University Art Gallery Acquisitions Committee


For the person completing this report.

Julia Barello

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Official Name of the Board

University Art Gallery Acquisitions Committee

Effective date of establishment


Authorized by

Administrative Rules and Procedures (ARP)

Scope of Impact


Type of Board

Ad Hoc


To identify and recommending acquisition of artwork for NMSU permanent collection as well as making recommendations for the conservation and presentation of art in the cultural collections owned by NMSU. Has authority to approve expenditures from the NMSU Permanent Art Collections Account, in collaboration with other members of the university community.


Committee membership and selection of art work for collection into the University Art Gallery


What is the process for selecting a chair?

Though not specified in 2.03, the Director of the University Art Gallery is the de facto chair due to the responsibilities of their position.

Chair for 2017-18 Academic Year


Marisa Sage


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Co-Chair for 2017-18 Academic Year

Chair for 2018-19 Academic Year


Marisa Sage


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Co-Chair for 2018-19 Academic Year

Additional Membership Details

Members are appointed by

By Position

Position appointment description

by position and as outlined in Administrative Rules and Procedures 2.03

Is membership representative?


Please describe how the membership is representative.

The committee membership represents arts and academic professionals.

What university function/office is responsible for appointments?

HR. Director of University Art Gallery is automatically appointed

What are the terms of appointment?

These appointments are based upon position tenure; so they are linked to the position, not the individual.

Are terms staggered?


Are members subject to reappointment?


What is the process for filling vacant positions?

See terms of appointment. Communication with the Department Head, Art; and the Dean of the College of Arts and Sciences

Member List
Name Title Member Type
Julia Barello Academic DH, Art Voting Member

What university office/function provides administrative support to this board?

Department of Art and University Art Gallery

What are the requirements for the number of meetings to be held annually?

There is no meeting requirement; but we meet on an as needed basis.

Was the requirement for the number of meetings met?


List of Meeting Dates

Meetings were conducted via email and memo

Major Accomplishments

Purchases of new works were made and focused up collecting works by artists who are exhibiting at the University Art Gallery: Artists included:

Steven Randall
Jenny Morgan
Paul Mpagi Sepuya
Eric LoPresti
Romero Gomez
David Feldman

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