George Gonzalez is active/lives in Texas. George Gonzalez is known for trompe l'oeil still-life painting.
Biography George Gonzalez
George Gonzalez is a Texas artist known for his painstakingly rendered still-life works, moving back and forth between traditional realism and mysterious surrealism.
Gonzalez's parents came to Texas from Mexico a few months before he was born in 1966, seeking a better life for their children. The first time Gonzalez remembers drawing a picture was at the age of six. Gonzalez was bored with school and preferred staying home to draw. After high school Gonzalez insisted in the Army and learned patience and discipline.
In 1987, Gonzalez returned to civilian life and to drawing and painting in his spare time while working at a graphics firm. He sold his first painting in June of that year, and five years later he had a one-man sh
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