Andres L. Hernandez


Andres L. Hernandez (co-founder) is an artist-designer-educator who works both independently and collaboratively to interpret, critique, and re-imagine the physical, social, and cultural environments we inhabit. Over the last 16 years, Andres has worked within a variety of institutions to develop and implement innovative art and design curricula; train educators and youth program staff in arts-integrated curricula and project-based learning; assist with research, planning, installation, and educational activities for museum exhibitions; and organize collaborative, community-based art projects throughout the city of Chicago.

Andres 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 has been an Assistant Professor in the Department of Art Education since 2006. He is concurrently employed as Lead Artist with the Teens Re-Imagining Art, Community & Environment (TRACE) program of the Chicago Park District, and maintains an active studio practice.