Date of Award
Master of Arts (MA)
Art & Art History
Academic Program Adviser
An examination of the deployment of indigenous Mexica iconography by Chicana artists during the Chicano Mural Movement. The ethno-national concept of Aztlan, corn and Corn Women, and the deities Coatlicue and Coyolxauhqui were restructured in Chicana murals to uplift and recognize the achievements of the women of the Chicano community.
Vander Els, Jennifer, "The Chicana Mural Movement: A Reclamation of Mesoamerican Iconography" (2023). CUNY Academic Works.