Artutro Garcia, born, In Mexico 1977, he grownup between Mexico and Spain.
After graduating with honors from The National School of Plastic Arts, “San Carlos” Mexico DF. Arturo began his career exhibiting in Mexico under the support and guidance of the celebrate Mexican Author, Carlos Monsivais. He moved to California and after completing his studies with David Hardy, recognized as a preeminent US classical realism painter, he moved to New York City, with a determined desire to perfect his painting technique. In Manhattan he became affiliate with “The water Street Atelier under the mentorship and leader, Jacob Collins, at The water Street he also studied with Michael Grimaldi, Dan Thompson, Travis Schlaht, Eduard Minoff, Tony Curanaj, Douglas Flynt, and Kate Lehman. Almost immediately after Arturo’s first exhibit in USA. Art collectors recognize the value and uniqueness of his work. Arturo’s paintings include still-lifes, landscapes, floral, interiors and figurative works.
He currently lives in a Historic Victorian Neighborhood of Brooklyn NY.
Education 2005 -2009 Water Street Atelier, Jacob Collis New York NY.
2007 – 2008 Grand Central Academy
Travis Schlaht & Eduard Minoff
New York NY.
2000 – 2004 the Atelier School of Classical Realism David Hardy Oakland CA.1996 – 1999 National Sschool of Plastic Arts “San Carlos” Mexico DF.1996 -1999 Restauracion de Obras de Arte, “Manuel del Castillo Negrete INA Mexico DF.
Selected Solo Exhibitions
May 2004 “Light Form and Color – The spiritual World of Arturo Garcia” International Village gallery San Francisco CA. March 2003 “ Open Windows to the world of light. International Village Gallery San Francisco CA.
Selected Group Exhibition
2008 Jacob Collins & The Water Street Atelier”
Atlanta Art Gallery Atlanta GA.
2008 'The Hudson River School of landscape' Catskill Mountain Foundation Kaaterskill Fine Arts Gallery. Hunter NY. 2008 ‘The Water Street Atelier” Meredith Long & Co Houston Texas. Dec 2007 “Postcard from the edge” James Coahan Gallery New York NY. 2007 Casa de Ensuenos Gallery Oakland CA. Dec 2006 “Postcard from the edge” Sikkema Jenkins & Co. New York NY 2006 “MACLA”S 8th Latino Art Auction. MACLA Gallery San Jose CA. “Postcard for the edge”
Robert Miller Gallery New York NY. 2004 “Mission Dolores Park” The Consulate General of Mexico in San Francisco. San Francisco CA. 2004 “Dia de los Muertos” Art in New Mexico Gallery Santa Fe NM. 2004 National Juried Exhibition “Let There Be light” Kentucky Danville. 2004 “Art in New Mexico” Sunset Gallery Santa Fe NM.
American Artist Work shop “Hudson River School of Landscape” November 2007 Art Renewal Center International 2007 ARC Salon Catalog. “STILL LIFE FINALIST” Honors & Awards
2008 Selected for
The Hudson River School for the Landscape. Art Renewal Center Salon Competitions
Finalist “Still life category” 2007 Selected for
The Hudson River School for the Landscape.