Juan-Carlos is a studio artist who partners with art organizations such as Chicago Arts Partnerships in Education (CAPE), Chicago Public Schools, community centers, park districts, etc. teaching a variety of arts including modern, cultural, rigorous arts education integration and mural making through out the city of Chicago. His teachings have brought him into numerous neighborhoods through out the city of Chicago, Detroit, and West Africa.
Some of his past murals include “We March, We Dance, We Sing for Freedom” displayed at the Martin Luther King Jr. Family Recreational Center on 76th and Racine, a 8 x 20 ft. A mural commemorating the Japanese American Service Committee’s 60th Anniversary on Clark and Montrose (located in the center), “Here We Are, We Are Here”, a Christopher House Bricolage Mural Logan Square that consists of acrylic paint, mosaic, sculpture and bronze.
A 78 square ft. mosaic mural promoting “Tolerance & Diversity” adorning the front entrance of Beulah Shoe Smith in Hyde Park. A 255 sq. ft. mural titled, “We The People” Mile of Murals Project in Rogers Park. And was brought in to help bring to light a 1200 square ft. bricolage mural titled, “Reaching Back, Moving Forward, Lest We Forget the Song of 47th Street” (located on 47th street/Lake Park Ave) and many more community neighborhood murals.