Raúl Miyar- Visual Arts Faculty

Born in Cuba and raised in the United States, Raúl Miyar has been a professor and the Chair of the Fine Arts/Illustration Department at the Altos de Chavón School of Design in the Dominican Republic for the past seventeen years. Chavón is an affiliate of the Parsons New School for Design in New York.

He received his BFA from Xavier University and his MFA from the University of Cincinnati. Before becoming the Chair of the Chavón Fine Arts Department, Raúl taught Visual Arts and Art History at The Lovett School in Atlanta, GA. He has taught in the Spoleto Study Abroad program since 2000. In addition to teaching, he has also focused on curatorial work in the Dominican Republic for the past several years and is the Head Curator at Casa Quien Gallery in Santo Domingo, DR. He has also been creating personalized amulets to satisfy his need to work with his hands for over ten years (raulmiyar.com). Raúl currently resides in the Dominican Republic and can be contacted at raulraulmiyar@gmail.com.

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