Hilary Gomes has been a full time Art Professor at Foothill College in Los Altos, CA from 2001 to the present. She has been a member of the online committee at Foothill College since 2010. She earned her B.F.A. in Painting, Printmaking and Drawing from Cooper Union for the Advancement of Art and Science in New York City. She also earned a Teaching certificate from Parsons School of Design as well as her MA and MFA in painting from the University of Iowa, in Iowa City, Iowa.