Alma Lopez is a visual artist and a lecturer at UCLA. Her work has been exhibited in over one hundred solo and group exhibitions internationally. In 2011, the University of Texas Press published her book Our Lady of Controversy: Alma López’s “Irreverent Apparition,” co-edited with Alicia Gaspar de Alba.

Education

MFA in Art Studio, University of California, Irvine

BA with Distinction in Art Studio Major, University of California, Santa Barbara

Photography Certificate, UCLA Extension

Selected Solo Exhibitions

2014 Queer Santas: Holy Violence, Doug Adams Gallery, Center for the Arts, Religion, and Education, an affiliate of the Graduate Theological Union, Berkeley, CA

2013 Alma Lopez: Prints, George Mason University, Fairfax, Virginia

2012 Revolutionary Love, Kerckhoff Gallery, UCLA

2011 Our Lady and Other Queer Santas, University College Cork, Ireland

2005 A Chicana in Mexico, organized by Les Voz, Capilla Britanica, Mexico City

Selected Group Exhibitions

2017 Mirame: Expressions of Queer Latinx Art, La Plaza de Cultura y Artes, Los Angekes

2015 Irreverent: A Celebration of Censorship, Leslie + Lohman Museum of Gay and Lesbian Art, NY

2014 Saintly Sinners and Sinful Saints: Edgy Spirits for the Margins of the Americas, Fowler Museum, UCLA

2013 Catrina Ball Fashion Show, Contemporary Art Center, Santa Ana, CA

2012 Estampas de la Raza: Contemporary Prints from the Romo Collection, McNay Museum, San Antonio, TX

2011 Contemporary Coda, Oakland Museum of California, Oakland, California

2011 American Icons: Graphics of Patriotism and Dissent, Ben Maltz Gallery in the Bronya and Andy Galef Center for Fine Arts at the Otis College of Art and Design, Los Angeles. Organized by the Center for the Study of Political Graphics

2010 Shrew’d: The Smart and Sassy: A Survey of American Women Artists, Sheldon Museum of Art, University of Nebraska, Lincoln

2010 A-Game: Artists Exploring Identity in Sports and Athleticism, Richman Gallery, The Park School, Baltimore, MD

2009 Chicana Badgirls: Las Hociconas, 516 ARTS, Albuquerque, New Mexico

2009 Gender Play in Lesbian Culture, ONE Archives Gallery and Museum, West Hollywood, California

2008 Sam Coronado 15th Year Anniversary Exhibition, MexicArte Museum, Austin, Texas

2006 Rudos y Tecnicos, Museum of Man, San Diego

2004 The Virgin of Guadalupe: Interpreting Devotion, Fullerton Museum, California

2004 Visions From Post Modern Aztlan, Taller Puertorriqueno, Philadelphia

2004 New Prints 2004/Spring Exhibit, International Print Center, New York

2004 Latino Art, Mexic Arte Museum, Austin, TX

2001 Cyber Arte: Tradition Meets Technology, Museum of International Folk Art, Santa Fe, New Mexico

2001 Angel Island and Immigration Stories of the 20th and 21st Centuries: Drama, Contradictions, New Neighbors, Coalitions, Euphrat Museum of Art, De Anza College, Cupertino, California

2001 Lifting the Veil: Liberating the Virgin Mary, Bernice Steinbaum Gallery, Miami, Florida

2000 Just Another Poster? Chicano Graphic Arts in California, organized by the University Art Museum in collaboration with the California Ethnic and Multicultural Archives at the University of California, Santa Barbara and will travel throughout the U.S. and Mexico. The Jack S. Blanton Museum of Art, University of Texas, Austin, Texas (2000); University Art Museum, University of California, Santa Barbara, California (2001); UCLA Fowler Museum of Cultural History, Los Angeles, California (2001); Merced Cultural Arts Center, Merced, California (2003); Jersey City Museum, Jersey City, New Jersey (2003)

2000 Hecho en Califas, Plaza de la Raza, Los Angeles (2000); Arte Americas, Fresno (2000); La Raza/Galeria Posada, Sacramento (2000); Mexican Heritage Corporation, San Jose (2001); and the Richmond Art Center, Richmond (2001)

