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Notes from DRAW

The world that we live in has changed dramatically over the last year and so has the way that we work. As part of a series of talks for AWITA last month, the Directors here at DRAW – Nina and Julia, discussed getting hired post-pandemic. Relevant Skills – most importantly you will still…

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Bitesize Daily: Guy Schooling – Sworders

We round off this week’s interviews with Guy Schooling, Chairman and Head Specialist, Art & Antiques at Sworders fine art auctioneers. https://www.sworder.co.uk What have you been up to during lockdown? Who would have thought running what was basically a shut down business could be so…

Bitesize Daily: Verity Brown – ROKBOX

Verity Brown is a Director at ROKBOX (https://rok-box.com/), an award winning crate specifically designed to reduce the environmental impact, risk and cost of shipping high value art. What have you been up to during lockdown? The last few years have been a non-stop whirlwind for ROKBOX and so this…

Bitesize Daily: Michael Roberts – PFK Auctioneers

Michael is the Head of Department, Auctioneer & Valuer at PFK Auctioneers, Penrith, Cumbria. What have you been doing during lockdown? I’ve worked throughout lockdown, keeping the business ticking over with online sales/valuations and adapting our business model to ensure a strong second…

Bitesize Daily: Anna Helwing – ArtBasel

This week, we interviewed Anna Helwing, who is VIP Manager of Europe & Americas and VIP Representative of Switzerland at ArtBasel, as well as being a mentor at I LIKE NETWORKING (https://ilikenetworking.uk/) What have you been up to during lockdown? Since Art Basel in Basel was cancelled due to…

Bitesize Daily: Will Davies – Simon Lee Gallery

Will Davies, Director at Simon Lee Gallery gives us his answers on what life has been life in lockdown and discusses what’s next. What have you been doing during lockdown? The first few weeks of lockdown are somewhat of a blur in my head.  Aside from obsessing over the news like everyone…

Bitesize Daily: Adam Rutherford – Art Brand Communications

This week, we kick off the Bitesize Daily interviews with Adam Rutherford, who founded Art Brand Communications (www.artbrandcomms.com), a strategic Arts PR and brand led communications consultancy with offices in London and Zurich. What have you been up to during lockdown? We have been fortunate…

Spotlight on Small Businesses in the Arts: Blank Canvas Coaching

This week we have been chatting to Jade Mitchell, who runs Blank Canvas Coaching. Given the situation we find ourselves in, we thought this might be useful for some of you who are perhaps at a crossroad, out of work, or just needing a bit of career guidance in these unprecedented times. Jade set up…

Working in the Arts: Hannah Foster

This month in Working in the Arts we spoke with Hannah Foster who is an Exhibitions Assistant at the V&A. So, where do you work? V&A, South Kensington What is your job title? Exhibitions Assistant What time did you wake up? What are you usual working hours? I woke up at 6am in an attempt to…