Juan Molina Hernández

 

Education            

BFA in Photography, Northern Illinois University, DeKalb, IL (May 2016)


 

Selected Exhibitions

2018

Generation Zero (organized by Carla Paredes), Riverside Art Museum, Riverside, CA

 

2015

Dick Blick Juried Student Art Show (Juried by Liz Lazdins), Best in Show, Jack Olson Gallery, DeKalb, IL

The Weight of Being (Juried by Felicia Holman), Gallery 214, DeKalb, IL

On Being, North Branch Arts Center, Chicago, IL

Alumni Show (Curated by Jenna Goeringer), Sauk Gallery, West Aurora High School, Aurora, IL

 

2014

Evanston + Vicinity Biennial (Juried by Allison Peters Quinn and Sergio Gomez) Evanston Art Center, Evanston, IL

Feel of Color (Curated by Luis Sahagun) White Ripple Gallery & Co., Hammond, IN

 

2013

Dick Blick Juried Student Art Show (Juried by Philip Soosloff), First Place in the Freshmen and Sophomore Category, Jack Olson Gallery, DeKalb, IL

 

2012

Dreams and Mirrors: Emerging Latino Artists (Curated by Rena Church), Aurora Public Art Commission, Aurora, IL

 

2011

Portfolio (Juried), Elmhurst Art Museum, Elmhurst, IL


 

Residencies

2018

ACRE Residency, Steuben, WI

 

 

Selected Recognitions

2015

OLE (Organization of Latinos at Exelon) Scholarship, OLE, Chicago, IL

Northern Illinois University School of Art Continuing Student Art Award, Northern Illinois University, DeKalb, IL

University Honors Program Partial Tuition Waiver, Northern Illinois University, DeKalb, IL

 

2014

Forward, Together Forward Scholar, Northern Illinois University, DeKalb, IL

Illinois Latino Legislative Caucus Foundation (ILLCF) Scholarship, ILLCF, Chicago, IL

Student Involvement and Leadership Development Leadership Award, Northern Illinois University, DeKalb, IL

 

2013

University Honors Program Partial Tuition Waiver, Northern Illinois University, DeKalb, IL

 

2012

Center for Latino and Latin American Studies Scholarship, Northern Illinois University, DeKalb, IL

 

2011

Silver Medal in Painting (Nationals), The Scholastic Art and Writing Awards, New York, NY

School of Art Tuition Scholarship Award for Incoming Freshmen (two years), Northern Illinois University, DeKalb, IL


 

Lectures

2015

When you leave. Artist Lecture, Sauk Gallery, West Aurora High School, Aurora, IL


 

Experience

Digitization Technician (April 2018-Present)

Newberry Library, Chicago, IL

       

Reference Assistant (October 2016-March-2018)

Aurora Public Library West Branch, Aurora, IL

 

Photo Archives Summer Intern (May 2016-August 2016)

Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago, Chicago, IL

 

Graphic Design Intern (January 2016-April 2016)

Illinois LAtino Council of Higher Education (ILACHE), Chicago, IL

 

Museum Assistant (August 2015-May 2016)

Northern Illinois University Art Museum, DeKalb, IL

 

Community Engagement Summer Intern (May 2015-August 2015)

Gallery 400, Chicago, IL

 

Marketing Summer Intern (June 2015-August 2015)

Triple Threat Mentoring, Aurora, IL

 

Co-Founder and Co-Coordinator (August 2014-May 2016)

Panchromatic Art Collective, Northern Illinois University, DeKalb, IL

 

Photography Lab Attendant (August 2013-May 2016)

Northern Illinois University School of Art, DeKalb, IL

 

Northern Lights Ambassador for the School of Art (August 2012-May 2015)

Office of Student Engagement and Experiential Learning, Northern Illinois University, DeKalb, IL