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Nicole Marroquin

2017 Make a Wave
Make a Wave Recipient

Nicole Marroquin is a teacher, educator, and artist whose work explores belonging and spatial justice. She has been researching student uprisings in Chicago Public Schools dating between 1967-74. In 2018 she participated in a Project Development Innovation Lab at the Magnum Foundation, and in 2017 she was in-residence at the Chicago Cultural Center where she worked with youth to create Future Community, which she exhibited at the Jane Addams Hull House Museum in 2019.

In 2019 she presented projects at the Kochi Biennale, New School, Newberry Library, DePaul Art Museum, Columbia College Chicago, Jane Addams Hull House Museum, and the University of Pittsburgh. She is an Associate Professor at the School of the Art Institute of Chicago.

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Nicole Marroquin has crowd-funded a project with 3AP

  • Raising an Invisible Monument

    • $6,342 raised of $5,000 goal
    • 0 Days 0:00:00 LEFT
      • 3Arts matched
      • 127% funded

    For several years I’ve been researching and teaching curriculum that focuses on the history of youth organizing for civil rights during the 1960-70s in Chicago. The important role that middle and high school students played in the movement is relatively …

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