Gustavo Uriel Ayala


Graduate Student


Gustavo Uriel Ayala is interested in art/design because through visual aesthetics we can reflect on ourselves and the world around us through ways of being shown and not told. By working with oil on canvas and sewing, Ayala processes online images and their consumption. Ayala is from Vincennes, Indiana. He graduated with a BFA in Painting from Herron School of Art & Design, Indiana University, Bloomington, Indiana. He also earned an AS in Studio Art from Vincennes University in Vincennes, Indiana. 

University News

MFA Candidate Explores Themes of Masculinity and Identity Through Art
Published March 8, 2024 in College of Arts & Letters
Gustavo Uriel Ayala, an artist with vibrant and thought-provoking pieces that delve into themes of masculinity, identity, and belonging, is one of the MFA candidates in the Department of Art, Art…Read now »