Frank Juarez brings nineteen years of art education and arts management experience organizing local and regional art exhibitions, community art events, facilitating professional development workshops, and advocating for art education. 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.
Juarez is actively involved with the Wisconsin Art Education Association and the National Art Education Association and has served on the following arts organizations: 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. He is the founder of The Midwest Artist Studios and The 365 Artists 365 Days Project. In 2013, he founded Artdose Magazine. In 2015, he was awarded the 2015 Wisconsin Art Education Association Teacher of the Year and in 2016, awarded the 2016 National Art Education Association Wisconsin Art Educator of the Year. In 2018, he was elected to serve on the National Art Education Foundation Board of Trustees and has been awarded the 2018 Herb Kohl Educational Foundation Teacher Fellows Award. In 2019, he was awarded the National Secondary Art Educator Award. Recently, he is serving on the Milwaukee Artist Resource Network Curatorial Advisory Council.
Photo by Pat Ryan.