Artist Resume Sample

As an Artist, your portfolio is often your biggest asset to landing a job. Still, a resume that highlights your skills, awards and accomplishments will help you get work, especially if you’re still in the process of building your portfolio. To support your job search, create a great resume that includes a clear objective statement, relevant work experience, education and action verbs.

Casey Mejia



New York, NY(555) 983-1265Casey.Mejia@email.com

Professional Summary

Award-winning professional Artist with an emphasis on industrial and studio art and diversified experience working for a variety of venues, from museums and art galleries to coffee shops and high-end art shows, seeks an Artist position in an art museum or gallery to showcase creativity and ability to produce and procure art.

Skills

  • Demonstrated ability to listen to clients and provide artwork to support their goals and vision

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills

  • Advanced experience with Microsoft Office suite

  • Proven ability and willingness to work on multiple projects and productions simultaneously

Work History

  • Select high-value art pieces from around the world for quarterly art exhibits and monthly installations

  • Catalog art for new exhibitions and installations, with 100+ pieces cataloged so far

  • Assist gallery patrons in selecting art for their homes and offices, as well as create individualized commissioned art upon request

  • Increased 2019 Q2 art sale earnings by 15 percent compared to same period during the previous year

  • Greeted gallery patrons and introduced them to other artists within the gallery

  • Created 10–20 pieces of art for biannual gallery exhibitions

  • Taught teenage students during quarterly art camps offered by gallery

  • Initiated art patron email list to provide newsletter updates, specials and promotions to clientele

  • Assisted museum Managers with checking guests in for museum tours

  • Led up to 15 art tours a day with consistently positive feedback

  • Conducted administrative duties, including answering calls, updating calendars and ordering lunches for meetings

  • Worked in museum gift shop two days a week and achieved highest sales compared to other sales associates

  • Assisted museum Managers with checking guests in for museum tours

  • Led up to 15 art tours a day with consistently positive feedback

  • Conducted administrative duties, including answering calls, updating calendars and ordering lunches for meetings

  • Worked in museum gift shop two days a week and achieved highest sales compared to other sales associates

Education

Additional Information

  • Active member of the local Growing Arts for the Community organization

  • Active volunteer at the local New Beginnings Creative Arts Community Center to support youth and teenagers in advancing in the arts