Gallery Owner and Director

Brumfeld LLC
Brumfeld’s Gallery
1513 North 13th Street
Boise, Idaho, 83702
Tel: 208 333 0309
Jane Brumfeld
I have been working in the visual arts for the passed 25 years. I currently own and run my own art gallery in Boise,
Idaho. Tis is the third incarnation of my gallery, the frst being in Sussex, England. Prior to this I worked for a
number of publicly funded galleries in the UK, including the Crafs Council, Islington, London, Kent County
Council and Hastings Borough Council. Most recently I completed my training to become an accredited personal
property appraiser though the ISA, giving me increased insight into the secondary art market, art investment and the
donation of artwork
I have owned, programed and managed my own gallery since 2007. Having worked as an Exhibition Ofcer or Arts
Development Ofcer for the frst half of my career, becoming an independent curator gave me freedom from the
changing remits demanded by funders in exchange for commercial business restraints. Tis has required the development
of new skills, from building management to fnancial planning. I am proud of the work my small staf and I have
achieved in presenting an exciting program of curated exhibitions, while balancing a sales income generated budget.
• Art appraisal and appraisal report writing to ISA and USPAP standards
• Curating and collections management
• Research and Analysis
• Business and fnancial management
• IT Skills, including Dreamweaver, MYSQL, Basic HTML and Java coding, Photoshop, InDesign, Word and Excell
• Building management
• Staf management
• Marketing skills
• Reporting, creative and grant writing skills
• A strong dedication to disseminating the arts to a wider audience
October 2013
ISA Antiques and Residential Appraisal course and exam
October 2012
ISA Core Course and exam
ISA Fine Art Appraisal course and exam
ISA Accredited
June 2012
USPAP 2012/2013 course and exam
1983 – 1987
BA (Hons) Fine Art, Brighton University
1981 - 1983
Foundation Studies Art & Design, North Warwickshire College of Art & Technology
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January 2009 – Present
Gallery Owner and Director
Brumfeld LLC
Brumfeld’s Gallery
1513 North 13th Street
Boise, Idaho, 83702
Brumfeld LLC initially purchased an existing gallery business in Boise, the ‘Basement Gallery’. We
purchased the current building in September 2012 so that we could better develop our own identity as a
gallery through a curated program.
January 2007 - November 2010
Gallery Owner and Director
Brumfeld Limited
Weekend Gallery
86 High Street
Hastings, Sussex, UK
As a Director and Secretary for Brumfeld Limited, a UK based company, I managed and programmed the
Weekend Gallery. I moved to Boise in December 2009, continuing to program the space and remote
manage the Gallery Manager through Noveember 2010. Te business owned the building, selling the
property in 2014.

January 2004 - December 2006
Exhibitions Ofcer
Hastings Museum and Art Gallery
Hastings, East Sussex, UK
I was responsible for the gallery exhibition program and related event. Tis included programming, curating
exhibitions, marketing, funding applications and evaluation.
August 2002 - December 2003
Website Development
Twin Falls, Idaho, US
Working with website designers and a 3D scanning technology company I originated and developed a
platform for the promotion of British Artists in the US. Tis was an early online project utilizing dynamic
pages and technologies.
Nov 1999 - June 2001
Exhibitions Ofcer
Crafs Council
Islington, London, UK
I was responsible for the development and implementation of the exhibition program for the Crafs Council
Gallery. Tis included research, curating, project development, production of editorial material, project
management, print and design management, budget management, supervision of staf and contractors,
monitoring of environmental controls, a knowledge of conservational issues, a responsibility for health and
safety for staf and visitors, whilst maintaining quality standards throughout.
While at the Crafs Council I managed the Crafs Council’s exhibitions, ‘Ripe’, ‘Tectonic’, ‘Close’, and ‘Fabric
of Fashion’. I supported the curators, assisted the research for, and managed the exhibitions ‘An Industry of
One’ and ‘Contemporary Japanese Jewelry’. I originated, researched and curated the exhibition and book ‘On
Employment Cont.
Shepway Arts Ofcer
Kent County Council
Fokestone Library, Museum & Sasson Gallery
Folkestone, Kent, UK.
I was responsible for the promotion of the arts within Shepway’s libraries and library galleries, through a
program of exhibitions, projects and events. I launched a new rural Craf Gallery and initiated and
developed a major refurbishment project for Folkestone Library, Museum and Sassoon Gallery. Te project
incorporated furniture designed by Shin and Tomoko Azumi, and a commissioned work by Turner Prize
winner, Chris Ofli, who also collaborated with David Adjaye on the architectural design.
1993 - 1996
Exhibitions Ofcer
Rye Art Gallery
Rye, East Sussex, UK
I was responsible for the exhibition program and gallery management for the Stormont Studio and Easton
Rooms Galleries. During my time here I worked on raising the profle of the gallery’s craf program
acquiring a Crafs Council Gallery Recommendation.
1987 - 1993
Practicing Artist
I worked as a practicing artist for a number of years afer graduating and participated in a co-operative
gallery. Tis experience was fundamental in my decision to move into arts administration.
Additional Projects
Jan 2009 – Dec 2010
First Tursday : Hastings
Brumfeld Limited originated the First Tursday initiative in Hastings. Tis is a collaborative arts marketing
project promoting 12 Hastings’ Old Town’s galleries. Tis included coordinating with all of the participants,
collating information, managing and implementing a marking plan, and designing and building a website.
Barbarella: Dolls & Doll Imagery
I independently curated ‘Barbarella: Dolls & Doll Imagery’, which later toured through Kent County Council
to a number of venues in England.

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