March 20, 2015

Tamarind Institute, a division of the College of Fine Arts at the University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, is seeking a visionary leader for the position of Director. Founded in 1960, Tamarind is recognized internationally for its contribution to the growth of contemporary printmaking and continues to train master printers and house a professional collaborative studio for artists. Reporting to the Dean of the College of Fine Arts, Tamarind's director works closely with the seven-person staff to ensure that Tamarind maintains its role as a leader in education and research, and continues to provide quality creative opportunities to artists nationally and internationally. Tamarind produces approximately thirty high-quality editions annually, and depends heavily upon revenue generated from the sale of these lithographs to support the budget associated with its educational and artistic programs. The successful candidate will be comfortable working within an academic environment and have strong entrepreneurial skills, as it is necessary to stimulate and develop new markets for Tamarind lithographs. The director represents Tamarind Institute at domestic and international fine art and printmaking events. Apply by March 20, 2015 for best consideration. 

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