University of Iowa M.F.A. printmaking graduate student and teaching assistant Mariceliz Pagán Gómez has partnered with the UI Museum of Natural History for artistic research and audience engagement. Her forthcoming M.F.A. thesis show in the UI Visual Arts Building (Spring 2023) will showcase pieces inspired by her time in nature and at the museum.
An artist and educator from Puerto Rico, Mariceliz has a B.A. in art from La Universidad de Rico, Recinto de Río Piedras, and explored book arts, painting, and drawing in La Liga de Arte and Escuela de Bellas Artes de Carolina. In her current venture, Mariceliz is teaching while pursuing an M.F.A. in printmaking at the University of Iowa. Read more here in the Pentacrest Museums' news article on Mariceliz' work and engagement with Museum audiences.