On May 17, 2023, I was awarded the 2023 Distinguished Alumni Award for Professional Achievement: Bachelor of Arts & Sciences. The award was presented by Dr. Kareem Muhammad, Dean of the Bachelor of Arts & Sciences. It is truly an honor to receive this award. I would like to thank Kim Frederking ’98 for the… Read More Frank Juárez Receives 2023 Distinguished Alumni Award for Professional Accomplishment: Bachelor of Arts & Sciences
Frank Juárez What does an art education convention look like will be answered differently by those that have attended one in the past or recently. For me, my participation started in the early 2000’s as an attendee. For many attendees, we listen to presenters from across the globe sharing best practices, strategies, projects, curriculum, etc… Read More What Does An Art Education Convention Look Like?
Are postcards a thing of the past? Or are we still embracing this tangible and historical artifact? These two questions prompted me to go through hundreds of postcards that I have collected for 15+ years and I was curious as to how many postcards I have from Wisconsin art galleries, arts centers, and art museums.… Read More Wisconsin Art Exhibition Postcards
I have been waiting to get the okay to share the following news. I have been accepted to be part of a virtual, nationwide Professional Learning Community (PLC) focused on Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion; Social Emotional Learning, and Teacher leadership in standards-based arts instruction. The program is called Connected Art Networks (CAN). Over the course… Read More Introducing 2022 Connected Arts Network Visual Art Educators
Frank Juárez Bid Here opens March 5, 2022 and closes March 12, 2022 Beginning March 5th, The National Art Education Foundation (NAEF) will facilitate a Sheperd Fairey Print art auction. This is the silent auction of the Shepard Fairey prints, a collection of 8 works, including pieces from the We the People series, generously donated… Read More NAEF Silent Auction of Signed Shepard Fairey Prints Opens March 5, 2022 (Online)
Join Frank and 38 other Wisconsin artists on Saturday, January 25th from 1-5pm for an artist reception at the Museum of Wisconsin Art, 205 Veterans Avenue in West Bend, WI. [link] Frank will be on a panel discussing various topics relating to the business side of art, professional development, and more. Artists register at wisconsinart.org/artists.… Read More Upcoming Events: Wisconsin Artists Biennial and Emerging Artist Forum at the Museum of Wisconsin Art
My last road trip through the Midwest concluded on July 17, 2016 at approximately 6:00pm (CST). This one was one of the best road trips I’ve had with quite a few challenges during the 2,800+ mile journey. To date I have traveled to 18 cities/towns in 12 states driving 5,000+ miles in the span of a… Read More Final Thoughts from Frank Juarez: Year 3 MAS Project