The San Luis Obispo Museum of Art has hired Ruta T. Saliklis of San Luis Obispo as its new exhibition and development director.
The new position combines two part-time roles and includes curatorial, fundraising and community relations responsibilities.
Saliklis previously worked in development at the San Diego Zoo and Cal Poly. She has extensive curatorial experience from her work as associate director at the Ball State University Museum of Art and as curator of textiles at the Allentown Art Museum.
Saliklis received a bachelor’s degree in studio art from the University of Illinois at Chicago, a master of fine arts degree in museum studies from Syracuse University, and her doctorate in textiles and design at the University of Wisconsin-Madison.