About Lee Sharrock
Lee Sharrock set up her Global Creative PR and Arts consultancy in 2016. Her clients include; Serviceplan Group, PRETTYBIRD, Astral Projekt, Pathfinder 23, Dorothy Circus Gallery, B-Reel Films, Free The Bid, Artizians, The Department, Cardboard Citizens, and artists Epoh Beech, Alexander Newley and Trish Wylie.
Lee is Contributing Editor of STATE / F22 Magazine, and a contributor to; Creative Review; FAD Magazine; Shots and Vernissage TV. Committees; Little House Mayfair; Arms Around the Child; Selection Committee of The Other Art Fair London 2019; Executive Jury of Gerety Awards 2019; Judge of ‘It’s Art Call 2019’.
Lee was Director of Global Creative PR at Saatchi & Saatchi between 2010 and 2016 where she was also responsible for PR of the annual New Directors’ Showcase at Cannes Lions International Festival of Creativity. She is International Communications Officer for Serviceplan Group, with whom she has been a PR consultant since 2017.
Lee curates arts and culture events for Soho House in London, and has curated several exhibitions including; Arms Around The Child charity exhibition and auction in London in November 2019 & November 2017, with Christie's International Director of Auctioneering Hugh Edmeades; Epoh Beech at Gallery 46 (October 2018); Contemporary Vanitas at Lights of Soho (May 2016); There’s a Good Girl, a Viva Women exhibition featuring female artists and creatives at Saatchi & Saatchi (November 2014); and Art of Futebol – an exhibition at Selfridge’s and Bonhams auction at the Brazilian Embassy to raise funds for Action for Brazil’s Children Trust (Summer 2014).
Lee has worked with a wide range of artists, galleries, charities, organisations, brands and creatives including; Alison Jackson, Altr-ego, Arms Around the Child, Art Society Soho, Bridget Riley, Chris Bracey, David Bailey, Derrick Santini, Gazelli Art House, Grenfell Tower Benefit Auction, Kalliopi Lemos at Istanbul Biennial, King of Shaves, Lights of Soho, London Newcastle Project Space, Misia-O', Nancy Fouts, Pavilion of Azerbaijan at la Biennale di Venezia, Polish Cultural Institute, PrettyBird, Pure Evil, Rob & Nick Carter, Russell Young, Stair Sainty Gallery, Scream Gallery and Toni Gallagher.
Lee has over 20 years of experience in the art world and creative industries. She started out at Sotheby's in the 19th Century European Paintings department, and held positions at; M&C Saatchi; Institute of Contemporary Arts (ICA); Laurent Delaye Gallery and Timothy Taylor Gallery.
Lee has developed an extensive network of media and creative contacts around the world, and led projects in creative cities including; Amsterdam, Berlin, Cannes, Hamburg, Istanbul, Paris, LA, London, Munich, New York, Venice and Vienna.
Lee studied fine art foundation at University of the Arts, Norwich, before studying History of Art & Italian (BA) hons at University College London (UCL), The Courtauld Institute and the University of Bologna.
With this background in the arts and creative industries, Lee has an innate understanding of the artists, brands, creative directors, filmmakers, galleries, production companies and journalists she works with. This background is coupled with an ability to find a hook, pitch a story, write content, capture the zeitgeist of contemporary culture and make the headlines for her clients