Boyer Gonzales Jr

Boyer Gonzales Jr (1909-1987) A native of Galveston, Gonzales grew up in an artist’s colony in New York where his father was a member. There he was befriended by artists including Robert Henri and George Bellows. He attended the University of Virginia where he met Paul Cézanne. His paintings we included in exhibitions in Washington DC, Philadelphia, New York and the Texas Centennial in Dallas. Relocating to San Antonio, he continued to build his reputation and show work at the Golden Gate Exhibition, 1939 World’s Fair and the Corcoran Gallery. Beginning with realism, Gonzales moved to bold abstraction. His work is held at the Tacoma and Seattle Art Museums, the Dallas Museum of Art and the Witte Memorial Museum.