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Career conversation: latinx living collections

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Xaviera Flores, MSLIS

Librarian and Archivist at CSRC.

She holds an MS in Library and Information Science from Simmons College, specializing in Archives Management and Audiovisual Preservation. She has worked for John F. Kennedy Presidential Library, Arizona State University, and Boston College. She also holds a BA from the University of Nebraska.

UCLA Chicano Studies Research Center is dedicated to the development of scholarly research on the Chicano-Latino population. Flores oversees all library, archives, and museum services, including outreach, instruction, grant projects, and donor relations. She also works closely with students and partner organizations to build stronger ties between community and UCLA.

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Erika Hirugami, MAAB

Founder and CEO of CuratorLove.

Hirugami holds a MA in Art Business from the Sotheby’s Institute of Art, in conjunction with the Drucker School of Management and Getty Research Center at Claremont Graduate University. As well as multiple BAs from UCLA in the fields of Art History, Chicano Studies and Mexican Studies.

As a Getty and Kress Foundation Fellow Hirugami has developed curatorial statements at museums such as CMA, MOLAA, MAZ, MUAC, and Bellas Artes, in Mexico City. After being a Public Art Curator for the Department of Cultural Affairs in the City of Los Angeles, Hirugami became the Curatorial Director for the Ronald McDonald House Charities. She has also curated exhibitions for multiple galleries across the globe and has been published internationally.


SOTHEBY'S INSTITUTE OF ART — LOS ANGELES
JANUARY 31, 2019, 12:00-1:00 PST
THE REEF / LA MART (7TH FLOOR), 1933 SOUTH BROADWAY, LOS ANGELES, CA 90007