Elizabeth Gómez

Elizabeth Gómez
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In my work I search for images that convey a somewhat utopic coexistence between humans (usually women) and their environment: an ecology that ultimately does not exist. This is why in my seemingly innocent stories there is always a hint of stress. I am interested in concepts of environmental hierarchy both in the wild and in our human reality.

My work is influenced by popular arts from around the world and by surreal artists who explore reality through fantastical transformations. I love the

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ARTIST LAUREATE AWARD INFO

What did the Fellowship or Laureate mean to you at the time you received it?

The Fellowship was the most important recognition I had gotten for my work. It made me believe that I had a future in the arts.

What do you do now? Has your art evolved or changed?

I teach art in a K-8 school part-time. I illustrate children's books. I paint murals, and I keep studio hours to keep on making art. My art is constantly evolving.

What is one piece of advice you would give to an emerging artist?

Also learn artistic skills that will pay your bills -such as computer design, art teaching credential and so on.

Briefly, how would you describe the state of the arts locally, as well as national and beyond?

Vibrant art scene is happiness!

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Award Year(s): 1999
Laureate Award Category: Visual Arts: Painting

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