Arrangement and Description for Ceramic Artist Paul Mathieu’s Fonds *Coming soon*
June 2020 – Recollective: Artist-Run Centre Archives and Initiatives at 2020 ACA Virtual Conference “20/20 Vision: Seeing Archives Differently” Co-presented with Dan Pon, grunt gallery Archives Manager and Allison Collins, Independent Curator and Recollective Partner. We presented on Recollective: Vancouver Independent Archives Week, a multi-vocal group of artists, curators, arts administrators, and archivists that work together across various arts and culture organizations to present research and artistic projects/events that intersect with community and institutional archives. Recollective responds to the need to address archives and bring visibility to them within the…read more
2016 – Book and Gallery Monitor, READ Books Shelved and organized books. Assisted customers with finding books. Acted as a docent for the gallery exhibitions. Facilitated book purchases. Created book displays and generated descriptions. Uploaded and managed inventory on internal database system. 2013 – Public Programs Assistant, Charles H. Scott Gallery (now the Libby Leshgold Gallery) at Emily Carr University of Art & Design Generated, edited, and distributed promotional materials for gallery exhibitions and public programming. Provided assistance for public events. Performed website updates and maintenance.
2015-2016 – Curatorial Assistant, Access Gallery Worked closely with Kimberly Phillips, former Director/Curator at Access Gallery to develop and execute curatorial projects, public programming, publications, and Access Gallery’s inaugural travelling artist residency Twenty-Three Days at Sea, on a container/cargo ship. Hosted exhibition tours and assisted with more than 8 public events. Conducted studio visits with artists. Assisted with grant writing, reports, and budget management. Performed daily administration and docent tasks including: opening/closing gallery, email correspondence, greeting visitors, conducting sales of gallery merchandise. Installed 5 exhibitions. Generated promotional materials and managed gallery…read more
2016-2017 – Curatorial Intern, Nanaimo Art Gallery Assisted with the development and research of 7 gallery exhibitions and public programs alongside Nanaimo Art Gallery Curator, Jesse Birch. Co-curated Dream Islands/Island Dreams exhibition and public program with Jesse Birch. Independently organized LIT LIT LIT LIT: Nanaimo at Nanaimo Art Gallery’s ArtLab, featuring readings by 4 established and emerging writers. Copyedited promotional materials and publications. Assisted with design and production. Performed exhibition installation of artworks and archival materials in a public gallery setting. Generated shipping and condition reports. Documented gallery programming (photography…read more
2018-2019 – Private Art Collection Manager, Heath Art Collection (Vancouver, BC) Managed 35 artworks. Researched artists and generated Artist CVs, Bios, Condition Reports, Storage/Preservation Recommendations, and Collection Description. Liaised with artists, collectors, and galleries. Compiled and digitized related documents (exhibition catalogues, insurance information, certificates of authenticity, transaction documentation, etc.). Performed metadata entry into MyCollection (FileMaker Pro) database. Performed regular updates to digital content and transferred to client. Conducted database entry and management training for clients. Professionally photo documented and edited 35 artworks. 2017-2019 – Private Art Collection Manager, Boone Art…read more
2018-Present – Project Coordinator, Recollective: Vancouver Independent Archives Week Co-ordinated and managed 14 events for 7 partnering organizations over 3 years. Performed general administration including: e-mail correspondence, note-taking, contract writing, budget management, grant writing/reporting, and copy editing. Prepared publicity and promotional materials (social media and e-news) for distribution and marketing. Assisted with the design and development of the Recollective website. Performed website maintenance and undertook content creation. Designed digital publication series for the program. Built relationships with grunt gallery staff, partners, archivists, and artists. Co-presented Re-collective: Artist-Run-Centre Archives and Initiatives…read more