Sogol Razi

Location London

Freelance Make-up Artist

Film Make-up Artist Fashion Makeup Artist
7 Projects

Work History

Sogol Razi
Freelance Makeup Artist
Apr 2015 – Present
Makeup Artist
Charlotte Tilbury Beauty
Sep 2015 – Jul 2017
Central London
Information & Sales Associate
Frieze Masters Art Fair
Oct 2014
London, United Kingdom
Curatorial Assistant
The Cynthia Corbett Gallery
Oct 2013 – Mar 2014
Main responsibilities: Providing assistance to the curator of the Young Masters Project, Daisy McMullan, through writing proposals, fundraising and securing sponsorship, and maintaining correspondence with important personnel. Assisting with organising logistics, shipping, transport and the hanging of artworks in the gallery space and art fairs. Liaising with the director, gallery manager, assistants and artists and maintaining communication between all individuals. Managing the applications made to the Young Masters Art Prize 2014, PR and marketing, and creating and managing social media content posts. Assist with the curation and artwork selection for the London Art Fair 2014 gallery booth.
Auction House Assistant (Telephone Bidding)
Brompton's Auctioneers - Fine & Rare Instruments
Oct 2013 – Dec 2013
Responsible for administering telephone bids for overseas clients, and assisting with general administration and maintaining the salesroom floor during the October 2013 and December 2013 sales.
Auction House Assistant
25 Blythe Road
Mar 2013 – Jun 2013
Main responsibilities: Administering telephone bids during auctions for absent clients. Liaising with clients both in person and through telephone, corresponding through email, and handling general enquiries. Cataloguing, Lotting and preparing objects of value for upcoming sales and ensuring the correct editing of catalogue information. Photographing objects for clients and invoicing sold works, maintenance of sale-room floor. Providing administrative and technical support to head of auction house and head of operations, as well as back-of-house administration. Ensuring careful handling of objects within the sale room floor, carrying out portering duties. Assisting with packaging and shipping of sold/unsold lots, as well as liaising with shipping companies.
Gallery Assistant (Sales)
Proud Galleries
Feb 2013 – Jun 2013
Main responsibilities: Managing the gallery on a day-to-day basis - invigilating the exhibition space and providing front of house and administrative assistance through written/telephone correspondence, maintaining inventory and general office organisation, assisting and supervising interns. Assisting with sales of prints and gallery merchandise. Compiling daily reports for internal managers and directorial staff, and liaising between various departments at the venue. Responsible for opening, sales, handling cash liaising with clients, and greeting guests. Actively contributing towards the gallery’s exhibition programme and upcoming projects through ongoing research. Compiling research on art works for sale, gallery preview guest lists including high profile individuals, and merchandise for gallery store. Careful handling and maintenance of art works within the exhibition space. Preparation of the exhibition space prior to preview nights - painting and plastering walls, fixing lights, ensuring frames are straight.
Art Fair Assistant
The Art Newspaper
Jan 2013 – Jun 2013
London, United Kingdom
Main responsibilities: Managing The Art Newspaper stand at The London Art Fair 2013 and Olympia Art and Antiques Fair 2013 Promoting and introducing the publication to potential subscribers and enquirers, as well as answering general questions. Selling subscriptions of the newspaper. Ensuring the efficient distribution of copies of The Art Newspaper, both throughout the fair and at the stand.
Events Assistant
Magic of Persia
Oct 2012
Magic of Persia is a UK-based charity which nurtures and develops Iranian cultural practitioners of the arts. This is accomplished by establishing initiatives promoting modern, contemporary and classical Persian art, music and media in partnership with world-class institutions. One of the charity’s most established initiatives to date is the bi-annual Magic of Persia Contemporary Art Prize (MOP CAP); a global search to identify the next generation of Iranian artists. Main responsibilities: Organizing and executing preparatory tasks for an exhibition preview at the Saatchi Gallery and panel discussion at the British Museum, compiling guest lists and maintaining correspondence with associates of MOP through telephone and email. Providing front of house assistance at major events hosted by Magic of Persia through administering artist catalogue sales and organizing the events guest list. Working closely with the chief executive of the foundation, taking minutes at MOP staff meetings and organizing to-do lists.
Gallery Assistant
Gildens Arts Gallery
Jul 2012 – Sep 2012
Main responsibilities: General administration - organisation of the office space, preparation of gallery wall labels, answering email and telephone enquiries. Close handling of original prints, by artists such as Picasso, Miro, Dali and Chagall, both around the gallery and in preparation for art fairs. Use of art databases such as artprice and artnet, and maintenance of stock on the gallery website. Updating stocklist on the gallery database. Photographing and uploading artworks onto the database. Use of photoshop for image manipulation. Assisting with the layout and hanging of artworks. Basic knowledge of original lithograph and etching prints, particularly of the modern period. Contributing and helping towards preparation of artworks and stand layout for art fairs such as the LAPADA fair 2012. Regular updating of the gallery website and social networking platforms (Facebook, Twitter, Linkedin) and increasing online presence through regular posting of original writing material. Organising international shipping of prints.


Glauca Rossi School of Makeup
2015 – 2015
Sotheby's Institute of Art
2011 – 2012
Master of Arts (M.A.)
Sotheby's Institute of Art
2011 – 2012
Royal Holloway, U. of London
2007 – 2011
Francis Holland School (Clarence Gate)
2004 – 2006