Gossamer is a 27 year-old artist from Northeastern Pennsylvania. He develops bodies of work utilizing sculpture, installation, textile, fashion, toy design, illustration, and narrative.

Gossamer is a transgender person of African American and Filipino decent who identifies as nonbinary.

His art is an exploration of existence. He explores topics such as ritual and belief, sense of self, romance and relationships, the border between life and death, the essence of life, and consciousness.


AWARDS & SHOWS

MassArt Senior Show, May 2012
Boston, Massachusetts
Group exhibition

MassArt Sculpture All School Show, Fall 2010
Boston, Massachusetts
Group exhibition

MassArt Freshman All School Show, Spring 2009
Boston, Massachusetts
Group show

Presidents’ Award, Massachusetts College of Art and Design, 2008 – 2012
Boston, Massachusetts
Scholarship

Hazleton Art League Juried Art Exhibition and Scholarship, 2008
Hazleton, Pennsylvania
Scholarship

Marian Sutherland Kirby Library Art Show, 2008
Mountain Top, Pennsylvania
Group exhibition

Fine Arts Fiesta: Poster Entry Contest Winner, 2008
Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania
Juried competition

Tokyopop, Inc.: Rising Stars of Manga 6, 2007
Juried competition

Tokyopop, Inc.: Rising Stars of Manga 5, 2006
Juried competition

 

EDUCATION

Pennsylvania State University
Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania
Certificate in Introduction to Business Management, Received April 2016
Certificate in Corporate Communication, Received December 2016

Massachusetts College of Art and Design
Boston, Massachusetts
B.F.A. in Sculpture, Received May 2012
Graduation with Academic Honors and Distinction