Raised in New York City, Juan spent many years sketching in the NYC subways.  This has been the progressive link to his recent baseball gestures pen and ink drawings.  Born in the Dominican Republic, Juan draws his colorful palette from his childhood memories of explosive island colors.  Juan is a Boston Museum School of Fine Arts graduate who continues to live and work there.  Explore his diversity as an artist from pen and ink to oil on canvas, gestures, line drawing, still life, landscapes and abstract representation, woodcuts and monoprints.

Education

School of Museum of Fine Arts (Boston, MA)
Fifth Year Certificate, 1993
Recipient of Traveling Scholar’s Fellowship
The Arts Student’s League (New York, New York)
Concentration in Painting
Recipient of Ford Foundation Fellowship
Recipient of Governor’s Scholarship (VT)

Exhibitions

Comcast Latin Festival at Fenway Park
Dominican Day at Boston Red Sox Season Opening Day at Fenway Park
South End Public Library (Boston, MA)
Rocco’s Restaurant (Boston, MA)
Taipei University (Taiwan, China)
Harvard University (Cambridge, MA)
Boston City Hall (Boston, MA)
Vermont State House (Montpelier, VT)
University of Vermont (Burlington, VT)
Museum of Fine Arts (Boston, MA)
Roxbury Community College (Boston, MA)
Elma Lewis School of Fine Arts (Boston, MA)
Art Students League of New York

Teaching Experience

Children’s Museum (Boston, MA)
• Taught arts and crafts to children under Dr. Benjamin Spock

University of Vermont (Burlington, VT)
• Taught art and worked as a counselor in the New York-Vermont Project under Joseph Delaney

MA Department of Corrections
• Taught in Prison Art Program at Cedar Junction Maximum Security Prison, Concord MCI and Framingham MCI

Boston Public Schools
• Taught English in Fifth Grade Teacher Volunteer Program

Arts and Crafts Indian School (Santa Fe, New Mexico)
• Taught arts and crafts under John Torres

 

JUAN PEREZ | 573 Mass Ave., #2 | Boston, MA 02118
Telephone 617-880-9532 | e-mail: info@juanperezart.com