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  • LevelMid Level
  • LocationNorwich, United Kingdom
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  • ProfessionsVisual Artist - Customer Services Representative

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About me

I am currently looking for opportunities in the visual arts field located in London.

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Skills

  • Events
  • Visual Arts
  • Writing
  • Drawing
  • Painting
  • Fine Art
  • Exhibition
  • Customer Services
  • Problem Solving
  • Word
  • Researching
  • Social Meda
  • Invigilating
  • Artist Assistant
  • Art Installation
  • Art Curation
  • Gallery Assistant
  • Art Gallery
  • Gallery Invigilator
  • Gallery Administration
  • Marketing

Work history

Currently

Artist

Zoe Ford

Jul 2012
  • Full Time
  • • Creating artwork • Framing originals & prints • Researching and applying for exhibitions • Planning exhibitions • Installing and curating solo exhibitions • Photographing artwork & exhibitions, editing & uploading to website & social media platforms • Correspondence with buyers • Marketing and promotion through social media • Website creation and regular updating • Designing posters & business cards • Packaging artworks for shipping, completing shipping documents & certificates of authenticity forms • Sourcing materials

2017

Event Support Executive

TRO

Apr 2017 - Oct 2017
  • Full Time
  • Key Responsibilities: Events Organisation, Administration, Interpersonal & communication skills • Provide a supporting role across a number of different disciplines. • Implementing end-to-end projects. • Using database system IBIS, sourcing and contacting companies for quotes, creating purchase orders, digital filing, printing and compiling documents, composing emails, booking accommodation for on site staff. •Researching, writing and presenting ideas for creative briefs.

2017

Visitor Experience Team Member

The Forum

Oct 2016 - Apr 2017
  • Full Time
  • Visitor Experience Team Member. Engaging with the public; ensuring all visitors feel welcome and helping them to enjoy their visit; looking after the delivery of events; providing support and assistance to visitors and clientele; setup of a variety of events including hanging exhibitions; assisting in the use of IT and other equipment in the atrium and auditorium; requires excellent organisation, communication, creativity and problem solving skills.

2016

Art Department Assistant

Margarita Feaks Gallery

Aug 2016 - Sep 2016
  • Internship
  • Guest/Logistics Assistant (volunteer) Margarita Feaks Gallery - Master of Art International Award Assisting with delivery/receipt of artworks; handling artworks; set up of works, lighting and display in auditorium, corresponding with the judges and artists, video recording of judges/speakers.

2014

Visual Artist

Michael Brown

Oct 2014 - Oct 2014
  • The Chocolate Factory, Wood Green, London N22 6XJ, UK
  • Internship
  • Artist's Assistant. Assisting in the preparation and execution of a large scale painting.

2014

Gallery Assistant

Tempus Gallery

Nov 2013 - Jan 2014
  • London, United Kingdom
  • Internship
  • Key Responsibilities: Front of House, Data Entry, Administrative Support • Acted as front of house representative assisting and liaising with visitors and clients creating interpretative plaques to aid visitor experience, curation and installation of artwork. Key holder responsibilities for open and close. • Provided administrative support to gallery team including data entry using online art management database, updating digital artist portfolios and contacting companies.

2015

Artist Assistant

Lennie Lee

Jun 2013 - Dec 2015
  • Full Time
  • Key Responsibilities: Social Media Engagement & Analysis, Artwork Creation, Purchasing • Managed and developed social media engagement including Twitter and Facebook. Analysing effectiveness of marketing strategies and website analysis through Google Analytics. • Assisted with the creation of artworks • Managed equipment and material purchasing

2012

Gallery Assistant

Art Galleries Europe

Jun 2012 - Aug 2012
  • London, United Kingdom
  • Internship
  • Key Responsibilities: Invigilating, Artist Research; Gallery Upkeep & Presentation • Correspondence with artists for prospective exhibitions and researching artists. • Researching website promotion and placing gallery adverts online. • Communicating with visitors, opening and securing the gallery and keeping the space clean.

2012

Sculptor's Assistant

Finn Stone

Jun 2012 - Aug 2012
  • London, United Kingdom
  • Internship
  • Assisting in the creation of artwork.

2012

Website Assistant for FAD

The Other Art Fair

May 2012 - May 2012
  • 35 Marylebone Rd, Marylebone, London NW1 5LS, UK
  • Internship
  • Key Responsibilities: Social Media Management, Organisation, Interviewing Artists • Photographing event, performance artists and speakers. • Interviewing artists; organisation of the FAD event programme. • Promotion through social media platforms and distributing press releases to visitors and the public.

2012

Gallery Invigilator

London Festival of Photography

May 2012 - Jul 2012
  • London, United Kingdom
  • Internship
  • Key Responsibilities: Installation, Invigilation, Visitor Engagement. • Installing exhibitions; invigilation of exhibitions at venues (The Guardian Gallery - The Dog Eared Gallery - Calumet - Warburg Institute). • Engaging with the public, photographing private views. • Preparation of the event using MS Excel and Pages.

Education

2012

BA(Hons) , Fine Art

Norwich University of the Arts

Sep 2009 - Jul 2012
  • Norwich, United Kingdom

2008

Art Foundation Diploma

University for the Creative Arts

Sep 2007 - Jul 2008
  • Farnham, United Kingdom
  • Level 3 BTEC diploma