Gerald Obregon has been an art teacher in the Miami-Dade County Public School system since 1998. He was part of the Magnet Art Program at Norland Middle School from 1999 – 2010 and the Visual and Performing Arts Academy at Robert Morgan Educational Center from 2010 - 2012. At the beginning of the 2012-2013 school year, he became a member of the faculty at Arthur and Polly Mays Conservatory of the Arts, a magnet school focused on the different artistic disciplines for grades 6 – 12. In the Fall of 2017, he was awarded Middle School Art Educator of the Year in the state of Florida by the Florida Art Education Association. That same year, he joined the faculty at Florida International University as an adjunct professor in their Art Education Department. He has a Bachelor of Fine Arts Degree in Illustration (1986) from the School of Visual Arts in New York City. In 1998 he received a Masters of Science in Art Education from Florida International University. In 2007, he started exhibiting his own work in various Miami area shows. Since that time, he has become an award winning artist, exhibiting in shows around Florida: Miami, St. Augustine, Sarasota, and Melbourne. His work has also been seen nationally in places like Colorado, Maryland, Virginia, North Carolina, and West Virginia.