1999 C.O.L.A. (City of Los Angeles) Exhibition, Municipal Gallery at Barnsdall Art Park, Los Angeles, California

1999 Frontera Ford Siqueiros Pollock IV Binational Border Exhibition, Museo de Arte e Historia de INBA, Ciudad Juarez, Chihuahua, Mexico

Selected Fellowships and Awards

2013 Richard T. Castro Distinguished Visiting Professorship, Metropolitan State University, Denver, CO

2013 Diversity Program Student’s Choice LGBT Outstanding Faculty Award, UCLA

2009 University of California Regents’ Lecturer, Department of Art History and the Cesar E. Chavez Department of Chicana/o Studies, University of California, Los Angeles

2005 Outstanding Community Activist, Women’s Night, Gay & Lesbian Center, Los Angeles

2004 Astraea Foundation for Justice Visual Artist Grant

2002 Arts Funding Initiative Visual Arts Mid Career Grant, California Community Foundation

1999 Premio Pollock-Siqueiros Binacional, Ciudad Juarez, Mexico

1998 Brody Emerging Visual Artist Grant, California Community Foundation

1998 City of Los Angeles (COLA) Individual Artist Grant

Selected BibliographyBIBLIOGRAPHY (Reviews/Articles/Catalogues/Interviews)
Arrizon, Alicia, “Epistemologies of ‘Brownness’: Deployments of the Queer-Mestiza Body,” Queering Mestizaje: Transculturation and Performance, The University of Michigan Press, 2006

Barnett-Sanchez, Holly “Where are the Chicana Printmakers? Presence and Absence in the Work of Chicana Artists of the Movimiento,” Just Another Poster?: Chicano Graphic Arts in California, 2001

Beza, Brenda Yosseti. “Tambien de Dolor Se Canta: Border Crossings in Loteria” in El Mundo de Loteria: Transnational Identity Place. California State University Fullerton MA Thesis, 2007.

Bhaskaran, Suparna. “Queer Activisms” in Women’s Studies Quarterly, Vol. 35, No. 3/4, Activisms (Fall/Winter, 2007), pp 322-326. The Feminist Press at the University of New York.

Baugh, Scott L. Latino American Cinema: An Encyclopedia of Movies, Stars, Concepts, and Trends. California: Greenwood, 2012. Pg 153

Blake, Debra J. “De/Colonializing Female and Queer Desire: Chicana Art vs Censorship. Against the Current, 2012

Blake, Debra J. Chicana Sexuality and Gender: Cultural Refiguring in Literature, Oral History, and Art. Duke University Press, 2008. Pgs 53-55, 66-68, 212, 217

Blandon, Ruth. Review of Our Lady of Controversy: Alma Lopez’s “Irreverent” Apparition. Make/Shift, 2012

Buszek, Maria Elena. “From Womyn to Grrrls: The postmodern pin-up” in Pin-Up Grrrls: Feminism, sexuality, and the pin up, 1860 to the present. University of Kansas PhD dissertation, 2003

Calvo, Luz. “Art comes for the Archbishop: The Semiotics of Contemporary Chicana Feminism and the Work of Alma Lopez” in Meridians: feminism, race, transnationalism, Volume 5, Number 1, 2004. Pg 201

Calvo, Luz. “Embodied at the Shrine of Cultural Disjuncture” in Border Fantasies: Sexual Anxieties and Political Passions in the Mexico-United States Borderlands. University of California Santa Cruz PhD dissertation, June 2001

Cash, S. “Santa Fe Madonna resists censors (Alma Lopez).” Art in America, July 2001.

Castaneda, Antonia with Susan H. Armitage, Patricia Hart and Karen Weathermon, editors. Gender on the Borderlands: The Frontiers Reader. University of Nebraska Press, 2007.

Chabran, Richard and Romelia Salinas, “Place Matters: Journeys Through Global and Local Spaces,” Technological Visions: The Hopes and Fears that Shape New Technologies, edited by Marita Sturken, Doublas Thomas, and Sandra J. Ball-Rokeach, Philadelphia: Temple University Press, 2004

Cisneros, Sandra. “Guadalupe the Sex Goddess” in A House of My Own: Stories from My Life. New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 2015. P 160.
Cooper, Sarah E. “Bridging Sexualities: Cherrie Moraga’s ‘Giving Up the Ghost’ and Alma Lopez’s Digital Art” in Confluencia: Revista Hispanica de Cultura y Literatura, Volume 18, Number 2. University of Northern Colorado, Spring 2003, pp 67-82

Dwyer, Kathleen Angelique. Performing Nation in the Twenty First Century: Female Bodies and Voices of Greater Mexico. University of Iowa PhD Abstract, 2010

Elenes, Alejandra C. Transforming Borders: Chicana/o Popular Culture and Pedagogy. Lexington Books, 2010.

