The MHS will be welcoming Raúl Gonzalez, a graphic novelist as a way to celebrate National Hispanic Culture Month. Mr. Gonzalez will meet with students at the Southbridge Middle-High School on November 3rd from 12 to 2pm.
Raúl Gonzalez was born in El Paso, Texas and grew up going back and forth between El Paso and Ciudad Juárez, México. Currently Lowriders in Space is nominated for a Texas BlueBonnet award 2016-2017. Raul is the recipient of the Brother Thomas Fellowship 2015. He is a contributor to SpongeBob Squarepants Comics.
In 2010 he worked on his first large scale mural sponsored by the Boston Arts Commission installed in the neighborhood of East Boston. Gonzalez is committed to introducing youth to the visual arts and has taught in the education departments of the Institute of Contemporary Art, Boston, and the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston. In 2011 Gonzalez collaborated with over 125 kids from all over the city of Boston to create a work titled “and their Families” for the Linde Family Wing of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston.