Lucía Querejazu

Lucía Querejazu Escobari is a historian specialized in colonial Andean painting. Currently, she is working as a postdoctoral researcher at the University of Zürich within the project entitled Global Economies of Salvation. She obtained her PhD in History from the University of Buenos Aires. Her research has been supported by the Thoma Foundation (Visiting Scholar Grant 2018). Previously, she was the curator and director of the National Museum of Art in La Paz, Bolivia and the editor of the exhibition catalogue Dios y la Máquina: Serialidad y singularidad en la pintura andina colonial (2020). She contributed to The art of painting in Colonial Bolivia (2017) and to the Oxford Encyclopedia of Religion among other publications. She is a member of the Bolivian Society of History and the Association of Bolivian Studies.