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Jessica J Cimó

 

Overview

Biography

I am a recent graduate of the Graduate Centre for the Study of Drama at the University of Toronto, ON with an interdisciplinary Masters of Arts.

Work experiences

  • Archival Project Coordinator and Events Facilitator/Curator (Special Project)

    With DeLeon White Gallery from December 2009 to June 2010 in Toronto, Ontario, Canada.
    • Initiated large preservation project to physically store gallerist’s personal collection and <br> gallery collection predominantly comprised of works on paper and c-prints <br> • Oversaw team of interns to address storage solutions and create a database for works <br> collected utilizing PastPerfect museum software <br> • Ordered appropriate software upgrades and archival grade storage materials <br> • Curated and facilitated a multi-media production by Whetstone Productions, a licensee of the <br> gallery space from April 19th to May 11th 2010, installing a thematically-inspired art exhibition <br> to surround their theatre performance, Wingèd, April 29th to May 08th 2010 <br>
  • Gallery Assistant

    With Corkin Gallery from April 2009 to October 2009 in Toronto, Ontario, Canada.
    • Devised press releases for opening exhibitions, managed list of clients on Constant Contact, <br> developed and revised price lists for gallery exhibitions <br> • Utilized Art Systems to update price lists and provenance of select works as required <br> • Developed appreciation for the arts market by manning gallery during operational hours and <br> assisting with reception and front gallery duties <br>
  • Assistant to Head of Finance for Artist Account Reconciliation

    With Corkin Gallery from August 2009 to September 2009 in Toronto, Ontario, Canada.
    <ul> <li>Updated and crosschecked financial portfolios of artists represented by Corkin Gallery since its relocation to the Distillery District in 2004 <br> </li> <li>Monitored accuracy of exchange rate at date of sale and ensured artists had been paid the correct commission post framing costs <br> </li> </ul><br>
  • Freelance Events Facilitator (event basis) Current

    With Primary Colours, Holy Holy Holy Records from May 2010 to present in Toronto, Ontario, Canada.
    • Operate as liaison for Primary Colours, facilitating performance space rental <br> • Secure band hospitality to ensure performer’s requests are met <br> • Oversee lease fulfillment <br><br> Events to date: June 11th, 2010 Matmos with So Percussion, Treasure State Tour at Meta Gallery, 124 Ossington Avenue, Toronto, ON <br><br>

Skillset

Spoken languages
English, French, Italian
Written languages
English, French
Education/Training
M.A. Dramatic Arts, H.B.A. Specialist in English Literature, French as a Second Language
Tech skills
photoshop, Excel, PowerPoint, Computer skills: Word, Adobe CS4 InDesign, Artsystems, PastPerfect Museum Software, demonstrated ease and expediency in learning new programs, databases. Experience with stage and gallery installations.