Espinosa, Gaston and Mario T. Garcia, editors. Mexican American Religions: Spirituality, Activism, and Culture. Duke University Press, 2008. Pg 154

Fitzcallaghan, Kathleen Bethany. The War of the Roses: Guadalupe, Alma Lopez & Santa Fe. University of Colorado, 2002.

Fitzcallaghan Jones, Kathleen. “The War of the Roses: Guadalupe, Alma Lopez, and Santa Fe” in Our Lady of Controversy: Alma Lopezs “Irreverent” Apparition. University of Texas Press, 2011. Pgs 43-68.

Garza, Aimee V. The Fabric of Devotion: Votive Vestments, Hidden Ministries, and the Making of Hispano Religious Traditions in Santa Fe, New Mexico. University of Colorado at Boulder MA thesis, 2007

Gaspar de Alba, Alicia. “Bad Girls on the Rise.” Sinful Saints & Saintly Sinner at the Margins of the Americas. The Fowler Museum of Art. Regents of the University of California, 2015. Pgs 138-151.

Gaspar de Alba, Alicia. “Devil in a Rose Bikini: The Second Coming of Our Lady in Santa Fe” in Our Lady of Controversy: Alma Lopezs “Irreverent” Apparition. University of Texas Press, 2011

Gonzales, Phillip B. editor. Expressing New Mexico: Nuevomexicano Creativity, Ritual, and Memory. University of Arizona Press, 2007.

Gonzalez, Amber Rose. Review of Our Lady of Controversy: Alma Lopez’s “Irreverent” Apparition. Aztlan: A Journal of Chicano Studies, 37:2, Fall 2012

Gonzalez, Deena J. “Making Privates Public: It’s Not about La Virgen of the Conquest, but about the Conquest of La Virgen” in Our Lady of Controversy: Alma Lopezs “Irreverent” Apparition. University of Texas Press, 2011. Pgs 69-95

Gutierrez, Laura G. Performing Mexicanidad: Vendidas y Cabareteras on the Transnational Stage. University of Texas Press, 2010.  Pg 22

Guzman, Kristen. Self Help Graphics & Art: Art in the Heart of East Los Angeles (Chicano Archives Series Volume 1). UCLA Chicano Studies Research Center Press, 2005. Pg 78

Hall, Linda B., Mary, Mother and Warrior: The Virgin in Spain and the Americas, University of Texas Press, 2004

Hawley, John C. LGBTQ America Today: An Encyclopedia Volume 1. Connecticut: Greenwood Press, 2009. Pg 703.

Heartney, Eleanor. “Art et politique religious aux Etats-Unis.”  Art Press Special: Images et religions du livre, Numero 25, 2004

Herrera-Sobek, Maria. “Chicano/a Literary and Visual Arts: Intertextuality of Three Iconic Figures-La Llorona, La Malinche, and the Virgin of Guadalupe” in Ethnic Studies Research: Approaches and Perspectives edited by Timothy P. Fong. AltaMira Press, 2008

Hoeferkamp Segovia, Suzanne E. “Theology as Imaginative Construction: An Analysis of the Work of Three Latina Artists” in Pinn, Anthony B. and Benjamin Valentin, editors. Creating Ourselves: African Americans and Hispanic Americans on Popular Culture and Religious Expression. Duke University Press, 2009

Huacuja, Judith L. “Borderlands Critical Subjectivity in Recent Chicana Art” in Frontiers Journal, Volume 24, Numbers 2 & 3, 2003 p 104

Hurtado, Aida. Voicing Chicana Feminisms: Young Women Speak Out on Sexuality and Identity, New York and London: New York University Press, 2003

Keller, C. “Faith and the First Amendment Santa Fe Style (Alma Lopez’s ‘Our Lady’, a version of the Virgin of Guadalupe exhibited at the Museum of International Folk Art)” Museum News, volume 80, issue 4, page 30 (July/August 2001).

