JUAN M. GOMEZ

juanmanuelgomez27@yahoo.com                                                                                     

www.juanmgomez.org

714.795.1168

 

EDUCATION

Bachelor of Fine Arts in Painting and Drawing, California State University Fullerton, Fullerton, CA – 2010
Associate of Arts in Art-Illustration Design, Orange Coast College, Costa Mesa, CA – 2006

 

SOLO EXHIBITIONS

2019 Greenly Art Space, Signal Hill, CA - Running in Place

2018 Magoski Art Colony, Fullerton, CA - Sneak Peek to Running in Place
 

ARTIST RESIDENCY

2019-2020 California Arts Council Artist in Communities Grant Recipient; Artist in Residence at Greenly Art Space, Signal Hill, CA

 

CURATORIAL PROJECTS

2020 Long Beach, California - Sentinels, Site Specific Works Throughout the City of Long Beach

PUBLICATIONS AND MEDIA

Asia Morris – “This utility box art show ‘Sentinels’ presents an artsy reason to get out and about,” The Hi Lo, 2020

Tyler Stallings – “October Newsletter 2020,” The Frank M. Doyle Arts Pavilion, 2020

Lindsay Preston Zappas – “Art Insider: Maiden LA Welcomes All Creatives and Aims to Breakdown Hierarchies,” KCRW, 2020

Staff Reports –  Meet Juan Gomez/Artist, Shoutout LA, 2020

Kristen Naeem – Greenly Art Space in Signal Hill hosts “Running in Place” exhibit by Juan Gomez, Signal Tribune, 2019

Nancy Berkoff – Eye on Art: Greenly Art Space, The Grunion, 2019

Staff Reports – Mexican-American artist to present first solo exhibition at Greenly Art Space in Signal Hill, Signal Tribune, 2019

Staff Reports – Art & Life with Juan Gomez, Voyage LA, 2019

Wendy Fawthrop – Art exhibit at Cal State Fullerton shows universal experience of migration, The Orange County Register, 2017

 

AWARDS AND HONORS

Certificate of Recognition, 2013 Summer Art Program, Anaheim Public Library Board

Certificate of Inclusion into Collection 2010, The Latino Museum of History, Art & Culture

 

COLLECTIONS

The Latino Museum of History, Art & Culture, Los Angeles, CA – Donated original piece “Ponciado Callado”

 

SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS

2020  Long Beach, California, site specific show throughout city - Sentinels, Site Specific Works Throughout the City of Long Beach

          Flatline Gallery, Long Beach, CA – El Espejo de la Bruja

          Brand Library Art Center, Online exhibition – Brand 48 Works on Paper

          Brewery Art Complex, Los Angeles, CA – Blemishes=Presented by Maiden L.A.

          Greenly Art Space, Signal Hill, CA – Second Lives: Reuse, Reclaim, Remake

 

2019    AMAX Gallery, Los Angeles, CA – (1+2) =Tam Forum, Post Card Show

          Artist Coop, Long Beach, CA – Long Beach Open Studio Tour & Co-Op Arts Month Exhibition

          Artist Coop, Long Beach, CA – Mid-City Studio Tours Biennial 2019

          Cerritos College, Norwalk, CA – General Aesthetics

          Chez Shaw Gallery, Long Beach, CA – Mid-City Preview Show

          Flux Art Space, Long Beach, CA – Small Works in Flux

          Greenly Art Space, Signal Hill, CA – Artifact

          SoLA Contemporary, Los Angeles, CA – Crosstown Traffic

          SoLA Contemporary, Los Angeles, CA – Experimental I

          SoLA Contemporary, Los Angeles, CA – Experimental II

          The Painter’s Room, Santa Ana, CA – Drawings

 

2018   Greenly Art Space, Signal Hill, CA – Home

          Huntington Beach Art Center, Huntington Beach, CA – Inspired, Annual Artist Council Exhibition

          LA Artcore Brewery Annex, Los Angeles, CA – Exchange Show

 

2017   APERO Art Gallery, Magoski Art Colony, Fullerton, CA – Human Beings

          California State University Fullerton Pollack Library, Fullerton, CA – Memories of Migration

          Greenly Art Space, Signal Hill, CA – Within the Wilderness

 

2016   ArtExchange, Long Beach, CA – ArtX Holiday Salon

          Coastline Community College Art Gallery, Newport Beach, CA – Ribba 2

          Greenly Art Space, Signal Hill, CA – Into the Forest

          Irvine Fine Arts Center, Irvine, CA – All Media 2015

          Irvine Fine Arts Center, Irvine, CA – All Media 2016

          Los Angeles Municipal Art Gallery, Los Angeles, CA – Play

          San Diego Art Institute, San Diego, CA – Mas Attack 17

          Torrance Art Museum, Torrance, CA – Last Mas Attack

 

2015   Centro Cultural de Mexico, Santa Ana, CA - 4th Annual OCIYU Art Show

          Greenly Art Space, Signal Hill, CA – Blue

          Orange County Center for Contemporary Art, Santa Ana, CA – Chaos Theory

 

2014    MADhaus Gallery, Long Beach, CA – Visiones y Creaciones