Juan Fernandez (b. 1980, Grand Rapids, MI) is currently a photographic artist based in the suburbs of Chicago, IL. He is pursuing his MFA in Photography at Northern Illinois University, where he is also teaching various photography classes. His work is in the collection of various private collectors, Columbia College Chicago, and in The Midwest Photographers Project at The Museum of Contemporary Photography. His photographs have been exhibited in shows at the Columbia College of Chicago Library, The Houston Center for Photography, The Midwest Center for Photography, and The Center for Photography at Woodstock.