SERGIO GARCIA IN HIS OWN STYLE

Artist of the Month

Sergio Garcia

 

SERGIO GARCIA WAS BORN ON 1959 IN HAVANA, CUBA. HE IMMIGRATED TO THE UNITED STATES WITH FAMILY IN 1961, SETTLING IN UNION CITY, NEW JERSEY, UNTIL 1969. ON THAT SAME YEAR, HE MOVED TO MIAMI, FLORIDA, WHERE SINCE THEN HE HAS LIVED AND WORKED. ESSENTIALLY SELF-TAUGHT ARTST, HE EMBRACED PAINTING AS A MEDIUM OF EXPRESSION.
HE HAS BEEN ABLE TO EXPLORE HIS PAST AND PRESENT BY MEANS OF ART. CONSTANTLY STRUGGLING WITH SUCH ISSUES AS SOCIAL, AND POLITICAL ENVIRONMENTS, THE HUMAN CONDITION AND PERSONAL IDENTITY. AS PART OF A NEW GENERATION OF ARTISTS, HE CHALLENGES HIS OWN PASSIONS, OBSESSIONS AND FEARS; THE CONFRONTATION OF DUALITIES, OF BI-CULTURAL REALITIES AND DECEPTIONS.

A SELECTED RESUME OF HIS EXHIBITIONS INCLUDE:

  • VENICE BIENNAL, ITALY
  • BEIJING BIENAL,CHINA
  • 1st TRIENALL OF CONT.CARIBBEAN ART, DOM.REP.
  •  MUSEO DE ARTE CONTEMPORANEO REP.DOMINICANA
  • ;MUSEUM OF ART GENEVA, SWITZERLAND
  • ; MUSEUM OF LATIN AMERICAN ART (MOLLA), LONG BEACH, CA.
  •  MUSEO DE LAS AMERICAS, MADRID, SPAIN
  •  MUSEO ZAMBRANO, VELEZ-MALAGA, SPAIN
  •  MUSEUM OF ART, FT. LAUDERDALE, FL
  • LOW ART MUSEUM, CORAL GABLES, FL.
  • HIGHLAND MUSEUM OF THE ARTS (M.O.T.A.), SEBRING, FL
  • FREEDOM TOWER MUSEUM, MIAMI, FL
  • TEMPLE UNIVERSITY GALLERY, ROME, ITALY
  • UNIVERSITY OF COLORADO SPRINGS, CO.
  •  UNIVERSITY OF MILWAUKEE, MILWAUKEE, WI.
  • APPALACHIAN STATE UNIVERSITY, BOONE, N. CAROLINA
  •  SAINT PETERSBURG CENTER FOR THE ARTS, FL.
  •  MANATEE COLLEGE, BRADENTON, FL.
  • PALM BEACH COMM. COLLEGE, PALM BEACH, FL.
  •  ART AND CULTURAL CENTER OF HOLLYWOOD, HOLLYWOOD, FL.
  •  DAMIEN B. CONT. ART CENTER, MIAMI, FL.
  • THE IGNATION CENTER FOR THE ARTS, MIAMI, FL.
  • SOUTH FLORIDA ART CENTER, MIAMI BEACH, FL.
  • MIAMI DADE COLLEGE. MIAMI, FL.
  •  SAINT THOMAS UNIVERSITY, MIAMI, FL.
  • STATE CAPITOL, TALLAHASSEE, FL.
  • SLICK ART FAIR, PARIS, FR
  • ART MIAMI, ARTE AMERICA,MIAMI, FL
  • BRIDGE ART FAIR, MIAMI, FL
  • ARTE-AHORA ART FAIR, CHICAGO, IL
  • FIART FAIR,REP.DOMINICANA

HIS WORK IS IN MUSEUM, PRIVATE AND CORPORATE COLLECTIONS THROUGHOUT THE U.S. AND EUROPE. GARCIA IS A RECIPIENT OF SEVERAL AWARDS AND HONORS AND HAS BEEN THE SUBJECT OF NUMEROUS ARTICLES IN MAJOR PUBLICATIONS AND HAS LECTURED AT UNIVERSITIES AND GALLERIES, WHICH HAVE RENDERED HIM ONE THE LEADING CUBAN-AMERICAN ARTISTS IN THE UNITED STATES.

 

 

Title: “Moon-Flower lll”, 2010, Mixed.Med. on canvas, 8’x10′

 

 

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