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Aubrey Hobart

Ph.D., Curator of Collections and Exhibitions at the Roswell Museum and Art Center (RMAC) in Roswell, New Mexico
Visual Cultures of the Autonomous Americas and Colonial Latin America
Research Interests: 

Autonomous (Pre-Columbian) and Colonial Latin America; Catholic imagery; constructs of race, gender, and sexual identity in the Americas; materiality; museum exhibitions; and the ways in which museums affect and are affected by society

Mailing Address: 

Roswell Museum & Arts Center
1011 N Richardson Ave
Roswell, NM 88201

Selected Publications: 

Hobart, Aubrey. 2015. "They Become Green: Preciousness and Materiality in the Feather Paintings of Mexico."  In Hemisphere: Visual Cultures of the Americas, Vol. VIII. Albuquerque, NM: University of New Mexico.

Hobart (Wilder), Aubrey. 2010. “Locating Latin America in the East-West Paradigm.”  In Consortium 2010. Boulder, CO: University of Colorado at Boulder, 91-102.

Selected Presentations: 

Hemisphere Symposium (University of New Mexico, Albuquerque 2015) - They Become Green: Preciousness and Materiality in the Feather Paintings of Mexico

College of Liberal Arts Graduate Symposium (University of Nevada, Reno 2015) - Reading Inhumanity in the Casta Paintings of New Spain

College Art Association Annual Conference (New York 2015) - The Queen of Heaven and the Prince of Angels: Saintly Rivalry in Colonial Mexico

Rocky Mountain Council on Latin American Studies (Boulder 2010) - Cross-Currents of Devotion in Colonial Tlaxcala

Latin American Studies Conference (University of California Riverside 2010) - Guided by Guadalupe: Juan Diego in the Art of New Spain

Memory + Truth Conference (CU Boulder 2009) - San Miguel del Milagro: An Archangel in Mexico

Education and Training: 
Ph.D. in Visual Studies, UC Santa Cruz
M.A. University of Colorado Boulder, Art History
B.A. New College of Florida, Anthropology