Mónica Ramírez-Montagut has been named executive director of the Newcomb Art Gallery at Tulane University.
Ramírez-Montagut formerly was associate director and senior curator for MACLA/Movimiento de Arte y Cultura Latino Americana in San Jose, California.
She brings to the Newcomb Art Gallery more than 15 years in contemporary art, architecture and design.
Ramírez-Montagut received a bachelor's degree in architecture from the Universidad Iberoamericana in Mexico City and a master's and doctorate in architecture from the Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya in Barcelona.
Until her appointment, Newcomb art department chairman Jeremy Jernegan had been acting executive director.