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Andres L. Hernandez

Artist, Designer, Educator
2021 3Arts Awards
Visual Arts

Andres L. Hernandez is an interdisciplinary practitioner engaged in discovering, recovering, and uncovering the histories, politics, and possibilities of the built environment. Through collaborative and socially engaged work, as well as an independent, studio-based arts practice, he considers the potential of real and imagined spaces to support community building, creative production, public dialogue, and social action.

Andres is the Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago’s inaugural and current SPACE artist-in-residence at Curie Metropolitan High School, a 2018-2019 visiting artist-in-residence with the University of Arizona School of Art, a 2018 Efroymson Family Fund Contemporary Arts Fellow, and from 2017-2019, an exhibition design team member for the Museum of the Obama Presidential Center. He is co-founder of the Revival Arts Collective, founder and director of the Urban Vacancy Research Institute, and member of Wide Awakes Chicago. He received a Bachelor of Architecture degree from Cornell University and a Master of Arts degree from the School of the Art Institute of Chicago, where he is an Associate Professor.


Featured Artworks

  •  Andres L. Hernandez artwork
  •  Andres L. Hernandez artwork "Uncertainty Series" 2020
  •  Andres L. Hernandez artwork Documentation of “Marking” phase for "A Way, Away (Listen While I Say)" Photo by Michael B. Thomas Amanda Williams and Andres L. Hernandez, 2016-2017
  •  Andres L. Hernandez artwork "Untitled (Actress Plays with Children)" 2015
  •  Andres L. Hernandez artwork Installation view of "Benign Neglect (let rocks their silence break)" 2014 Photo by Tom Van Eynde
  •  Andres L. Hernandez artwork "Untitled (Land of the Free)" Site-Reading series, 2011