Wes Gonzalez

  wgonzalez@d230.org

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Renaissance Man

Ren·ais·sance man

noun

  • a person with many talents or areas of knowledge.

This painting is on permanent display at Governors State University.  

Wes Gonzalez started in CHSD 230 in 2002 at Stagg High School.  Since then he has taught nearly every art class offered, coached 24 seasons in 3 different sports, received a master’s degree in painting and an endorsement to work with English Language Learners (ELL).  Currently serving as the Art Club sponsor.  

 

Art Classes Taught:

Painting, Drawing, Advanced Drawing, Ceramics, Computer Art, Sculpture, Illustration, Jewelry, Art and Design, Black and White Photography and Independent Study.

Glass Blowing

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This gallery is made of pointillism drawings completed in Drawing 1 using very fine point Sharpie markers.

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Drawing 1 Pointillism Racoons.jpg
Pointillism Butterfly.jpg
Pointillism Raccoons.jpg
Zebra.jpg

Drawing 1: Pointillism

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Painting: Water Color Landscapes

Painting: Water Color Landscapes

Student Work

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Julie Vana

BW Photo

Anna D.: 3D Portfolio

Self-Portrait

Self-Portrait

Self portrait in pencil

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Collage.jpg

Colored Pencil on Paper

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Drawing.jpg

Pencil

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Drawing 4.jpg

Pencil

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Drawing 3.jpg

Colored pencil and lace

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Drawing 2.jpg

Colored pencil

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Ink/pointillism

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Mikaela 3.jpg

Acrylic Mural detail

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Mikaela 2.jpg

Colored Pencil

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Pencil

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Detail Mural 2.jpg

Acrylic mural detail

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Detail for mural.jpg

Acrylic mural detail

Portrait.jpg

Portrait.jpg

Pencil

Mikaela: 2D Portfolio

Self-Portrait.jpg

Self-Portrait.jpg

Zombie.jpg

Zombie.jpg

Study for Self-Portrait.jpg

Study for Self-Portrait.jpg

Skull.jpg

Skull.jpg

Cherub.jpg

Cherub.jpg

Sarah L: Drawing Portfolio

Water Color Portrait AKim.jpg
Water Color Portrait AKim 2.jpg
Color Pencil AKim.jpg
Pencil Drawing AKim.jpg
Pencil Self Portrait AKim.jpg
Color Pencil AKim 3.jpg
Color Pencil AKim 2.jpg
Acrylic and Pastel.jpg

Anna K: 2D Portfolio

Mikaela Pendant.jpg
Mikaela Pendant.jpg

Dream Catcher. Wrapped wire and formed sheet metal.

Jewelry

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Lisa: 2D Portfolio

Alaina2A.jpg
Alaina2A.jpg
Alaina1A.jpg
Alaina1A.jpg
Mural Alaina.jpg
Mural Alaina.jpg

Mural Piece, acrylic on canvas board

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Alaina3A.jpg
Alaina7A.jpg
Alaina7A.jpg
Alaina6A.jpg
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Alaina5A.jpg
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Alaina4A.jpg
Alaina4A.jpg

Alaina S: 2D Portfolio

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Pencil

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Pencil

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DiMeola_Oriana4.jpg
DiMeola_Oriana3.jpg
DiMeola_Oriana2.jpg

Pencil

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Pencil

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Oriana: Drawing Portfolio

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Madison7.jpg

Solder and forged bracelet

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Madison6.jpg

Solder and forged bracelet

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Madison4.jpg
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Madison5.jpg

soldered and stamped copper pendant

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Madison3.jpg

Lost wax and cast oxidized tree ring

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Madison2.jpg

Enameled leaf pendants

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Madison1.jpg

stamped and enameled pendant

Madison: Jewelry Portfolio

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Kelly16.jpg

Cut, Stamped, patina, and rolled necklace.

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Kelly14.jpg

Fused and enameled fish necklace

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Kelly13.jpg

cast and patina ring

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Kelly12.jpg

cut, fused glass pendant

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Kelly11.jpg

sheet metal and wire earrings

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Kelly10.jpg

cast and patina ring

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Kelly6.jpg

enameled pendant.

Kelly: Jewelry Portfolio

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Myah6.jpg

Cut and stamped copper earrings

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Myah5.jpg

Cut and stamped pendants and hand made jump ring necklace

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Myah4.jpg

Manganese gold cast ring

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Myah3.jpg

Lost wax cast ring

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Myah2.jpg

Manganese Bronze cast ring

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Myah1.jpg

Hand forged silver necklace.

Myah: Jewelry Portfolio

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Pencil on paper

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Pencil on paper

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Water Color on Paper

Megan K: Drawing and Painting Portfolio

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Acrylic on Canvas

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Acrylic on Canvas

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Acrylic on Canvas

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Acrylic on Canvas

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Acrylic on Canvas

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Acrylic on Canvas

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Acrylic on Canvas

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Acrylic on Canvas

Julie J: Painting Portfolio

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Acrylic on Canvas

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Acrylic on Canvas

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Acrylic on Canvas

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Acrylic on Canvas

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Acrylic on Canvas

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Acrylic on Canvas

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Acrylic on Canvas

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Acrylic on Canvas

Mike M: Drawing/Computer Art Portfolio

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Sam6.jpg

Enameled Copper Pendant

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Sam5.jpg

Lost Wax Cast and Oxidized Pendant

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Sam4.jpg

Enameled Copper Pendant

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Sam3.jpg

Lost Wax Cast Pendant

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Sam2.jpg

Lost Wax Cast Pendant

Sam: Jewelry Portfolio

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Michelle Krumpolcz Independent Study Water Color Landscapes

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Michelle Krumpolcz Independent Study Water Color Landscapes

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Michelle Krumpolcz Independent Study Water Color Landscapes

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Michelle Krumpolcz Independent Study Water Color Landscapes

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Michelle Krumpolcz Independent Study Water Color Landscapes

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Michelle Krumpolcz Independent Study Water Color Landscapes

Michelle K.: Painting Portfolio

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Picture 046.jpg

Progress of Catherine Lamy's self-portrait

Self Portrait
Self Portrait

Progress of Catherine Lamy's self-portrait

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Progress of Catherine Lamy's self-portrait

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Progress of Catherine Lamy's self-portrait

Progress: Catherine's Self-Portrait

Anna D: Mad Hatter

Anna D: Mad Hatter

Forged Copper and Blown Glass

Anna D: Mad Hatter

Anna D: Mad Hatter

Forged Copper and Blown Glass

Anna D: Mad Hatter

Anna D: Mad Hatter

Forged Copper and Blown Glass

Anna D: Mad Hatter

Anna D: Mad Hatter

Forged Copper and Blown Glass

Anna D: Mad Hatter

Anna D: Mad Hatter

Forged Copper and Blown Glass

Fish and Snake

Fish and Snake

Lost wax casting

Teddy K: Painting Portfolio

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computer generated art

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computer generated art

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computer generated art

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computer generated art

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computer generated art

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Pencil Drawing

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Pencil Drawing

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Institute Day 2015

 

Notes and Links

1st Period Photography: Spring 2015

Click the class to see recent lessons and examples