Catherine Popovici is a Ph.D. candidate in the Department of Art and Art History at the University of Texas at Austin, where she specializes in the visual culture of ancient Mesoamerica. By bridging the dichotomy between ceremonial centers and the surrounding world, her dissertation explores how sculpture beyond the urban center became a crucial component of Classic Maya ritual and kingship. Catherine is the 2020- 2022 Ittleson Fellow at CASVA and from September 2018 to May 2019 she was the Andrew W. Mellon Fellow of Latin American Art at the Blanton Museum. Catherine holds a B.A. with High Honors in the History of Art from Smith College and a M.A. with a focus on Pre-Columbian and Colonial Latin American Art and Architecture from the Pennsylvania State University.
The Center for Curatorial Leadership (CCL) is pleased to announce the seventh annual class of the CCL/Mellon Foundation Seminar in Curatorial Practice. Full bios for the fourteen doctoral students in this year’s cohort linked here. Since 2014 and with the support of The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation, CCL has provided ... Read More >