Vija Skangale

Arts & Learning department assistant


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  • LevelJunior
  • LocationLondon, United Kingdom
  • AvailabilityLocked Pro Plan feature
  • ProfessionsEvent Manager - Curator - Art Director - Creative Director


  • Events
  • Marketing PR
  • Visual Arts
  • Art Direction
  • Creative Event
  • Exhibition
  • Festival
  • Creative
  • Project Management
  • Creative Direction
  • Coordination
  • Event Planning
  • Office
  • Photoshop

Work history


Arts & Learning Department Assistant

Asia House

Feb 2015
  • • Marketing for Asia House Film Festival 2015 • Marketing and promotion for Asia House Literature Festival 2015 • Administration duties • Answer email enquiries regarding the festivals • Work closely with the head of Arts & Learning department, Pamela Kember


Mead Carney Gallery

Mead Carney Gallery

Feb 2014 - Aug 2014
  • • Curating shows in cooperation with artists and technicians; • Arranging transportation of work to and from the gallery, both nationally and internationally; • Organizing equipment hire; • Cataloguing acquisitions and keeping records and archives; • Developing and updating the gallery website • Exhibitions installation and hanging. • Planning, organising, presenting and marketing exhibitions and shows, including responsibility for public relations; • Keeping up to date with industry developments and market trends; general administration duties; • Research on the established artists exhibiting in the gallery • Press release writing •Translation of the texts from English to Russian Language • Maintaining ongoing promotion and advertising of the gallery; • Planning, organising, presenting and marketing exhibitions and shows, including responsibility for public relations; • Working closely with individual artists, developing relationships with new artists, and extending relationships with established artists from the gallery ‘stable’; • Developing advisory service client list; • Promoting exhibitions and work by individual artists; • Developing and updating the gallery website; • Organizing equipment hire; • Ensuring the smooth day-to-day running of the gallery;


Archive Placement

Cubitt Gallery

Jan 2014 - Mar 2014
  • • Arrange and maintain archival collections in a safe manner • Digitalise the photos and documentation • Update Cubitt gallery website with archive exhibition photos • Arranging the acquisition and retrieval of records; • Pursue own archive research project



Exhibition Studies

Central Saint Martins

Sep 2013 - May 2015