Wayne Gonzales in ‘Chaos and Awe: Painting for the 21st Century' at Chrysler Museum of Art, Virginia, USA

16 November 2018
‘Chaos and Awe: Painting for the 21st Century' is a broad survey of contemporary art that displays the powerful and destabilising effects of 21st-century life. Featuring thirty-six international artists, the show touches on subjects from globalism and mass migration to radical ideologies, and the rapid expansion of technology.

Wayne Gonzales in 'Everything Is Connected: Art and Conspiracy', the Met Breuer, New York, USA

19 September 2018
For the last fifty years, artists have explored the hidden operations of power and the symbiotic suspicion between the government and its citizens that haunts Western democracies. 'Everything Is Connected: Art and Conspiracy' is the first major exhibition to tackle this perennially provocative topic. Featuring seventy works by thirty artists in media ranging from painting and sculpture to photography, video, and installation art, from 1969 to 2016, the exhibition presents an alternate archaeology of our times.

Wayne Gonzales and Rivane Neuenschwander in Prospect 4 Triennial, New Orleans, USA

18 November 2017
Wayne Gonzales and Rivane Neuenschwander are in Prospect.4, the New Orleans triennial of contemporary art.

Wayne Gonzales at House of St Barnabas, Soho, London, UK

13 June 2015

A unique selection of gouaches on paper by Wayne Gonzales will go on display in The Monro Room at The House of St Barnabas in the heart of Soho, London. This exhibition is the latest in 'The Collective' series which forms part of a programme of visual art conceived to inspire and uplift members and staff of this ground-breaking not-for-profit club which helps those who have experienced homelessness back into long-term work.

Opens 13 June 2015

Wayne Gonzales in 'Flash Back - November 22, 1963' at Addison Gallery of American Art, Andover, Massachusetts, USA

1 September 2013
Presented on the 50th anniversary of President John F. Kennedy's assassination, 'Flash Back-November 22, 1963' investigates the lasting impact of a painful episode in American history at the same time that it explores the power of the media through art works that appropriate, manipulate, and at times distort documentary images.

Wayne Gonzales features in Martos Gallery's 'LAT. 41° 7' N., LONG. 72° 19' W.' a Group Exhibition in New York, USA

13 July 2013
Organized by Bob Nickas, and his fourth off-site exhibition for the gallery, the title refers to the coordinates of the property. Many of the works have been made expressly for the show, or have been conceived especially for the site-10 wooded acres which sits between Orient Harbor and Long Island Sound.

Wayne Gonzales': A Solo Exhibition Presented by SCAD Exhibitions Department, Savannah, Georgia, USA

7 September 2012
The Savannah College of Art & Design exhibitions department presents a solo exhibition by Wayne Gonzales, with several "crowd" and "light" paintings for which the artist is acclaimed. Drawing from photographic sources, Gonzales explores the languages and histories of both digital media and painting.

Wayne Gonzales in 'Dark Matters' at the Hirschhorn Museum, Washington D.C., USA

6 July 2012
Dark Matters brings together works from the Hirshhorn's collection that draw upon the associations and implications of darkness. The exhibition features Wayne Gonzales painting 'Pentagon'.

Wayne Gonzales at CAC, Malaga, Spain

18 October 2011
CAC Málaga is now presenting the first exhibition of WAYNE Gonzales work in Spain, including two previously unexhibited works, 'Seated Crowd' and 'Slingshot Boy', both 2011. The dark backgrounds of Gonzales's crowd scenes, with their sketchily defined faces and brushstrokes that create seemingly immobile, inexpressive figures, leave the viewer to deliberate their meaning.

'Wayne Gonzales: Light to Dark / Dark to Light' at New Orleans Museum of Art (NOMA), New Orleans, USA

7 October 2011
New Orleans Museum of Art (NOMA) presents 'Wayne Gonzales: Light to Dark / Dark to Light', the artist's first solo museum show in the United States. This exhibition of paintings by spans from early portraits to never before seen work. Highlights range from paintings of New Orleans native Lee Harvey Oswald to the Louisiana Rigolets and Gonzales will also paint two original murals on the walls of the galleries.