Carlos Escamilla (2016) Carlos Escamilla graduated in August 2016 with a Bachelor of Arts in both Art History, Theory and Criticism and Journalism. He’s currently the Content Marketing Specialist for Newmedia Denver and an editor for Denver.com. In his roles, he’s able to combine his love of critical thinking, writing, and analysis for a number of clients who need content services for their online presence.
Erica Gomez (2011) Born and raised in Denver, Erica C. Gomez (firstname.lastname@example.org) received her BA in Art History, Theory and Criticism from Metropolitan State University of Denver, and completed her MA in Visual and Critical Studies from California College of the Arts. With a particular fondness for photography and film, her research is grounded in Chicana Feminism and phenomenology, and investigates themes of lesbian desire, visibility, representation, and spectatorship in visual and popular culture. Her previous written work has explored the roles of lesbian desire and spectatorship in the artworks of Deborah Bright and Tina Fiveash, as well as the FOX television series Glee (2009–present). She has presented her research as a part of Queer Cultural Center’s Emerging Scholars Program at Galeria de la Raza in San Francisco, and her writing has been published in Art Practical and in Eleven Eleven. She has held curatorial internships at SOMArts Cultural Center and the Mexican Museum in San Francisco, and also co-curated an exhibition and film screening with SFiCA: Breakout at Some Thing Spacious in Oakland, CA in March 2014. Erica is the Shotgun Review Associate Editor for Art Practical, and currently works at Cal Academy of Sciences.