Gabriella’s research focuses on visual culture and materiality in Pre-Hispanic Latin America. She has a special interest in ancient mural wall paintings, temples and tombs from Mexico, Guatemala and Peru. She previously held internships at the Princeton University Art Museum and the Metropolitan Museum of Art. Gabriella earned her BA in the History of Art from the University of California, Berkeley in 2018. Her honors thesis, titled “‘Graffiti’ as Image Making: Pictorial Incisions at Huaca de la Luna,” explored the interpretation and documentation of ancient graffiti imagery incised into polychrome murals and sculpted reliefs in the Moche Valley of ancient Peru (ca. 280-850 CE).