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 CV | Liz Gómez | Lizzgogomez@gmail.com

 

EDUCATION

2011- 2014  School of the Art Institute of Chicago| B.F.A. in Painting and Drawing/ 

Minor: Art History Chicago, IL

2007- 2009 Northwest Vista College |Associate of Arts, Studio Arts San Antonio, TX  

 

RESIDENCIES

2018 Chicago Artist Coalition: Field/Work Residency Chicago, IL

2017-2019 Hunter International Art Gallery: Resident Artist and Curator Chicago, IL 

2009 Blue Star Mentorship | The Blue Star Arts Complex San Antonio, TX 

 

SOLO AND 3 PERSON EXHIBITIONS

2020 Lake Journeys to the Ocean, Retrospective Exhibtion, The Honeycomb Network  Chicago, IL

2018 Art for Our Lives: Woke and Winning Exhibition, National Youth Art Movement Chicago, IL 

2018 My Womb es mi Alter, Rootwork Gallery. Chicago, IL

2013 Ed Clark Private Exhibition and Artist Talk Chicago, IL

2010 First Friday, Casa Chiapas San Antonio, TX 

2009 First Friday, Blue Star Arts Complex                                   San Antonio, TX

2009 E.R.G, Gallery 509, Texas (Solo Exhibition) San Antonio, TX

 

GROUP EXHIBITIONS AND PRODUCTIONS

2022 Naturally Made the Black Female Body| Sojourner Truth African Museum Sacremento, CA

2019 In Conversation: Free Write Art and Literacy, Chicago Art Department Chicago, IL

2019 Don’t Be Scurred: Pathways to Liberation. Hairpin Arts Center Chicago, IL

2018 ICONIC: Black Panther, Stony Island Arts Bank Chicago, IL

2018 ACM CHI Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems Montreal, CA

2017 National Youth Art Movement Against Gun Violence. Interactive art tour.   Chicago, IL

2017 Nobel Peace Prize Forum,  Inspiring Peacemaking Minneapolis, Mn

2017 Black Creativity Juried Art Exhibition, The Museum of Science and Industry Chicago, IL

2017 Black Nativity Exhibition, Hunter International Gallery Chicago, IL

2016 Juneteenth Art Exhibition, Hunter International Gallery Chicago, IL

2015 Black Creativity Juried Art Exhibition, The Museum of Science and Industry Chicago, IL  

2015 Ultraviolet Art Exhibition, Aplomb Gallery Chicago, IL

2014 20th Annual Black Harvest Film Festival: Fresh Juju Exhibition Chicago, IL

2014 Evanston Art Center 22nd Evanston + Vicinity Biennial Evanston, IL

2014 School of the Art Institute of Chicago, BFA show Chicago, IL

2013 Hand Craft Exhibition, Siragusa Gallery Chicago, IL

2013 Our RA Art Exhibition, Siragusa Gallery Chicago, IL

 

PERFORMANCES

2017- 2019 Participatory Music Coalition|Vocalist, spoken soul and movement artist. Chicago, IL

2017 Hereafter Festival: Spoken soul performance. Chicago, Il

2017 Peace Concert: Nobel Peace Prize Forum.  “My Mother’s Rage Performance.”  Minneapolis, Mn

2017 Marvin Tate’s A Great Day Production

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2017 Doing the Most: Rashayla Marie Brown Presents Liz Gomez, Chicago Cultural Center




 

TEACHING | WORKSHOPS | CONFERENCES

2022 Universidad del Pais Vasco, Representation with Purpose artist lecture Leioa, Bizkaia

2017-2020 National Youth Art Movement Against Gun Violence             Chicago, IL/ Minneapolis MN

-Artist, youth mentor, and instructor.  

-Interactive billboard art exhibitor.

The goal of the National Youth Art Movement Against Gun Violence is to provide youth all across America in neighborhoods besieged by gun violence with an opportunity to make their mark on the issue by using their city as a blank canvas to communicate to the entire community the impact on their lives.

 

2018 The ACM CHI Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems | Chicago, IL

2018 Woke and Winning Youth Action Summer Workshop Series |Educational facilitator, Art activist instructor,   social media and marketing coordinator |WokeandWinning.org | Chicago, IL

-The Politics of Gun Reform, Woke and Winning Youth Action Workshop Series

-Gun Trafficking and Trauma, Woke and Winning Youth Action Workshop Series

  -Life After Gunshots, Woke and Winning Youth Action Workshop Series

2015 The Museum of Science and Industry, Instructor/ Speaker, Jr.  Art Café Chicago, IL

2014 A Long Walk Home, Girl/Friends program, Art mentor and Presenter, Chicago, IL

2014 Intersectionality Critique Exchange: Sex, Ethnicity, and the Nation.

Artist Talk at the School of the Art Institute of Chicago. Chicago, IL

 

MURALS AND SELECTED COMMUNITY PROJECTS

2017 National Youth Art Movement Against Gun Violence, Artist and Youth Mentor Chicago, IL

2016 The Mariposa Foundation, Traveling Mural Artist           Cabarete, Dominican Republic

2016 Black Radical Imagination: Decadent Asylum. Production mural artist Chicago, IL

2013 University of the Chicago Medical Center, Designer/ Mural Painter Chicago, IL

2012 South Side Community Art Center Restoration Team Chicago, IL