Cecilia Fajardo-Hill

Cecilia Fajardo-Hill

Central America Visiting Scholar
Cecilia Fajardo-Hill

Cecilia Fajardo-Hill is an independent British/Venezuelan art historian and curator in modern and contemporary art, focusing on Latin American and Latinx art. Fajardo-Hill has a PhD in Art History from the University of Essex, England and an MA and a Postgraduate Diploma in 20th Century Art History from the Courtauld Institute of Art, London, England. Fajardo-Hill was the Chief Curator and Vice-President of Curatorial Affairs at the Museum of Latin American Art, MOLAA, Long Beach, California; the Director and Chief curator of the Cisneros Fontanals Arts Foundation (CIFO), Miami, USA; and the general director of Sala Mendoza, Caracas, Venezuela. She co-curated the exhibition Radical Women: Latin American Art 1960-1985, Hammer Museum, Los Angeles, 2017, and presently is co-curator of Xican-a.o.x. Body, a touring exhibition organized by the American Federation of Arts, 2022. She is editor of the upcoming book Remains Tomorrow: Themes in Contemporary Latin American Abstraction, on post 90s abstraction in Latin America, and co-editor of a book on 20th and 21th century art Guatemalan art, an initiative of Arte GT 20/21, Guatemala. She is the recipient of the 2020 Andy Warhol Foundation Arts Writers Grant.

Research Project: Decolonial Art History in Latin American and Latinx Art in the 20th and 21st Century

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