REBECCA E. C. GOMEZ
Art Historian, Curator & Art Consultant
Latino Art Now Conference for the Inter-University Program for Latino Research. Paper: “Emerging Latinx Artists Collectives: Navigating Art Spaces and Coping with Austin's Gentrification” in New Directions and Interpretations Panel (April 6).
Siglo XXI Conference for the Inter-University Program for Latino Research. Paper: “Project Changarrito” in Visual Culture: Image and Text Panel (May 19).
Inspired Places, Inspiring People Conference for the Texas Association of Museums. Presentation: “Mexic-Arte Museum’s Día de los Muertos” in Presence of the Dead in Museums Panel (April 3).
Guest Speaker, Conversation with Amado Peña, (Sept. 15). Center for Mexican American Studies at the University of Texas at Austin.
Panelist, East Austin Studio Tour, (Aug.) Big Medium.
Panelist, West Austin Studio Tour. Big Medium.
Moderator, Obra Gráfica: Panel Discussion; presentations by Alana Coates (M.A.) Albert A. Palacios (Ph.D. candidate), and Lisette Chavez (M.F.A.), (Apr. 17). Mexic-Arte Museum
Panel, Careers in Museums and Libraries; presentation about museum careers, (Mar. 22). Southwestern University, Georgetown, Texas
Panel, ARTS in Conversation: Michael Ray Charles – Diversity Panel; presentation for the UT Undergraduate Art History Association with Dr. Eddie Chambers, Associate Professor, Assistant Chair UT Department of Art & Art History and Evan Garza, Assistant Curator of Modern and Contemporary Art at the Blanton Museum of Art (Oct. 13). Texas Union at the University of Texas at Austin.
Guest Speaker and Judge, “17th Annual Día de Los Muertos” presentation on the history of Day of the Dead and judge for altar competition (Nov. 2) hosted by the Eta Alpha Chapter of Sigma Lambda Beta at the University of Texas at Austin
Moderator, Panel Discussion on 31 Years of Mexic-Arte Museum’s Día de los Muertos: A Voice of the Community; presentations by Dr. Rachel V. González-Martin, Dr. Patrick Hajovsky, and Gabriella Scott (M.A.), (Nov. 7). Mexic-Arte Museum
Guest Lecturer, “History of Mexican Art in Austin” (Aug. 14). Huamana Guidance Center, Austin, Texas
Curator’s Talk, “Community Altars,” for Viva la Vida Festival (Oct. 18). Mexic-Arte Museum
Curator’s Talk, “Miradas,” for Austin Museum Day (Sept. 21). Mexic-Arte Museum
Guest Speaker, A Student’s Perspective, presentation on the unveiling of the AT&T Art Collection donation to the University of Texas at San Antonio other speakers included UTSA President Ricardo Romo, Senator Leticia Van de Putte, and AT&T Executive Director of External Affairs Renee Flores, (Oct. 6). John Peace Library, The University of Texas at San Antonio, San Antonio, Texas