Toby Taylor-Smith

Location Scout

Level
Junior
Location
London, United Kingdom
Availability
Locked Pro Plan feature
Professions
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Projects

  • Location Scout
  • Location Scout
  • Location Scout

Skills

  • Location Scouting
  • Location Management

Companies I’ve worked with

  • Locate Productions Ltd

    Locate Productions Ltd

    • Film
  • Museum of London

    Museum of London

    • Education & Research
  • Tristan Hoare

    Tristan Hoare

    • Arts and Culture
  • N

    Natural History Museum

    Work history

    Currently

    Nov 2018
    • London, United Kingdom
    • Freelance

    Currently

    Gallery Assistant

    Tristan Hoare

    Sep 2018
    • 6 Fitzroy Square, Bloomsbury, London W1T 5HJ, UK
    • Internship
    • -Assisting with the organisation of internal and external artwork storage -Assisting with the planning and set-up of private viewing events as well as non gallery related events at the 6 Fitzroy Square venue -Assisting with the planning and installation of an upcoming exhibition of Pierre Le Tan’s work -Researching artists and artworks including provenance, exhibition history and sales history -Creating artist and client information including price lists, sales spreadsheets, Certificates of Authenticity and online private views as well as assisting with artwork inventory lists using the Artlogic database system -Errands for the Gallery Owner and Manager including deliveries and collections to and from clients, artists’ studios, framers when required -General day-to-day housekeeping duties

    2018

    Exhibition Assistant

    Happenstance Framing and Art

    May 2018 - Jun 2018
    • 3 Torrens St, London EC1V 1NQ, UK
    • Internship
    • -Assisting in the organisation and co-ordination of the exhibition -Liasing with artists in order to make sure they knew where to deliver their works -Working as part of a team to decide the best layout for the artworks in the exhibition which included painting, installation and sculpture --Unpacking and hanging the artworks safely under a tight deadline -Independently creating the catalogue to accompany the exhibition -Marketing the exhibition through posts on social media as well as handing out flyers -Invigilating the exhibition through its run, communicating with visitors, encouraging them to engage with the artworks and vote for their favourite artist -Dismantling the exhibition and ensuring the safe collection and transportation of the artworks to storage or back to the artists

    2018

    Feb 2017 - May 2018
    • London, United Kingdom
    • Full Time
    • -Offering a high class service for clients -Sourcing objects and props for artists’ reference points -Working as part of a runners team while also creating solid relationships and networking with colleagues in other departments -Assisting on shoots for the creative department -Adapting to new situations on a daily basis and responding to urgent tasks -Handling petty cash and keeping track of receipts -Training in reception, bookings and scheduling department and technical operations

    2016

    Visitor Assistant

    Natural History Museum

    Oct 2016 - Dec 2016
    • London, United Kingdom
    • Freelance
    • -Working in the bookings and sales department as a visitor assistant -Selling tickets to the Wildlife Photographer of the Year 2017 exhibition -Engaging with visitors and selling museum memberships to them -Working at the information desk providing helpful and friendly customer service

    2015

    Jun 2015 - Aug 2015
    • London, United Kingdom
    • Internship
    • Hanging paintings and deciding the best layout for various exhibitions around London

    2014

    Jun 2014 - Jul 2014
    • London, United Kingdom
    • Internship
    • Helping to set up the Odyssey exhibition as part of the team at the Bo.Lee art gallery Invigilating the exhibition Dealing with customers and inquiries from members of the public

    2011

    Aug 2011 - Sep 2011
    • London, United Kingdom
    • Internship
    • Researching benefactors and engaging with artefacts within the museum

    2011

    Jul 2011 - Aug 2011
    • London, United Kingdom
    • Internship
    • Helping to photograph paintings in various locations as well as researching and contacting potential benefactors

    Education

    Currently

    BA (Hons) History of Art

    University of Birmingham

    Sep 2013
    • Birmingham B15 2TT, UK

    2016

    3 A Grades at A Level (History of Art, Art, English Literature)

    Highgate School

    Sep 2007 - Sep 2016
    • London, United Kingdom