Art Museum and Auction Professional

Resume posted by lindsaygwade in Museum and Gallery.
Desired salary: $40,000.00
Desired position type: Any
Location: New York New York, United States

lindsaywade@me.com
Tel:
8176833774
Mobile:
8176833774

Summary

I graduated from college with a Bachelor’s degree in Art History and Criticism. I soon found myself as a researcher and cataloguer in several museums and institutions in Texas. In these positions I was able to use my research skills to provide support to my supervisors in curatorial roles as well as obtain a multi-faceted understanding of how museums function.

Education

Christie’s Education, New York, New York (June 2017)
Art Business Certificate
University of Texas at San Antonio (2012 – 2017)
B.A. Art History and Criticism with Minor in Museum Studies
Honor Society – Fall 2015 – Spring 2017
Major GPA 3.8
Elected Founding Secretary of the Art History Association – Fall 2015 – Spring 2017
University of Urbino – Semester Abroad – Urbino, Italy (January 2016 – May 2016)

Experience

Administrative Assistant – Lark Mason Associates, New Braunfels, Texas
March 2018 – Present
Assist in cataloguing and handling of property, closing of sales, invoicing, fielding phone calls, buyer and consignor relations and office duties. Auxiliary events planning and setup as well as management.

European Paintings Research Intern – Blanton Museum of Art, Austin, Texas
May 2017 – May 2018
Archived and catalogued Suida-Manning papers and art historical materials relating to the Suida-Manning collection of European art acquired by the Museum in 1998. Executed duties relating to completion of research on loan requests and research assistance for exhibitions under direction of the Associate Curator of European Art, Dr. Jeongho Park.

Research Assistant for Art History 101 … Without the Exams: Lectures at the San Antonio Museum of Art, San Antonio, Texas
September 2016 – December 2018
Contacted institutions and filed image licensing rights and permissions for academic journal articles and an academic volume published by Trinity University Press and authored by Dr. Annie Labatt. Publication date: May 2018.

Development Assistant – San Antonio Museum of Art, Texas
July 2016 – May 2017
Digitization of Director’s office records and data, weekly data entry of membership sales, membership mailing duties, office organization, editorial duties, VIP and customer relations, event planning and execution, liaised between various curatorial visiting committees and the office of the Director, conducted stewardship of corporate contacts.

Social Media Administrator for Dr. James Fox, San Antonio, Texas
January 2016 – June 2017
Assisted in generating and sharing content related to art historical developments and trends within the field as well as work completed by Dr. James Fox. Posts generated upwards of 5,000 shares and views.

Membership Associate – San Antonio Museum of Art, Texas
August 2015 – January 2016
Closed membership sales, assisted Development department, compiled membership mailers, enhanced visitor experience by engaging guests, general customer service and volunteer training, as well as basic office duties.

Intern for Director’s Office & Curatorial Assistant – San Antonio Museum of Art, San Antonio, Texas
May 2015 – August 2015
Organization and presentation, to director and chief curator, of a traveling exhibition on Indian miniature paintings from the 15th – 19th centuries from the Fralin Museum at the University of Virginia. Worked as a curatorial assistant, licensed images, wrote and reviewed didactic materials. Also headed the evaluation of material for a possible upcoming Japanese anime exhibition. Completed basic office duties including development department assistance.

Skills

  • Raiser’s Edge
  • FileMaker Pro
  • Financial Edge
  • Lexis Nexis
  • All Microsoft Office Programs
  • Adobe Creative Suite Software
  • All Social Media Platforms
  • Detail Oriented
  • Warm and Personable

Specialties

    archives, Medieval Art History, public speaking, Social Media Marketing, Team management, Writing and Editing

Groups & Associations

    ICMA

Spoken Languages

    English, German, Italian, Spanish

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