Keller, Gary D., editor. Contemporary Chicana and Chicano Art: Artists, Works, Culture and Education, Volume 2. USA: Bilingual Review Press/Editorial Bilingue, 2002. Pg 76

Keller, Gary, editor Triumph of Our Communities: Four Decades of Chicana/o Art. USA: Bilingual Press/Editorial Bilingue, 2005

Korom, Frank J. Review of Our Lady of Controversy: Alma Lopez’s Irreverent Apparition. Religious Studies Review, Volume 38, Number 2, June 2012

Latorre, Guisela. “Icons of Love and Devotion: Alma Lopez’s Art” in Feminist Studies, Vol. 34, No 1/2, The Chicana Studies Issues (Spring/Summer 2008)

Longacre, Ryan D. National Mythology, Private Histories, and Public Debates: A Critical Reading of Alma Lopezs 1848: Chicanos in the U.S. Landscape After the Treaty of Guadalupe Hidalgo. California State University Long Beach, MA Thesis, 2010

Lord, Catherine and Richard Meyer. Art & Queer Culture. New York: Phaidon Press, Inc. 2013. Pp. 201, 385.

Martin-Baron, Michelle. Review of Our Lady of Controversy: Alma Lopez’s Irreverent Apparition edited by Alicia Gaspar de Alba and Alma Lopez. Emisferica, nd. http://hemisphericinstitute.org/hemi/es/e-misferica-111-gesto-decolonial/martinbaron

Matthews, Sandra. “Icons, Heroes and Stories of Survival,” Masquerade: Women’s Contemporary Portrait Photography, edited by Christine Rolph and Kate Newton, England: Staffordshire University, 2003

Meyer, Richard. “After the Culture Wars: Censorship works best when no one knows it’s happening” in Art Papers, Nov/Dec 2004. Pg 28-33

Montelongo, Monica E. The New Chicana Heroine: Representations of Anzaldua’s Mestiza Consciousness in Chicana Feminist Production. University of Texas-Pan American MA Thesis, 2011

Montoya, Margaret. “Un/braiding Stories About Law, Sexuality and Morality,” Chicano-Latino Law Review, Volume 24 Spring 2003

Nic Chonmara, Niamh. Review of Our Lady of Controversy: Alma Lopez’s Irreverent Apparition. Aigne: the online postgraduate journal for the College of Arts, Celtic Studies and Social Sciences, September 2011

Nunn, Tey Marianna. “It’ Not about the Art in the Folk, It’s about the Folks in the Art: A Curator’s Tale” in Our Lady of Controversy: Alma Lopezs “Irreverent” Apparition. University of Texas Press, 2011. Pgs 17-42.

Oleszkiewicz-Peralba, Malgorzata. The Black Madonna in Latin American and Europe: tradition and Transformation. University of New Mexico Press, 2009. Pg 182

Perez, Emma. “The Decolonial Virgin in a Colonial Site: It’s Not about the Gender in My Nation, It’s about the Nation in My Gender” in Our Lady of Controversy: Alma Lopezs “Irreverent” Apparition. University of Texas Press, 2011. Pgs 148-164

Perez, Laura E. Chicana Art: The Politics of Spiritual and Aesthetic Altarities. Duke University Press, 2007

Pisarz-Ramirez, Gabrielle. “Körper und Nation: Der Mestizo/a-Körper als Verhandlungsobjekt,” MexAmerica: Genealogien und Analysen postnationaler Diskurse in der kulturellen Produktion von Chicanos/as. American Studies Monograph Series Volume 127, Universitatsverlag Winter Heidelberg, 2005.

Prado Saldivar, Reina Alejandra. “Goddesses, Sirenas, Lupes y Angel Cholas-The Work
of Alma Lopez” UCLA Aztlan: A Journal of Chicano Studies (Volume 25, Number One, Spring) 2000

Ramirez, Sarah. “Borders, Feminism, and Spirituality: Movements in Chicana Aesthetic Revisioning,” Decolonial Voices: Chicana and Chicano Cultural Studies in the 21st Century, edited by Arturo J. Aldama and Naomi H. Quiñonez, Indiana University Press, 2002. Pgs 223-242.

