Amelia Malagamba is an assistant professor in the department of Art and Art
History at the University of Texas at Austin. Dr. Malagamba is teaching Latino,
Chicano and border art this fall. Her area of research focuses on Latino art,
especially art produced on, in and about the Mexican and U.S. border. She has
published several specialized articles nationally and internationally and has
also been the editor of three books on Chicano cultural expressions in Mexico.
She is presently working on her book entitled Symbolic Spaces in Border Art.
Dr. Malgamba has curated several exhibitions on Chicano art and is currently
working as curator for an exhibition titled “The Art on the Land in Between”
organized by El Museo Dolores Olmedo Patiño in Mexico City and the Center for
Mexican American Studies at UT Austin. In addition, she is working as curator
for an exhibit titled “Caras vemos, corazones no sabemos: The Human
landscape of Mexican migration to the United States,” organized by the Snite
Museum of the University of Notre Dame.
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