Jon Gomez

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JON GOMEZ

http://www.jongomez.com/

BIO:

Jon Gomez is a Mexican-American artist living in Brooklyn, New York. He was born in East Los Angeles, briefly raised in Mazatlan, Mexico, before settling in the suburbs of Valencia, California. In 2007, Jon graduated from California Institute of the Arts, where he focused on drawing and presentation. Shortly after graduation (08’), Jon accepted a position as faculty at California Institute of the Arts. In the summer of 2005, Jon was one of four artist commissioned by renowned science fiction writer Ray Bradbury to create a presentation that visually depicted several of his short stories and novels. In 2012, Jon was featured in a joint show exhibiting 14 of his works at Nye + Brown in Culver City.

CV:

Born in Los Angeles, CA, 1981
Lives and works in Brooklyn, NY

Education
BFA, California Institute of the Arts, 2007

Group Exhibitions
2014- Body of the Palace, Dax Gallery, Costa Mesa
2014- Em.Body.Ment, Dax Gallery, Costa Mesa
2013- LADies, Cella Gallery, North Hollywood
2012- Divine Gluttony, Nye + Brown, Culver City
2011- Drawing Expanse, Space 4 Art, San Diego
2010- Stillness: Motion, Los Angeles
2005- The Ray Bradbury Presentation, The Foundry, Lincoln Heights

Solo Exhibitions
2009- Green Sea Gallery, Montecito
2007- Jon Gomez on Paper, Stevenson Blanch @CalArts, Valencia

Curation
2011- Cornelius Cole III Memorial Exhibition, Animation Guild, Burbank

Books
2012- Lush , Self Published

Bibliography
Freitas, Kevin. “Art Review (San Diego): Drawing Expanse.”
Blog Critics : Culture. N.p., 15 July 2011. Web. 28 Aug. 2012

Teaching
2011- Guest lecturer, University of Hawaii Academy for Creative Arts, Manoa
2011- Guest lecturer, Riverside Community College
2008-2012- Faculty, California Institute of the Arts – Character Animation