ALAA Article Award

2020 ALAA Article Award Winner

Gigi Otálvaro-Hormillosa, “Metamorphic and Sensuous Brown Bodies: Queer Latina/x Visual Performance Cultures in San Francisco Strip clubs, 1960s-1970s.”  Latin American and Latinx Visual Culture. 1.2 (

Competition for the 2021 ALAA Article Award

The Association for Latin American Art, an affiliate of the College Art Association, is pleased to sponsor the ALAA Annual Article Award for a distinguished scholarly article on any aspect of Latin American/Latinx art, architecture, or visual culture, of any period from the Pre-Columbian era to the present, published in a peer reviewed journal, edited volume, or exhibition catalogue during the previous year. The award consists a $500 honorarium and will be presented at the ALAA business meeting at the annual meeting of the College Art Association in February. The name of the recipient will appear in the newsletters of both ALAA and CAA. This Award is generously funded by Edward J. Sullivan, Helen Gould Sheppard Professor of the History of Art at New York University.

For the February 2021 Award, we will evaluate articles that meet the following criteria:

  • Publication date between September 1, 2019 and August 31, 2020.
  • Essays may be written in English, Spanish, or Portuguese.

Essays will be evaluated by a three-person committee of accomplished art historians, each with expertise in a wide geographical and temporal range. For consideration, authors should send their articles as a pdf to the Chair of the ALAA article award committee no later than November 15, 2020. Peer nominations will also be accepted.

Article Award Committee
Carolyn Dean, Chair
Angelica Afanador
Harper Montgomery


ALAA Article Award Recipients