Cecilia Fajardo-Hill

Visiting Research Scholar and Visiting Lecturer, Program in Latin American Studies (Spring 2020)

CECILIA FAJARDO-HILL (Ph.D., University of Essex). Fajardo-Hill is a British/Venezuelan art historian and curator in modern and contemporary art, specializing in Latin American art. Prior to coming to Princeton, she was a visiting scholar at the UCLA Chicano Studies Research Center. She was the chief curator of the Museum of Latin American Art, MOLAA in Long Beach, California, and the director and chief curator of the Cisneros Fontanals Arts Foundation (CIFO) and the Ella Fontanals Cisneros Collection. She is co-editor of two tomes on 20th and 21st – century Guatemalan art, an initiative of Arte GT 20/21 and Harvard University. Fajardo-Hill has published and curated extensively on contemporary Latin American and international artists. Most recently, she co-curated with Andrea Giunta the exhibition The Political Body: Radical Women in Latin American Art 1960-1985, a survey of radical artistic practices by women artists in Latin America for the Hammer Museum, Los Angeles that opened in 2017 under the umbrella of the Getty initiative PST LA/LA.