Painter Sergio Gomez to Display His Work at UE’s Melvin Peterson Gallery

Posted: Tuesday, October 18, 2016

The University of Evansville Department of Art is presenting an exhibit of the work of Chicago painter Sergio Gomez in the Melvin Peterson Gallery, October 31-December 10.

Gomez will speak at a public lecture on Monday, November 7, at 6:30 p.m., followed by a reception in the Melvin Peterson Gallery. He will also be offering a lecture and demonstration for students. The exhibit and lectures are sponsored by the Efroymson Family Fund.

A Chicago based visual artist, Gomez earned a Master of Fine Arts degree from Northern Illinois University. As an art student at Governors State University, he was recipient of the Lincoln Laureate Medallion Award.

Gomez’s work has been the subject of solo exhibitions in the United States, Italy, Mexico, and Vienna. He has participated in group exhibitions in Spain, Sweden, Mexico, Korea, and the US. His work can be found in private and public collections of the National Museum of Mexican Art, Brauer Art Museum, and the MIIT Museo Internazionale Italia Arte among others.

Presently, Gomez is director of exhibitions at the Zhou B. Art Center and director of Art NXT Level Projects. He is a contributor for Italia Arte Magazine. In addition, Gomez is an art/design faculty member at South Suburban College and creative consultant for Idea Seat Marketing and Advertising.

The Melvin Peterson Gallery is located at 1935 Lincoln Avenue on the corner of Lincoln and Weinbach Avenues in Evansville.

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