Associate Professor of Art History
Director, Boyden Gallery and the Fine Art Collection
St, Mary’s College of Maryland
Cristin Cash joined the Art and Art History faculty of St. Mary’s College of Maryland (SMCM) in the all 2005. She received her Ph.D. from the University of Texas at Austin with a dissertation that focused on the relationship between architectural style and changing perceptions of key spaces within the ancient Maya sacred landscape. Her current research and curatorial work focuses on the intersection of art and politics in the contemporary art of Mexico and Cuba. Her most recent exhibitions include First Person: Contemporary Cuban Art at the Layton Gallery, Milwaukee Institute of Art and Design and World Views: The Photographer as Visual Author at Boyden Gallery, SMCM. She teaches courses in the Art and Architecture of the Americas from ancient times to the present, World Architecture and Museum Studies. Dr. Cash became Director of Boyden Gallery and the Fine Art Collection at SMCM in 2012 where she oversees and performs all curatorial work, educational programs, collections management and general operations.