Gallery Director Resume Samples

A Gallery Director takes responsibility for running the art gallery and to oversee the daily operations of the facility. The overall roles and responsibilities associated to this post are listed on the Gallery Director Resume as – promoting the establishment, hiring and managing staff; handling budgeting, networking with artists, developing exhibitions plans, running education programs; taking responsibility for developing the presentation techniques of the design and art gallery; supervising the sourcing work of the exhibits; maintaining a record of the art and design work at the gallery; maintaining and developing a relationship with the artists and art gallery agencies; and arranging for the loan procedures and insurance policies.

Qualifications that are needed to shine in this occupation include the following – leadership skills; multitasking abilities; strong communication skills; the ability to manage time wisely, a strong eye for detail, and a keen interest in managing the artwork of artists related with the gallery. An eligible resume makes mention of a degree in an art-related domain.

 

Gallery Director Resume example

Gallery Director Resume

Summary : Visual Gallery Director with 10+ years of experience. Participant and organizer of numerous solo and group art exhibitions. Designed and executed decorative painting projects for luxury residential and commercial properties.

Skills : Management Skills, Communication Skills.

Description :

  • Reviewed and selected new gallery artists each season.
  • Planned and created the season featured exhibition, lectures, demonstrations, and event schedules.
  • Designed and wrote press releases for 12+ exhibitions, lectures, demonstrations, and artist reception entertainment each season.
  • Reviewed submissions by vendors and new artists for potential representation in the gallery, with Corporate Gallery Director.
  • Trained Consultants on Point of Sale Systems.
  • Submitted transfer reports/invoices to controllers.
  • Managed inventory, including ordering all approved owned jewelry and merchandise for the gallery.
Years of Experience
Experience
10+ Years
Experience Level
Level
Senior
Education
Education
Bachelor Of Arts In Communications, Drama


Gallery Director Resume

Headline : To Obtain a Gallery Director position in the gallery field that will utilize my creative energy and artistic skills, and to be a great asset once given the opportunity.

Skills : Customer Service, Strong Operational, and Administrative Skills.

Description :

  • Strategically engaged artists, curators, donors, special interest groups, and the community at large in membership and participation at events, workshops, and exhibits.
  • Assisted with restocking and merchandising of gallery inventory
  • Assisted with the tagging of all merchandise (art cards, jewelry tags, etc)
  • Assisted with maintaining daily correspondence from the gallery to patrons.
  • Performed miscellaneous job-related duties as assigned.
  • Prepared sales and marketing presentations to clients via email or mail (corresponds with clients to keep generating sales, via emailing photos, mailing of brochures or color copies, etc).
  • Maintained integrity and care for the art collection.
Years of Experience
Experience
5-7 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
MFA In Painting And Drawing


Gallery Director Resume

Objective : Seeking a Gallery Director position with an outstanding career opportunity that will offer a rewarding work environment along with a winning team that will fully utilize management skills.

Skills : Microsoft Office, Inventory Management, Research, Proofreading, Mentoring.

Description :

  • Managed daily operations and served as the primary point of contact with retail clients.
  • Hired, trained, and supervised staff.
  • Developed and implemented marketing strategies.
  • Managed the operating budget.
  • Designed and executed creative visual presentations for original paintings, lithographs, prints, and serigraphs.
  • Coordinated customer orders from point of initial processing through to job completion.
  • Liaised with cross-functional teams and outside designers and contractors to schedule work and resolve issues.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Junior
Education
Education
Associates In Art & Design

Gallery Director Resume

Headline : As a Gallery Director, responsible for supporting operations of the Art Gallery and also responsible for Areas of oversight include, Marketing, Inventory Management, Gallery Sales Volume, and Client Outreach.

Skills : Microsoft Office, Inventory Management, Research, Proofreading, Mentoring.

Description :

  • Assisted in choosing and directing artists and artwork for representation in the gallery.
  • Managed bookkeeping and budgets for framers and vendors.
  • Negotiated vendor terms of payment.
  • Planned events and opened houses for new and existing artists.
  • Coordinated biographies, price lists, invitations to clients, and food and beverage.
  • Responsible for building and maintaining a client base with Discovery Galleries resulting in 30% ($300,000) of wholesale sales and approximately 15% ($200,000) in retail sales, contributing to the $2M in annual revenue.
  • Managed customer and vendor relationships.
Years of Experience
Experience
5-7 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
High School Diploma

Gallery Director Resume

Headline : A Creative, charismatic business professional accomplished in successfully completing projects with a strong sense of vision and a keen eye for detail. As a Gallery Director responsible for the protection of the collection and the safety of all staff and visitors.

Skills : Strong Strategic Planning, Management Skills, MS Office.