Rebolledo, Tey Diana. The Chronicles of Panchita Villa and Other Guerrilleras: Essays on Chicana/Latina Literature and Criticism. Austin: University of Texas Press, 2006. Pg180

Riggs, Thomas, editor. St. James Guide to Hispanic Artists. St. James Press, 2002. Pg 326

Rodriguez, Luis Carlos. From Chicano Therapy to Globarriology: Chicana/o Popular Culture and Identity in Late 20th and Early 21st Century Los Angeles. University of Southern California Phd Dissertation, 2012

Rojas, Maythee. Women of Color and Feminism. California: Seal Press, 2009. Pg 114

Roman-Odio, Clara. Sacred Iconographies in Chicana Cultural Production. Palgrave MacMillan, 2013

Roman-Odio, Clara. “Queering the Sacred: Love as Oppositional Consciousness in Alma Lopez’s Visual Art” in Our Lady of Controversy: Alma Lopezs “Irreverent” Apparition. University of Texas Press, 2011. Pgs 121-147

Rueda Esquibel, Catriona. With Her Machete in Her Hand: Reading Chicana Lesbians. Austin: University of Texas Press, 2006. Pg 56

Rueda Esquibel, Catriona. “Do U Think I’m a Nasty Girl?” in Our Lady of Controversy: Alma Lopezs “Irreverent” Apparition. University of Texas Press, 2011. Pgs 195-211

Ruiz, Vicki L. and Virginia Sanchez Korrol. Latinas in the United States: A Historical Encyclopedia. Indiana University Press, 2006. Pg 63

Saborio, Linda. Embodying Difference: Scripting Social Images of the Female Body in Latina Theatre. UK: Fairleigh Dickinson University Press, 2012. (Chapter 6 Reclaiming Religion: Milagros and the Sexual Objectification of Latinas)

Santos, Xuan. “The Chicana Canvas: Doing Class, Gender, Race, and Sexuality through Tattooing in East Los Angeles” in NWSA Journal, Volume 21 No. 3, Fall 2009

Schmidt Camacho, Alicia R. Migrant Imaginaries: Latino Cultural Politics in the U.S. - Mexico Borderlands.  New York University Press, 2008. Pg 314

Serna, Cristina. “It’s Not about the Virgins in My Life, It’s about the Life in My Virgins” in Our Lady of Controversy: Alma Lopezs “Irreverent” Apparition. University of Texas Press, 2011. Pgs 165-194

Shaw, Thomas Milton. Reclaiming and Reconstructing Our Lady of Guadalupe: A Symbol of Transformation and Empowerment for Latina/Chicana Lesbians. California Institute of Integral Studies PhD Dissertation, 2010

Spitta, Silvia. Misplaced Objects: Migrating Collections and Recollections in Europe and the Americas. University of Texas Press, 2009. Pg 119.

Stifler, Sarah L. “Slippery When Wet: An Exhibition Dossier” in GLQ: A Journal of Lesbian and Gay Studies, Volume 8, Number 1-2. Duke University Press, 2002. Pp 241-249

Vargas, George. Contemporary Chicano/a Art: Color and Culture for a New America. University of Texas Press, 2010. Pg 105

Walker, Hollis. “Our Lady of Controversy,” The New Gate Keepers: Emerging Challenges to Freedom of Expression in the Arts. Edited by Christopher Hawthorne and Andras Szanto. Columbia University, 2004

PERIODICALS (Print/Online – Chronological by most recent first)
Limon, Enrique. “Shame As It Ever Was: Twelve years Aafter “Our Lady” controversy, artist Alma Lopez looks back.” Santa Fe Reporter, 2 July 2013,<http://www.sfreporter.com/santafe/article-7526-shame-as-it-ever-was.html>.

Nemeth, Kristen. “Alma Lopez and the Scandalous Virgin.” Art, Women and Religion, 21 April 2013, <http://artwomenandreligion.blogspot.com/2013/04/alma-lopez-and-scandalous-virgin.html>.

Perez-Vivancos, Ricardo. “Featured Event: Art Exhibition: Alma Lopez,” George Mason University, 25 March 2013, <http://today.gmu.edu/62189>.

“Artist Explores Race, Gender, Identity in Talk, Exhibit.” US Fed News, 11 February 2013.

