Sample Gallery Director Resume

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Scott Matthews
4550 Taylor Street
New York, NY10007
(333)-259-3308
[email]

Objective Seeking a position as Gallery Director with an opportunity for advancement.

Highlights of Qualifications:

  • Strong marketing, financial and business management experience in a museum community setting
  • Strong knowledge of working art studios
  • Extensive knowledge in wrapping and handling artwork, organizing image files and installing new exhibitions
  • Proficient with Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign, Excel, Microsoft, and PowerPoint
  • Excellent knowledge about the visual arts
  • Proficient in Photoshop, Illustrator, MS Access and InDesign
  • Superior communication and interpersonal skills
  • Remarkable ability to effectively coordinate programs to showcase gallery and artists

Professional Experience:

Gallery Director, August 2005 – Present
Contemporary Art Gallery, New York, NY

  • Mounted and followed up on sales campaigns with the gallery owner.
  • Worked closely with collectors, museums, advisors, consultants.
  • Coordinated exhibitions at the gallery and in institutions.
  • Managed Shipping of art works.
  • Hired staff and evaluated staff performance.
  • Maintained and updated database of gallery items.

Gallery Director, May 2000 – July 2005
Bill Hodges Gallery, New York, NY

  • Acted as liaison between artists and the gallery.
  • Prepared applications, shipping, and participated in art fairs.
  • Overseen the day-to-day operations at the gallery.
  • Attended monthly Board of Directors meetings providing operations reports and updates.
  • Hired staff and evaluated staff performance.
  • Maintained and updated database of gallery items.

Education

Bachelor’s Degree in Art History, James Madison University, Harrisonburg, VA

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