Canada-native Sylvie Fortin has been named acting executive director/editor of Art Papers Inc.
After an international search, the contemporary art organization’s board of directors selected Ms. Fortin, its current editor-in-chief, as executive director, who will oversee all of Art Papers’ operations and programs.
Ms. Fortin joined Art Papers as editor-in-chief of ART PAPERS magazine in October 2004. She helped to grow the organization’s annual budget from $500,651 in 2004 to a projected $765,350 in 2007.
“The organization has an enviable international reputation, tremendous momentum, an ambitious strategic plan, and solid management practices. I look forward to continuing to work with Art Papers’ exceptional board and staff to execute our shared trailblazing vision,” Ms. Fortin said in a statement.
Ms. Fortin has been working internationally since 1991. She was previously curator of contemporary art at the Ottawa Art Gallery, editor & program coordinator at OBORO in MontrÃ©al and program coordinator at la chambre blanche in QuÃ©bec.
Her critical essays and reviews have been published in Canadian, American and European catalogues and periodicals.
For more information, visit www.artpapers.org, or call (404) 588-1837, ext. 19.