Journal Publications (Peer Review)

Santillano, Dianna Marisol. “Extreme Gestures and Sublime Provocation in the Performative Art of Daniel Joseph Martinez: More Human than Human Photographic Cycle, A Nietzschean Ode”. Art and the Artist in Society Journal, Jose Jimenez-Justiniano and Elsa Luciano, eds. 101-118. The Caribbean Chapter of the College English Association (CEA-CC), 2013. [EXTRACTED and revised essay from thesis.]

Exhibition Catalogs and Gallery Essays

Santillano, Dianna Marisol. The Enchanting World of a Chicano Trickster: The Whimsy in José Lozano’s Pictures,” Betsy Anderson, curator. Santa Cruz: Museo Eduardo Carrillo Museum, 2014. Web.

Santillano, Dianna Marisol. “The Estrada Court Murals,” Pacific Standard Time: Art in LA, 1945-1980, A. Perchuk, R. Singh, R. Peabody, & G. Phillips, eds. 283. Los Angeles: Getty Research Institute, 2011.

Santillano, Dianna Marisol. “(4) L.A. Women: Negotiating Spatiality and Urban Terrains in Art,” Four: Linda Arreola, Poli Marichal, Marianne Sadowski and CiCi Segura Gonzalez, Reyes Rodriguez, curator. 11-13. Los Angeles: Tropico de Nopal Gallery – Art Space, 2011.

Santillano, Dianna Marisol. Asco,” pp. 115-118 and “Julio Cesar Morales,” p. 176 in Phantom Sightings: Art after the Chicano Movement, Howard Fox, Chon Noriega, and Rita Gonzalez, curators. Los Angeles: Los Angeles County Museum of Art, 2008.

Santillano, Dianna Marisol. “Eduardo Abaroa,” p. 42, “Magdalena Atria,” p.50 and “Mónica Bengoa,” p. 60, Poetics of the Handmade, Alma Ruiz, curator. Los Angeles: Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles, 2007.

Encyclopedia Entries

Santillano, Dianna Marisol. Religion, Cosmology and Mythology,” pp.137-157, “The Aztec after the Conquest and Today,” pp.379-399 in Handbook to Life in the Ancient Aztec World. Dr. Manuel Aguilar, ed.  New York: Facts on File, 2006.