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Sonja Kielty, Volunteer Co-ordinator - Bradford Libraries and Museums

Job title: Curator (Exhibitions)

Organisation: Bradford Museums and Galleries

Category: ordinary

Website http://www.bradfordmuseums.org


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Sonja Kielty, Volunteer Coordinator, Bradford Libraries Museums and Galleries. Development of volunteer programme including Apprenticeships, projects and policy. Sonja has extensive experience of working in the Public Sector – Local Authority and Universities. Inc. museums, libraries and heritage. Curator of Exhibitions, Bradford Museums and Galleries; Curator National Arts Education Archive, Bretton Hall; Curator Stanley Audrey Burton Gallery, Leeds University and Special Collections; Curator Gallery II, University of Bradford. Sonja originally trained as an artist in printmaking/textiles and has extensive experience of working in arts and culture. Key Skills: • working closely with emerging and established artists: commissioning, producing, programming, exhibiting and selling artwork, including large scale live events, outdoor public art, touring exhibitions and community engagement, participation and education programmes. • Curated over 100 exhibitions • Outdoor Public Art commissions • Fundraising/Sponsorship • Mentoring and Coaching • Judging and guest curating • Long experience of collaboration Black British Asian/international artists