Curriculum Vitae

Current Position:

www.ryanlarvin.com - Independent Artist / Publicity director for Ajax creative arts.

-Teaching art classes at Ajax creative arts 10-12 students.
-Manage the business Facebook site and website for Ajax creative arts. This involves target advertising in the local and surrounding areas by paying Facebook and using pay per click.
-Create and produce original artwork to be sold within art galleries local to Ajax, and also for customers within the UK.

Company Director/Artist, Art Room 4
03/2009 - 08/2012

-Created the artwork sold to customers, both standard styles and customized orders.
-Responsible for marketing and selling the artwork to customers.
-Provided a customized service to customers for their artwork preferences.
-Managed the companies finance accounts.
-Liaised with purchasers regarding stock and inventories.

Artist, Art 51
10/2006 - 03/2009

-Producer of original art work sold throughout the UK.
-Sold my original art work throughout galleries and shopping malls in the UK.
-Responsible for the recruitment of suitable staff for required positions.

Previous Work Experience:

Sign Fixer, Butterfield Signs
07/1998 - 10/2006

-Fit electrical signs for large corporations (Morrison’s, McDonalds, Asda, and Barclays)
-Maintained the signs lighting.
-Travelled all across the UK to each destination that needed to be worked on.
-Used initiative to manage daily tasks in order to complete each job by its deadline.


Conference and Banqueting, Cedar Court
10/97-06/1998

-Set up conference rooms for meetings and events held.
-Provided a customer service to the attendees, by providing food and beverages when necessary.
-Cleaned and cleared up after each event and preparing for the next.


Customer Service/Kitchen staff, McDonald’s
02/94-09/1997

-Cooked and prepared food for customer’s orders.
-Cleaned the kitchen area.
-Replaced stock from the main freezer and stock room.
-Served customers at the front tills.
-Managing monies taken from customers.


Education:

1994-1997
Bradford College – Maths, English, Art – Intermediate passes

GMVQ intermediate level, 1 year, pass

GMVQ advanced Art, A level Art, Ceramics, Jewellery, 2 years, pass

1991-1994
Saint Beads, Bradford – Grammar School

GCSE
Maths C, English C, Art C, French E, Science E, PE, B

1988-1991
Saint Blaze, Bradford – Middle School

1985-1988
Saint Joseph’s, Bradford – First School


Hobbies/Interests:

Football
Running
Art
Snowboarding

Achievements - Honourable mention award October 2013 Pine ridge Juried art show.
Winner of ‘Best in Acrylic’ Ajax Creative Arts juried art show June 2014.

Social Media Outlets

Facebook: artroom4
Twitter: @Larv
LinkedIn: Ryan Lavin
Google+: Ryan Lavin.
Pinterest: Ryan Larvin
Instagram: heart_shaped_skies

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