GALLERY MANAGER JOB DESCRIPTION

(for Evyn Moss)

 

FROM THE JOURNAL OF RODNEY CHANG

JANUARY 14, 1986

 

1. Maintain premises - plants, rugs, lighting, art labels, art work - maintain immaculate gallery visual order

2. Work with artists to put together shows - primary and secondary meetings, collection of all materials, mail out invitations, installation, opening (delegate out refreshment chores, spend more time mixing to promote sales, the artists and become acquainted with other artists attending the reception opening)

3. Community Outreach - other art galleries (exchange shows or get Chang and other SoHo artists exhibits outside of our gallery)

4. Sales, promotions and collections

5. Telephone communications, record show information messages on telephone, gallery hours, etc.

6. Community co-sponsored projects - ex. Greenpeace, Narcissus Queeen Contest, Kalihi- Palama Culture & Arts Society, etc

7. Public Relations

8. Marketing, distribution and sales transaction and recordkeeping

9. FRIDAY NITE AT SOHO - schedule musicians and poets, rereshments, send out invites

10.Gallery publications and writings; club newsletter

 

 

GALLERY DIRECTOR JOB DESCRIPTION (for Dr. Rodney Chang)

1. International public relations/national public relations

2. Contact and relationships with artists abroad

3. Contact and relationships with gallerlies and art organizations abroad

4. Exchange art exhibition programs

5. Printed media material and documentation

6. TV coverage efforts

7. Getting SoHo too artists abroad

8. Legal contracts

9. Art Selection for shows

10. Planning, Projections, Investments

11. Public relations at gallery openings, including at other galleries around the city

12. Coordinate openings with followup dance parties at Da Waiting Room 2 blocks away

 

 


Plexiglass Case with dried dead fish, other materials, Pygoya, 1985