Resume

 

Recognitions

 

2014           Top 10 Painters in Houston, Houston Press Editorial Board

2013           Best Artist, Houston Press Editorial Board

2013           Top 100 Creatives, Houston Press

2013         Selected Artist, Annual Juried Visual Arts Alliance Exhibition

2013           Brand Ambassador, Aqua Dopa - Video Release

 

Publications by Author/Artist

 

2015           One Ton Goldfish: In Search of the Tangible Dream

 

Selected Videos

 

One Ton Goldfish: In Search of the Tangible Dream, YouTube
https://youtu.be/oMfY8DSREsU

 

Artist Talk – Reflection Series Part 1, YouTube
https://youtu.be/Hkc6fFS_1VA

 

Artist Talk – Reflection Series Part 2, YouTube
https://youtu.be/3oZ9P0rg02A

 

Selected Press Publications

 

Steve Jansen, “Making Book,” Houston Modern Luxury Magazine, February 2015http://modernluxury.com/houston/story/making-book

 

People of Houston, 002 Magazine, December 2014

 

Justin Garcia 7:Unlayered, CultureMap, October 2015
http://houston.culturemap.com/eventdetail/justin-garcia-art-opening-reception-7unlayered/

 

 

Exhibition: Justin Garcia’s Inherent Energy - Reflections Series, CultureMap, April 2012 http://houston.culturemap.com/eventdetail/art-opening-reception-exhibition-inherent-energy-i/17593/

 

 

Uncorked and Uncovered Joint Exhibition with Lucinda Cobley, CultureMap, March 2012 http://houston.culturemap.com/eventdetail/uncorked-uncovered-closing-reception-justin-garcia/

 

Tara Seesharam, “Bold Strokes,” Houston Modern Luxury Magazine, December 2010 http://digital.modernluxury.com/publication/?i=53671&p=182

 

Selected Exhibitions – Solo, Two-Person, and Group

 

2015           Book Signing & Reception, The Houston Club, One Shell Plaza

2015           Book Signing, Barns & Noble, Sugar Land, TX

2015           Book Signing, BB1 Classic – Uptown Park, Houston, TX

2015           Inaugural Book Signing & Release, Silver Street Studios, Houston, TX

2015           Grant Gordon Foundation Fundraiser, Selected Artist

2014           Book Announcement-OneTonGoldfish: In Search of the Tangible Dream & Solo Exhibition, “7 Unlayered” Exhibition,    
                    Silver Street Studios, Houston, TX

2013           Wade Wilson Art Gallery, Group Exhibition, "Tre Impasto", (Hans de Bruijn, Justin Garcia, & Tomas Glass),                                
                    Houston,TX

2012           Wade Wilson Art Gallery, Solo Exhibition & Opening Reflection Series, Houston, TX

2012           Solo Exhibition, “Introduction”, Wade Wilson Art Gallery - Santa Fe, NM

2012           Houston Contemporary Art Fair, Group Exhibition, Wade Wilson Art Gallery, Houston, TX

2012           Houston Fine Art Fair, Group Exhibition, Wade Wilson Art Gallery, Houston, TX 

2012           Two-Person Exhibition, Art Houston, (Justin Garcia & Winston Mascareenahs)

2012           Visual Arts Alliance Juried Show, Selected Artist, Houston TX

2012           Two-Person Exhibition: "Deux Amis" (David Adicks & Justin Garcia), Houston TX

2012           Dallas Art Fair, Group Exhibition, Wade Wilson Art Gallery

2012           Fotofest 2012 Biennial, Artist Studio, Houston TX 

2011           Wade Wilson Art Gallery, “Introducing Justin Garcia”, Houston TX

2011           Houston Contemporary Art Fair, Group Exhibition, Wade Wilson Art Gallery, Houston TX

2011           Selected Artist, Group Exhibition, City of Houston Art on Loan

2010           Solo Exhibition, McWhorter Fine Art Gallery, Houston TX

2010           Solo Exhibition, Tipping Point, Houston TX

2009           Solo Exhibition, BB1 Classic, Houston TX

2009           Solo Exhibition, Muir Fine Art Gallery, Houston TX

2009           Group Exhibition, Lampros Gallery, Woodlands TX

 

 

Selected Commission/Installations

 

2014           Selected solo artist to represent the Americas, Private/Corporate Commission, Chevron International Corp., “Vast” (40”x96”) Installation featured in lobby offices, Washington, DC.

 

2012           Public art commission, “Under Basin” and “A Drift in Time, 2” (40”x60”) The Westin Hotel, Houston, TX

 

2010           Public art commission, “Trails” and “Gander, 2” (36”x72”), oil and acrylics on canvas, St. Luke’s Hospital -The Vintage, Houston, TX

 

2009           Installation, “Emotions”, 6 (2’x5’), Texas Children’s Hospital, Houston, TX

 

Selected Collections

 

2012-14       Chevron Corporation, Houston, TX and Washington, DC

2013           River Oaks Bank, “The Alamo,” Houston, TX

2011           Presbyterian Hospital, Dallas TX

 

Presentations

 

2009           National Juvenile Arthritis Convention, Artist Presenter, “Expressing your Emotions through Art,” Houston, TX

2012 – 15    NewSpring Center, Guest Presenter/Teacher, various high schools, “Art as a Passion and a Business,” Houston, TX