Lauren Moya Ford is an artist, writer, and teacher currently based in Texas and Spain. Recent awards include the Cynthia Woods Mitchell Center Fellowship for Interdisciplinary Art and the Frank Freed Travel Grant for research in Mexico City. She has participated in performances and exhibitions at the Museum of Fine Arts Houston Hirsch Library, Blaffer Art Museum, Temple University, and Rice University. Her essays have been published in exhibition catalogs at the Municipal Museum of Lalín, Spain and the University of Coimbra, Portugal. Lauren writes about Spanish and Portuguese contemporary art in her blog Vigo Expo (www.vigoexpo.com).