C.V.

Frank Juárez

born 1975, Carrizo Springs, Texas
lives and works in Sheboygan, Wisconsin

Education

  • 2004
    • Masters in Educational Leadership, Marian College, Fond du Lac, Wisconsin
  • 2000
    • Teacher Certification, Carroll University, Waukesha, Wisconsin
  • 1997
    • Bachelor of Science, Carroll University, Waukesha, Wisconsin

Teaching Experience

  • 01/06 – present
    • Sheboygan North High School, Sheboygan, Wisconsin
  • 02/16 – 08/18
    • Vermont College of Fine Arts, Montpelier, Vermont
  • 09/01 – 01/06
    • Riverview Alternative Programs, Sheboygan, Wisconsin

Courses Taught

Art Foundations 1/2, Senior Art 1/2, Art Foundations 3/4, Drawing Intensive, 3D Design, Introduction to Digital Artistry, Drawing/Painting 1 & 2, Independent Art, Portfolio 1 & 2, AP Studio Art 1 & 2

Visiting Artists & Scholar Programs

  • 2022
    • Connected Arts Network (CAN), Alexandria, Virginia
  • 2016
    • Thatcher School, Artist in Residence Program, Ojai, California

Artist Programs

  • 2019
    • Kansas City Art Institute, Educator ArtLab, Kansas City, Missouri
  • 2012
    • Cedarburg Cultural Center, Artist in Residence Program, Cedarburg, Wisconsin
  • 2010
    • ArtMail Cubicle Chronicles, Data Dog Marketing, Milwaukee, Wisconsin
    • Teacher Institute in Contemporary Art, Mentor, School of the Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, Illinois
  • 2009
    • Teacher Institute in Contemporary Art, Alumni Session, School of the Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, Illinois
  • 2008
    • Teacher Institute in Contemporary Art, Participant, School of the Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, Illinois

Solo Exhibitions

  • 2022
    • “A Sense of Space”, UW-Oshkosh, Art Annex Gallery
  • 2016
    • “EL”, Project Space 314, Ripon, Wisconsin
  • 2016
    • “Playing in the Dark”, Prak Sis Gallery, Chicago, Illinois
  • 2015
    • The Unexpected Vista, Brickton Art Center, Park Ridge, Illinois 2011 North Shore Presbyterian Church, Shorewood, Wisconsin

Selected Group Exhibitions

  • 2022
    • TMA Contemporary, Trout Museum of Art, Appleton, Wisconsin
  • 2021
    • Secura Insurance 41st Annual Exhibition, Trout Museum of Art, Appleton, Wisconsin.
  • 2020
    • The Rockford Midwestern Biennial 2020, Rockford Art Museum, Rockford, Illinois Wisconsin
    • Visual Artists Biennial, Museum of Wisconsin Art, West Bend, Wisconsin
  • 2019
    • Equilibrium, University of Wisconsin – La Crosse, La Crosse, Wisconsin
    • MKE Influencers, Var West Gallery, Milwaukee, Wisconsin
  • 2017
    • “The Wake: Aftermath after an Election”, The Draw, Appleton, Wisconsin
  • 2016
    • Thelma Sadoff Center for the Arts, Juried Membership Show, Fond du Lac, Wisconsin
  • 2015
    • Carroll Faculty and Alumni Show, Carroll University, Waukesha, Wisconsin
    • 45 North 2, Thelma Sadoff Center for the Arts, Fond du Lac, Wisconsin
    • Thelma Sadoff Center for the Arts, Juried Membership Show, Fond du Lac, Wisconsin
  • 2014
    • 45 North, Thelma Sadoff Center for the Arts, Fond du Lac, Wisconsin
    • Thelma Sadoff Center for the Arts, Juried Membership Show, Fond du Lac, Wisconsin
  • 2012
    • Drawn from Life: Three Art Alumni, Carroll University, Waukesha, Wisconsin
    • Abstraction: The Language of Art, Cedarburg Cultural Center, Cedarburg, Wisconsin
    • Sche-ma-ta, UW-Sheboygan Fine Arts Gallery, Sheboygan, Wisconsin
  • 2011
    • Luckystar, Milwaukee Gallery Night, Milwaukee, Wisconsin
    • Wisconsin Artists Biennial 2011, Anderson Art Center, Kenosha, Wisconsin
    • INDIANA GREEN 2011, EFFJAY PROJEKTS Gallery, Sheboygan, Wisconsin
    • Little Show, Cedarburg Cultural Center, Cedarburg, Wisconsin
  • 2010
    • Art Alumni Exhibition, Carroll University, Waukesha, Wisconsin
    • Sheboygan Visual Artists, UW-Sheboygan, Sheboygan, Wisconsin
    • Milwaukee Area Teachers of Art, Membership Exhibition, Milwaukee, Wisconsin
    • John Michael Kohler Arts Center, Eight Counties, Sheboygan, Wisconsin
    • The Little Show: Miniature Art Exhibit, Cedarburg Cultural Center, Cedarburg, Wisconsin
  • 2009
    • MARNsalon III, Hotel of the Arts, Milwaukee, Wisconsin
    • SVA Juried Exhibition, Lakeland College, Plymouth, Wisconsin
    • Wisconsin Artist Biennial, Rahr-West Art Museum, Manitowoc, Wisconsin
    • MATA Membership Exhibition, 100 E. Building, Milwaukee, Wisconsin
    • SVA Membership Exhibition, EBCO ArtWorks, Sheboygan, Wisconsin
    • The Little Show: Miniature Art Exhibit, Cedarburg Cultural Center, Cedarburg, Wisconsin
  • 2008
    • Instant Art Show, Main Street Arts, Hilbert, Wisconsin
    • Spackle Gallery, Mnemonic: Visual Echoes, Milwaukee, Wisconsin
    • Sheboygan Visual Artists, Membership Exhibition, Sheboygan, Wisconsin
  • 2007
    • Reuss Federal Plaza Exhibition, Milwaukee, Wisconsin
    • Milwaukee Area Teachers of Art, Drawing, Print, & Photography Show, Waukesha, Wisconsin
  • 2006
    • John Michael Kohler Art Center, A Better World Exhibition, Sheboygan, Wisconsin

