June 2001 – Present Singapore Tyler Print Institute Singapore
Head, Development & Education
Mainly responsible for fundraising and education programmes. Other tasks include sales of artworks, coordinating and organizing exhibitions and artists selection.
October – December 1998
The Metropolitan Museum of Art New York, NY
Intern at the Department of Government Affairs
Assistant to the Associate Manager and Assistant to the President for Government Affairs. Various tasks included drafting press releases on the economic impact of the Museum in NYC as well as organizing the Museum’s Staff Lobbying for NYC, and working with different city government offices such as the office of the Manhattan Borough President and NYCVB.
February – May 1998
Museum of Modern Art New York, NY
Intern at the Department of Prints and Illustrated Books Responsible for helping to update the inventory of 40,000 historical and contemporary prints and books.
Chihuly Studio Inc. Seattle, WA & Singapore
Recruited by the US glass sculptor Dale Chihuly to organize the opening of a gallery featuring the artist’s works. Helped to develop clientele in a new market.
Sept.1994 – August 1996 Paris, France
Freelance Art Dealer/Consultant
Responsible for introducing European contemporary artists in Korea, as well as advising clients on the purchase of American and European Modern/Contemporary paintings and sculptures. Organized meetings with European artists and museum directors from Seoul, Korea during the 1995 Venice Biennale. Also appointed to present ten Old Master paintings in Venice to the members of the International Council from MOMA in New York.
Aug.1991 – 1994
Galleria d’Arte Contini Venice, Italy
Involved in all aspects of managing an art gallery. Responsible for organizing and coordinating international and national art fairs as well as gallery exhibitions, including designing and preparing catalogs. Also in charge of managing and maintaining archives of the gallery’s principal artists. Coordinated and organized opening events, client reception/dinners, and all news media and press relations. Languages Fluency in English, Korean, Italian and French.