Norberto Gomez, Jr. is a media archaeologist, digital daemonologist and artist based in Baltimore, Maryland whose work engages in the interstices and chasms of death and technology, as well as aesthetics and horror. Gomez attended the University of Houston where they received an MFA in painting and drawing. Following this, they attended Virginia Commonwealth University, completing a PhD in Media, Art, & Text, where they studied digital culture, the history of social spaces on the Internet and the Perl scripting language, ultimately recreating the chatroom of their teenage years, L.A. Live. Gomez is the co-founder and editor of Sybil Press, a small print press specializing in handmade artist books, works of theory, esotericism, cultural and heretical bricolage and critique, among other experiments, which published Gomez's The Book of Cannibals—a grimoire for the contemporary artist and consumer. Gomez has written for Blumhouse, Cvlt NationDigital America, and Fangoria Magazine. Recent exhibitions include Little Berlin (Philadelphia), (e)merge (D.C.), and C.I.C.A. Museum (South Korea).

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  • 2020, Box 13, Houston, TX

  • 2020, Rhizome DC, Washington, DC

  • 2019, “Dungeons & Daemons,” Ben Bailey Art Gallery, Texas A&M University–Kingsville

  • 2018, “Am I Demon?” Valet Gallery, Richmond, VA

  • 2015, “Omega Man,” Corporate & Museum Frame, Richmond, VA

  • 2014, “Excerpts from the Occult Nature of Style,” Club K, Baltimore, MD

  • 2013, (e)merge art fair, Washington, D.C.

  • 2013, “The Occult Nature of Style,” Gallery A, Richmond, VA


  • 2009, “Dogs Bark,” Small Project Space, University of Houston, TX

  • 2006, “The Two-headed Boy and other Amazing Characters,” Ben Bailey Art Gallery, Texas A&M University, Kingsville, TX


  • 2011, timesteps, with Debra Barrera, Lawndale Art Center, Houston, TX

  • 2009, Out of Our Hands, with Melissa Marks Garner, K-Space Contemporary, Corpus Christi, TX

  • 2007, New Works, with JB Cantu, Conner Museum, Texas A&M University, Kingsville, TX


  • 2018, First Contact, Carroll Community College, Westminster, MD

  • 2016, Lunar Insurrection, Little Berlin, Philadelphia, PA

  • 2015, CICA Group Show, CICA Museum, South Korea

  • 2014, Young Masters, Ben Bailey Art Gallery, Texas A&M University, Kingsville, TX

  • 2013, RVA Street Art Festival, GRTC Bus Depot, Richmond, VA

  • 2012, Winter Group Show, Gallery A, Richmond, VA

  • 2010, Fireworks Night, Godspeeeeed Gallery, Richmond, VA

  • 2010, Times 20 Plus, Mighty Fine Arts Gallery, Dallas, TX

  • 2009, Monster Show 4, Domy Books, Houston & Austin, TX

  • 2009, The AMG Visual Stimulus Package, Apama Mackey Gallery, Houston, TX

  • 2009, MFA Thesis Exhibition, Blaffer Art Museum, Houston, TX

  • 2009, Sound Forms, Aurora Theater, Houston, TX, curated by Mary & Stephen Hillerbrand

  • 2008, Dis, Dat, Deez, Doz, The Joanna, Houston, TX

  • 2008, Beyond the Wasteland, Domy Books, Houston, TX

  • 2007, Drawing Show, The Joanna, Houston, TX

  • 2007, Collective Playground, Lawndale Art Center, Houston, TX, in association with Cynthia Woods Mitchell Center for the Arts

  • 2006, Children of the Third Coast, Progreso Art Gallery, Nuevo Progreso, MX

  • 2005, Taller de Rufino Tamaya, Oaxaca, MX

•    2017, Researcher-in-Residence, Signal Culture, Owego, NY
•    2015, Researcher-in-Residence, Signal Culture, Owego, NY
•    2011, Many Mini Residency, Skydive/Online, Houston, TX

•    2014, Bring Your Own Beamer (BYOB)-Baltimore II, Club K, co-facilitated with Katie Duffy
•    2013, BYOB-Richmond II, Hardywood Park, Richmond, VA, in association with 1708 Gallery
•    2012, BYOB-San Antonio, w/Lullwood Group, 107 Gallery, San Antonio, TX
•    2012, BYOB-Richmond, InLight Richmond, 1708 Gallery, Richmond, VA
•    2010, Fireworks Night, Godspeeeed Gallery, Richmond VA. Featuring: Jon Rafman, Parker Ito, Vanessa Van Alstyne, Paul Slocum, Jesica Garcia, Rhys Coren and more. Co-curated

photo: Spencer L. Turner, Gallery A, Richmond, VA, 2013.