Monica Espinel

Monica Espinel

Research Interests

  • Modern and Contemporary Latin American Art
  • Issues of representation, international artistic networks, the intersection of art and politics, synaesthesia, the body, film, literature, performance, and visual culture


  • B.S., Psychology, Florida International University
  • M.A., Art History, Hunter College, CUNY

Monica is an independent curator specializing in Modern and Contemporary Art from Latin America.  Prior to joining the program, she worked at The Metropolitan Museum of Art, Bronx Museum of the Arts, Whitney Museum of American Art, Liverpool Biennial, and Wave Hill, as well as galleries, art fairs, and alternative art spaces. Most recently, she guest curated the International Artist-In-Residence Program at Artpace in San Antonio, TX (2020). She is a member of the department’s newly formed Anti-Racism Task Force.