The Juan R. Fuentes Gallery Curatorial Advisory Council determines exhibitions are selected for display, and performs a range of other responsibilities including: providing guidance on the development of gallery policies, serving as ambassadors for the gallery in the public sphere and doing outreach to artists who may be interested in exhibiting their work.

Fátima Ramirez grew up in San Francisco’s Mission District, earning her bachelor’s in journalism and Latin American Studies at the University of San Francisco and a master’s in Family and Community Education in Museums from Columbia University. She currently works in event planning at Hispanics in Philanthropy, an Oakland-based transnational nonprofit that invests in Latino communities across the Americas. She has also worked in public programming at the Museum of the City of New York, exhibition development at the Children’s Museum of Manhattan, and visitor experience at SF MOMA.