Honors and Awards

  • 2022
    • Wisconsin Visual Art Achievement Award, K-12 art education, Museum of Wisconsin Art, West Bend, Wisconsin
  • 2019
    • National Art Education Association National Secondary Art Educator of the Year Award 2018 Herb Kohl Educational Foundation 2018 Teacher Fellowship
  • 2017
    • Keynote Speaker, Illinois Art Education Association Conference, St. Charles, Illinois 2016 National Art Education Association Art Educator of the Year – Wisconsin
  • 2015
    • Wisconsin Art Education Association Art Educator of the Year
  • 2011
    • Little Show, Cedarburg Cultural Center, Honorable Mention, Untitled P3,#3, Cedarburg, Wisconsin
  • 2010
    • Milwaukee Area Teachers of Art, Membership Exhibition, “People’s Choice Award” for Yellowbar, Milwaukee, Wisconsin
  • 2009
    • Wisconsin Art Education Association Outstanding Art Educator- Secondary Division
    • SVA Juried Exhibition, Best of Show, Lakeland College, Plymouth, Wisconsin
    • Milwaukee Area Teachers of Art, Membership Exhibition, The Howard Schroedter Award, Milwaukee, Wisconsin
  • 2003
    • Milwaukee Area Teachers of Art, Membership Exhibition, Cash Award, Milwaukee, Wisconsin

Projects

  • Artdose Magazine (2013 – Present)
  • Indiana Green Invitational, curator (2010 – Present)
  • Frank Juarez Gallery (2011 – 2019)
  • Midwest Artist Studios Project, founder (2014 – 2016)
  • 365 Artists 365 Days Project, founder (2014 – 2015)
  • Barrow & Juarez Contemporary Art Gallery (2006 – 2008)

Juror

  • 2022
    • Rockford Art Museum Midwestern Biennial, Rockford, Illinois
    • RAM Fellowship, Racine Art Museum, Racine, Wisconsin
    • Roots: New Growth, Center for the Visual Arts, Wausau, Wisconsin
    • Miller Art Museum 47th Juried Annual Exhibition, Sturgeon Bay, Wisconsin
  • 2021
    • 30x30x30 Exhibition, Var Gallery, Milwaukee, Wisconsin
    • Teeny, Tiny, BOLD Exhibition, Rountree Gallery, Platteville, Wisconsin

Curatorial

  • 2021
    • “The Money $how”, Saint Kate Arts Hotel, Milwaukee, Wisconsin
    • Indiana Green Invitational, Center for the Visual Arts, Wausau, Wisconsin
    • Honey and Ace x Artdose Magazine Exhibition, Honey and Ace, Sheboygan, Wisconsin
  • 2020
    • “From the Studios”, Peninsula School of Art, Fish Creek, Wisconsin
    • “WRAP Program Exhibition”, Beloit Art Center, Beloit, Wisconsin
    • Indiana Green Invitational, Between Two Galleries, Walker’s Point, Wisconsin

