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.
Exhibitions and Publications
2018 Group Show Dislexia Geografica, LES Gallery, Manhattan, NY.
2018 Faculty Show St. Johns University, Queens NY.
2015 Musee Magazine No.12, Controversy, New York, NY.
2015 Mikonos Biennale, Greece.
2015 Group show Border and Boundaries, Target Gallery, Alexandria, VA.
2014 Group show Memento Mori, Field Projects Gallery, New York.
2014 Group show Puerto Paraiso, Medellin Colombia.
2014 Group show Strange Common Places, Pletco Gallery, Colombia.
2014 Currents 2013, Santa Fe Fine Art Institute, New Mexico.
2014 Thesis show, Pratt Institute, Brooklyn, NY.
2014 Driftworks, art show, Bushwick, NY.
2014 Fountain Art Fair, New York, NY.
2012 United Photo Industries Gallery, Brooklyn, New York.
2012 Transmediation, Stephan Stoyanov Gallery, New York.
2012 Governors Island Art Fair, New York.
2012 Steuben Gallery, Beta:Round Forty, Pratt Institute, New York.
2012 ED. Varie Gallery, Excavation/Artifact, New York.
2016 DNA Art Residency, Massachusetts, MA.
2015 DNA Art Residency, Massachusetts, MA.
2014 Santa Fe Art Institute Residency Program, Santa Fe, New Mexico.
2014 Campos de Gutierrez Residency Program, Colombia.
2013 Arteles Residency Program, Finland.
2011-2013 MFA Photography, Pratt Institute, Brooklyn, NY.
2008-2010 BFA Photography, University of Central Florida, FL.
2006-2008 Valencia Community College. FL.
1995-1999 BFA Fine Arts, National University of Colombia, Bogota, Colombia.
2019 Adjunct Professor St. Johns University, Queens, NY.
2018 Adjunct Professor St. Johns University, Queens, NY.
2017 Adjunct Professor St. Johns University, Queens, NY.
2016 Photography Teacher, Photo Academy Photouno, Manhattan, NY.
2014 Photography Teacher, Photo Academy Photouno, Manhattan, NY.
2013 Assistant Professor Photography Undergraduate Dept. Pratt Institute, NY.
2012 Photo Lab Assistant Pratt Institute, Brooklyn, NY.
2012 Co-founder of D-9 Artist Collective Pratt Institute, Brooklyn, NY.
2012 Office Assistant at Drawing Center Pratt Institute, Brooklyn, NY.
2008 Photographer Imagen magazine, Central Florida edition.
2007 Photographer to date IPA, Independent Photo Agency.
2003 Photographer El Nuevo Dia Newspaper, Orlando, FL.
2005 Photographer The Ledger Newspaper, Polk County, FL.
2005 Photographer Al Dia Today, Bilingual Newspaper, Melbourne, FL.
2005 Photographer El Sentinel Newspaper, Orlando, FL.