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Rex Koontz

Rex Koontz

Professor, Director School of Art

Office: Fine Arts Building, Room 104B
Phone: 713-743-3001

Rex Koontz’s research focuses on the public sculpture of Ancient Mesoamerica and including the books Lightning Gods and Feathered Serpents (University of Texas Press, 2009) and Organized Violence in the Art and Architecture of Mesoamerica (with Heather Orr, UCLA, 2009). Other books include Landscape and Power in Ancient Mesoamerica, edited with Kathryn Reese-Taylor and Annabeth Headrick, and Mexico (editions in 2002, 2008, and 2013) with Michael Coe. Prof. Koontz teaches courses in Pre-Columbian Art.