Bio / CV

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Andres L. Hernandez is a Chicago-based artist-designer-educator who works to re-imagine the physical, social, and cultural environments we inhabit. Over the last two decades, he has worked within a variety of institutions to develop innovative art and design curricula; to assist with research, installation, and educational activities for museum exhibitions; and to organize collaborative, community-based artworks.

Hernandez received his Bachelor of Architecture degree from Cornell University and a Master of Arts in Art Education degree from the School of the Art Institute of Chicago, where he is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Art Education. Hernandez has also been a Lead Artist with the Teens Re-Imagining Art, Community & Environment (TRACE) program of the Chicago Park District since 2006, and is co-founder of Revival Arts Collective, a network of citizen activists committed to using arts and culture as a catalyst for community redevelopment in the city of Chicago.