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Miguel Aguilar

Teaching Arts
Visual Artist

Artist, educator, and researcher Miguel Aguilar has been painting graffiti in Chicago since 1989. He founded Graffiti Institute in 2012, and in 2013 curated "Outside In: The Mexican-American Street Art Movement in Chicago" at the National Museum of Mexican Art. Miguel holds a Bachelors Degree in Fine Arts (2000) and a Masters of Art in Teaching (2011) from The School of the Art Institute of Chicago and is a 2012 recipient of the 3Arts Teaching Artist award. He currently teaches a History of Graffiti in the Art History department at SAIC and is a practicing visual artist & muralist.

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Miguel Aguilar has crowd-funded a project with 3AP