Dallas Up to date at present introduced that Carolina Alvarez Mathies will function the noncollecting artwork establishment’s subsequent govt director. Alvarez-Mathies, since 2019 the museum’s deputy director, will succeed Peter Doroshenko, who’s departing after greater than a decade within the function. Throughout her comparatively temporary tenure at Dallas Up to date, Alvarez-Mathies has elevated the museum’s digital presence, established new income sources, and expanded collaborative efforts with the style and design industries. She is going to take up her new publish in Might.
“Dallas Up to date’s mission to current essentially the most compelling artwork of our time dovetails my very own dedication to creating platforms that foster inventive innovation and deep connections amongst numerous audiences within the quickest rising metroplex within the nation,” stated Alvarez-Mathies. “My intention shall be to nurture larger dialogue, additional interact the general public with modern artwork, and reimagine the function the establishment has inside our group.”
Previous to arriving at Dallas Up to date, the El Salvador–born Alvarez-Mathies was director of exterior affairs at New York nonprofit Inventive Time, the place she helped mount solo exhibitions of the work of Sophie Calle, Phil Collins, and Pedro Reyes, and was essential in organizing the establishment’s annual Summit gatherings. Earlier than that, she served as head of communications at El Museo del Barrio, New York, supporting main surveys of artists together with Gabriel Figureroa, Antonio Lopez, and Marisol, in addition to the extremely regarded group present “The Illusive Eye,” themed round Op artwork and geometric abstraction. Lengthy dedicated to amplifying the work of up to date Salvadoran artists, she served as El Salvador’s Ambassador on Particular Mission for Cultural Affairs from 2017 to 2019. At the moment, she sits on the advisory board of the nonprofit Y.ES Up to date, which creates alternatives for modern artists working in El Salvador and its diaspora.
“We’re extremely excited to nominate Carolina to the place of govt director at Dallas Up to date,” stated museum board chair John Sughrue. “She is a visionary who brings a game-changing perspective that expertly considers the native context whereas drawing on her worldwide background and world connections. We will’t wait to see how she is going to proceed increasing the museum’s mission and form the cultural panorama of Dallas and past.”