Presentations

  • 2022
    • “Designing A Post-Pandemic Artist-in-Residency Program”, National Art Education Association Convention, New York City, New York
  • 2021
    • “Designing A Post-Pandemic Artist-in-Residency Program”, National Art Education Association Convention, Wisconsin Rapids, Wisconsin
    • “Secondary Best Practices and Exemplary Lessons: In/Outside Art and Art Education (2019 Award winner), National Art Education Association (virtual)
    • “Navigating A Career In Art”, Ripon College, Wisconsin (virtual)
  • 2020 
    • “How to Create a Virtual Art Exhibition”, Wisconsin Art Education Association, Wisconsin (virtual) 
    • “Secondary Best Practices & Exemplary Lessons: In/Outside of Art and Art Education, Wisconsin Art Education Association, Wisconsin (virtual)
    • “Secondary Best Practices & Exemplary Lessons: In/Outside of Art and Art Education, National Art Education Association, Minneapolis, Minnesota
    • “Secondary Best Practices & Exemplary Lessons: Embracing Failure, National Art Education Association, Minneapolis, Minnesota
    • “Social Networking via Skype”, National Art Education Association, Minneapolis, Wisconsin
    • “Building Communities Through Arts Education”, Rahr-West Art Museum, Manitowoc, Wisconsin
  • 2019
    • “Social Networking via Skype”, Wisconsin Art Education Association, Manitowoc, Wisconsin
    • “Professional Practices for Artists, Business of Art”, Frank Juarez Gallery, Milwaukee, Wisconsin
    • “Six Ways to Impact your Art Program”, National Art Education Association Convention, Boston, Massachusetts
    • “Six Ways to Navigate the Art World”, Milwaukee Institute of Art & Design, Milwaukee, Wisconsin.
  • 2018
    • “Professional Practices for Artists”, Green Lake Renewal. Green Lake, Wisconsin
    • Beyond the Fold”, Milwaukee Institute in Art & Design, Milwaukee, Wisconsin
    • “Professional Practices for Artists”, Wisconsin Design Craft Council. Milwaukee, Wisconsin
  • 2017 
    • “Building and Growing a Successful Art Business: How to develop your passion into a meaningful career”, Launch Wisconsin, Lambeau Field
    • “A Balance Between Art Educator, Artist, and Gallery Director”, Keynote speech, Illinois Art Education Association, St. Charles, Illinois
    • “A Meditation in Movement: Exploring Space”, Illinois Art Education Association, St. Charles, Illinois ‘DIY Gallery: A Deeper Look into the 365 Artists 365 Days Project’, Wisconsin Art Education Association Conference, Fort Atkinson, Wisconsin
    • “DIY Gallery: A Deeper Look into the 365 Artists 365 Days Project”, National Art Education Association Convention, New York
  • 2016 
    • DIY Gallery: A Deeper Look into the 365 Artists 365 Days Project”, Wisconsin Art Education Association Convention, La Crosse, Wisconsin
  • 2015
    • 365 Artists 365 Days Project: Connecting Visual Literacy to Textual Literacy”, National Art Education Association, New Orleans, Louisiana
    • “Living a creative lift as an art educator, gallery owner, and artist”, Lawrence University, Appleton, Wisconsin “Midwest Artist Studios Project”, Wisconsin Art Education Association Conference, Lawrence University, Appleton, Wisconsin
    • “365 Artists 365 Days Project: Connecting Visual Literacy to Textual Literacy”, Wisconsin Art Education Association Conference, Lawrence University, Appleton, Wisconsin
  • 2014 
    • Midwest Artist Studios Project”, Wisconsin Art Education Association Conference, Lawrence University, Appleton, Wisconsin
    • “365 Artists 365 Days Project: Connecting Visual Literacy to Textual Literacy”, Wisconsin Art Education Association Conference, Lawrence University, Appleton, Wisconsin
  • 2013 
    • Pathway to Success: A Plan Worth Practicing”, St. Norbert College, De Pere, Wisconsin
    • “Pathway to Success: A Plan Worth Practicing”, UW-Milwaukee, Milwaukee, Wisconsin
  • 2012
    • “Pathway to Success: A Plan Worth Practicing”, UW-Milwaukee, Milwaukee, Wisconsin Water’s Edge Artist Presentation, Sheboygan, Wisconsin
  • 2011
    • “Business of Art | Art of Business”, Bay View Arts Guild, Milwaukee, Wisconsin

