Jean Paul Gomez grew up in Bogota, Colombia, where he studied Visual Arts at the National University of Colombia. After moving to the United States, he studied at the University of Central Florida and received a Bachelor of Fine Arts with an emphasis in Photography. He went on to complete his Masters of Fine Arts at Pratt Institute of New York. His work has been exhibited in numerous galleries and art fairs including United Photo Industries, Governors Island Art Fair, ED. Varie Gallery, Arts and Leisure Gallery, Freight and Volume Gallery, and Fountain Art Fair NY among others. He has participated in various art residencies such as Santa Fe Art Institute, Arteles (Finland), DNA in Massachusetts, and Campos de Gutierrez (Colombia). He presently teaches Art Experiments, Creative Practices and Photography at St. Johns University in New York City.