Sophie Juge Elices

  • Paris
Sophie Juge Elices

Work History

Work History

Auction House Assistant

Alcala Subastas Auction House
Madrid Auction House Assistant Researched and wrote provenance for a wide range of art and antiques and assisted specialist departments with the preparation of catalogues for upcoming sales Provided pre-and post-sales support, including the coordination of viewings with directors and clients, the provision of pre-sales information to clients, as well as the outgoing shipment of works after sales FOREIGN LANGUAGES & OTHER SKILLS Foreign languages: Fluent French and Spanish(native, bi-lingual), fluent English, conversational Italian. IT/Accounting: Adobe Photoshop, InDesign, Aqua(accounting), Filemaker(database management)

Art Gallery Assistant

Subastas Bilbao XXI Auction House
Art Gallery Assistant(part-time) Managed the day-to-day operations of the gallery, and conducted research and cataloguing Coordinated the installation of exhibits, involving the storage, preparation and hanging of works Prepared exhibits for art fairs, and worked closely with the gallery's directors in negotiating with partners and investors to secure funding for these events

Auction Sales Assistant

Subastas Bilbao XXI Auction House
Bilbao Auction Sales Assistant Performed pre and post-sales administration, including receiving client consignments, appraisals, cataloguing, bid registering and logistics. Assisted specialists in the daily management of the auction house 1900-2000 Gallery(specialism in Surrealism) Paris

Intern

FID,‘ International Contemporary Drawing Art
Page| 1 Last updated: Fair' Paris Intern(part-time) Helped with the development, promotion and running of the event, FID's first Paris fair. Responsible for sourcing c. 10 galleries to exhibit works at the fair

Intern

AFFORDABLE ART FAIR

Part of a small team, enlisting galleries exhibits at the fair. Personally responsible for sourcing c. 12 galleries from across Europe Involved with the writing and production of marketing materials including press releases and newsletters, and helped with basic accounting Recruited 10 fair assistants to provide support for the 3 days of the fair. Managed these assistants during the event, ensuring that the fair ran smoothly for both exhibitors and visitors

Auction House Assistant

Angoulême
Auction House Assistant(occasional employment) Worked at my family auction house since childhood, and been involved with all aspects of the business Provide ad-hoc assistance and advice during the busiest sales of the year, performing pre-and post-sales administration including cataloguing, inventory writing, and production of condition reports. Particular th th specialisms and areas of interest are 18to 20 century furniture and paintings

General Manager

Balcaen
Sales and General Manager Responsible for sales and general management of Balcaen, a boutique Parisian furniture manufacturer and restorer specialising in replicas of Eighteenth to Twentieth Century pieces Generated significant revenues for the business, including recent projects worth up to 400, 000 euros. Work closely with a number of high net worth individuals, interior designers, and architects from across the world, catering to a range of specific needs. Communicate daily in English, French, Spanish and Italian Manage projects from sales pitches through to completion, coordinating a team of gilders, upholsterers, and material suppliers, ensuring the on-time delivery of orders. Have developed a strong working knowledge of materials, manufacturing techniques and furniture styles Produce marketing materials for the annual catalogue, website, newsletters, and sales pitches, including foreign language translations. Organise exhibits at national arts and crafts fairs Assist the company director with quotes, invoices, monthly and annual accounts Juge and Gérard-Tasset Auction House Angoulême

Education

Education

B.A

School of Arts CESMA International Business School

M.A

School of Arts University of Warwick School of Arts CESMA International Business School

Skills

Skills

LANGUAGES