Foundations Write Up

For this writing I chose to write about Exhibition Designers, the speaker for this lecture was Nicole Dowd.  Exhibition Designers have an interesting and unique job, where they design things that will be placed in an exhibition.  For example, someone has an art exhibition they would like to put in a museum; the Exhibition designer is the person who decides what the placement of the pieces will be, based on what looks best, for the guests to receive the best visual experience possible.

Exhibition designers are problem solvers.  They are the members of a company who solve the puzzle of how all of the works that different artists who are displaying their hard work are to be portrayed, by fitting them all together in one exhibit; however, exhibition designers don’t just work for art galleries, they can also work for any museum or company that needs something displayed in the best manner possible.  Many of them are freelancers that work in multiple places doing one big job at a time.  Most exhibition designers do not work for just one company or gallery.

There are many ways someone can become an exhibition designer.  You could continue your education in graduate school, do technical training, or just be trained underneath someone who is in the field.  The best and most popular way, out of all these choices would be to go to graduate school.  This is because employers like to see a portfolio, and know that you have learned as much as possible in this area of expertise, so that you are capable of doing the tasks presented to you.

Exhibition designers aren’t very well known in exhibitions, in fact, for the most part they are not known about at all; however, without these men and women, exhibitions would not be as memorable as they tend to be. In some ways, how you look at an artist’s work and the effect it has on an individual depends on the exhibition designer.  The exhibition designer’s work is what helps make an artist’s work a better visual experience for the viewers, giving them something to

Foundations write up

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