Description :

  • Managed the gallery's day-to-day operations.
  • Responsible for both permanent collections and artwork for specific exhibitions.
  • Designed, directed, showcased, and marketing expositions and shows.
  • Built strong relationships with clients for the improvement of the gallery.
  • Advertised and sold the work of various artists.
  • Maintained administration, budgets, fiscals, and reports.
  • Aggressively operated, promoted, and increased sales through creative manipulation of the space.  Developed and implemented inventory tracking systems.
Years of Experience
Experience
5-7 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
Bachelor Of Arts In Communications And Media Management

Gallery Director Resume

Summary : Highly qualified Gallery Director with experience in the industry. Enjoy creative problem solving and getting exposure on multiple projects, and I would excel in the collaborative environment on which your company prides itself.

Skills : Financial Advisor, Marketing Skills, Writing Skills, Communications Skills.

Description :

  • Managed all day-to-day business and program operations of a 36-member cooperative gallery, generating $100,000 in annual sales, devoted to contemporary, original, hand-pulled prints.
  • Organized, planned, and produced monthly on-site and off-site exhibitions.
  • Handled all details including liaising with artists and curators; advising artists on framing, pricing, and exhibit placement.
  • Developed task lists for board committees and coordinate committee activities.
  • Initiated and developed a complete revision of written membership policies and guidelines.
  • Investigated, hired, and coordinated consultants; negotiated, drafted, and monitored vendor contracts.
  • Acted as spokesperson and representative for the gallery.
Years of Experience
Experience
7-10 Years
Experience Level
Level
Management
Education
Education
Master Of Fine Arts In Fine Arts

Gallery Director Resume

Summary : Gallery Director with 2+ years of experience in supporting and assisting the Gallery owner in all gallery functions, activities, promotions, relationships, and operations, etc, To create publicity, marketing, and client cultivation plans, and participated in the strategic planning process.

Skills : Microsoft Office, Inventory Management, Research, Motivational Speaking, Staff.

Description :

  • Trained staff members to close effectively. Managed all fine art and jewelry acquisitions.
  • Fostered and maintained excellent working relationships with collectors. Ensured excellent patron and customer service.
  • Wrote and distributed press releases; developed and maintained relationships with contacts in print, radio, internet, and television markets.
  • Managed and assisted in all expressions of establishing, constructing, and branding the gallery.
  • Worked with the gallery owner for increasing sales of both primary and secondary art markets.
  • Restored and stabilized antique paintings, frames, and furniture.
  • Oversaw inventory and transactions regarding purchases.

     

Years of Experience
Experience
7-10 Years
Experience Level
Level
Management
Education
Education
Associate Arts In Printmaking And Art

Gallery Director Resume

Objective : Seeking a Full-Time Gallery Director who is friendly, energetic, and enjoy giving the best customer service possible.

Skills : Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator, AutoCAD, Administrative Skills.

Description :

  • Maintained positive long-term communication with clientele.
  • Managed logistics and sound needs for artist reception entertainment.
  • Designed press kits for 12+ exhibitions each season.
  • Assisted in the complete management of a fine art gallery.
  • Coordinated special events and exhibits.
  • Responsible for inventory management, building and maintaining customer relationships, basic web design, sales, basic marketing.
  • Performed gallery duties such as day-to-day operations, managing artists' relationships, brand communication, and events.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Junior
Education
Education
B.A. In Cinema And Media Studies And Judaic Studies

Gallery Director Resume

Headline : As a Gallery Director responsible for ensuring the smooth day-to-day running of the gallery, building clientele, as well as maintaining ongoing promotion and local.

Skills : Microsoft Office, Project Management, Administration Skills.

Description :

  • Directed all aspects of family-owned gallery operations, conducting extensive research and purchasing high-value Chinese antique pieces, overseeing show presentations, and driving marketing, promotions, and sales.
  • Built and managed client relationships/art collectors worldwide.
  • Controlled budget and finances.
  • Hired contractors, interns, and vendors.
  • Increased number of collectors and sales through effective PR.
  • Assisted with the installation of A/V equipment, including speakers, monitors, and projectors.
  • Prepared gallery spaces for exhibition, including painting and patching.
Years of Experience
Experience
5-7 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
Ph.D. In Arts And Media

Gallery Director Resume

Summary : Highly Motivated Gallery Director responsible for planning, coordinating and supervising daily functions of gallery activities. Adept at building and maintaining effective working relationships with directors and clients through outstanding interpersonal skills.

Skills : Detail-Oriented, Strong Operational, and Administrative Skills.

Description :

  • Well versed in the management, collaborated with vendors, clients, and custom sales and creative aspects of the custom production/restoration teams.
  • Coordinated the design and layout of the showroom, including vignettes throughout as well as store window displays.
  • Scheduled and executed exhibitions.
  • Recorded and maintained data, and handled all client and artist relations.
  • Provided individual consultations for art placement in public and private spaces, and organized all facets of art shipment.
  • Interfaced with art buyers and had a consistent selling record throughout the 6-month tenancy.
  • Responsible for all administrative duties.
Years of Experience
Experience
7-10 Years
Experience Level
Level
Management
Education
Education
High School Diploma