Meet Frank Juarez

Hello! I’m Frank Juarez. I am a gallery director, art educator, artist, author, presenter, and arts advocate living and working in Sheboygan, Wisconsin.

I am a gallery director, art educator, artist, author, advocate, and community arts leader.

I bring over a decade of art education and arts management experience organizing local and regional art exhibitions, community art events, facilitating presentations, supporting artists through grant programs, and professional development workshops. This has placed him in the forefront of promoting Wisconsin artists, networking, and attracting regional and national artists to collaborate and exhibit in Wisconsin.

I am actively involved in the Wisconsin Art Education Association and the National Art Education Association. I have served on the following arts organizations: Milwaukee Artist Resource Network, Arts Wisconsin, and the Cedarburg Cultural Center. I am the founder of the Sheboygan Visual Artists. In 2011, I opened the Frank Juarez Gallery in Sheboygan and has relocated to Milwaukee. I have presented at local universities, colleges, galleries, and artist groups on Professional Practices for Artists: Business of Art. I am the founder of two projects focused on contemporary art and art education called The Midwest Artist Studios and the 365 Artists 365 Days Project. In 2015, I was awarded the 2015 Wisconsin Art Education Association Teacher of the Year and in 2016, I was awarded the 2016 National Art Education Association Wisconsin Art Educator of the Year and co-founded the Randall Frank Contemporary Art Collection Artist Grant Program. Recently, I have been elected to serve on the National Art Education Foundation Board of Trustees and have been awarded the 2018 Herb Kohl Educational Foundation Teacher Fellows Award.

I am the art department chair at Sheboygan North High School, faculty at the Vermont College of Fine Arts, and contributing editor of SchoolArts Magazine.

Photo by Lois Bielefeld.


Milwaukee Journal Sentinel / TAP

April 23, 2017

With new gallery, Frank Juarez extends role as artistic advocate by Rafael Francisco Salas [link]

Shepherd Express

April 12, 2017

Frank Juarez Gallery Opens Gallery in Third Ward by Kat Kneevers [link]

3 thoughts on “Meet Frank Juarez

  1. Frank,

    Great work on this blog. You are so passionate about the arts it is quite impressive and inspirational. I also think that our writing style is clear and easy to follow. Thanks for sharing your passion with me and the rest of the art community. I can’t wait to meet you once you are in Chicago.


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