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Gallery Directors are responsible for running art galleries and overseeing every day operations. Typical example resumes for Gallery Directors describe duties like promoting the establishment, hiring and managing staff, budgeting, networking with artists, developing exhibition plans, organizing events, and running education programs. Qualifications such as leadership, organization, analytical thinking, multitasking, communication abilities, and time management are often seen of Gallery Director resume samples. Most candidates for this role hold a degree in an art-related field.

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Gallery Director

  • Rendered all daily operations including sales, presentation, inventory, and accounting
  • Responsible for 85% of annual fine art sales totaling $400,000
  • Developed network of new clients and initiated connections with previous clients
  • Implemented marketing strategies and coordinated promotional events for three gallery locations across the southeast region
  • Arranged all shipments personally to assure safe and secure delivery of luxury items to clients
  • Led all recruitment and training efforts for sales consultants
Candidate Info
10
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
BS
Psychology
2

Gallery Director

After a complete renovation of the gallery, designed an exhibition, created a website and blog
space and coordinated 10 interns in sitting hours and research.
Created web presence for the gallery that included; general gallery info, staff information,
multiple galleries and exhibit/event details.

  • Developed a blog where patrons could share their experiences thus enhancing & promoting the exhibits & gallery.
  • Created new opportunities for gallery & exhibit promotion and exploration through iPads.
  • Managed ten interns; set up meeting times to go over intended duties, help direct their
  • Installed exhibitions from lighting, to physically putting the work on the wall.
Candidate Info
3
years in
workforce
10
months
at this job
BA
Art History
MA
Art Management
3

Gallery Director

Managed, designed and installed exhibits, supervised and trained gallery assistants, created labels, flyers, and announcements, and implemented gallery receptions.

  • Created flyers to engage and spark interest in gallery.
  • Managed and assigned duties for gallery assistants.
  • Effectively collaborated with artists to schedule opening receptions and set up refreshments.
  • Wrote and edited artists' statements and wall labels to appropriately fit in gallery space.
  • Installed the artwork and text after designing a layout.
  • Trained assistants in how to set up the gallery to create an aesthetically compelling exhibit.
Candidate Info
7
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
BA
Creative Arts
MA
Art History
4

Gallery Director

  • Greeted and assisted an average of 50 customers per week in art selections
  • Answered and resolved telephone inquiries
  • Processed weekly Purchase Orders
  • Negotiated with local artists to stock gallery inventory
  • Designed and executed art displays in gallery including window displays
Candidate Info
20
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
5

Gallery Director and Curator

Established and managed all daily operations and profit considerations for an art gallery.

  • Executed all curatorial functions of the finest experimental paintings in the tri-state area.
  • Developed and maintained the gallery website.
  • Publishing detailed exhibition catalogues and maintained a top notch presentation of the gallery and studio at all times.
  • Hosted opening receptions with exquisite wine, food, music and top quality art.
  • Coordinated the artists' activities to ensure a flawless exhibition and opening reception.
  • Professionally restored both paintings and photography utilizing both manual and digital
  • Evaluated studio space for the best quality painting and drawing instruction while reserving
Candidate Info
2
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
BFA
Painting
6

Gallery Director

Generated and managed sales in addition to working with existing clients

  • Developed and managed website and all aspects of social media.
  • Track sales and created sales strategies.
  • Submit pricing requests and analyzed sales data.
  • Responsible for discovering and recruiting gallery merchandise in addition to choosing their work for display.
  • Prepared for, orchestrated shows and media events.
  • Prepared and presented progress reports owner.
  • Facilitated gallery sales following show completion
Candidate Info
7
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
BA
Fine Arts & Media Studies
7

Lead Instructor/gallery Director

Taught 3 classes per quarter in Drawing, Design, Color and Conceptual thinking

  • Chaired curriculum design and development committees to strengthen the academic integrity of the department
  • Led faculty search committees to hire the most qualified and engaging educators for the Art
  • Presented at open house events to prospective students and parents on the outstanding first- year academic experience
  • Organized exhibitions, receptions and artist talks for the gallery to bring together the college and the local arts community
Candidate Info
12
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
BFA
Printmaking
MA
Printmaking
8

Gallery Director

  • Recruited mid-career and established artists to build an art collection within the gallery.
  • Curated, planned, organized, marketed, and executed gallery exhibitions and opening
  • Worked with local groups and organizations to facilitate rental of the gallery and auction house
  • Orchestrated the design, planning, and execution of renovations to the gallery and auction
Candidate Info
4
years in
workforce
11
months
at this job
BA
Art History
9

Gallery Director/manager/administrator/ Sales

Operated all aspects of international high-end fine art gallery including management, administrative, marketing, public relations,
merchandising, trade shows, and exhibitions.

  • Purchased, promoted and sold antique oil paintings to high-profile local, national and international clientele.
  • Redesigned the interior and exterior of company facility to maximize street visibility and increase merchandising impact.
  • Created all graphic designs, text and photography for direct mail, email, and print ad campaigns.
Candidate Info
11
years in
workforce
11
years
at this job
BA
Political Science
10

Gallery Director

Procured and corresponded with all artists that participated in shows

  • Created all marketing materials for the gallery, started the gallery database, created mailing lists, press releases, and provided all correspondence with the media
  • Hired and managed the art teachers that provided after school art classes after arts funding was cut in the public schools
  • Generated monthly sales reports and accounts payable and receivable
Candidate Info
8
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
AS
Nursing

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