Associate Professor of New Media + Animation
Cristina Molina is a visual artist who hails from Miami, FL and currently lives and works in New Orleans. Spanning video installation, performance, photography, and textile design, Molina’s work privileges female protagonists to explore themes related to origins, heritage, and personal mythology amidst natural and urban landscapes. Recently, Molina’s works have been presented at the New Orleans Museum of Art, Contemporary Arts Center New Orleans, The Ogden Museum of Southern Art, The Polk Museum, New Orleans Film Festival, and Syros International Film Festival.
Altar for Marjorie Stoneman Douglas
Her projects have been funded by the National Association for Latino Arts and Culture,
The Foundation for Contemporary Arts and the National Endowment for the Arts. Recent
reviews of Molina's work can be read in publications such as Burnaway and Art in America.
Altar for Zora Neale Hurston
Since 2014 Molina has been a member of the New Orleans artist-run gallery, The Front where she regularly curates and exhibits artwork, and co-organizes The Front’s annual
juried film festival. Cristina Molina is Associate Professor of New Media + Animation
at Southeastern Louisiana University where she received the 2018 President’s Award
for Excellence in Artistic Activity and is currently the recipient of the Viola Brown
Endowed Professorship in Visual Arts.