In love with Mission Gallery: Tom Smith

Tom Smith | Working on Live Out Loud at Mission Gallery

Tom Smith | Working on Live Out Loud at Mission Gallery

Name: Tom Smith [aka Thomas Smitha]

Position at Mission Gallery: Gallery Assistant

How long have you been at Mission Gallery: 2 years 3 months 3 days 3 hours

[should have asked him how old he was too!]

When did you decide to work at Mission Gallery?: During the first year at University after meeting Jane and Amanda during the Ainsley Hillard exhibition

 Do you enjoy being at Mission Gallery? Any highlights?: Yes, Dark Star by Jonathan Anderson and Offerings by Rozanne Hawksley

 Got any secrets / stories you can share about Amanda, Hannah or Emma?: They secretly look forward to taking down an exhibitions vinyl lettering so they can construct words around the office walls!
Currently;

Roderick aManda ->, hannah! hannah, eMMa eMma 🙂  

 

You’ve been pretty involved in setting up the Jane Phillips Award & Auction, what was your role?: I’m involved with photographing auction work and updating the website. As well as photographing the work exhibited in the Jane Phillips Live Out Loud exhibition.

 How’s it going?: It’s going really well, the website looks fantastic and highlights the work of Jane Phillips and the donated works

What is your favourite thing to do outside of Mission Gallery?: Work on my art practice as a photographer  

Thomas Smith | ' #21 ' mounted photo, framed (size 39 x 31cm) | Jane Phillips Auction starting bid £20

Thomas Smith | ' #21 ' mounted photo, framed (size 39 x 31cm) | Jane Phillips Auction starting bid £20

What’s your style?: The style of my work is small models photographed on my iPhone

If you had an unlimited pot of money what would you buy from Mission Gallery? Hmmm… I think it would have to have been programme/user from Ben Rowe’s exhibition.

What’s your favourite biscuit? (why): A rich tea; because 9 times out of 10 there’s one lurking in the biscuit tin at home!

Do you love Mission  Gallery?: Yes, with all my heart ♥

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