pull (artist at work)
glass, copper, stainless steel, aircraft wire, ball bearing fittings, screws, 2 feet x 1.5 inches x 11 feet, 2019
crown heights pull sag
glass, stone, copper, steel, ball bearings, 5 x 3 x 11 feet, 2020
finding the window
glass, copper, steel, polyurethane, 20 feet x 20 feet x 24 feet
Structural design by Kyoung Hee Kim, PhD AIA of UNCC + HKDNA, Commissioned by the New York Hall of Science
New Soho Gallery, June 26 - July 07, 2014
a wall, a panel or a cloud
glass,18 x 8 x 3 inches, 2019
glass, copper, stainless steel, aircraft wire, ball bearing fittings, screws, 5 x 3 x 11 feet, 2019
Romina Gonzales (b. Lima, Peru, 1989) is a New York based, interdisciplinary artist working towards facilitating the expansion of consciousness from a post-colonial lens. Moving seamlessly between sculpture, printmaking and performance, she often portrays gestures and narratives through material responses by questioning givens and offering alternative perspectives. Her work has been featured in The New York Times, New York Post, New York Magazine, Remezcla, Hyperallergic, among others, and included in the collections of The Museum of American Glass, Cooper Hewitt Smithsonian Design Museum and NYSCI. Exhibitions include Glass+A at Vitraria Museum in Venice, Italy, Terra/Derma at The Holland Tunnel Gallery in Newburgh, NY, Flammable Statement No2 for the GMTF Film Festival at Northlands Creative in Scotland & The Museum of Arts and Design in NY, and most recently, a long term installation titled Finding the Window commissioned by the New York Hall of Science Museum in Queens, NY. Gonzales graduated from New York University after previously attending Pontificia Universidad Católica del Perú.
Visitor Center’s Spring/Summer program launches in March with The Return (March 12 - April 16), a solo presentation of an installation of new sculptures and paintings by Romina Gonzales. Drawing from the historic and cultural significance of materials such as copper, sulfur and glass, Gonzales creates structures as portals to explore energy flow as she addresses questions regarding the complexity of consumption culture, wellness and spirituality. Born in Peru but currently based in New York, the artist is interested in the transfer and transformation of energy; her influences come from spirituality, science and the dissonant narratives that uphold society.