Judith is the Executive Director of the Association of Art Museum Curators (AAMC) & AAMC Foundation, has been in the visual arts sector for nearly 30 years. A recognized strategic leader capable of delivering a vision, Pineiro has a proven track record of building and strengthening organizations and propelling them forward. Dedicated to ensuring an inclusive and valued arts community, she believes our art organizations should reflect and respect the communities they serve. Joining AAMC & AAMC Foundation in 2014, she has quadrupled funding and programming, as well as raised the organization’s mission driven profile. Directly prior, she was an External Affairs consultant for cultural sector clients. Additional senior level roles include Director, Affordable Art Fair U.S.; Associate Development Director, Institutional Advancement, Museum of Arts and Design; and Account Manager, Museum Services, Christie’s.
Pineiro also volunteers serving as VP, Communication on the Executive Committee of the Board of Trustees at ArtTable, and Co-chair of the Board Advocacy. She is a former Board Member at New York Artists Equity Association; mentor in the Diversity in Arts Leadership program of the Arts & Business Council, Americans for the Arts; and juror for the National Arts Education Association and Brooklyn Arts Council. She has also had speaking engagements with the American Alliance of Museums, Association of African American Museums, Association of Art Museum Curators, Museum Computer Network, POWArts and Young Professionals in the Arts/NYFA.
She is first-generation American, and first-generation college educated. Pineiro received an MA in art history, BA in art history and BA in journalism/mass media all from Rutgers University.