ELENA SHTROMBERG portrait
  • Associate Professor, Art/Art History Department
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Professional Service

  • Entity: Latin American and Latinx Visual Culture Journal (LALVC) Peer Review. 2021 - present
  • Murals Selection Committee at the UMFA. 2021 - 2021
  • Entity: Charlotte W. Newcombe Doctoral Dissertation Fellowship Reviewer for fellowships. 2020 - 2022
  • Entity: Getty/ACLS Postdoctoral Fellowships in the History of Art Reviewer for fellowships. 2020 - 2021
  • Entity: Mexican Studies/Estudios Mexicanos Peer Reviewer. 2018 - present
  • Entity: Prince Claus Awards Nominate artists for consideration for award. 2018 - present
  • Entity: Hans Nefkens Foundation Nominate artists for award and exhibition. 2018 - present
  • AP Art History Teacher Workshop on Global Art. 2016 - present
  • Mrinalini Tankha, Lecture on Cuban Art, Department of Art and Art History,. 2016 - present
  • Entity: Palgrave Press Peer Reviewer, Palgrave edited volume A. 2016 - present
  • Christopher Dunn, “Occupy Space: Experimental Art and Counterculture in Brazil, early 1970s,” Latin American Studies, University of Utah. 2016 - present
  • Entity: Getty Research Journal Peer Reviewer. 2016 - present
  • Entity: Oxford Univ Press Peer Reviewer, Textbook on Latin American Art. 2015 - present
  • Regina Galindo, Visiting Artist, Department of Art and Art History, University of Utah. 2014 - present
  • Entity: Mexican Studies/Estudios Mexicanos Peer Reviewer. 2014 - present
  • Jesse Lerner. 2014 - 2014
  • Entity: Freewaves Board Member. 2013 - present
  • Entity: Fowler Museum, UCLA, Los Angeles Role: Consult on upcoming Afro-Brazil exhibition Advisory Board. 2013 - present
  • Ondine Chavoya, “Site and Performance: Exhibiting Asco" public lecture. 2012 - present
  • Minerva Cuevas, “Research as Aesthetic Practice,” Department of Art and Art History. Organized artist lecture for Mexican centennial events. 2011 - 2011
  • Role: Peer Review. Entity: Critical Studies in Improvisation Journal/ Études critiques en improvisation Peer Reviewer. 2010 - 2011
  • Ricardo Dominguez, “Anti-Anti Utopias: Digital Zapatismo and the New Imaginary,” Department of Art and Art History, University of Utah. Lecture that was open to the public. 2010 - present
  • Role: Peer Review. Entity: Getty Research Journal Peer Reviewer. 2010 - 2010
  • Rubén Gallo, “Remedios Varo and Plastic Surgery.” Department of Art and Art History, Univ. of Utah. 2010 - present
  • Amy Buono, public lecture: “Plumed Identities: Tupinambá Interculture.” Department of Art and Art History. 2010 - present
  • Present and lead discussion for Sabina Berman’s film: Entre Pancho Villa y Una Mujer Desnuda (1995), Main Library, Salt Lake City. 2010 - 2010
  • "Border Crossings and the Art of the de la Torre Brothers." Art Talk event at the Kimball Art Center, Park City, Utah, April 2, 2010. 2010 - present
  • “Patterns in Mexican Art.” Keynote lecture for the Evening for Educators: Mexican Art event at the Utah Museum of Fine Arts at the University of Utah, Salt Lake City, March 10, 2010. 2010 - present

Internal Service

  • Executive Committee, Center for Latin American Studies. Member, 2020 - present. service.
  • Faculty Learning Community on Global and Intercultural Learning. Member, 2019 - present. service.
  • Director of Undergraduate Studies, Art History. Director, 2019 - 2022. service.
  • College Council. Member, 2019 - present. service.
  • In charge of Art History Scholarship. 2017 - present. service.
  • Warnock Artist in Residency and Christensen Visiting Artist 2016-2019. Chair, 2016 - 2019. service.
  • Executive Committee. Member, 2016 - 2018. service.
  • Scholarship Review Committee IME-Becas. Review, 2013 - present. service.
  • Faculty Search Committee, Spanish and Portuguese. Committee Member, 2012 - 2013. service.
  • Director of Graduate Studies. Director of Graduate Studies, 2012 - 2015. service.
  • Early Modern Art Historian Search. Committee Member, 2010 - 2011. service.
  • Warnock Artist in Residence. Committee Member, 2010 - 2012. service.

Honors & Awards

  • Political Affinities: Artistic Circuits between the GDR and Latin America,. Faculty Small Grant Program (FSGP) Award, 2021
  • Fellowship to work with a research group on the project Global GDR about ties between East German and Latin America. Technical University Dresden, Visiting Fellowship , 2020
  • Grant for conducting research on Middle Eastern and Islamic Art for my course on Globalization and Art. Global Learning Across Disciplines Grant, Office for Global Engagement, 2019
  • Learn German in Germany Grant. DAAD - Deutscher Akademischer Austauschdienst , 2019
  • Research grant for summer travel to Brazil. URC, 2018
  • Faculty Fellow. College of Fine Arts University of Utah, 2018
  • Grant from the Dean's office to allow me to take students on a field trip to Los Angeles in October to visit exhibits from PST. Dean's Award for Student Excellence, 2017
  • Center for Latin American Studies Research Travel Award. Latin American Studies, 2016
  • Fund research travel. Center for Latin American Studies Faculty Fellow Award, 2015
  • Fund research travel for course on Latin American video art. University Teaching Grant, 2014
  • Travel Research Grant. University Research Council, 2013
  • Faculty Excellence Award in Research. University of Utah, 2012
  • Library Research Grant. UCLA Latin American Studies, 2011
  • Visiting Scholar affiliation. Getty Research Institute, 2011
  • International and Area Studies Fellowship. American Council of Learned Societies, ACLS/SSRC/NEH, 2011
  • Proposal to teach: “Utopia and Dystopia: Brazilian Art and Culture in a Latin American Context”. Interdisciplinary Teaching Grant, 2009
  • Grant to go to College Art Association. Departmental Travel Fund, 2009
  • International Studies Program Development Grant. University of Utah, International Study Abroad Center, 2009

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