"Angela Epifano is a PhD candidate studying the arts of Africa"
Angela Epifano - University of Chicago
"Kristopher Driggers specializes in the art and architecture of ancient Mexico. His dissertation studies the paintings of Codex Durán, a 16th-century manuscript treating Aztec history and cult. He received a B.A. in art history from Yale in 2011, and has worked and interned in curatorial departments at the Metropolitan Museum of Art, the Museo de Arte Latinoamericano de Buenos Aires, and the Yale University Art Gallery. "
Kris Driggers - University of Chicago
"Carlee Forbes is a PhD student in African art history at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Her research focuses on four mediums (watercolors, figurative ceramics, engraved gourds, and raffia mats) to discuss artist-patron relations in colonial-era Congo Free State and Belgian Congo. Carlee completed her MA in art history at the University of Florida where she was also an assistant for the Kongo across the Waters exhibition. "
Carlee Forbes - University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill
"Melanie Lukas is a PhD student in art history at the University of Chicago. She studies the arts of Africa in exchange with Latin America and Europe during the early modern period. She is interested in the patronage, production, and transmission of art across cultures, and the role of the art object within various economies of value. "
Melanie Lukas - University of Chicago
"Leslie Wilson is a PhD candidate specializing in contemporary documentary photography and its relationship to art, the everyday, reportage, and protest movements. Her dissertation considers approaches to photography as a documentary medium in South Africa, 1980-2000s. She received a BA (hon.) from Wellesley College in International Relations where her senior thesis examined efforts by governmental and non-governmental organizations to curb the spread of HIV/AIDS in Uganda."
Leslie Wilson - University of Chicago
"Ingrid Greenfield icompleted her dissertation in the Department of Art History at the University of Chicago in 2015. Her current research focuses on luxury objects and material practices in both West Africa and Renaissance Italy that evolved with the growing trade in African slaves, c. 1450-1650. More broadly, Ingrid works on histories of the movement, collection, and display of sub-Saharan African arts, from the early modern period through the present day. "
Ingrid Greenfield - University of Chicago
"Savannah Esquivel is a PhD candidate in art history at the University of Chicago. Her research focuses on the art and architecture of colonial Mexico. Her dissertation investigates the ornament painted by indigenous artists in mendicant convents in the sixteenth century. Find out more about Savannah at https://chicago.academia.edu/SavannahEsquivel
Savannah Esquivel - University of Chicago
"PhD Student in art history"
David Recksieck - University of Chicago
"Catalina is a doctoral student of pre-Columbian and Colonial Latin American art history. Her research explores the multivalence of colonial aesthetics and the ways in which the pre-Columbian tradition was condensed and transformed in colonial art. Catalina wrote her MA thesis on the works of Doris Salcedo from the 1990s, investigating the ways in which their materiality was connected with the socio-political context of Colombia. She received an M.A. from the University of Chicago and a B.S. from Universidad de los Andes."
Catalina Ospina - University of Chicago