Nicole Marroquin

Nicole Marroquin is a transdisciplinary artist, strategist, researcher, concerned parent, and faculty in the Department of Art Education at the School of the Art Institute of Chicago.

Her essays are included in the Chicago Social Practice History Book Series, Revista Contratiempo and AREA Chicago Magazine, and her work is in the permanent collection of the National Museum of Mexican Art.  Marroquin presents her research at national conferences, including College Art Association, National Art Education Association, National Latino Studies, Latino Art Now.  In 2015, Marroquin was invited to present research at the University of Chicago in conjunction with the exhibit The City Lost and Found: Capturing New York, Chicago, and Los Angeles, 1960–1980 and at the Art Institute of Chicago for the symposium The Wall of Respect and People’s Art Since 1967. 

Recently, she was a Joan Mitchell Fellow at the Center for Racial Justice Innovation, a Propeller Fund awardee and Artist In-Residence at Mana Contemporary, with the collective Multiuso.  In 2011 she received the Sor Juana Inez de la Cruz Women of Excellence Award for service to the community from the National Museum of Mexican Art.  In 2015 she was awarded tenure at the School of the Art Institute of Chicago.  



Casa Aztlan, 2009.  Pozolada: overnight bowl making marathon, and benefit for ProsArts Studio.

Photo: Anthony Marcos Rea