Name: Christina Johnston

Email: ccj5009@gmail.com

Web Address: https://www.linkedin.com/pub/christina-johnston/33/273/969

Address:
1040 North Quincy St. Apt. 111
Arlington, VA 22201

Phone: 412.335.6563

Professional Experience:

Paddle8, New York, NY January 2015 - Present
Logistics Expeditor, Shipping & Logistics Department
- Monitor and expedite all shipments, liaise with vendors, and disseminate information to complete fulfillment
- Organize sale procedures with auctions team and manage shipping fulfillment for all jewelry auctions/special sales
- Communicate directly with consignors, buyers, and vendors to arrange collection, packing, and delivery of artwork
- Extract sale data, track/log all shipping metrics, and distribute actionable reports to team members
- Manage data input and accounting submission for shipping invoices/vendor statements/shipping costs

Lehmann Maupin, New York, NY January 2013 - December 2014
Assistant Registrar
- Managed, generated, and tracked all paperwork and shipping logistics for incoming and outgoing consignments, loans, and donations for three gallery locations in New York and Hong Kong
- Conducted thorough condition reports for artworks associated with consignments, loans, and donations
- Generated certificates of authenticity with artists' studios and coordinated delivery to clients

Gallery Assistant
- Oversaw/updated artist CVs, database, catalog inventory, gallery calendar, emailing list, and artist/gallery press
- Managed all gallery inventory including creating, maintaining, and updating inventory records
- Served as the face of the gallery by answering phones and assisting clients, collectors, and visitors
- Compiled content and managed profiles for all social media platforms
- Prepared supplies and worked with operations department to pack and deliver artwork to art fairs
- Interviewed, trained, and supervised interns each semester, delegated and reviewed intern projects

Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, New York, NY January - May 2012
Intern, Marketing Department

The Museum of Modern Art, New York, NY January - April 2012
Intern, Department of Painting and Sculpture

Metro Pictures, New York, NY September - December 2011
Dillon Gallery, New York, NY September - December 2011

Michael Berger Gallery, Pittsburgh, PA August 2010 - September 2011
Gallerist
- Created/maintained inventory log with extensive information on collection including condition, provenance, etc.
- Participated in the development, shipping logistics, installation, and de-installation of temporary exhibitions
- Marketed exhibitions through internet, newspaper, radio, television, and local businesses
- Maintained/updated social media and website; responded to client, website, and Artnet inquires
- Supervised an intern\'s work researching the gallery\'s represented artists, locating CVs, statements, interviews, etc.

The Frick Art and Historical Center, Pittsburgh, PA August 2010 - January 2011
The Mattress Factory Contemporary Art Museum, Pittsburgh, PA May 2008 - August 2009
The Carnegie Museum of Art, Pittsburgh, PA May 2008 - August 2009

Skills:

- The Museum System, Adobe Photoshop, Art Base, Art Systems, Artwork Manager, Microsoft Office, PC & Mac
- Cataloging/maintaining collections and records of accession/condition/location, handling/packing/shipping art

Education:

The Pennsylvania State University, University Park, PA June 2006 - May 2010
The College of Arts and Architecture 3.82 final GPA
B.A. in Art History; B.A. in International Studies; Minor in French
- Studied French for 8 years

International Experience for Students (IES) Study Abroad, Paris, France January - June 2009
French Studies Program

Awards and Activities:

- The Honor Society of Phi Beta Kappa Inducted April 2010
- The Honor Society of Phi Kappa Phi Inducted March 2009
- Penn State/IFC/Panhellenic Dance Marathon 2006 - Present
Largest student-run philanthropy in the world

Valid until July 8th, 2016