Vija Skangale

Visual and digital Arts

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  • LevelMid Level
  • LocationLondon, United Kingdom
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  • ProfessionsEvent Manager - Curator - Art Director - Creative Director - Art Curation - Researcher

Projects

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Skills

  • Events
  • Marketing PR
  • Visual Arts
  • Art Direction
  • Creative Event
  • Exhibition
  • Festival
  • Creative
  • Project Management
  • Creative Direction
  • Coordination
  • Event Planning
  • Office
  • Photoshop
  • Contemporary art
  • Contemporary Arts
  • Art Exhibition
  • Art Exhibitions
  • Arts
  • Art
  • Creative Arts
  • Art Administration
  • Art and Creative Direction
  • Arts Research
  • Art Writing
  • Arts Writer
  • Art Department
  • Mulit Tasking
  • Enjoy Challenges
  • Easygoing
  • Passionate

Work history

Currently

Digital Arts Learning

University Of The Arts London

Nov 2015
  • London, United Kingdom
  • Full Time
  • · Provide first line support to staff and students using UAL’s elearning platforms · Provide courteous, prompt, and accurate service via email, telephone and social media in response to staff and student eLearning queries; · Troubleshoot problems experienced by staff and students · Maintain working knowledge of all current policies, procedures, and troubleshooting steps for eLearning support · Issue service updates via email and Social Media as required · Create guides for students and staff on using digital art platforms

2015

Arts & Learning Department Assistant

Asia House

Feb 2015 - Jun 2015
  • London, United Kingdom
  • Freelance
  • • 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

2014

Mead Carney Gallery

Mead Carney Gallery

Feb 2014 - Oct 2014
  • Full Time
  • • 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;

2014

Archive Placement

Cubitt Gallery

Jan 2014 - Apr 2014
  • Internship
  • • 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

Education

2015

Oct 2013 - Jun 2015
  • London, United Kingdom
  • This course examines the history of contemporary art through key developments in the exhibition form. Delivered in collaboration with Afterall, the art research and publishing enterprise based at Central Saint Martins.