Meet Frank Juarez

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

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Frank Juárez brings decades of art education and arts management experience organizing local and regional art exhibitions, community art events, facilitating presentations, supporting artists through grant programs, and offering professional development workshops. Frank is in the forefront of promoting Wisconsin artists, as well as attracting regional, national, and international artists to collaborate and exhibit in Wisconsin. Frank’s projects include Artdose Magazine, Artdose artist talks, “365 Artists 365 Days,” “Midwest Artist Studios Project”, and the Indiana Green exhibition.

Frank Juarez is the art department chair at Sheboygan North High School , contributing editor of SchoolArts Magazine, and publisher of Artdose Magazine.

photo credit: Jon Erlien

Published: July 6, 2021

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In this episode, Frank Juárez shares his interest in reading and how it has paved his path in the art world. Also, shares his passion for art, supporting artists, and building art community throughout the state of Wisconsin.

About In The Act Podcast


Hosted by Erica Huntzinger, In The Act is a program on process and the creative life. Creativity does not just stop and start with artists; we all make aesthetic or guiding decisions. Our aim is to talk through the process and investigate how we choose to express ourselves and live creatively. We are connecting with people about their lives.

Published: July 30, 2021


Portfolio:

Artdose Magazine

Artdose Magazine Weekly art e-newsletter

Midwest Artist Studios Project

365 Artists 365 Days Project  

Frank Juarez Gallery 

Sheboygan Visual Artists

Connect with Frank on Instagram.


NEWS

June 2021

On June 30th, I was officially welcomed to the Bergstrom-Mahler Museum of Glass’s Board of Directors. 

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March 2021

On March 7, 2021, Frank Juarez presented virtually during the 2021 National Art Education Association. This presentation tapped into integrating the art world into the art room as a multi-dimensional approach to student learning, rigor, and college/career readiness. Video courtesy of the National Art Education Association.

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April 2020

In mid-April I joined the Milwaukee Artist Resource Network;s (MARN) Curatorial Advisory Committee.

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September 22, 2020

In this episode, Sara Meyer, Promotions and Events Manager for Visual and Performing Arts at Carroll University, talks to Carroll alumnus Frank Juarez (’97) about his Carroll journey from pre-med to art, as well as some of his many post-grad achievements. His accomplishments include winning National Art Educator of the Year, founding Sheboygan Visual Artists, opening Frank Juarez Gallery, and  Artdose Magazine.

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August 7, 2020

On July 17th, 2020 the following 14 local and national arts professionals came together to record a discussion on “The Role of the Traditional Gallery amid George Floyd and Black Lives Matter Protests. America, What Now?”

This video captures a panel discussion on the role of the traditional gallery in the world today as we address systemic issues of race and injustice in this country. The Alice Wilds is focused on promoting art and artists and we acknowledge the need to address these difficult topics and hope to stimulate constructive and sincere conversations for galleries, artists, and our patrons on what practicing anti-racism means in today’s society, and more specifically inside the art world.

This discussion was moderated by Tyanna Buie, artist and educator. Panelists & Contributors included the following gallery owners, curators, artists, and community arts advocates from Wisconsin, Illinois, New York, and New Mexico: Anais Duplan (Panelist), Jenie Gao (Panelist), Michelle Grabner (Panelist), Josh Hintz (Panelist), Frank Juarez (Panelist), Leah Kolb (Panelist), Lucy Mensah, PhD  (Panelist), Polly Morris, PhD (Panelist), Maureen Ragalie (Panelist), John Riepenhoff (Panelist), John Sobczak (Panelist), Kylee Aragon Wallis (Panelist), and Deb Brehmer (Contributor), Simone DeSousa (Contributor )

An extra special thank you to feather ( @feather_chiaverini )

The podcast version is available on the following platforms:

Exciting news! The Alice Wilds & Tyanna Buie-The Role of The Traditional Gallery-George Floyd-BLM-What Now?!, is now available on Overcast and Breaker

Video and podcast courtesy of The Alice Wilds and Tyanna Buie.


March 12, 2020

Success Magazine, July/August 2020


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May 9, 2019

Art Advocate: Frank Juarez Impacts Students, Community Through Love of Art by Dave Dahmer, Madison365.com

“Personally, I feel like art has been my salvation, in a way,” says Frank Juarez. “Where I grew up in Milwaukee, there was a lot of crime and a lot of vandalism and a lot of gangs. So, focusing on my art was my way of avoiding that. Read more.


 


 


PRESS

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.

    Arno

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