Gloria Gem Sanchez
Working and residing in the Harbor Area / South bay of Tovaangar (Los Angeles),Gloria “Gem” Sanchez earned a Bachelor of Fine Arts in Drawing and Painting with a minor in Art Education from Cal State Puvungna (Long Beach) in 2014. She is a Xicana-Filipina American interdisciplinary artist, arts facilitator, and emerging curator that works in fibers, installation, drawing, and painting. Gloria is inspired by memories, stories, dreams, and motifs gathered from her hybrid cultural identities, spiritual cosmologies, and decolonial way of life. Her interests include hiking, camping, birding, and community organizing. She is a humble affiliate of the Many Winters Gathering of Elders Core Committee, Slanguage Studio, and FA4Collective. Gloria has exhibited work at Los Angeles Municipal Art Gallery,Tiger Strikes Asteroid, Tin Flats, Luna Anais Gallery, Angels Gate Cultural Center, Cerritos College Far Bazaar, Downtown Art Center Gallery, Pasadena City College, LA><ART, Museum of Latin American Art, Los Angeles Water School, Consulado Mexicano de Los Ángeles, Mini Art Museum, MOCA Geffen Plaza, El Comalito Collective, Pintados Philippine Art Gallery, Flux Art Space, LeiMin Space, Art Share LA, and more.