I am a gallery administrator and arts writer, combining my interest in the art world with admin experience and Masters level research in Art History. Currently seeking new opportunities
Languages: English, French, Russian. Basic German.
IT/Software: Good typing speed. Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Adobe Photoshop, InDesign. PC and Mac literate.
Other: Writing, proofreading, research, administration (phone manner, front of house duties, etc.), organization and multitasking, knowledge of art. Well traveled around Europe and the rest of the world.
Supporting specialist art dealers in Old Master and British paintings.
Greeting visitors and showing them around the gallery
Managing the gallery diary and all telephone and email correspondence
Preparing emails/ letters of offers to private clients and museum curators
Preparing sales packs for clients
Coordinating art viewings in London and abroad
Generating catalogue notes for works
Managing and coordinating insurance, shipping, storage, photography, conservation and framing
Coordinating travel arrangements, itineraries, etc.
Generating documents such as consignment agreements and sales invoices.
Filing and organise invoices, keep track of expenses and petty cash.
Assisting with art fair preparation: set up and managed the gallery’s stand for Frieze Masters 2013 – managing deadlines, shipping, hanging, etc.
Admin support to sales and exhibition team
writing/editing texts and artist bios
Meeting and greeting clients in absence of sales team
Communicating with clients in French, showing them around the exhibition and answering sales/price related queries
Updating stationary and exhibition catalogue stock
Assistance during press events
Interdepartmental correspondence between the gallery’s two offices
Specific exhibition related research
Invigilation of exhibition during opening hours and occasional weekends
Assistance during events and private views
Internship in the gallery's exhibitions department
Provide research and admin support to exhibitions coordinator, and exhibitions assistant
Liaising with visitors and visitor queries, particularly Russian speakers
Condition checking of art works
Writing reviews of various art exhibitions for online arts platform FAD
Wrote and translated into Russian an artist essay for an exhibition in Cyprus by Alexander Seroff to feature in the exhibition catalogue.
2012 – 2013
Goldsmiths College, London, MA in Contemporary Art Theory
2009 - 2012
University of the Arts London, Central Saint Martins College, BA (Hons) in Criticism, Communication and Curation
2002 - 2009
Ecole Internationale de Genève, International Baccalaureate Diploma, 33 points