José Antonio Gómez (b. 1945, Jaruco): The sculptor José Antonio Gómez has had solo exhibitions at the Thorne Building in Millbrook and at the Hudson Hall Gallery of Dutchess Community College, both in New York, and has participated in numerous group shows in that state. Gómez is the recipient of grants from the Storm King Sculpture Center, Dutchess County and the National Community Arts Program. He won five merit awards and three “best in sculpture” awards from the Barrett Art Center in Poughkeepsie. In addition to his art career, Gómez has been involved in computer systems development and in teaching mathematics. His work is in the permanent collections of the Barrett Art Center, the Dutchess County Community College and the St. Peter's College Art Department in Union City, New Jersey, among others. (Cintas for art, 1968-69, 1969-70)

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