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Coffee Chat: Rebecca Gomez

  • Big Medium 916 Springdale Rd, Bldg 2 #101 Austin United States (map)

Join us for our next Coffee Chat featuring Rebecca Gomez, Curator of Exhibitions and Director of Programs at Mexic-Arte Museum.

Coffee Chats are opportunities to learn from leaders in our community about their experience, insight, and career. Complimentary coffee and light breakfast is provided.

Rebecca Gomez earned her B.A. in Art History from Southwestern University (2007) and her M.A. in Art History and Criticism from the University of Texas at San Antonio (2011), focusing on Latin American Art and writing her thesis on “The History, Collection, and Display of Chicano/a Art in San Antonio.” Rebecca served as assistant to the curator at the UTSA Art Collection for three years; interned at the Royal Academy for the Arts (London, 2006); and curated the San Angelo Museum of Fine Arts’ exhibit: Art of Devotion: 18th and 19th Century Mexican Religious Folk Art (2007). Her written work appears in peer-reviewed publications, including Anales del Instituto de Investigaciones Estéticas (National Autonomous University of Mexico) and Hemisphere: Visual Cultures of the Americas (University of New Mexico). She currently works at the Mexic-Arte Museum as the Curator of Exhibitions and Director of Programs. She has served as the project director or curated nearly 40 exhibitions. She presented a paper on Proyecto Changarrito for the Inter-University Program for Latino Research Conference: the Mapping of Latino Research (2017).