Education

2015      MFA     Painting                                         Academy of Art University, San Francisco CA
2007      BFA     Studio Art                                       Virginia Tech, Blacksburg VA
2003                  Drawing, Photography, Jewelry     Santa Reparata International School of Art,  

                                                                                 Florence ITALY


Awards

2014-2015       Marion Park Lewis Foundation, Marion Park Lewis Foundation Grant
2003                Keuka Lake Art Association Annual Art Show,

                        Jeanne Lent Memorial Student Grant
2001- 2005      
Virginia Tech, College of Architecture and Urban Studies

                        Department of Art Scholarship


Exhibitions

2016                Solo Exhibition, Virginia Eye Institute, Richmond VA
2015-2016       Art in the Halls, Museum of the Shenandoah Valley, Winchester VA
2015                AAU Student Exhibit, Santa Reparata Int'l School of Art, Florence ITALY
2015                Hispanic Heritage Month Group Exhibition, ShenArts, Winchester VA
2015                Zombies vs. Ghosts, Tin Top Art and Handmade, Old Town Winchester VA
2015                Spring Show, Academy of Art University, San Francisco CA
2015                Artist of the Month, Pebble in a Pond, Winchester VA
2015                Featured Artist, Tin Top Art and Handmade, Old Town Winchester VA
2014-2016       Solo Exhibitions, Virginia National Bank, Old Town Winchester VA
2013-2015       Art at the Mill Juried Art Show, Clarke County VA
2013-2014       Featured Artist, Celebracion de Winchester, Winchester VA
2013                Artscape Banner Juried Competition, City of Winchester VA 
2013                40 Under 40 Group Exhibition, Shenandoah Arts Council Gallery, Winchester VA
2012-2016       Other Side of the Tracks Benefit Art Shows, 147 North, Winchester VA
2011-2016       Habitat for Humanity Salvage Art Show and Auction, Winchester VA
2011                Nudes for Prudes, Shenandoah Arts Council, Winchester VA
2010                Featured Lobby Artist, Winchester Little Theatre, Winchester VA
2005                School of Visual Arts’ Senior Show, Armory Gallery, Virginia Tech, Blacksburg VA
2005                From the Place Within, Installation, XYZ Gallery, Blacksburg VA
2003                SRISA Group Show, Santa Reparata International School of Art, Florence ITALY
2003                Keuka Lake Art Association Annual Art Show, Hammondsport NY
2001-2016       Members Show, Shenandoah Arts Council, Winchester VA


Bibliography

Rebecca Layne, “Works of Hispanic Artists Line Halls of Museum”, Winchester Star,

                         November 17 2015,             pages B5-B6.
Stephen Nielsen, “Hispanic Culture Celebrated Through Art”, Winchester Star,

                         October 30 2015, pages C5-C6.
Liz Hu, “Artist Spotlight: Abigail Gomez”, Appalachian Jamwich, March 2015, pages 6-7.
Jenny Baker, “Old Town Mural Project”, ‘Chester Magazine, March 2013, page 1. 
TV3 Winchester, “Creativity in a Construction Zone”, February 4 2013.


Commissions

Amanda Lindquist, The Beauty Within, Spirit Animal       Leigh Headley, Pet Portraits
Edison’s One-Off Fabrications, Business Sign                 Lydia Green, Doc Watson
Jen Rhoton, Home of Hurricane Hudson                          Laura Glinka, Peacock Frame

Sara Gomez, Multiple Commissions                                 Seeing Spots Farm, Business Sign   
Kendra Edwards, Multiple Commissions                          Jill Donneli-Hu, Dharma’s Ganesha             



Collections

Penelope Takadi, San Francisco CA                                      Natalie McCrea, Reston VA
Vance and Sara Gomez, Stephens City VA                            Ronald Gobeil, Biddeford ME 
Matthew and Susan Repasky, Berwick PA                             Irina Nordstrom, Paso Robles CA
Ananda and Emily Lantaff, Longmont CO                              Roxie Orndorff, Berryville VA 
Jason Williams, Washington DC                                             Kendra Edwards, Roanoke VA
Jill Donneli-Hu, Winchester VA                                               David Cutshall, Ranson WV
Robert and Patricia Callahan, Spring Grove PA                     Russell Cutshall, Stephens City VA
Matthew and Lydia Green, Locust Grove VA                         Jennifer and Patrick Kelly, Boyds MD
Barbara Renner, Winchester VA                                            Jen and Steve Rhoton, Raleigh NC
Christine Augustinowicz Johnson, Roanoke VA                     Cedric Garmin, Winchester VA



Professional Experience

2015                            Juror, 2015 Congressional Art Competition, Ashburn VA
2015                            Top of Virginia Artisan Trail, Artisans Center of Virginia, Winchester VA
2014- Present              Board of Directors, Shenandoah Arts Council, Winchester VA
2013- Present              Contributing Writer, Appalachian Jamwich Magazine, East Coast, USA
2013-2014                   Art Instructor, Boys & Girls Club of the Northern Shenandoah Valley 
2012- Present              Winchester Art Market, Winchester VA
2012- Present              Art Teacher, Mountain View Christian Academy, Winchester VA
2011- Present              Owner/ Artist/ Art Instructor, Pretty Girl Painting and Fine Art 
2011- Present              Art Instructor, Shenandoah Valley Discovery Museum, Winchester VA
2001- Present              Set Painting/ Murals, Winchester Little Theatre, Winchester VA


Professional Memberships

2015- Present              The Hispanic Society of America, New York NY
2013- Present              Virginia Museum of Fine Arts, Richmond VA
2013- Present              Washington Project for the Arts, Washington DC
2012- Present              National Association of Latino Arts and Culture (NALAC), San Antonio TX
2004- Present              Shenandoah Arts Council, Winchester VA




​​Abigail Gomez