Ilenia Colón Mendoza: “The Caribbean-ness of Caribbean Art”

September 20, 2013

The UCF Art Gallery presents a lecture by Dr. Ilenia Colón Mendoza of the University of Central Florida. The lecture is part of the September exhibit Caribbean Expressions: Art, Life and Culture.

Dr. Ilenia Colón Mendoza received a B.A. in Art History and Archaeology from the University of Evansville in Indiana and her M.A. and Ph.D. from The Pennsylvania State University. Dr. Colón Mendoza’s major area of research is seventeenth-century Spanish art. In addition to the visual arts of the Baroque, she is also proficient in Caribbean and Latin American art, and the art and architecture of Ancient Rome.