event information.
Assisting the curator with exhibition organisation and administration for Designs of the Year 2014; generating exhibit lists and exhibition spreadsheets; contacting lenders and designers for display requirements, loan agreements and transport requirements; providing organisational support working to schedules for the planning, installation and de-installation, including completing exhibit condition reports and careful object handling.
Curating and co-project managing the one-off food event, contacting venues, organising sponsorship and promotion, carrying out design production, as well as working on the event installation and de-installation.