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Museologist Nydia Gutierrez to lecture on Miguel Angel Roja

Nydia Gutierrez
Nydia Gutierrez

Alfred University’ School of Art and Design will host the museologist Nydia Gutierrez, historian and curator of Latin American art, who will present Miguel Angel Rojas's Art Trajectory and the Vulnerability of the Subject on Tuesday, Jan. 28 in room C of Binns Merrill Hall.


ALFRED, NY ­– Alfred University’ School of Art and Design will host the museologist Nydia Gutierrez, historian and curator of Latin American art, who will present Miguel Angel Rojas's Art Trajectory and the Vulnerability of the Subject on Tuesday, Jan. 28 in room C of Binns Merrill Hall. The lecture is open to the public and free of charge.

Gutierrez is the author of The Vulnerable Individual: Assessment of Psychoanalytic Notions in the Work of Miguel Angel Rojas.

She was born in Venezuela and is currently based in Medellin, Columbia. She is an architect from the Pontifical Xavierian University, in Bogota, Columbia, as well as a museologist from the JFK University in San Francisco, CA.

She has served in the past as chief curator of painting and sculpture at the Museum of fine Arts in Caracas, Venezuela, and teaches in the Master program of Museology at the National University of Borgata, Columbia. She recently retired as the chief curator of the Museum of Antioquia, Medellin, Columbia.

The Gutierrez lecture is sponsored by the Alfred Ceramic Art Museum, and Alfred University Division of Art History and Global Studies.