Alicia McDaniel is an interdisciplinary, visual artist who longs to make sense of her identity and place in the world. McDaniel’s multifaceted, art practice is informed by her Indigenous, Mexican ancestry and the long-lasting, generational trauma of colonialism, forced assimilation, and violence. She earned an MFA from the California College of the Arts where she also earned an MA in Visual Critical Studies. McDaniel also founded Virtual Gallery Online with her partner Sam Johnson in 2020.
Reasons for Self-loathing
When They Said I Would Succeed, They Assumed She Would Fail (detail)
The Brown Paper Bag Test
The Brown Paper Test
Don't Call Me Abuela