Selected Solo and two person exhibitions


Segmented, Spotlight gallery, Chicago, IL

Lucky strike: A fresh approach to color and form, Ruben Aguirre + Howard Sherman, Mill Contemporary, Santa Fe, NM


Paintings by: Ruben Aguirre + Victor Lopez, Matthew Rachman Gallery, Chicago, IL


Linements, Dorthea Thiel Gallery, South Suburban College, South Holland, IL


Between the overlap, Aisle 1 Gallery, St. Louis, MO


No Such Thing As Separate Events, Anode Gallery, Chicago, IL


Recycles, Four White Walls Gallery, Phoenix, AZ

Selected Group Exhibitions


Geometric Complexions, Zhou B Art Center, Chicago, IL

Stories of us, Saugatuck Center for the Arts, Saugutuck, MI


Not just another pretty face, Hyde Park Art Center, Chicago, IL

Artopia, Denver, CO


From the ground up, Primary Colours Gallery, Indianapolis, IN

Living Like Kings: The unexpected collision of chess and hip hop culture, The World Chess Hall of Fame, St. Louis, MO

Graffiti in Contemporary Art, Jack Olson Gallery, Northern Illinois University, Dekalb, IL


ARTmageddon, Vertical Gallery, Chicago, IL

In You Is The Presence, Catholic Theological Union, Chicago, IL

Dock 6 Art+Design Series #8, Chicago, IL

Border Crossings, Expo Chicago, National Museum of Mexican Art, Chicago, IL

Mind the Gap, Hyde Park Art Center, Chicago, IL

Form: Art+Floral Geometric, Room 1520, Chicago, IL

Practical Geometry, A Mathematical Graffiti Exhibition, Galerie F, Chicago, IL

Rhythm Nations: Transnational Hip Hop in the gallery, on the street, and on the stage, IDEA Space at Colorado College, Colorado Springs, CO


Paint, Paste, Sticker: Chicago Street Art, Chicago Cultural Center, Chicago, IL

Mid Coast, Hot Pop Gallery, Milwaukee, WI

Outside In, National Museum of Mexican Art, Torres Gallery, Chicago, IL

Post-Graffiti Abstracts, Primary Colours Gallery, Indianapolis, IN

Has Beens and Wannabe's, Zhou B Art Center, Chicago, IL


Alphabet Soup, Galerie F, Chicago, IL

I can arrange that, Walnut Ink Gallery, Michigan City, IN

Red Bull curates, Chicago, Urban Art Society, Chicago, IL

Medley, Chicago Urban Art Society, Chicago, IL


Uplift, Believe Inn, Chicago, IL

Fresh Paint, Cobalt Studio, Chicago, IL

Show me your tax bracket, Aisle 1 Gallery, St. Louis, MO


The Daily Show, Chicago Urban Arts Society, Chicago, IL

Step Inside, The Beer Run Gallery, Chicago, IL

Torn Pages, Oh No Doom Gallery, Chicago, IL

Street level: A pop up gallery project, c/o Chicago Urban Arts Society & Showpod, Chicago Arts District, Chicago, IL


Estria Invitational Graffiti Battle Show, 1AM Gallery, San Francisco, California

Killing the Game, AVS Gallery, Cinncinatti, OH

2nd Annual Custom Train Art Group Show, Aokay Official Gallery, Chicago, IL


Calacas, 54B Gallery, Chicago, IL

Framed, 32nd and Urban Gallery, Chicago, IL

Just Gettin' Started, Hot Pop Gallery, Milwaukee, WI

Hello My Name is Chicago, Country Club Chicago, Chicago, IL


Subsurface, Pivot Gallery, Indianapolis, IN


Subsurface, The Stutz Art Gallery, Indianapolis, IN

Uno, 33 Collective Gallery, Chicago, IL


1st Annual Self portrait exhibition, 33 Collective Gallery, Chicago, IL


Jesus Rodriguez/ Chris Silva/ Ruben Aguirre/ Dan Segar group exhibition,
Governors State University, University Park, IL

