Olivia Khadka, Graduate Start-up
Olivia works across all creative sectors but visual art and craft is her strength and works with early stage graduate start-ups. Common needs for Olivia’s clients include all aspects of starting up, from financial planning, pricing, marketing and social media. Their needs also include opportunities to network and build relationships in appropriate fields as well as opportunities to showcase work and learn from sector leaders. Olivia’s clients are always interested in collaboration and are interested in working with students who can offer social media support.
Jenny Lee, Museums and Public Galleries Digital Coach
Jenny works in the Museums and Heritage sector as digital coach and has experience within museum collections and research, primarily digitisation. Jenny works with specifically with museums in Cornwall, heritage organisations, public galleries and archives.
Tonia Lu, Visual Art and Craft
Tonia works in Visual art and contemporary craft and works specifically with individual artists and makers, collectives, private galleries and public art organisations. Common needs for her clients are access to facilities and opportunities for experimentation and cross-disciplinary collaboration. Other needs include raising profile and achieving financial sustainability. Her clients are looking for collaboration in student engagement/placements, need for facilities, collaborative project ideas and are looking for opportunities for University involvement.
Sam Taft, Design
Sam works in Design, with design services and product designers. Some include interior design, graphic design, furniture, 3D printing, illustrators and more. Many of her clients are multidisciplinary in approach and work between design services and product development. For those clients looking to sell products, some common needs include marketing strategy, identifying target markets, product photography and developing a brand voice.