APRIL ROSE JACKSON 

I am a recent MA Fine Art postgraduate from Chelsea College of Art with a current fine art practice. I am passionate to work within a creative field and environment. I am ambitious, active, creative and dedicated with any task I undertake or situation I face. My organisational and communication skills have developed over my work experience and higher education, with experience in curating, installing and collaborating. With an A-Level and interest in mathematics I regularly combine logical thinking, innovation and creativity. My interests and passions include Sculpture, Design and Print Making. 

Education & Qualifications:

(2017-2018) MA Fine Art, University of the Arts, Chelsea College of Art 
(2014- 2017) 1st Class BA (Hons) Fine Art with Humanities, University of Chichester     

Work & Volunteer Experience:

  • &Sister Finance, Events and Brand Marketing Intern & PA, &Sister Yoga, Oxfordshire, 2019- Present. 

  • Archive and Collections Assistant, The Royal Society of Sculptors, 2019- Present 

  • Gallery Assistant Volunteer, Royal Society of Sculptors, 2019- Present 

  • Visiting Associate Lecturer, The University of Chichester, 2019

  • Art Fair Gallery Assistant, Moniker Art Fair, 2018 

  • Team Member, Waddesdon Manor, Buckinghamshire, 2017-2019

  • Fine Art Ambassador for Artifact.com, 2018

  • Concrete Dreams- Oral Histories project, Southbank Centre, 2018

  • Tate Exchange, Digital Makers Collective Residency, 2018

  • Co-curator, Exhibiting Artist & Technician, ‘33’ Degree show exhibition, 2017

  • Fine Art Ambassador, University of Chichester, 2014-2017 


  • NOA Shortlist Artist, Summer Exhibition, 2016 


  • Self-employed Artist, 2016-present 


  • Artist in Residence & Project Leader, Roald Dahl Festival, Buckinghamshire, 2016 


  • Print Making Tutor running taught workshops, The Grange School, June – July 2016 


  • Professional Artist Lecture, South Downs College & Southampton College, 2016

  • Art Technician, Work Experience, The Grange School, May- July 2016

  • Artist in Residence, The Grange Secondary School, May – July 2016 


  • Artist in Residence, Kingsham Primary School, Jan – May 2016 


  • Exhibition Curator, ‘Ethopia’, University of Chichester, 2016 


  • Art Society, Treasurer, University of Chichester, 2016 


  • Mentor and Tutor, Community Art Workshops, Buckinghamshire, 2016-2017

  • Art Shop Volunteer, University of Chichester, 2015-2016 



  • Gallery Assistant, Otter Gallery, Chichester, 2015 


  • Artist Workshop Volunteer and Tutor, Queens Park Arts Centre, 2015

Key Skills: 

  • Communications & Social Media Training at Kensington and Chelsea Volunteer Centre.

  • Transcription.

  • Team management and project and events budgets. 

  • Confident & Organized.

  • Communicating and collaborating with others.

  • Using my own initiative and creativity.

  • Confident IT skills including Adobe Photoshop, Microsoft office, Mac and Adobe CC. 

  • Use of all social media platforms, professional webpages and portfolios. 

  • Professional skills in printmaking, painting, ceramics and wood work.

  • Strong administration skills. 
     


References: 

Available upon request.