Introducing Gertrude Contemporary’s new Director, Business and Operations
Gertrude is thrilled to announce the appointment of Tracy Burgess in the role of Director, Business and Operations.
Tracy brings to this role significant experience in operational management and business and administrative systems from her current role as General Manager of Wholefoods House, a boutique organic food company operating across a number of sites in Sydney. Previous to this role, Tracy worked for a decade within the cultural sector, holding the positions of Acting General Manager and Studio and Public Programs Coordinator at Artspace in Sydney, and prior, to this working for the Biennale of Sydney.
Tracy is a passionate advocate for the visual arts and has extensive experience working in the not for profit sector, and in particular, in environments that supports both the production and presentation of art. With an in-depth knowledge of the contemporary art sector and strong national networks, Tracy brings to this role a commitment to supporting artists and connecting their work with public audiences, as well as strategic business and operational management skills garnered through the commercial sector. Born and raised in California, Tracy relocated to Australia in 2004. She has a Master’s Degree in Museum Studies from the University of Sydney and Bachelor Degree in Art History, Criticism and Theory from the University of California.
On the appointment, Kyp Bosci, Chair of the Gertrude Board states, ‘After a nationwide search and a very high-quality field of applicants we are very pleased to announce that Tracy Burgess has been appointed as Gertrude Contemporary’s new Director of Business and Operations. Tracy is relocating from Sydney to take up the role and will bring fresh energy and a unique blend of experience from both within the arts and the commercial sector.’
Tracy will commence in the role at the beginning of September 2018.