Date of Award

Fall 1-6-2023

Document Type


Degree Name

Master of Arts (MA)


Art & Art History

First Advisor

Lynda C. Klich

Second Advisor

Harper Montgomery

Academic Program Adviser

Lynda C. Klich


This thesis contains case studies on artwork by Guadalupe Maravilla, Juan Javier Salazar, and Julieth Morales. Each chapter focuses on one important medium in ancient American indigenous art - cartography, ceramics, and textiles – as explored in-depth by a contemporary artist from a region in which the medium has significant roots.



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