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
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
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
Summer 2020-Present – Dance Archivist for Karen Jamieson Dance (Co-op Work Experience) Assisted with metadata creation for 28 digital assets to be ingested into Arca. Spearheaded the implementation of Traditional Knowledge (TK) Labels for 7 items in collaboration with Indigenous creators (ongoing). Implemented archival storage for photographic materials from the KJD archives. Organized materials into 5 binders with descriptive information for access and preservation (ongoing). Assisted with archival research, requests, and digitization for the production of the film “Body to Land: Stone Soup” (forthcoming in 2021). Created an inventory for…read more