Jamie Teich is a doctoral student focusing on the art of Spain, medieval to early modern, with a growing interest in the history of Latin American art. Her research interests include performance, film theory, artists’ techniques, relics, textiles and bodies in space and in relation to architecture. Jamie received a Master’s in art history from Tufts University where she wrote a qualifying paper on a Romanesque church in Catalonia and another on an unpublished medieval Armenian manuscript page recently acquired by the Armenian Library and Museum in Massachusetts. She also received a Bachelor’s in theater, from Hunter College in New York, where she designed costumes for many theatrical productions between off-Broadway Shakespeare and Fringe Festival circuses. Before coming to Southern Methodist University she worked at the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston in the curatorial, education, and conservation departments. She is currently curatorial assistant to Zahira Véliz Bomford, who acts as the curator for the Apelles Collection, based in Chile and London, and is senior paintings conservation at the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston. The collection is comprised mostly of Golden Age Spanish drawings.