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

Painting: Water Color Landscapes

Student Work

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Julie Vana

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Anna D.: 3D Portfolio

Self-Portrait

Self-Portrait

Self portrait in pencil

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Colored Pencil on Paper

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Pencil

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Pencil

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Colored pencil and lace

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Colored pencil

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Ink/pointillism

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Acrylic Mural detail

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Colored Pencil

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Pencil

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Acrylic mural detail

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Acrylic mural detail

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Pencil

Mikaela: 2D Portfolio

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Zombie.jpg

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Skull.jpg

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Cherub.jpg

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Sarah L: Drawing Portfolio

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Color Pencil AKim.jpg
Pencil Drawing AKim.jpg
Pencil Self Portrait AKim.jpg
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Anna K: 2D Portfolio

Jewelry

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Lisa: 2D Portfolio

Alaina S: 2D Portfolio

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Pencil

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Pencil

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Pencil

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Pencil

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Oriana: Drawing Portfolio

Madison: Jewelry Portfolio

Kelly: Jewelry Portfolio

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

Sam: Jewelry Portfolio

Michelle K.: Painting Portfolio

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

"Make ART everyday!" 

13300 S. LaGrange Ave. Orland Park, IL 60462

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Lost Wax Cast and Oxidized Pendant