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Gallery Owners and Directors

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Gallery owners are entrepreneurs who start or buy their own for-profit or nonprofit art gallery. They are responsible for all aspects of a business operation, from working with artists to overseeing day-to-day operations. Gallery directors are responsible for the profitable management and operation of art galleries.

Salary Range

Below $25,000 to $100,000+

Minimum Education Level

High School Diploma

Certification/License

Required

Outlook

Little Change or More Slowly than the Average
Personality Traits

Artistic

Enterprising

Organized

Career Ladder
Gallery Owner

Gallery Director

Assistant Director or Art Consultant

Gallery Assistant

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