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New Topographies: Gabriela Gomboa Brings a Mountain to Miami

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Gabriela Gamboa is a multidisciplinary artist born in Pittsburgh and raised in Venezuela; currently based in Miami. She holds a Bachelor’s degree in Art and Design from the University of Chicago and an MFA from the Massachusetts College of Art and Design. Gamboa has been an artist-in-residence at Bakehouse Art Complex since 2018 and at Deering Estate in 2022.

When the pandemic lockdown began, Gabriela Gamboa realized that something important was missing in Miami: a mountain. Specifically, she longed for Cerro Bolívar, the mountain near her childhood home in southern Venezuela, close to the iron mines. This mountain had always given her “solace and peace.”

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