Gallery Director

Roaring Fork Valley, 81621 | 06/27/2019 | Ad id: 8-0000447963-01

Dynamic and highly regarded Aspen-area gallery specializing in contemporary western art seeks a seasoned art world professional to manage all operations, sales and artists’ relationships.

Primary responsibilities will include: managing gallery which represents 40 artists and staff comprised of a full-time sales director, various interns and 3-4 consultants; cultivating client relationships through in-gallery and online communications; supervising all shipping and transport of art; planning, curating and installing exhibitions; interacting with gallery artists and reviewing artists’ submissions; representing gallery at local, regional and national art fairs; developing special events and hosting receptions; working closely with marketing team to promote gallery; and maintaining databases.

Desired skills and experience:  


-- BA or advanced degree in art history and/or art business

-- Previous management and/or sales experience in a gallery, art advisory or auction house 

-- Understanding of the art world and able to speak and write articulately about art

-- Familiarity with database software such as ArtCloud, and experience with online sales process from website or third parties such as 1st Dibs and Artsy 

-- Facility with MS Office, Google apps, Adobe Suites and Photoshop; photography skills a plus

-- Excellent organizational abilities with attention to detail

-- Professional manner and ability to speak easily with clients and artists

-- Ability to lift up to 50 lbs, have a driver’s license and work a flexible schedule. Standard work week is 40 hours, but that may vary, depending on gallery needs and events

Salary will be commensurate with experience.

If interested in leading a dedicated and creative team, please email resume and cover letter, including the names and contact info of three recent references, to  by July 15, 2019.