Juan-Carlos is a recipient of the 2018 3ARTS Chandler Award.
3Arts works to sustain and promote artists in the six-county Chicago metropolitan area. Our focus on women artists, artists of color, and artists with disabilities stems from the need for a diversity of voices and visions to be supported if our city is to prosper and inspire.
THE CHICAGO ACT COLLECTIVE
Juan-Carlos is part of The Chicago Act Collective, a group of socially & politically engaged artists that create many forms of resistance through the use of art that promote collaboration and dialogue across multiple communities that reflect and respond to current and local needs identified by those directly impacted.
Chicago Arts Partnerships in Education
Juan-Carlos 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, Detroit and West Africa.