|Research Area: Contemporary Native American Art
Advisor: Dr. Kristin Dowell
Tess McCoy is a first-year doctoral student at Florida State University. She studies Native American art of the late 20th and 21st centuries. Her research interests include Alaska Native art, questions of identity, materiality, and textility. She received her BA in Art History with a minor in Anthropology from the University of North Texas in 2018 and her MA in Art of the Americas with a concentration in Contemporary Native American Art in 2020 from the University of New Mexico. Tess has presented at the Southeastern College Art Conference (SECAC) in 2019 and 2020, as well as symposia at the University of North Texas and the University of New Mexico.