Born 1982 in Chicago, Illinois, USA. Lives and works in Los Angeles, California. Gomez’s paintings, sculptures, and videos reference Hollywood set painting, commercial sign painting, and automotive airbrushing to address themes of perception and representation, often using the city of Los Angeles as a frequent setting and subject. Gomez holds a BFA from the School of the Art Institute of Chicago and an MFA from the California Institute of the Arts. His works are held in the permanent collections of LACMA (Los Angeles), the Hammer Museum (Los Angeles), and the Rubell Family Collection (Miami).