About the artist:
Juan Manuel Gomez-Quiroz, painter/printmaker and graphic artist was born in 1939 in Santiago, Chile. He began his formal art studies there in 1957. In 1962 he received a scholarship and moved to New York. Between 1969 and 1976 he served as assistant professor in the Department of Art at New York University, and in 1986 he was a member of the jury at the Olympic Arts Competition. In 1988 he taught printmaking at the Fashion Institute Of Technology in New York, and in 1990 he was administrative assistant curator at the Museum of Contemporary Hispanic Art in New York. In 1994 he served as juror of selection for the Fulbright Commission. Most significant creative influences: Roberto Antonio Matta (1911-2002) Marcel Duchamp (1887-1968) Education 1956-57 Taller de Gregorio de la Fuente, Casa de la Cultura de Nuñoa, Santiago, Chile. 1957-68 Escuela de Bellas Artes Universidad de Chile (integrated with studies at other educational institutions) 1958-61 Instituto Chileno Norteamericano Santiago, Chile 1962-63 Rhode Island School of Design (on a Fulbright Scholarship) 1963-64 Yale University School of Art and Architechture 1964-65 Pratt Graphic Center 1989-90 Intensive workshop with Claudio Giaconi, writer, author, poet. Solo Exhibitions 2006 Museo de la Nacion Lima, Peru 1988 Sutton Galery, NYC 1986 Todd Capp Gallery, NYC 1986 Sutton Gallery, NYC 1984 Omar Rayo Museum, Rodalnillo, Colombia 1983 Sutton Gallery, NYC 1982 Held-Koupernikoff Gallery, Boston, MA 1980 Sutton Gallery, NYC San Sebastían Gallery, San Juan, Puerto Rico 1979 Museo del Grabado Latinoamericano, San Juan, Puerto Rico 1977 Shubert Gallery, Marbella, Spain 1976 Galerie Balcons des Images, Montreal, Canada Galeria Pecanins, Mexico City 1975 Galeria Ars-Concentra, Lima, Perú 1972 Alonzo Gallery, NYC Summit Art Center, New Jersey 1971 Ten Downtown, NYC 1970 Alonzo Gallery, NYC 1968 Alonzo Gallery, NYC 1964 Ledesma Gallery, NYC Kie Kor Gallery, New Haven, CT 1961 Sala Decor Facultad de Bellas Artes, Santiago, Chile Group Exhibitions - Nearly one hundred, internationally Permanent Collections Solomon Guggenheim Museum, NYC Metropolitan Museum of Art, NYC Museum of Modern Art, NYC De Menil Collection, Houston, TX Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, MA Brooklyn Museum, NYC Bronx Museum of Art, NYC Cincinnati Art Museum, OH Center for Inter-American Relations, NYC The Chase Manhattan Bank Everson Museum of Art, Syracuse, NY Museo de Bellas Artes, Santiago, Chile Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, MA Museo de Arte Contemporaneo, Santiago, Chile New York Public Library, NYC New York University Art Collection, NYC University of Massachusetts Amherst, MA Cornell University, NY Instituto de Cultura Puertorriqueña, Puerto Rico Instituto de Cultura, Lima, Perú.
Juan Manuel Gomez-Quiroz, painter/printmaker and graphic artist was born in 1939 in Santiago, Chile. He began his formal art studies there in 1957. In 1962 he received a scholarship and moved to New York. Between 1969 and 1976 he served as assistant