Gamaliel Rodriguez

Gamaliel Rodríguez (b. 1977 in Puerto Rico) is a visual artist based in Puerto Rico. He works with pencil, ink, acrylic and ballpoint pen to produce aerial views of artificial industrial, military, and civilian structures in Puerto Rico and US territories. Memories are manipulated into dystopian, apocalyptic drawings that imagine the collapse of global infrastructure into ruin. Rodríguez received his BA from the University of Sacred Heart in San Juan PR in 2004; his MFA from the Kent Institute of Art and Design in 2005 and the prestigious Skowhegan School of painting and Sculpture in Maine USA in 2011; and has participated in numerous residencies. Rodríguez’s work has been included in both solo and group exhibitions such as at MASS MoCA (Massachusetts Museum of Contemporary Art, Massachusetts USA, SCAD Museum in Savannah, Georgia USA; Museo de Arte de Puerto Rico in San Juan, Puerto Rico; Bronx Museum of the Arts in New York.

Publications