Kris Derek Hechevarria

Kris Derek Hechevarria moved to Chicago in 2009 to volunteer educational services to the West Town community with AmeriCorps. He received his Masters of Art in Art Education from the school of the Art Institute of Chicago where he researched the ways in which learning takes place in the museum. After receiving his MA he developed an art curriculum as a founding member of high school for students with learning disabilities. He had developed programming for The Art Institute of Chicago, Museum of Contemporary Art: Chicago, National Museum of Mexican Art, National Veterans Art Museum and the Smart Museum.

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