Silvia López Chavez
Artist in Residence, Boston Children's Hospital
Artist Silvia López Chavez has her roots in the Dominican Republic. She holds a BFA in Illustration (’00) from the Massachusetts College of Art & Design. Chavez has received many grants and commissions for public art projects in Massachusetts. Her collaborative works with community partners include mural projects in Cambridge, Boston, Lynn, Beverly, Danvers and Marblehead. She is recently the recipient of a Creative City grant from New England Foundation for the Arts for Lemonade Stand an interactive art installation throughout the city of Boston. In 2015 through a Boston Foundation grant, Chavez was commissioned by the Design Studio for Social Intervention (DS4Si) to create a temporary public art installation called Color Up! In Dorchester, MA. In 2013, Chavez is currently an artist in residence at Boston Children's Hospital and continues her studio art practice at the Boston Center for the Arts in the South End, where she is also a board member.