Direct team to execute daily functions, including cataloging, acquisitions, record management, archiving, and website maintenance, for smooth gallery operations. Ensure all artwork and exhibits meet the gallery's high expectations while organizing equipment hire and ensuring correct installation. Facilitate successful openings by building relationships with artists, vendors, curators, and clients. Organize international and domestic art fairs, which included attending high profile galas, collaborating with gallery managers and curators, and maintaining a thorough understanding of industry developments and market trends.
¨ Led four simultaneous exhibit openings, planning and executing event details while expertly managing set deadlines.
¨ Earned notable event recognition for exceeding sales expectations in organizing and executing a sold out show for company-represented artists.
¨ Fostered relationships with South African and European artists to establish a diverse, reputable, and contemporary showcase.
¨ Integral in choosing art exhibitions, boosting sales, acquiring new contacts, and overcoming event challenges for two art fairs, including the Miami Art Fair and PINTA Art Fairs