Malia Gomez is a contemporary artist currently living and working in Houston, TX. She had her first solo exhibition, Ad Astra Per Aspera, at the Museum of the Southwest at the beginning of 2022. Her work, Wonderland, was selected for inclusion in the Texas Biennial at the McNay Art Museum with the Filipinx Artist of Houston. Apart from being in a group show at The Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, and receiving a commission from Italian gin company, Engine Gin, her work has been featured in various publications including New American Paintings, All She Makes Magazine, and The Staff at the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston. 

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Education

2018  BFA Studio Art, Minor in Art History, Magna Cum Laude, University of Texas at San Antonio 

 

Solo Exhibition

2022 Ad Astra Per Aspera, The Museum of the Southwest, Midland, TX

Selected Group Exhibitions

2021 Pintura, The Philippine Consulate, Houston, TX

2021 Texas Biennial: A New Landscape, A Possible Horizon, The McNay Museum, San Antonio, TX

 

2021 MFAH Staff Show,  Museum of Fine Arts Houston, Houston, TX

 

2020 Juried Exhibition in Social Distance, New American Paintings, Instagram

2019  Artpace Chalk-It-Up Featured Artist, Artpace, San Antonio, TX

 

2019  Sixteen Voices one Language Vol. 2, San Antonio International Airport, San Antonio, TX

2018  Luminaria Contemporary Arts Festival, Tricentennial Edition, Hemisfair Park, San Antonio, TX

2018  Sixteen Voices one language, Maestro Entrepreneur Center, San Antonio, TX

 

2018  BFA Exhibition, University of Texas at San Antonio, San Antonio, TX

 

2018  College of Liberal and Fine Arts 34th Annual Student Exhibition, University of Texas at San Antonio, Main Gallery, San Antonio, Texas

2018  13th Annual Collegiate Student Exhibit, San Antonio Art League & Museum, San Antonio, TX

2018  For Auld Lang Syne, Hijole SA, Blue Star Arts Complex, San Antonio, TX

2017  Print it Up, R Space, San Antonio, TX

2017  Comparative Anatomy, University of Texas at San Antonio, San Antonio, TX

2017  College of Liberal and Fine Arts 33rd Annual Student Exhibition,  University of Texas at San Antonio, San Antonio, TX

2016  Image Underground, Memorial Branch Library, San Antonio, TX

2016  Arte Nuevo, University of Texas at San Antonio, San Antonio, TX

Press & Publications

2021 All She Makes Magazine, Fall 2021, Issue III, Svitlana Martynjuk 

2021 Fil-Am Artists to be Showcased in 2021 Texas Biennial, Walter And, USA Inquirer.net

2021 All Staff Catalogue, The Museum of Fine Arts Houston, Second Issue, Darla Barolini, Houston, TX

2021 Fuel the Dream, Commission made for Engine Gin Advertisment, Barbaresco (CN), Italy

 

2020 All Staff Catalogue, The Museum of Fine Arts Houston, Texas, May 1, 2020

 

2020 Create! Magazine Blog Feature, 'Opalescence', Create! Magazine, April 8, 2020

2020 Pikchur Magazine Blog Feature, 'What Like Its Hoard?', Pikchur Magazine, April 3, 2020

 

2019  New American Paintings, West Issue #138, The Open Studios Press, Boston, MA

2018  Luminaria: 'It is San Antonio's Celebration of the Arts', Spectrum News Staff, Nov. 11, 2018

2018  Luminaria Works Deal With San Antonio History, Deborah Martin, San Antonio Express News, Nov. 10, 2018

2018  Arts After Hours: Luminaria 2018, Deliasofia Zacarias, Unfilterd SA, Nov. 8, 2018

2018  Art For The Crowd: Luminaria Layers History in San Antonio, Casey Gregory, Arts and Culture Texas, Oct.11,

2018  Luminaria Promises Spectacle of Light, Sight, and Sound at Hemisfair, Nicholas Frank, The Rivard Report, Oct. 11, 2018

2017  Sagebrush Review Volume XII, University of Texas at San Antonio’s Literary and Arts Journal, San Antonio, TX

2016  Sagebrush Review Volume XI,  University of Texas at San Antonio’s Literary and Arts Journal,  San Antonio, TX

2016  An Artist’s Perspective, Interview by Alyssa Gonzalez, Paisano Plus, Spring 2016, Issue 1