Teresa Magaña

Gallery Director


Teresa Magaña has established herself as a mixed media artist, educator, curator, and gallery owner. Her work is rooted and heavily influenced by her Mexican and Chicana identity. As owner of Pilsen Outpost Teresa continues to support and develop emerging artists by offering her gallery as a place for artists seeking the opportunity to express themselves visually.


Email: teresamagana@pilsenoutpost.com



Open Wednesday - Friday 12-6pm


Saturday & Sunday 12-6pm


Tommy J Reyes



Tommy J Reyes is a Chicago-based gallerist who received his MFA in Media Arts from Southern Illinois University, Carbondale. He received his BFA and BA from Herron School of Art and Design at Indiana University Purdue University.  He is currently the Owner of Gallery19 and the Curator for Pilsen Outpost Gallery in the Pilsen neighborhood of Chicago.  Before opening his gallery, Tommy taught photography at the University of New Mexico as well as several art centers in Chicago, prior to that he was assistant curator at Las Manos Gallery in Chicago.


Email: treyes@pilsenputpost.com


Pablo Ramirez

Gallery Manager


Pablo Ramirez is an artist, organizer, poet that has deep ties to the neighborhood of Pilsen. He has been heavily influenced by the cultural and artistic traditions that have existed in the neighborhood since he lived on 17th St. as a child. From the storytelling of the likes of Carlos Cortez, David Hernandez, Carlos Cumpian to the murals of Alejandro Romero, Marcos Raya and Sal Vega he took it all in and now translates it all out in his poetry and artwork. He has deep roots in Hip-Hop and loves to communicate with that same swagger and style.


Email: pabloramirez@pilsenoutpost.com


Carlos Barberena

Teaching Artist


Carlos Barberena (b.1972) is a contemporary Nicaraguan Printmaker best known for his satirical relief prints and the use of images from pop culture, as well as from political and cultural tragedies. His work has been exhibited both nationally and internationally. In 2012 he received the “National Printmaking Award” in Nicaragua. His work is in private and public collections.


Email: carlosbarberena@pilsenoutpost.com