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2010 – 2011 M.A Art Business, Sotheby’s Institute of Art, London, U.K
Galerie Artima - Hampstead Affordable Art Fair / London Art Fair Intern. Long & Ryle Contemporary Art - London Original Print Fair Intern. London
Art Fair Event Assistant.
Transcription intern for Sarah Thornton author of Seven Days in the Art World. Dissertation: The Art Market Through the Lens of Behavioural Economics.
2005 – 2009 B.A Honours in Art History & Psychology, Queen’s University, Canada
2001 – 2005 Canada OSSD Honours Graduate, Sir Oliver Mowat C.I., Toronto, Canada
Sept. 2014 – Present
Fine Art PR & Communications, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Providing PR & Communications strategic development for international artists and galleries on a freelance basis.
Focused on strengthening brand recognition and online visibility through social media and various online art and selling platforms.
Identified potential partnerships with art institutions globally and assisted Artists with the preparation of funding applications and art competition proposals.
Responsible for creative marketing proposals and for the dissemination of marketing material. Drafted press releases, exhibition proposals and biographical content often adapting existing Dutch, French and Chinese written material for an English speaking audience.
Sept. 2013 – Sept. 2014
Hus Gallery, London, UK
Client Relations & Communications Manager
Jan. 2012 – Sept. 2013
Bonhams Auctioneers, London,UK
Liaised closely with all specialist departments and management to facilitate aspects of a busy sales schedule and implement marketing strategies to promote the sale of works to local and international clients.
Performed administrative tasks including the drafting of contracts, sales orders, as well as researching international
import/ export restrictions and artist resale rights.
Organised the location and movement of property across departments and Bonahms locations. Installed all sales previews and assisted in the gallery salesrooms providing visitor relations services.
June 2012 – Dec. 2012 Shizaru Gallery, London, UK
Gallery Assistant / Intern Coordinator
Joined this concept Contemporary art gallery before its premier launch assisting the HNW owners and gallery director in all aspects of the gallery’s daily operations including website and database set-up and maintenance, daily administration, client services and sales.
Maintained a team of interns providing project instruction and organising schedules.
Provided business development research and drafted proposals for new business. Collaborated with the director to identify and establish relationships with potential client groups and partners.
Modern Fuel Artist-run Centre, Kingston, Canada
Gallery & Programmes Assistant
Assisted the gallery director and curators in organising and delivering gallery exhibitions and community outreach programs. This was a researched oriented position with PR initiatives such as event planning and gallery promotion.
Supported administration with inventory management, membership administration, artists’ contracts and funding applications- exhibited strong attention to detail.
2005 – 2009
Queen’s University, Kingston,
Canada Visual Resource Librarian
Project Manager for the digitisation of one of the largest photographic slide collections in Canada. Led team of 4 librarians. Supported department head and professors with the maintenance of departmental archives and slide library.