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2009 - BA (Hons) Fine Art

Exhibitions to date:
2011 - Moray School of Art Former Graduates, Moray College Gallery.
2011 - SSA 114th Annual Exhibition, Royal Scottish Academy, Edinburgh (Feb-Mar)
2010 - Fabric of the Land, Origin of Colour, Aberdeen (Sept)
2010 - Moray College Former Graduates (July)
2010 - Nairn Open Arts Exhibition (Jun)
2010 - New Grads show, Bridge view, Aberdeen (Feb-Apr)
2010 - SSA 113th Annual Exhibition, Royal Scottish Academy, Edinburgh (Feb-Mar)
2009 - Solo Exhibition, Moray Arts Centre, Findhorn (Nov - Dec)
2009 - Swanson Gallery, Thurso (Nov - Dec)
2009 - St Fergus Gallery, Wick (Oct - Nov)
2009 - Inverness Museum & Gallery, New Graduates touring exhibition (Aug - Sept)
2009 - BA Honours Fine Art Degree show.
2008 - Diverse, Nairn Book & Arts Festival.
2008 - 11 Ways, Fine Art Degree Exhibition.
2008 - Exhibition of Photography
2006 - Deforestation, Portfolio

Projects/workshops
2006/08 - Success Photography (Assistant)
2007/09 - Web Design
2005/09 - Community Art Projects
2009 - Publication of Book: Portfolio
2009 - Platform59 issue 010 - light
2009 - Canon Advantage Training
2010 - Moray Film Festival Workshop, Moray College
2011 - Child Protection Awareness Training, Moray art Centre
2011 - Elgin Youth Cafe - Photographic Project

Tutor
Moray art centre
2007 – 2012 (5 years)
Tutor of a high developing centre in the moray area.

Classes include
- Beginners Photography
- level 2 (int) Photography
- level 3 (adv) photography
- digital darkroom
- studio photography
- landscape photography
- one to one sessions
- Photography for young people (aged 16-25)
- adobe photoshop (various levels)

I am a self motivated individual who thrives on working within a busy environment. I use a creative way of learning and like to show this through documentation of tasks, creating diagrams and use of PowerPoint. This enables a easy way of learning for the individual in a aesthetically pleasing way. I cover practical and theory and like to work in a methodical way by always setting a structure to my work. Planning & organisation skills are essential for me to carry this out successfully. Communication skills at a high level makes a simple understanding approach for the student.
Time keeping is a key factor of class running smoothly whilst enabling the student to absorb the information in a suitable manner.

Work:

Store Manager
Jessops Europe, Inverness
July 2013 - Present

Store Manager
Jessops
May 2012 – January 2013 (9 months)Inverness, United Kingdom
Responsible for the smooth and efficient running of the store, maximise sales and profit of the store at all times, whilst delivering exceptional customer service within an agreed business plan. To provide sales floor management for the store team by leading by example and providing direction to sales experts.
Key Achievements:
- Manager of the year, awarded 2012
- Relocation of store to a High Street level of great potential, increase in footfall.

Team leader
Jessops
July 2011 – May 2012 (11 months)Inverness
Key achievements:
- Management Development Programme
- Promotion from Team Leader to manager within 9 months.

Sales Expert
Jessops
May 2009 – June 2011 (2 years 2 months)Inverness
To support the store to ensure the smooth and efficient running of the store, to maximise sales and profit of the store, whilst delivering exceptional customer service within and agreed business plan.

Key skills:
- Experience of working in a retail environment
- Ability to demonstrate proven results of achieving targets and key performance indicators
- Clear communication skills
- Flexible and reliable
- Ability to adapt and deliver in a fast paced environment
- Excellent customer service
- Demonstrates enthusiasm and a willingness to learn
- An ability and desire to sell