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Salvador Jiménez Flores

Since coming to the United States, Salvador Jiménez Flores has participated in and contributed to the Chicago art scene. His work has been included in numerous solo and group exhibitions in México and the USA in venues such as The National Museum of Mexican Art, Koehnline Museum of Art, Mexi-Arte Museum, Indianapolis Art Center, The State Street Gallery, and Casa de la Cultura. He has shared his love of public art with youth from the Pilsen, Lawdale, and La Villita communities, resulting in works such as “The Revival of the Struggle” at the Rauner Family YMCA, “Alternative Remedy” at Saint Anthony Hospital and the “Declaration of Immigration” at the Yollocalli building on 18th and Blue Island. Salvador’s work is also in the State Street Gallery collection and other private collections. He was awarded the Kendall Graduate Fellowship and is currently working on his MFA in Drawing at Kendall College of Art and Design in Grand Rapids, MI.