Hughes, Cristin Leach. “The rumbling row over the controversial H-block artwork show that any attempt at censorship in modern-day Ireland is doomed to fail.” The Sunday Times (London), 20 January 2013, sec. Culture: Features, p. 6-7.

“Meeting Alma Lopez: painter of queer saints, mermaids, revolutionaries and goddesses.” Jesus In Love Blog: A Place for LGBTQ Spirituality and the Arts.” 8 December 2012.

“Revolutionary Love: Solo Exhibition of Alma Lopez.” UCLA Cultural Affairs Commission, 29 October 2012.

Blake, Debra. “Chicano Art vs. Censorship.” March/April 2012 https://www.solidarity-us.org/node/3537.

Thomas, Matt. “Digital Artist Alma Lopez to Vsit Gustavus No. 9.” 28 October 2011, <http://news.blog.gustavus.edu/2011/10/28/digital-artist-alma-lopez-to-visit-gustavus-nov-9/.

Garcia, Mario T. “Torn Over Art.” National Catholic Reporter blog, 29 June 2011.

“Artist says SHE’S offended by UCC blasphemy controversy.” thejournal.ie., 28 June 2011.

“Bikini line crossed: Top Stories from the UK and Ireland: Sectarian riots in Belfast while US plots Afghan exit.” The Sunday Times, 26 June 2011, sec. News Review: Features, p. 8-9.

“‘Our Lady’ image protests continue.” Irish Examiner.com, 25 June 2011, sec. Ireland.

Roseingrave, Louise. “Cork bishop criticises ‘Our Lady in bikini’ exhibit.” The Irish Times, 24 June 2011, sec. Ireland, p. 9.

“I never intended to offend says, ‘Our Lady’ artist.” Irish Examiner.com, 24 June 2011, sec. Ireland.

“Ireland’s poisonous blasphemy debate.” Guardian.co. uk. 24 June 2011.

“Protesters picket UCC as artist defends image.” Irish Examiner.com, 24 June 2011, sec. Ireland.

“UCC art exhibit deemed ‘blasphemous’.” Breaking News.ie, 24 June 2011, sec. Irish News.

“Cork bishop criticises ‘offensive’ Mary image.” Irish Examiner.com, 23 June 2011, sec. Ireland.

“Our Lady image stirs controversy at university.” Irish Examiner.com, 23 June 2011, sec. Ireland.

“Whether we should be outraged at art is almost as old as art.” Irish Examiner.com, 23 June 2011, sec. Ireland.

Mooney, Ann. “UCC exhibit is virgin on blaphemy: Protests at Art Show.” The Sun (England), 18 June 2011, sec. News, p. 6.

“‘Blasphemous’ UCC exhibit sparks outrage.” Irish Examiner. com, 18 June 2011, sec. Ireland.

Sanchez, Casey. “War of the Roses: ‘Our Lady’ 10 years on.” The Santa Fe New Mexican (New Mexico), 5 May 2011.

Else, Lauren. “After the Conquest.” In These Times, May 2011, Volume 35, Number 5, sec. Culture: Art Space, p. 33.

Banyas, Rebecca. “Los Angeles and Its Murals: An Interview with Pat Gomez, public arts manager.” Public Art Review, Spring/Summer 2011, Volume 22, Number 2, Issue 44, p. 48-49.

Nic Chonmara, Niamh "Review- Our Lady of Controversy: Alma López's Irreverent Apparition by Gaspar de Alba, Alicia and Alma López (eds)," Aigne: The online postgraduate journal of the College of Arts, Celtic Studies and Social Sciences, University College Cork, Ireland, 2011 http://publish.ucc.ie/aigne/2011/01/nicchonmara/09/en

Gonzalez, Rigoberto. “2 strikes against them: Scholar examines how women of color can fight the odds.” El Paso Times (Texas), 6 March 2010, sec. Lifestyle.

“Shrew’d Survey of American Women Artists Opens Feb. 12 at Sheldon.” Targeted News Service, 1 February 2010.

Gold, Scott. “Out There: Central Avenue gets its own city Hall: With a rooftop place and park-like grounds, it is meant to stimulate and bring joy to its historic neighborhood.” Los Angeles Times (California), 19 January 2010, sec. A, p. 6.

