Volunteer Work ACA@UBC, Graphic Designer. Designed new ACA@UBC logo and promotional materials (ongoing). SLA@UBC, Association Member. UNIT/PITT Projects/Society for Art and Critical Awareness, Treasurer and Board Member. Participated in the Fundraising Committee, the Institutional Memory Committee, and the Hiring Committee. Managed gallery budget with Director/Curator and identified funding sources. Developed fundraising events and activities. Assisted with Succession Planning, Institutional Memory development, and hiring process for the new Director/Curator; including screening applicants, conducting interviews, and administration tasks. Assisted with on-boarding the new Director/Curator. Moniker Press Studios, Studio Member. Charcuterie (publication) /…read more
Fall 2021 – Coming Out of Chaos: A Vancouver Dance Story Coming Out of Chaos: A Vancouver Dance Story is an archival research and oral history project produced by Karen Jamieson Dance that recounts that looks back at the early collaborative work Coming Out of Chaos (1982) to tell a story of the emergence of contemporary dance in Vancouver. I had the opportunity to interview 17 established and mid-career contemporary dancers, choreographers, administrators, dance historians and critics, as well as six of the original Coming Out of Chaos collaborators. 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