Katherine   M.  McAllen

Assistant Professor  

Katherine M. McAllen





Selected Publications


  • Katherine McAllen. “The Franciscan Tree of Life,” “The Portrait of Dona Echeverz,” and “The Procession of San Juan Nepomuceno” . San Antonio 1718: Art from Mexico. San Antonio: Trinity University Press, February 2018: 3.

  • Katherine McAllen. "Time and Space on the Northern Frontier: Cultural Dynamics and the Defense of Empire," San Antonio 1718: Art from Mexico. San Antonio, Texas: Trinity University Press, February 2018: 15.

  • Katherine McAllen "Jesuit Martyrdom Imagery Between Mexico and Rome," The New World in Early Modern Italy, 1492-1750. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, December 2017: 25.

  • Katherine McAllen and Tom Cummins. "New Cities of God: Art and Devotion in Colonial Peru and Bolivia," Highest Heaven: Spanish and Portuguese Colonial Art from the Collection of Roberta and Richard Huber. San Antonio: San Antonio Museum of Art, September 2016: 33.

  • Katherine McAllen. Exhibition Catalogue Entries: San Sebastián, Nuestra Señora de los Gozos, and The Annunciation and Dream of San José.. The Arts of the Missions of Northern New Spain, 1600-1821. Mexico City: Museo de San Ildefonso, February 2009: 4.

  • Katherine McAllen. "Rethinking Frontier Paradigms: Jesuit Mission Art in Northern New Spain," Shifting Borders: Collected Essays on Boundaries within Visual Culture. London: Cambridge Scholars Press, March 2007.



Selected Presentations


  • Katherine McAllen. "Luxuries of Trade: Folding Screens in colonial Latin America," Lecture in conjunction with the Fold Exhibition, International Museum of Art and Science (IMAS), McAllen, Texas (March 2018)

  • Katherine McAllen. "The Art of Northern New Spain, Circa 1718," Lecture in conjunction with the San Antonio 1718 exhibition, San Antonio Museum of Art, San Antonio, Tx (March 2018)

  • Katherine McAllen. "Mission Art and Transatlantic Artistic Exchange in Northern New Spain," Symposium in Honor of Thomas B.F. Cummins, Harvard University, Cambridge, MA (September 2017)

  • Katherine McAllen. "Jesuit Winemaking and Art Production in Northern New Spain," Renaissance Society of America Conference, Chicago, Illinois (March 2017)

  • Katherine McAllen. "Art and Devotion in the Southern Viceroyalty of Peru," Lecture in conjunction with Highest Heaven: Spanish and Portuguese Colonial Art from the Collection of Roberta and Richard Huber, San Antonio Museum of Art, San Antonio (August 2016)

  • Katherine McAllen. "Martyrdom Imagery in New Spain and Bidirectional Currents of Spiritual Culture between Mexico and Europe," Professional Lecture SMU, SMU, Dallas, SMU, Dallas. Department of Art History (April 2013)

  • Katherine McAllen. "La Compañía en las fronteras del Norte de la Nueva España: transformando la periferia y la frontera," Symposium Madrid: Arte e Historia de las Misiones Jesuíticas en el Imperio Español, un Proyecto Globalizador, Museo de América, Madrid, Spain, Madrid, Spain (May 2007)

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