The Mezzanine Gallery to Exhibit “Realistic Colors of Art” by Geraldo Gonzalez

On view from August 2-30, 2019
Free opening reception on Friday, August 2 at 5 p.m.

Wilmington, Del. (July 23, 2019) – The Realistic Colors of Art, an exhibition of drawings of public transportation by Wilmington artist Geraldo Gonzalez, will be on view in the Mezzanine Gallery from August 2-30, 2019. The artist will host a free opening reception on Friday, August 2, from 5-8 p.m. and a free closing reception on Friday, August 23, from 5-8 p.m.

Gonzalez is the recipient of a 2019 Individual Artist Fellowship in Folk Arts: Visual Arts. Gonzalez creates drawings that pulse with energy, spilling over with the excitement he feels about creating. Working mostly with colored pencils and in watercolor, he creates Technicolor worlds brimming with buses, trains, trolleys and subway lines.

Image: “Hand Free Drawing of Art,” 2019, colored pencils, 22 x 28 inches

The Mezzanine Gallery is open to the public weekdays from 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. and is located in the Carvel State Office Building, 820 N. French Street, Wilmington. Visitors to the Gallery should enter via the main entrance at the corner of 9th and French Streets.


Contact: Dennis Lawson, Interim Communications Coordinator

The Delaware Division of the Arts, a branch of the Delaware Department of State, is dedicated to cultivating and supporting the arts to enhance the quality of life for all Delawareans. Together with its advisory body, the Delaware State Arts Council, the Division administers grants and programs that support arts programming, educate the public, increase awareness of the arts, and integrate the arts into all facets of Delaware life. For more information about the Delaware Division of the Arts, visit or call 302-577-8278.