DOB: 6th August 1995

Address: Top floor flat 35 Beaufort Road, Clifton, Bristol, BS8 2JX

Mobile: 07792 987797

Email: leahcoleyfisher08@gmail.com

 

 

PROFILE

Contemporary artist based in Bristol specialising in figurative and abstract painting.

SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE 

Gallery Assistant at Hidden Art Gallery and Hidden Rare Art Gallery located in Clifton, Bristol. Gaining valuable insight into the commercial art world. Understanding how a commercial gallery is run, the importance of cataloguing of works, curating group and solo exhibitions and forging successful relationships with clients and artists. Using and gaining key skills in written advertising and client communication. 

The Holburne Museum Volunteering: Part of a team invigilating exhibitions and welcoming visitors, communicating knowledge of the works and the history of the museum in order to create a high quality experience of art to the general public.  

Designed with bespoke UK based wedding designer Debonair Venue Styling creating luxury high end weddings working towards a specific brief and how to meet target deadlines.

Work experience in art therapy assisting in the recovery of clients in a mental health rehabilitation centre. Motivated and encouraged clients creating a positive environment in which they could feel comfortable.

Member of the creative team responsible for illustrating a children’s book in the young enterprise scheme, with the proceeds of sales being donated to the rainforest alliance.

PERSONAL QUALITIES

Strong interpersonal skills, able to work well as part of a team and individually. Self motivated, reliable and punctual. 

 

EMPLOYMENT HISTORY

OCTOBER 2016 - MARCH 2017   Hidden Art Gallery - Gallery Assistant

 

 

EDUCATION & QUALIFICATIONS 

Bath Spa University 2013-2016

BA (Hons) Fine Art (Classification 2.1)

Modules Include:

Studio Practice - Defining and developing abilities independently and managing self-initiated projects, developing aesthetic sensibility and intellectual enquiry.

Contextual Studies - Learning about historical and contemporary concepts in art, resulting in essays with appropriately used sources to expand knowledge and define areas of study.

Professional Practice - Gaining professional study skills that are pertinent to professional practice and gaining understanding of the context in which individual practice is placed.

 

Stafford Grammar School 2005-2013

3 A Levels:  Art, History, Psychology

9 GCSEs: Art, Music, History, German, English Literature, English language, Maths, Science Double Award

 

 

EXHIBITIONS 

Forthcoming

2017 - Assistant Curator - Clifton Arts Club Exhibition - Steak of the Art, Bristol

2017 - April - Artist Residency, Verve Living, Bath

Current

2017 - Works exhibited, Verve Living, Bath 

Past

2016 - Past, Present and Future Exhibition, Lane House Arts, Bath

2016 - Salt Exhibition, The Bargehouse, London

2016 - Third year degree show, Bath Spa University

2015 - Open Studios Exhibition, Bath Spa University

 

2015 - End of year show, Bath Spa University

 

2014 - Open Studios Exhibition, Bath Spa University

 

2013 - Group Exhibition, 44AD, Bath

 

2013 - First Sight Exhibition, Bath Spa University

 

 

CURRICULUM VITAE

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