Curating

Independent Art Curator for Art and Museum events & exhibitions.

Professional art or museum curating for commercial & charity organisations.

Organising & promoting artists.

Contact Me

For curating assignments, please contact me on rosalind@gyeyosigallery.co.uk for services and quotes.

Gyeyosi Gallery Executive Director

Having worked within varied community and charity organisations, the exhibitions independently curated range from topics on climate change and immigration rights to museum exhibitions about WW1 from a BAME perspective.

I have a continued collaboration with The Potteries Museum and Art Gallery for Mental Health Awareness Week having written, managed and curated “Surviving or Thriving” in 2017 and “Stress: Are we Coping?” this year in May.

Southern Voices, The People’s History Museum and Central Library, Manchester June & December 2016

Curator for From the Shadows of War and Empire which was first exhibited at The People’s History Museum, Manchester and later at Manchester Central Library. Working also as an Outreach development officer for Southern Voices to Greater Manchester community organisations and charities, joining the team as an Independent Art Curator.

The Hilary Step Limited, Manchester 2015-2016

“Wall” was a Independent art project which I founded and produced in order to engage local artists within the public house of which I was also the Manager . The supporting of local artists via a community hub was a new and creative way to use an urban space to bring art exhibitions to the wider public.

St John’s Church, Old Trafford Manchester 2015

Curator for a Harvest Festival exhibition. This brought together varied members of the community and promoted local artists in the challenging space of the church.

The Pavement Gallery, Manchester Metropolitan University 2012-2014

Gallery coordinator for borrowing “I Kiss you”. A neon piece by Tracey Emin from the Zabludowicz Collection.

I also prepared and installed “The World Isn’t Working” a vinyl installation by Mark Titchner, as well as writing the press release and supervising the work of volunteers and placements.

Co-curated exhibitions at The Holden Gallery such as WunderCamera which included the artists Mark Dion and Hiroshi Sugimoto.  I also unwrapped, condition reported, and transported art works and dealt with Loans in and loans out to accreditation standards.

Virtual Migrants, The Manchester Museum 2013

Curated the space for the exhibition at The Manchester Museum. Responsibilities included choosing of Art works.  Handling of fine art, producing and designing the artwork labels and liaising with Manchester Museum installation team. I also chose and handled artefacts from the Museum’s collections archive for display purposes within the exhibit.