Gallery Guest Lecture Series: Marissa Del Toro, ‘Curating Xicanx’
Marissa Del Toro is an independent curator and art historian of contemporary, modern, and ancient art of the Americas (primarily Latin America and the U.S.). In both her professional and personal life, she continues to work towards the promotion and advocacy for diverse narratives within art. Del Toro is currently guest curating the upcoming exhibition, Cruising the Horizon: New York at The Latinx Project NYU in Spring 2021 and is the co-curator of the upcoming traveling exhibition, Xican-a.o.x. Body.
Recently the DAMLI Curatorial Fellow at Phoenix Art Museum from 2018-2020, she was the project manager for the exhibition catalog and mid-career survey of Teresita Fernández: Elemental, co-organized with Pérez Art Museum, Miami. She previously held positions at Santa Barbara Museum of Art from 2017-2018; the Getty Research Institute as a Graduate Intern from 2016-2017; UTSA Art Gallery as the Curatorial Assistant Intern from 2014 to 2015. In July 2015, she participated in the Latino Museum Studies Program at the Smithsonian Latino Center.
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Sponsored by The Gallery at PCA&D in partnership with the Office of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion
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