Virtual Art: Making Marks and Moves with Juan William Chávez

Create a drawing through a variety of exercises inspired by a chess match’s mapping, movements, and gestures, with common household supplies. Instructor Juan William Chávez will guide viewers through the process via the World Chess Hall of Fame’s Facebook page

*This workshop will be pre-recorded.


• 10 pieces of paper

• pencil

• black pen

• black marker

Juan William Chávez is an artist and cultural activist who creates and shares space with the built and natural environment to address community-identified issues. Chávez graduated from The Kansas City Art Institute and The School of the Art Institute of Chicago. He is the founder of the Northside Workshop in Saint Louis and has received numerous awards including a John Simon Guggenheim Foundation fellowship, the Great Rivers Biennial Grant, and the Graham Foundation Grant for Advanced Studies in Fine Art. His socially engaged and community based projects include: the Indianapolis Bee Sanctuary, the Honey Trailer, the Pruitt-Igoe Bee Sanctuary, and the Lantern Project in Saint Louis. Chávez teaches drawing at Webster University. Learn more at .

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