Ernesto R. Gómez is originally from Highland, Michigan. He earned his BFA from The School of the Art Institute of Chicago with an emphasis in sound, installation and instrument building. He has performed in many experimental and standard rock ensembles. Currently, he is enrolled in the Sculpture MFA program at The University of Georgia in Athens and is employed as a Graduate Research Assistant for ICE (Ideas for Creative Exploration). He lives in Milledgeville, Georgia with his wife, Emily.