Candy Gonzalez

MFA '17

Book Arts & Printmaking (MFA)

Candy Alexandra González is a Little Havana–born and raised, Philadelphia-based, multidisciplinary visual artist, poet, activist and trauma-informed educator. Currently, González’s artwork explores themes of body politics, fat phobia and self-healing, through photography, poetry, printmaking and papermaking.

González received their MFA in Book Arts and Printmaking from University of the Arts in 2017. Since graduating, they have been a 40th Street artist-in-residence in West Philadelphia; a West Bay View Fellow at Dieu Donné in Brooklyn; and a Picasso Project Resident Artist at Kensington Health Sciences Academy in North Philadelphia.

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