BEATRIZ SALINAS MARAMBIO(CL)
Chair of the Board
Beatriz is curator and visual arts manager, and holds a MA in Arts Management and Cultural Policy from the Goldsmiths College, University of London where she focused her research on Residencies programs and Cultural Diplomacy. She was the first Director of the National Centre of Contemporary Art (the first government-run facility dedicated to contemporary artists in Chile) from 2017–2019, where she organized monographic exhibitions of major artists like Theo Jansen, Bernardo Oyarzún, Cildo Meireles, among others.
She has worked in several institutions in Chile and abroad, specializing in management of contemporary art projects. She was Head of production of MAVI-Museo de Artes Visuales in Chile 2007-2014, where she organized over a hundred exhibitions of Chilean and Latin-American artists, and major monographic exhibitions of international artists like Wolfgang Tillmans, Joseph Beuys and Gerhard Richter.
Beatriz was producer of Chilean art prize "MAVI Premio Arte Joven", between 2007 and 2013, and its curator and manager between 2011 and 2013.
As independent consultant she has worked for several organizations as a cultural manager advisor, including Diversity Art Forum (UK); Chevening Scholar Secretariat UK Foreign and Commonwealth Office (UK); Cecilia Brunson Projects (UK); Museo de Arte Moderno Chiloé (Chile); Proyecto Helicoide Foundation (Caracas-NY); Cultural Affairs Office, Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Chilean Government (Chile); Fundación AMA (Chile); Museo de la Solidaridad Salvador Allende (Chile), among others.
From 2017-2019 Beatriz was in the curatorial committee and member of the board of the National Centre for Contemporary Art, of the Ministry of Culture, Arts and Heritage in Chile and from 2012-2014 of the Museum of Visual Arts (MAVI), Chile. She is currently part of the board of the art book fair IMPRESIONANTE, and usual collaborator for Artishock and TONIC magazine.
Beatriz was part of the selection committee for our first Open Call and since September 2019 Chair of the Board of Valley of the Possible