About Lee Sharrock
Lee Sharrock set up her Global Creative PR and Arts consultancy in 2016. Her clients include; Serviceplan Group, PRETTYBIRD, Dorothy Circus Gallery, B-Reel Films, Artizians, The Department, Cardboard Citizens, and artists Epoh Beech, Alexander Newley and Trish Wylie.
Lee was Director of Global Creative PR at Saatchi & Saatchi between 2010 and 2016. As well as leading award-winning International PR campaigns for global brands and organisations, she was responsible for directing the annual global PR campaign for the Saatchi & Saatchi New Directors’ Showcase at Cannes Lions International Festival of Creativity.
She 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 20 years of experience in the art world and creative industries, during which time she worked at; Sotheby's (19th Century European Paintings); M&C Saatchi, Institute of Contemporary Arts (ICA); Laurent Delaye Gallery, RSA 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; Amstedam, Berlin, Cannes, Hamburg, Istanbul, Paris, LA, London, Munich, New York, Venice and Vienna.
Lee has curated exhibitions including; Arms Around The Child charity exhibition and auction in London in November 2017, with Christie's International Director of Auctioneering Hugh Edmeades; Contemporary Vanitas at Lights of Soho in May 2016; There’s a Good Girl, a Viva Women exhibition featuring female artists and creatives at Saatchi & Saatchi in 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 in Summer 2014.
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
Lee is also Contributing Editor of STATE / F22 Magazine, and a contributor to FAD Magazine, Shots and Vernissage TV. She is on the committee of Little House Mayfair, and the Art committee of Arms Around the Child.