Publications

  • Juarez, F. Co-editor’s Letter, Contemporary Art. SchoolArts Magazine. April 2022.
  • Juarez, F. “Designing A Post-Pandemic Artist-in-Residency Program”. SchoolArts Magazine. April 2022.
  • Juarez, F. “SchoolArts Collection: Contemporary Art”, Foreword
  • Juarez, F & Hoelzer, C. “Here We Make Our Home: Sharing Art Through A Community Exhibition. Pages 66-69.
  • Juarez. F. “The Money $how: Cash, Labor, Capitalism, & Collage”, Kolaj Magazine. Preface.
  • Juarez, F. “Embracing Contemporary Art”. SchoolArts Magazine. April 2021. Pages 11 and 41.
  • Juarez, F. “Pandemic, Protests, and Perseverance”. SchoolArts Magazine. January 2021. Page 12.
  • Juarez. F. “A Conversation with Dyani White Hawk”. SchoolArts Magazine. April 2020. Pages 26-29.
  • Juarez, F. “There Are Other Kinds Of Perfection: The Art of Stuart Howland”. Kolaj Magazine. November 2019. Pages 14-17. Juarez. F. “Nick Cave: Sound Off”. SchoolArts Magazine. March 2018. Pages 17-19.
  • Salas, Francisco Rafael. “With new gallery, Frank Juarez extends role as artistic advocate”. Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. April 23, 2017.
  • Juarez. F. “Pastry Delights”. SchoolArts Magazine. September 2017. Pages 22-23.
  • Juarez. F. “New Marks: New Discoveries”. SchoolArts Magazine. September 2016. Pages 32-33.
  • Juarez. F. “10 Tips for New Art Teachers”. SchoolArts Magazine. April 2016. Pages 38-39.
  • Juarez, F. “The Germ Project”. SchoolArts Magazine. January 2016. Pages 36-37.
  • Juarez, F; Block, E; Ryan, P; Fritsch, J. “Studio Culture: One the Road with the Midwest Artist Studios”. National Art Education Association: Art Education Journal. September 2015. Pages 46-54.
  • Phillips, R. “Time Management Solutions from Proactive Artrepreneurs”. Professional Artist Magazine. September 2012. Pages 10-11.
  • Schultz, D. “Special PROJEKTS: Artist and educator Frank Juarez puts all considerable energy into new gallery”. Lakeshore Living Magazine. March 2011. Page 36.
  • Ng-Williams, S. “Layers of Meaning: Frank Juarez Gets Under the Skin”. Milwaukee Home & Fine Living Magazine. June 2010, Page 34.
  • Phillips, R. “How to Launch and Sustain a Successful Artists Organization”. Art Calendar Magazine. February 2010. Pages 22-25.
  • Phillips, R. “Artists Who Inspire”. Art Calendar Magazine. November 2009. Page(s) 8-10.

Interviews

  • Juarez, F (2021, July). Authentic Obsessions Podcast. Interview by Margret Petrie.
  • Juarez. F (2020, October). K12 Art Chat Podcast. Davis Publication. Interview by Laura and Matt Grundler.
  • Juarez. F (2020, September). Box Office Insider Podcast. Interview by Sara Meyer, Carroll University.
  • Juarez, F. (2017, October). WCBX Yale University Radio. Interview by Brainard Carey.
  • Juarez. F (2017, June). Building and Growing a Successful Art Business: How to develop your passion into a meaningful career”, News Talk 1150 WHBY/103.5 FM.
  • “Artspeak Radio live with Midwest Arts Studio, Frank Juarez, Joe Bussell, Larry Thomas, Bruce Burstert, and Charlotte Street Foundation”. August 17, 2016.

Memberships & Positions

  • National Art Education Association Connected Arts Network | Member, 2022 – present
  • Carroll University Wisconsin Collection Advisory Board | 2022 – present
  • National Art Education Foundation | Communications Chair, 2022 – present
  • Bergstrom-Mahler Museum of Glass | Board of Directors, 2021 – 2024
  • National Art Education Foundation | Board of Trustees, 2018 – present
  • Milwaukee Artist Resource Network | Curatorial Advisory Committee, 2020 – present
  • Wisconsin Academic Standards in Art & Design Writing Team | Member, 2019 – 2022
  • Wisconsin Art Education Association | Past-President, 2013 – 2015
  • Wisconsin Art Education Association | President, 2011 – 2013
  • Arts Wisconsin | Board of Directors, 2010 – 2013
  • Cedarburg Cultural Center | Board of Directors, 2012 – 2014
  • National Art Education Association | Delegate, 2009 – 2013
  • Milwaukee Artist Resource Network | Board Member, 2010 – 2012
  • Carroll University Art Advisory Council | Member, 2010 – 2012
  • Sheboygan Visual Artists | Founder, 2007
  • Wisconsin Art Education Association | North East Vice-President, 2003 – 2007
  • Milwaukee Area Teachers of Art | President, 2003 – 2004

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