Yve Chavez

Yve Chavez


Yve Chavez is a Ph.D. Candidate in the Department of Art History at UCLA. She received her B.A. in Art History with a minor in Native American Studies from Stanford University. Her M.A. degree is from the University of Washington where she wrote her thesis on southern California Indian basket weaving traditions. Yve’s dissertation, “Indigenous Artists and Ingenuity at the California Missions After 1769” will expand upon her master’s research and provide a Native American perspective on the art of the California missions. Yve is the president of UCLA’s American Indian Graduate Student Association and an active member of the San Gabriel Mission Museum Board. Currently, she works as a research assistant at the Getty Research Institute. She has interned at the Los Angeles County Museum of Art, the Getty Villa, the National Museum of the American Indian, and the Burke Museum of Natural History and Culture. 

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