"Concealed Personhood" curated by Sergio

Feb 2, 2017 6:23PM

ACS Gallery Online Exhibit at https://www.artsy.net/acs-gallery/show

View the remarkable ACS Gallery online exhibit Concealed Personhood curated by Sergio Gomez. The Concealed Personhood explores in the social jungle of human existence, there is no feeling of being alive without a sense of identity." Erik Erikson. This exhibition explores personhood based on what is unseen, hidden, assumed or forgotten.

Featuring works by Elsa MuñozMatthew CherryFrancesca Dalla BenettaPaola EstrellaAlejandra MendozaLuis MartinGeraldine RodriguezNadine Robbins and Sergio Gomez Artist.

Catch Concealed Personhood online exhibit February 1 - February 28, 2017. 

Geraldine Rodriguez
Heaven’s Got A Plan for You #1(Freight Series), 2013

Curator, Sergio Gomez

Sergio Gomez is a Chicago based visual artist. He received a Master of Fine Arts degree from Northern Illinois University. As an art student at Governors State University, Sergio was recipient of the Lincoln Laureate Medallion Award given by the Lincoln Academy and former Governor of Illinois Mr. Jim Edgar. Sergio’s work has been subject of solo exhibitions in the United States, Italy, Mexico and Vienna. He has participated in numerous group exhibitions in Spain, Sweden, Mexico, South Korea, England, Kairo 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.

The human form is the most important element in Sergio’s work and it exists as an anonymous representation of the self. The figure dominates the work and it is depicted as a shadow, aura, ghost or energy light. Sergio is interested in the human and spiritual experience throughout the cycles of life.

Presently, Sergio Gomez is the Director of Exhibitions at the Zhou B. Art Center, Director of Art NXT Level Projects (formerly 33 Contemporary Gallery), co-founder of Art NXT Level®, founder of Amplified Art Network, contributor for Italia Arte Magazine, co-founder of Care+Commit=Change. In addition, Sergio is an Art/Design faculty at South Suburban College.

As a curator, Sergio has curated over 100 exhibitions in the US and abroad such as “The National Self-Portrait Exhibition”, “Get Real: New Figurative Realism in Chicago” “CelebrARTE”, “Chicago’s Twelve”, “Chicago’s Twelve at Garfield Park Conservatory”, “I AM American Traveling Exhibition” and the “National Wet Paint Biannual MFA Exhibition” which has become a catalyst for emerging painters across the country. Additionally, Sergio has curated projects for the National Museum of Mexican Art, Evanston Art Center, Museo Regionale Di Scienze Naturali, Italy, Museo International Italia Arte, Italy, and Sirnona Fine Arts in collaboration with Didi Menendez.

  Photo Credit: Michael Coakes