Meet Frank Juarez

Hello! I’m Frank Juarez. I am a gallery director, award winning art educator, artist, author, presenter, and arts advocate.

 

Frank Juarez brings 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, national, and international artists to collaborate and exhibit in Wisconsin.

 

Background

Frank Juarez is actively involved in the Wisconsin Art Education Association and the National Art Education Association. He has served on the following arts organizations: Milwaukee Area Teachers of Art, Milwaukee Artist Resource Network, Arts Wisconsin, and the Cedarburg Cultural Center. He has presented at local universities, colleges, galleries, and artist groups on Professional Practices for Artists: Business of Art.

Timeline

2007 – founder of the Sheboygan Visual Artists

2011 – opened the Frank Juarez Gallery in Sheboygan and relocated to Milwaukee, Wisconsin

2013 – publisher of Artdose Art Guide (now Artdose Magazine)

2014 – founder of The Midwest Artist Studios Project and The 365 Artists 365 Days Project

2015 – publisher of The FRANK & CO WI art e-newsletter,  awarded the 2015 Wisconsin Art Education Association Teacher of the Year

2016 – awarded the 2016 National Art Education Association Wisconsin Art Educator of the Year, co-founded the Randall Frank Contemporary Art Collection Artist Grant Program

2018 – elected to serve on the National Art Education Foundation Board of Trustees and has been awarded the 2018 Herb Kohl Educational Foundation Teacher Fellows

2019 – awarded the 2019 National Secondary Art Educator Award

 

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

 

Projects:

Artdose Magazine

FRANK & CO WI art e-newsletter

Midwest Artist Studios Project

365 Artists 365 Days Project

 

 

Connect with Frank on Instagram.

 


NEWS

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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