“Chicanas, Latinas, Native American Women’s Conference to be Hosted at New Mexico State University.” U.S. Fed News, 1 July 2009.

Gurza, Agustin. “Self Help Graphics gets ready for Day of the Dead: The East Los Angeles agency is in transition, but it is staying true to its mission.” Los Angeles Times (California), 25 October 2008, sec. E, p. 1.

Constable, Anne. “She’ll be hard to replace.” The Santa Fe New Mexican (New Mexico), 22 October 2008, sec. C, p. 1.

Constable, Anne. “Journey of Devotion.” The Santa Fe New Mexican (New Mexico), 27 July 2008, sec. A, p. 1.

Smith, Craig. “In Other Words.” The Santa Fe New Mexican (New Mexico), 4 April 2008, sec. PA, p. 17.

“Letters to the Editor.” The Santa Fe New Mexican (New Mexico), 6 February 2008, sec. A, p. 9.

Constable, Anne. “Seven Years On, ‘Our Lady’ Discussion Continues.” The Santa Fe New Mexican (New Mexico), 20 January 2008, sec. C, p. 1.

Cook-Romero, Elizabeth. “Tey Marianna-Nunn - Our Lady.” The Santa Fe New Mexican (New Mexico), 29 December 2006, sec. PA, p. 46.

Mayfield, Dan. “Curator bringing NHCC art program back from brink: Gallery tries to expand collection after controversial exodus.” Albuquerque Journal (New Mexico), 17 December 2006, sec. Entertainment News.

Klam, Michael. “Luchador Poetry, Paintings and Piledrivers in Balboa Park.” La Prensa San Diego (California), 11 August 2006.

“Larceny, Legislation, and Loss: Art News 2005.” The Santa Fe New Mexican (New Mexico), 30 December 2005, sec. PA, p. 12.

“In Brief.” The Santa Fe New Mexican (New Mexico), 10 December 2005, sec. C, p. 1.

Cooke-Romero, Elizabeth. “Shelley Thompson: Cultural Image-Maker.” The Santa Fe New Mexican (New Mexico), 31 December 2004, sec. P, p. 52.

Sharpe, Tom. “El Mitote.” The Santa Few New Mexican (New Mexico), 12 December 2004, sec. E, p. 2.

Suarez Orozco, Miguel. “Alma Lopez y su Guadalupana: “Nos es virgen, sino una chicana que simboliza los valores de las latinas”, asegura.” The Orange County Register (California), 11 June 2004, xex. Excelsiorlapuravida.

Kennicott, Philip. “‘Gay’ Art: Dolled Up and Still Dressed Down.” The Washington Post, 30 November 2003, sec N, p. 7.

Thomson Randall, Teri. “Art Currents: Visual Arts.” Santa Fe New Mexican (New Mexico) 27 June 2003, sec. P, p. 34.

“Pressure not to offend has chilling effects in Santa Fe museums, officials say.” The Associated Press State & Local Wire, 19 May 2003, sec. State and Regional.

“Pressure not to offend has chilling effects in Santa Fe, N.M., museums.” The Associated Press State & Local Wire, 19 May 2003, sec. State and Regional.

Thomson Randall, Teri. “Artistic Differences.” Santa Fe New Mexican (New Mexico), 18 May 2003, sec. A, p. 1.

Thomson Randall, Teri. “Curator: ‘We are still recovering’.” Santa Fe New Mexican (New Mexico, 18 May 2003, sec. A, p. 1.

“Art Listings.” Austin American-Statesman (Texas), 9 January 2003, sec XL Ent, p. 18.

Smith, Craig. “The M Files: Museum of International Folk Art.” Santa Fe New Mexican (New Mexico), 3 January 2003, sec. P, p. 26.

Lopez, Alma. "Our Lady & Censorship," Conscience: The News Journal of Catholic Opinion Spring 2003 (Available digitally at Our Lady of Controversy. (Roundtable).: An article from: Conscience)

“Group hopes to build shrine to Our Lady of Guadalupe.” The Associated Press State & Local Wire, 25 August 2002, sec. State and Regional.

Sharpe, Tom. “El Mitote.” Santa Fe New Mexican (New Mexico), 9 June 2002, sec. E, p. 1.

