HILLAREY R. JONES
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Digital Media and Comm. Coordinator | Ocean Imaging, Adelaide, S. Australia
November 2019 – Present
Responsibilities include working with the Director to develop and implement a digital media strategy, create and copy-edit content, manage social media platforms and assist with on-site filming and interviews.
Appraiser | Vogt Auction, San Antonio, TX
October 2019 – Present
Responsibilities include collecting and formatting data into appraisal reports.
Collection & Digital Media Manager | Ruby City, San Antonio, TX
September 2017 – August 2019
My responsibilities included collection management, registrar duties, conservation and collection care. Managed art handlers, vendors, and all exhibition installation. Worked closely with artists and their galleries to facilitate complex installations (ie. multi-channel video and mixed media installations) as well as obtain copyright permissions for the numerous works featured in Ruby City’s inaugural exhibitions. Facilitated all loan agreements, shipping arrangements, and conducted condition reports. Implemented branding guidelines and oversaw development of Ruby City website. Assisted in public program development and created didactic content and materials. Developed newsletters and generated press kits and media releases. Managed all archival content and databases. Regularly worked with artists such as Isaac Julien, Cornelia Parker, Susan Philipsz, Wangechi Mutu, Lara Schnitger, Lynda Benglis, Sean Sculley and Thomas Hirschhorn, among others.
Exhibitions include: Waking Dream (2019), Isaac Julien: PLAYTIME (2019), Jewels in the Concrete (2019), Isaac Julien: Looking for Langston (2019), Reclaimed (2018), INCITE (2018)
Exhibitions Administrative Associate | Ruby City, San Antonio, TX
May 2015 – September 2017
Oversaw event coordination for public programming. Managed vendors and Foundation contact lists. Supported all exhibition installations, including developing label content and copy-editing. Worked with AV technicians, videographers and photographers to generate archival content. Designed all digital and physical advertisement materials.
Exhibitions include: Rivane Neuenschwander: Secondary Stories (2017), IMMERSED (2016), Alejandro Diaz: It Takes A Village (2015)
Art Advisor to Randall Mays | Private Collector, San Antonio, TX
May 2015 – December 2017
Advised on artwork acquisitions. Liaised with artists and galleries both nationally and internationally. Organized shipping and payment. Oversaw installation.
Archives Intern | Blue Star Contemporary, San Antonio, TX
July 2014 – May 2015
Developed an inventory database of the organization’s permanent collection.
Digital Media Intern | LSD Galerie, Berlin, Germany
January 2014 – July 2014
Managed digital media platforms with a focus on the gallery’s social media. Organized press kits, newsletters and digital content. Performed copy-editing of all English texts. Aided in exhibition design and event coordination.
Curatorial Intern | OPEN WALLS Gallery, Berlin, Germany
September 2013 – December 2013
Aided in curatorial content and exhibition design. Generated English language content and performed all English language editing. Generated press kits and designed marketing materials including newsletters, gallery notes and exhibition flyers. Co-organized both solo and group shows including the Druck Print Festival Berlin.
Sirrocco-Parkstone Publishing Company | Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
June 2010 – September 2011
Worked as an editorial assistant for a publishing company that specialized in art history books. Performed iconographic and textual research, copy-editing, layout design and text development. Edited texts in both English and French. Collaborated on the following titles: 1000 Portraits of Genius, Art and Architecture of the 20th Century and Art of War.
Curatorial Assistant | Musée d’Orsay, Paris, France
January 2010 – June 2010
Worked as part of the curatorial team in liaison with the École du Louvre to co-curate a temporary exhibition titled Tous Collectionneurs (June 29 – November 7, 2010) under the direction of the curator of 19th century sculpture. Oversaw the research group that focused on the bronze foundry, Maison Susse Frères, wrote and translated exhibition texts.
M.A., Curatorial Sciences, 2010 | École du Louvre, Paris, France
Concentration/Thesis: Mediation of Hindu exhibitions to a general public through French and English exhibition design
B.F.A, Art History, 2009 | University of Connecticut, Storrs, CT, USA
Concentration: Modern and Contemporary Art
English (Native) and French (Fluent)
Proficient in Collection Care and Conservation; Exhibition Installation, Lighting, Design and Content Development; Project Management; Excellent Writing and Communication; Advanced Computer Skills including Macintosh OS, Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint), Adobe Creative Suite (Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign, etc.), Website Development, WordPress, Basic HTML Code; Graphic Design; Brand Implementation Digital Media Strategy and Content Development, Social Media Management and Coordination, Digital Analytics and Website Tracking; Database Management (ArtSystems Pro, Collectorz); Archives Management; Event Coordination; Vendor Management; Visitors Services.