Gallery Director

Tamarind Institute

Gallery Director, Tamarind Institute

Tamarind Institute seeks a Gallery Director to oversee and coordinate the business operations of the gallery, including sales and marketing. The role includes overseeing the physical gallery, online sales platforms, and gallery programs. The Gallery Director develops, implements, and evaluates marketing and presentation strategies for new print releases and special features on Tamarind programs and collaborating artists. Maintains a rotation of Tamarind editions in the gallery, oversees planning and execution of art fairs and regional pop-up exhibitions. Works in consultation with Director to determine priorities for new releases and maintains a strong working knowledge of Tamarind history and print inventory.


*Oversee and coordinate business operations of the gallery.

*Manage prints sales and marketing Tamarind editions.

*Manage physical gallery and online sales platforms.

*Develop marketing strategies for new print releases and Tamarind programs.

*Maintain annual rotation of 3-4 exhibitions.

*Planning and execution of art fairs and regional pop-up exhibitions.



*Bachelor’s degree in related field

*2-3 years gallery experience

*Basic knowledge of sales and marketing

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Required

  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills.

  • Knowledge of contemporary art and the contemporary art marketplace.

  • Knowledge of social media and marketing practices.

  • Ability to create, compose and edit written materials about Tamarind artists and prints.

  • Basic understanding of best installation and art handling practices.

  • Ability to foster a cooperative work environment.

  • Ability to travel to attend art fairs for several days as needed.

  • Ability to plan, organize, and coordinate public programs and special events.

How to Apply

Apply through UNMJobs

This is an exempt, benefits eligible, full-time staff position. The University of New Mexico provides a comprehensive package of benefits including medical, dental, vision, and life insurance. In addition, UNM offers educational benefits through the tuition remission and dependent education programs.

Submit application through the official UNMJobs at, requisition ID 28259. Please provide a resume, cover letter, and three references. Best consideration date June 3, 2024.

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Posted on May 18