Senior Adjunct Faculty
Juan Luna-Avin is a multi-disciplinary artist whose work is inspired by music, youth cultures and subcultures, and his upbringing in Mexico City. He holds an MFA in Art Practice from Stanford University and a BFA in Painting from the San Francisco Art Institute, where he was an Osher Scholar. Recent awards include a Suzanne Baruch Lewis MFA Grant (2010) and a McNamara Family Creative Arts Grant from the 113 Hispanic Scholarship Fund (2009). He has participated in exhibitions at such venues as Yerba Buena Center for the Arts, Queen’s Nails Projects, Southern Exposure, Baer Ridgway Exhibitions, and Ceroinspiracion in Quito, Ecuador. He is currently a lecturer in the Visual and Public Art Department. He teaches VPA studio and First Year Seminar courses.