Yasmin Ramirez is a PhD. candidate in the art history department of the Graduate Center, City University of New York and the recipient of the 2002 SSRC Dissertation Research Fellowship on the Arts and Sciences.  Ms. Ramirez was a consulting curator at El Museo del Barrio from 1999-2001 and the curator of Taller Boricua from 1996-1998.   She has written for publications such as Art in America and Art Nexus.  Her exhibition catalog essays include: “Parallel Lives, Striking Differences:  Notes on Chicano and Puerto Rican Graphic Arts of the 1970s;” “Timeline of El Museo del Barrio;” and “La Vida:  The life and writings of Miguel Pinero in the art of Martin Wong.”