Selected Mural Commissions


Viva Eastbank, 833 & 825 E. University Ave, Des Moines, IA

Year of Public Art/City of Chicago, 1200N. Lakeshore Drive, Chicago, IL

Main Dempster Mile, Evanston, IL 

Heartland Alliance, 712 W. Diversey, Chicago, IL


BCD Meetings and events, 500 w. Madison, Chicago, IL

Mile of Murals, Greenleaf Redline underpass, Chicago, IL

Columbia College, 1104 S. Wabash, Chicago, IL

Wabash Arts Corridor, 525 S. Wabash, Chicago, IL

Active campaign, 222 S. Riverside Dr, Chicago, IL

Northwestern University, Evanston, IL


Pittsburgh Juice Company, Pittsburgh, PA

Accent minded, 2200 W. 19th St, Chicago, IL

World Chess Hall of Fame, St. Louis, MO


Denver Housing Authority, Denver, CO


Platform Co-Working, Chicago, IL
Modern Co-Op, Chicago, IL
Young Chicago Authors office/event space mural, Chicago, IL
Simone’s Bar, Chicago, IL


Andersonville Development Corporation, Clark/Farragut parallel park mural, Chicago, IL
Ada St. Restaurant, patio mural, Chicago, IL
Private commission, 2037-39 N. St. Louis, Chicago, IL
Good News Only, 1101 Granville mural, Chicago, IL
Gensler, Chicago Artist’s Coalition, 1871 Office space mural, Chicago IL
WBEZ, Winter block Party mural, Chicago, IL
CFS Mortgage, conference room mural, Chicago, IL


Simone’s Bar, Chicago, IL
Victory Gardens Theater, Louder than a bomb, set production, Chicago, IL
Doolittle Elementary School, main entrance mural


Canadian National Railroad, Memphis, TN

Public speaking engagements


Chicago Ideas week, Intersection of Art & Place, Society for experiential graphic design, Chicago, IL

Columbia College Chicago, Hispanic Heritage Month Latinx Alumni Panel, Chicago, IL


Big Walls Confab panel discussion: The future of street art and how it is transforming Chicago’s urban landscape, Columbia College Chicago.


Panel discussion: Rhythm Nations: Transnational Hip Hop in the gallery, on the street, and on the stage, IDEA Space at Colorado College, Colorado Springs, CO

Panel discussion: National Communication Association 100th Annual convention "The presence of our pasts": Right to the Creative City: Theory and Practice in Pilsen Public Art Scenes, Chicago, IL


Panel discussion: Street Arts As Public Pedagogy: Learning From The Margins, Evanston Art Center, Evanston, IL


Panel discussion, Polymetric: The future of street art culture and capitalism, Murphy Hill Gallery, Chicago, IL


Jesse Virtusio, From graffiti to gallery work,, August 27th, 2015

Caitlin Bruce,  Creating Spaces For Encounter at the Evanston Art Center,, May 13th, 2013

Ruth Crnkovich, Has Beens and Wannabes, Italia Arte, p. 20-23, April, 2013

Abraham Ritchie, Review: Has Beens & Wannabes/Zhou B Art Center, New City Art,, February 6th, 2013

Mike "Bam" Tyau, Like from Chicago, MTN-World,, May 29th, 2012


Chicago Urban League: Empower Youth! Teaching artist, 2018.

Saugatuck Center for the Arts: Teaching artist in residence, 'Growing young artists', 2017.

Place Lab: St. Laurence window mural workshop leader. Worked with youth to study the history of and create patterns that reflect an identity for themselves and their community, 2016.

After School Matters: O'hare mural project instructor. Worked in collaboration with co-instructors and with teens to create a mural that reflects the identity and diversity of Chicago, 2015-16.

The M.I.L.L.: Residential treatment facility: Art Counselor. Worked with at risk teens to confront traumatic personal life issues by reflecting and expressing them through therapeutic art making exercises, 2003-04.

UMOJA: Mural instructor. Worked with teens to create a mural based on the concept of "aspiration", in Chicago's South Lawndale neighborhood, 2002.

Little Black Pearl: Mural instructor. Worked with teens to restore an existing mural at Dr. Martin luther King Jr. High School, 2002.


B.A. Columbia College Chicago, 2002


The Atlantic, Linked In, Adidas Originals, Columbia College Chicago, Heartland Alliance, REI, Active Campaign, Chicago Artist's Coalition, 1871, Gensler, Gozamos, WBEZ, The World Chess Hall of Fame, Young Chicago Authors, Cornell University, Red Bull, Nike, Lincoln Motor Company, Pepsi, and the Chicago White Sox.