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History of Art & Visual Culture

Jocelyn Lopez-Anleu; photo courtesy Spectrum News 1

As the daughter of parents who immigrated to the United States from Suchitepéquez, Guatemala, UC Santa Cruz recent alumna, Jocelyn Lopez-Anleu, is the youngest of three siblings and the first in her family to graduate from a four-year university. 

Yve Chavez

Born and raised in Los Angeles, California as a member of the Tongva tribe, Yve Chavez grew up on the land of her ancestors and has successfully merged her love of art and art history with her profound knowledge of her native culture.

Amanda Maples

In the few years since earning her BA degree in Anthropology at the University of North Carolina, Amanda Maples has already had an impressive career in the Arts.

Jennifer Gonzalez

Chicano and Chicana Art: A Critical Anthology offers an overview of the history and theory of Chicano and Chicana art from the 1960s to the mid-2000s. 

Meredith Dyer

From Lima, Peru, Rio de Janeiro, and Mexico City to Florida and Washington, DC, Meredith Dyer, the department manager for the History of Art and Visual Culture (HAVC) department at UC Santa Cruz, has lived a culturally rich and fascinating life.

Yi Yi Mon (Rosaline) Kyo

Yi Yi Mon (Rosaline) Kyo is very happy to be a new assistant professor of History of Art and Visual Culture at UC Santa Cruz. She’s pleased to be back in California near her family.

(Earth images courtesy of NASA)

Catastrophic environmental breakdown, mass species extinction, financial collapse, racist separatism, global nuclear war…there is much speculation these days that we are living at the end of democracy, liberalism, capitalism, a cool planet, and civilization as we know it.

Chanel Chavira

After taking a tour of UC Santa Cruz, Chanel Chavira knew that she had found the perfect place to study. She loved the sheer beauty of the campus with its towering redwood trees and lush greenery, and how very different it was from the other UC campuses she had visited.
 

Carolyn Dean

Carolyn Dean, Professor, and Albert Narath, Assistant Professor, both from UC Santa Cruz’s History of Art and Visual Culture Department (HAVC), were invited by the prestigious Getty Research Institute to join last year’s scholars in residence at the Institute.

Albert Narath

Albert Narath, Assistant Professor, and  , Professor, both from UC Santa Cruz’s History of Art and Visual Culture Department (HAVC), were invited by

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