This piece is about the opioid crisis and how addiction can affect any individual regardless of race, religion, or class.
Veronica Gonzalez was born and raised in San Antonio, Texas. She is currently in her third year of obtaining her BFA at Southwest School of Art. She has two children and is an Air Force Reserves veteran. She has a Bachelor’s degree in nursing and has been working as a registered nurse for over 16 years. She has always had an interest in art and felt that she needed to do something for herself since she gives so much of herself to her family. She has enjoyed every minute of the BFA program, and her current interests are printmaking and metalsmithing.