JEREMY JOHN KAPLAN
>> 175 Ocean Pkwy #2D Brooklyn NY 11230
SUMMARY OF QUALIFICATIONS
>> 9+ years of experience in production and direction of strategic marketing campaigns and fine art exhibitions.
>> Organized and effective internal and client facing project manager, skilled in communicating the big picture and exhibiting foresight in identifying tasks for on-time, on budget deliverables.
>> Skilled, calm and motivating leader in managing teams to produce results which consistently exceed expectations.
>> 12 years of personal pursuits in Artistic and Musical Endeavors
02.2013- Present (Operations Director)
JACK SHAINMAN GALLERY-New York: Chelsea Fine Art Gallery established in 1984
>> Production & Installation Management, and Gallery Organization. In October 2013 I was promoted to full time Exhibitions Lead, and in September 2014 was given title of Operations Director. Overseeing operations for two primary ground floor galleries, including private viewing rooms and storages. In addition, The School, a museum sized exhibition space in Kinderhook, NY, formerly a schoolhouse. Responsible for all operations, I create day to day schedules and timelines, logistics, work directly to oversee production with clients and outside vendors. Manage staff and freelance of up to 15 people on a project basis.
07.2010 - 09.2013 (Project Manager)
GIANT STEP MARKETING-New York : Marketing agency with a focus on the entertainment and music industry.
>> Strategy and Project Management. Strategic coordinator of local and nationwide experiential and guerilla marketing campaigns, including staffing, budget, event management, vendor management and reporting, managed national teams of up to 30.
>> Freelance Project Manager for clients including Universal Music, BARNEYS New York, Island Def Jam, Interscope and RDIO. Artists including Paul McCartney, Lady Gaga, Van Halen, MIA, Esperanza Spalding and Priyanka Chopra.
Recent Projects Include: Agency Relocation, The Ceremonies Marketing, and Absolut X Event Series.
06.2007 - 07.2010 (Project Manager, Production/Account Manager, Director)
OBEY GIANT ART / Subliminal Projects / Studio Number One-Los Angeles: Art Production / Gallery / Creative Agency
>> Under the direction of owner Shepard Fairey, I contributed in several capacities to campaign production and exhibition management. In my 3+ years, my roles increased in accountability and responsibilities. I assisted in the production of 19 exhibits as Gallery Manager and Director.
>> Highlighted Experience: Curator and project lead for the inaugural exhibition of Subliminal Projects featuring Stencil Art Pioneer Blek Le Rat. Assisted in production of the iconic HOPE poster campaign.
>> HPHS Public High School, NYC April-June 2013
Mural Project After School Program: Teaching Artist
>> LIVE NATION: Los Angeles Offices. May 2010
Mural Project : Designer and Artist
>> VOGUE Magazine: Turkey - October 2012 Issue
Contributing Art Director/Photographer, Curtis Kulig Story
>> BULLETT MEDIA: New York -March 2012
Contributing Writer/Art Director, SXSW Coverage
>> School of Adult and Organizational Development,
>> Beyond The Street: The 100 Most Important Figures in Urban Art (Gesalten) 2010: Contributing Photographer
>> Supply and Demand: The Art of Shepard Fairey
(Ginko Press) 2009 Contributing Photographer
>> Blek Le Rat: The 30-Year Anniversary Retrospective
(Art Publishing Ltd) 2011: Contributing Writer
>> XOXO the Mag: Istanbul Issue May 2012
Contributing Art Director, Biennale Issue
>> Creative Writing, Installation, Photography, Adobe Creative Suite, Excel, Powerpoint, Basecamp