Patricia  Ortega-Miranda, M.A. (Ph.D. Candidate) Headshot


  • Art
  • School

  • Rome School of Music, Drama, and Art
  • Expertise

  • Art History and Critical Theory
  • Modern and Contemporary
  • Latin American Art
  • Patricia Ortega-Miranda is currently a Ph.D. candidate in the Department of Art History & Archeology at the University of Maryland, College Park, where she specializes in Modern and Contemporary Latin American Art. She earned her Master’s degree in Art History from the University of Texas at Austin, and has held fellowships at important institutions such as the Blanton Museum of Art in Austin, Texas; the International Center for the Arts of the Americas at the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, and the National Portrait Gallery in Washington, DC.

    Ortega-Miranda is both a scholar and a curator and has organized exhibitions showcasing the work of internationally recognized artists such as Carlos Martiel, Glenda León, Daniela Libertad, and Karen Rifas. She teaches Contemporary Art and Theory through the lens of transnationalism, foregrounding the global artistic and intellectual networks that emerged during the second half of the twentieth century.