Student Spotlight: Yasmin Gee

November 8, 2018

A Senior at Penn, Yasmin is majoring in Art History and minoring in Journalistic Writing.  She hails from London, U.K.

Aside from working as a docent at the Arthur Ross Gallery, Yasmin is currently a campus representative for Rent the Runway.  She has already held a number of internships in both the fashion industry and the art industry.  Last summer, she was a Buying Intern at Bergdorf Goodman in New York.  Prior to this, she interned at the Lisson Gallery, the FLAG Art Foundation, and Christie’s.

Yasmin carries her passion for art to her activities on campus.  Currently, she is the Chair of the SPEC Art Collective.  Some events she’s hosted in this role include a trip to Phillip Johnson’s glass house in Connecticut, two annual “Careers in the Arts” speakers panels, and a docent tour of the Anselm Kiefer shows at the Barnes.  She even curated an exhibition at the Fox Art Gallery called “Art in Translation.”  Prior to this, she was the Programming Chair of the ICA Student Board.

Yasmin is proficient in French and enjoys cooking, reading novels, attending the theatre, and (of course) visiting galleries.