Aaron Hughes

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Aaron Hughes

  • May 3, 2021 – August 15, 2021
  • Chicago, IL

Aaron Hughes (he/him) is an artist, curator, organizer, teacher, anti-war activist, and Iraq War veteran. He works collaboratively in diverse spaces and media to create meaning out of personal and collective trauma, deconstruct and transform systems of oppression, and seek liberation. Working through an interdisciplinary practice rooted in drawing and printmaking, Hughes develops projects that deconstruct militarism and related institutions of dehumanization. Hughes works with a range of art and activist projects including Justseeds Artists Cooperative, Prison + Neighborhood Arts/Education Project, About Face: Veterans Against the War (formerly Iraq Veterans Against the War), and emerging Veteran Art Movement.