Sharpe, Tom. “District 2 candidates debate range of issues at forum.” Santa Fe New Mexican (New Mexico), 17 February 2002, sec. B, p. 1.

“Judge asked to explain public access ruling.” The Associated Press State & Local Wire, 11 January 2002, sec. State and Regional.

“Hearing required on controversial art, judge rules.” Santa Fe New Mexican (New Mexico), 6 January 2002, sec. B, p. 3.

“Judge: Hearing required on controversial art.” The Associated Press State & Local Wire, 5 January 2002, sec. State and Regional.

“Controversial ‘Our Lady’ exhibit ends quietly.” Santa Fe New Mexican (New Mexico), 29 October 2001, sec. A, p. 2.

Thomson Randall, Teri. “Art Currents: Visual Arts.” Santa Fe New Mexican (New Mexico), 19 September 2001, sec. P, p. 54.

Terrell, Steve and Jonathan McDonald. “Politics unusual, and other distinct stories of the year that was 2001.” Santa Fe New Mexican (New Mexico), 30 December 2001, sec. B, p. 1.

“Letters to the Editor.” Santa Fe New Mexican (New Mexico), 17 December 2001, sec. A, p. 5.

“Letters to the Editor.” Santa Fe New Mexican (New Mexico), 16 December 2001, sec. F, p. 7.

Constable, Anne. “Legislators scold museum officials.” Santa Fe New Mexican (New Mexico), 29 November 2001, sec. A, p. 1.

Constable, Anne. “Legislators scold museum officials.” Santa Fe New Mexican (New Mexico), 29 November 2001, sec. A, p. 1. Correction Appended.

“Controversial ‘Our Lady’ exhibit ends quietly.” Santa Fe New Mexican (New Mexico), 29 October 2001, sec. A, p. 2.

“Controversial exhibit closes.” The Associated Press State & Local Wire, 29 October 2001, sec. State and Regional.

Constable, Anne. “Other cyber artists discuss opposition to bikini-clad virgin.” The Associated Press State & Local Wire, 26 October 2001, sec. State and Regional.

Constable, Anne. “Other cyber artists discuss opposition to bikini-clad virgin.” The Associated Press State & Local Wire, 25 October 2001, sec. State and Regional.

“Reward offered for bio-terrorists: A roundup of the events, big and small, than made news this week.” The Gazette (Montreal, Quebec), 20 October 2001, sec. B, p. 2.

Constable, Anne. “Changed hearts, minds.” Santa Fe New Mexican (New Mexico), 14 October 2001, sec. A, p. 9.

Constable, Anne. “Cultural crossfire.” Santa Fe New Mexican (New Mexico), 14 October 2001, sec. A, p. 1.

“Bikini Verdict.” Daily Post (North Wales), 12 October 2001, sec. News, p. 30.

“Judge backs bikini Virgin.” Western Daily News Press, 12 October 2001, sec. News, p. 12.

Constable, Anne. “Judge refuses to order artwork’s removal.” Santa Fe New Mexican (New Mexico), 11 October 2001, sec. A, p. 1.

“Judge rejects request to remove controversial artwork of Our Lady of Guadalupe in bikini.” The Associated Press, 11 October 2011, sec. Domestic News.

“Judge Won’t Remove Contested Art.” The Associated Press, 11 October 2001, sec. Domestic News.

“‘Bikini-Clad’ Virgin to Stay.” Coventry Evening Telegraph, 11 October 2001, sec. News, p. 10.

“Our Lady’s Bikini.” South Wales Echo, 11 October 2001, sec. News, p. 4.

Baker, Deborah. “Judge rejects request to remove controversial artwork.” The Associated Press State & Local Wire, 10 October 2001, sec. State and Regional.

“Judge rejects request to remove controversial artwork of Our Lady of Guadalupe in bikini.” The Associated Press, 10 October 2001, sec. Domestic News.

“Stuff- Not so Proud of Mary.” Providence Journal-Bulletin (Rhode Island), 9 October 2001, sec. G, p. 1.

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Lee, Morgan '"Our Lady" Will Stay at Museum', Albuquerque Journal 23 May 2001: A1

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Lee, Morgan 'Heritage Stirred Into Debate Over "Our Lady"', Albuquerque Journal 16 April 2001: A1

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