December 7, 2023
Miguel Limon is a Chicago-based visual artist, educator, and cultural worker with a focus on image-making, decolonial educational practice, and youth work in Chicago’s underserved communities. Miguel holds a BS in Education and Museum Studies from DePaul University in Chicago and is pursuing a MA in Museum Studies at the University of Illinois at Chicago. As a cultural organizer and artist, Miguel has offered services at the University of Chicago Office of Civic Engagement, Arts + Public Life: An Initiative of UChicago Arts, the Museum of Contemporary Arts Chicago, the Chicago History Museum, the Museum of Science and Industry, DePaul University, and others.
As a researcher, Miguel explores dimensions of learning in non-formal cultural institutions like museums and libraries. They have also conducted research in critical mentorship in higher education for underrepresented communities.