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
MassArt Sculpture All School Show, Fall 2010
MassArt Freshman All School Show, Spring 2009
Presidents’ Award, Massachusetts College of Art and Design, 2008 – 2012
Hazleton Art League Juried Art Exhibition and Scholarship, 2008
Marian Sutherland Kirby Library Art Show, 2008
Mountain Top, Pennsylvania
Fine Arts Fiesta: Poster Entry Contest Winner, 2008
Tokyopop, Inc.: Rising Stars of Manga 6, 2007
Tokyopop, Inc.: Rising Stars of Manga 5, 2006
Pennsylvania State University
Certificate in Introduction to Business Management, Received April 2016
Certificate in Corporate Communication, Received December 2016
Massachusetts College of Art and Design
B.F.A. in Sculpture, Received May 2012
Graduation with Academic Honors and Distinction