Jennifer A. González

Professor Jennifer A. González teaches in the History of Art and Visual Culture department at the University of California, Santa Cruz, and at the Whitney Museum Independent Study Program, New York. Her publications have appeared in numerous periodicals including Aztlán, Frieze, Bomb, Camera Obscura, and Art Journal. Her essays about Chicano and Latino art have appeared in catalogs such as From the West: Chicano Narrative Photography, Codex Espangliensis: From Columbus to the Border Patrol, and East of the River: Chicano Art Collectors Anonymous. Her first book Subject to Display: Reframing Race in Contemporary Installation Art (MIT Press, 2008), which included chapters on the work of Chicana artist Amalia Mesa-Bains and Puerto Rican artist Pepón Osorio, was a finalist for the 2009 Charles Rufus Morey Book Award. Her second book, Pepón Osorio, was published by University of Minnesota Press (2013) and received second place for the Best Latino Arts Book at the 2014 International Latino Book Awards. She is currently completing a co-edited critical anthology of writings on Chicano Art for Duke University Press.