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Finding Inspiration in Every Turn

My inspiration to paint comes from many things in life. Whether it is bears roaming the forest or activity in the city, I see a certain beauty in both extremes. I love painting the same way an athlete would move,

full of energy and vitality.



It was evident in his youth that Gonzales was a gifted and talented artist.  He attended  St. Catherine’s Indian School in Santa Fe and began exhibiting his work at the young age of 12.  By the time he was 17, his art was displayed in the Smithsonian and simultaneously received the New Mexico Governor’s Award.  His art was on display in our Nation’s Capitol in Washington, D.C., as well as the Governor’s Mansion in Santa Fe, N.M. Gonzales received a full scholarship to the San Antonio Art Institute.  His works have been included in several national museum traveling exhibits and an International exhibit where his works were displayed next to the artwork of Keith Haring who is famous for his contribution to the Pop Art Movement. 

Clients & Partners

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Official Poster Artist

USA Pro ChallengeInternational

Vail Film Festival 

Ullr Fest . Breckenridge, CO

 Breckenridge International Snow Sculpture Championships

 Vision Relay National Cycling Race. Moab. UT

 USA Cycling Hill Climb National Championships.

LOTOJA National Cycling Race. Logan, UT.

Pikes Peak Marathon/Ascent International Race. Manitou Springs . CO 29029 Everesting.

UTInternational Albuquerque Hot Air Balloon Fiesta. Albuquerque . NM . 

Recent Awards & Distictions

Best Raw Artist . Awarded by the Pure Living Expo.

Thousand Oaks. CA. 2014

A Top Award Winner . Endowed by Plein-Air Magazine at the National Museum of Wildlife Art. Jackson, Wyoming | 2016

Awarded as “1 of the Top 10 Artists of the Year” through Redwood Media Group. OH. 2016 . 2017

21 st Annual Quick Draw Artist. Sale and Auction. Fall Arts Festival.

Jackson Hole, WY. 2017. 2018

Awarded Best Commemorative Poster by the International Festivals & Events Association. 2017

Featured Artist of the Year. Selected by the Colorado Springs Chamber & EDC and Cultural Office of the Pikes Peak Region. 2021

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