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Serj Sabet

Visual artist based in Germany-Überlingen

Uberlingen, Germany
I have been involved with a number of art projects of a wide range from voluntary work, teaching at painting workshops, to more exciting project such as my recent project an Artists exchange program Salem2salem art residency at Schloss Salem in Germany.

Salem2Salem art residency was an opportunity to work alongside of other artists from different background and stages in their career. This was the most important point for me as a professional artist, because most of the time I am working in my studio on my own without the possibility to exchange viewpoints with other artists. Three weeks Salem2Salem residency at the Salem castle enable me to observe other artists approach to their practice, but also to engage in lively discussions about art and life in general.

Back in London I worked in Brent Artists Resources art gallery as a Volunteers Coordinator where I recruited and motivated volunteers. Apart from my work in the gallery I also worked as a Freelance Artisan in London offering my services to designers and architects; producing decorative samples, experimenting with different materials and various classical decorative interior design mainly from Baroque period. My experience in developing and presenting personal and group art shows has given me great organizational skills, including dealing with people of different disciplines, trades and skills, of age and culture as well as budgeting and time management. This is vital in relation to my own personal art business where I produce and sell my own artwork as well as working as an artist.
Work Experience
London, United Kingdom
Mar 2011Mar 2012
Volunteers Co-ordinator
I worked in Brent Artists Resources art gallery as a Volunteers Coordinator where I recruited and motivated volunteers.
(Volunteers Co-ordinator)
Aufgaben: Erstellen der Schichtpläne, Anwerbung neuer Helfer,
Organisation von Veranstaltungen, Kurativeren neuer Ausstellungen
London, United Kingdom
Dec 2009May 2011
Artisan and painter
Artisan – Facharbeiter Kunstgewerbe
Design und Fertigung hochwertiger Einrichtungsgegenstände mit
verschiedensten Techniken und Materialien:
Glasmalerei und Sandstrahl, Vergolden, Formenbau aus Gips und Silikon, handbemalte Tapeten, Fresco- und Wandmalerei.
Restauration antiker Gegenstände:
Möbel, Fresco, Bilderrahmen, Gemälde
London, United Kingdom
Feb 2009
Artist and Director
Personal art business where I produce and sell my own artwork as well as working as an artist.my own personal art business where I produce and sell my own artwork as well as working as an artist.
Education
Sunderland, United Kingdom
Sep 2003Jun 2006
Bachelor in Fine Art (1st Class)
Auszeichnung: “Sunderland Echo Prize” der School of Arts, Design, Media und Culture.
Dissertation: “Artist Identity and Auszeichnung: “Sunderland Echo Prize” der School of Arts, Design, Media und Culture.
Dissertation: “Artist Identity and Performance”.Performance”.
Languages
 
English (Fluent), German (Conversational)
Skills
 
photo manipulation, Adobe Photoshop, Word, Power Point, Internet und E-Mailnutzung
Awards
2006
Sunderland Northen Echo Prize