Miguel Maltos Gonzales is an American-born Chicano artist blending his Indigenous Mexican and American heritage in illustrated film photography. This tells the story of living with two social norms, languages, traditions, perceptions of history, and seeking a balance between cultures.
He continues to serve the community as a Spokane Art Commissioner, Spokane Ensemble Theater Board member and President of the Hispanic Business Professional Association. Gonzales shares his military, civic and cultural experiences by building equity in local creative commerce and inclusion of diversity in art representation through his podcast and speaking engagements across Washington and Texas.
Gonzales was born on the land of the Payaya people now known as San Antonio, Texas and currently lives on the land of the Spokanee in eastern Washington.