GERARDO GÓMEZ

EL SALVADOR / CENTRAL AMERICA

SPRING 2017 ARTIST IN RESIDENCE

ST. HELENA, CA STUDIOS

Gerardo Gómez was born in Santa Tecla, La Libertad, El Salvador, Central America on January 17th, 1989.

He is a self-taught artist. One to not take to the educational system he decided to drop out of school to start painting full time. His interests are in poetry, music and painting since a young age. Developing a sensibility and passion for life, questioning traditional ways and opting for a new world order of creativity and playing, always playing, the most revolutionary thing we can do nowadays. He works mostly on figurative paintings with a lot of attention to color, composition and expression based in the observation and appreciation of our everyday life, our society, politics, our experience as humans beings in this present moment.

 

Gerardo Gómez, 2017

 

Cabeza llena de pensamientos al ducharse (Head full of thoughts while showering)
Cabeza llena de pensamientos al ducharse (Head full of thoughts while showering)
Luz sobre todas las cosas (Light over all things)
Luz sobre todas las cosas (Light over all things)
Gato comiéndose al perico (Cat devou
Gato comiéndose al perico (Cat devou
Garage y jardín de la entrada (Garag
Garage y jardín de la entrada (Garag
El patio
El patio
La ciudad (San Salvador, El Salvador)
La ciudad (San Salvador, El Salvador)
Volando (Flying)
Volando (Flying)
Laperce pcióndelmundo (Perception of
Laperce pcióndelmundo (Perception of
Her amazing powers of observation
Her amazing powers of observation
Controversy sells (La controversia vende)
Controversy sells (La controversia vende)
Syrian Conflict
Syrian Conflict
Untitled 11
Untitled 11
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Gerardo Gómez working at his new St. Helena studio.