Andrea R. Hanley

Membership + Public Programs Manager
Institute of American Indian Arts Museum of Contemporary Native Arts
Santa Fe, New Mexico

Andrea R. Hanley has been an arts advocate for more than 25 years. Her career has been guided and dedicated to the work of contemporary American Indian artists and the American Indian fine art field. Hanley has had an impressive career working as a curator, gallerist, writer, fundraiser, lecturer, and volunteer. She is currently the Membership and Program Manager for the IAIA Museum of Contemporary Native Arts, in Santa Fe, New Mexico. She spent over nine years at the National Museum of the American Indian, Smithsonian Institution in Washington, D.C., serving as both Special Assistant to the Director, and Exhibition Developer/Project Manager. Upon returning to Arizona, Hanley worked as fine arts coordinator/curator for the city of Tempe, Executive Director for ATATL, Inc., an organization dedicated to Native American art advocacy, Artrain, USA, a national arts organization, as its Sponsorship and Major Gifts Officer, and the founding manager of the Berlin Gallery at the Heard Museum. She has over three decades of professional experience working in the field of exhibition development and arts management, primarily focusing on American Indian art. Ms. Hanley is an enrolled member of the Navajo Nation.