Maria Trujillo

Maria C. Trujillo grew up as a third culture kid living in South America. She moved to the United States to pursue a B.A. and M. A. in art history. Through her experience as an art museum educator and writer, she strives to build bridges between the past and present, art and audiences, and emotions and empathy. When she’s not writing, Maria loves to read literature, travel to new cities, and explore unique coffee shops.

Meow Wolf: A Novel Model for Artists on the Fringe

Meow Wolf emerged blazing from the ashes of the Western art incubator that is Santa Fe, NM. Now a 50-million-dollar arts and entertainment group, Meow Wolf began as an art […]

Film Review: “The Price of Everything”

The Price of Everything presents a capricious art market that places living artists at the mercy of a few leaders with many followers. The film presents three vignettes that offer […]

Tara Donovan’s “Fieldwork” Exhibition: Transcending Material

Mundane, everyday materials find new life and beauty through the art of Tara Donovan and her exhibition, Fieldwork. For the first time, the artist’s free-standing and wall-based objects are presented […]

Jenny Saville’s “Propped”: Female Worth in the Art Market

Throughout art history, women have struggled to break the shackles of the muse and gain the same footing as male artists. The battle for equality in the art world goes […]

Celebrating Thirty-Five Years of Pink: Christo & Jeanne-Claude’s “Surrounded Islands”

Grand ideas often meet with great opposition. So it was for Christo and Jeanne-Claude when they presented their large-scale art installation, Surrounded Islands, to the City of Miami, FL in […]