Silvia Gonzalez is a multi-disciplinary artist, cultural worker, and educator in Chicago actively participating in spaces where collective wellness takes on critical dialogue, art making, and community building. Silvia has curated and facilitated workshops to address structures of power, imagination, play, confinement, and freedom. Her work has been exhibited at The National Mexican Museum of Art, Woman Made Gallery, Hyde Park Art Center, ACRE, and local grassroots art spaces. Silvia Gonzalez went to the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign and received degrees in Photography and Art Education, as well as a master’s from The School of the Art Institute of Chicago. She was awarded with the 3Arts Make A Wave Award in 2018 and the CAC + OtherPeoplesPixels Maker Grant in 2020.
The Chicago Transformation Collab brought Chicagoans together who are on the frontlines in the fight for justice.