CV SARAH CALMUS

CURRENT EMPLOYMENT

  • Gallery Assistant

     Royal Scottish Academy of Art and Architecture
     Edinburgh
     October 2017- Present
  • Tutor for Adult Education Courses

    -The City of Edinburgh Council
     Sep 2018- Present
  • Artist, Creative Assistant and Event Support

     MCL CREATE (August 2018- present) 
  • Tutor and Tutor Support

     Look and Draw
     Edinburgh
     Sep '16- present

RECENT EMPLOYMENT

  • Gallery Assistant

Scottish Society of Artists, Visual Arts Scotland, Royal Society of Watercolours in Scotland. Royal Scottish Academy of Art and Architecture The Mound, Edinburgh October 2017- Jan 2019
  • Life Drawing Class Tutor

The Mary Erskine School
Edinburgh
Aug 2018- December 2018
  • Gallery Assistant

The Flying Colours Gallery Annual Exhibition 2017/2018
Dundas Street Gallery, Edinburgh
August 2017- September 2018.
  • Programme Coordinator and Gallery Assistant

Custom Lane- Creative Design Hub
Commercial Street, Leith,  Edinburgh
Sep 2017- Aug 2018
  • Gallery and Shop Assistant

The Red Door Gallery
Victoria Street, Edinburgh
Nov 2015- Jan 2017

RECENT WORKSHOP FACILITATION (2019)

  • Youth Arts Network Cymru, Grounds for Manifestos 
Devised and lead all day workshop for Arts Youth Workers, facilitators and practitioners , Fran Wen, North Wales.
  • Mark Making as Movement, Performance Workshop, 
The Drawing Room, Modern One, National Galleries of Scotland

EDUCATION

2010 - 2014 - University of Dundee, Duncan of Jordanstone College of Art, Dundee, United Kingdom. Bachelor in Arts (Honours) Upper Second Class in Art, Philosophy, Contemporary Practices
2012 - 2013- Universitat Politècnica de València, Facultad, de Bellas Artes, Valencia, Spain. Selected for Erasmus International Exchange Study Program.    

VOLUNTARY ARTS ROLES

Hidden Door Core Team Member- Core Committee Team Member/Content Team Leader/Poetry & Spoken Word Coordinator Hidden Door Arts Festival CIC- 2015-present
Visual Arts Scotland Committee Member - elected 2019
Society of Scottish Artists Co-opted Committee Member- elected 2019
Edinburgh Tool Library Technician and Member- selected 2019
Tutoring at Look and Draw. Image Credit: Look and Draw, 2016

Tutoring at Look and Draw. Image Credit: Look and Draw, 2016

Teaching at the Summer School for Excel Sports Activity Camp, 2016.

Teaching at the Summer School for Excel Sports Activity Camp, 2016.

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Image from final year dissertation; Art as catalyst for provocation is a state of resistance in itself.

Image from final year dissertation; Art as catalyst for provocation is a state of resistance in itself.