Resume

SELECTED EXHIBITIONS

2016           Walls of Time: Down the Rabbit Hole and Back, Beeville Art Museum, Beeville, TX

                   STOP - Listen then Collaborate!, Pop-Up Museum in conjunction with The History of Houston's Musical Soul, 6th Annual Houston History Alliance Conference, Match Box 3, Houston, TX

2015           A Night at the Edmont, Grant Gordon Foundation Fundraiser, Edmont 1634 Westheimer Houston, TX

2014           OneTonGoldfish: In Search of the Tangible Dream; Book Launch and Exhibition: 7: Unlayered, Silver Street Studios, Houston, TX

2012           Reflection, Wade Wilson Art Gallery, Houston, TX

                   Introduction, Wade Wilson Art Gallery - Santa Fe, NM

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

2010           New Works, Tipping Point, Houston, TX

                   New Works, McWhorter Fine Art Gallery, Houston TX

2009          New Works, Muir Fine Art Gallery, Houston, TX

                   Introducing Justin Garcia, Lampros Gallery, Woodlands, TX

Two person - Group

2016           Black and White, Mixed Emotion, Houston TX, Three Person Exhibition: Joe Aker, Justin Garcia, Al Heilman; Curated by Paula Siegel

                   Ten-ants, Serrano Gallery, Houston, TX, Group, Curated by Valentina Atkinson

2015           Dos Amigos Nuevamente, Adickes Studio, Houston TX, Two-Person Exhibition: David Adickes & Justin Garcia

2013           Tres Impasto, Wade Wilson Art Gallery, Houston, TX; Three-Person Exhibition: Hans de Bruijn, Justin Garcia, & Tomas Glass

2012          Texas Contemporary Art Fair, George R. Brown Convention Center, Houston, TX; Wade Wilson Art Gallery stall

                   Houston Fine Art Fair, Reliant Center, Houston TX; Wade Wilson Art Gallery stall 

                   Art Houston, Wade Wilson Art Gallery; Two-Person Exhibition: Justin Garcia & Winston Mascareenahs

                   29th Juried Open Exhibition, Visual Arts Alliance, Houston TX; Juror: Wade Wilson; Selected Artist

                   Deux Amis, Sculpturworx Studio, Houston TX; Two-Person Exhibition: David Adickes & Justin Garcia             

                   Dallas Art Fair, Fashion Industry Gallery, Dallas, TX; Wade Wilson Art Gallery stall

                   Spectrum, FotoFest, Hardy Nance Street Studios, Houston TX

2011            Houston Contemporary Art Fair, Wade Wilson Art Gallery stall, Houston, TX

                   On the Edge of New: New Paintings by New Artists, Wade Wilson Art, Houston, TX

                   Art on Loan, City Hall, City of Houston, TX; Group; Selected Artist

2010           Black and White, McWhorter Gallery, Houston, TX

                   Artists for Haiti, Laura Rathe Gallery, Houston, TX

                  Continuum, FotoFest, Hardy Nance Street Studios, Houston TX

2009          Blow Up Houston, Aerosol Warfare Gallery, Houston, TX

                  

Selected Commission/Installations

2015           Emerald and International Klein Blue, 2 (35"x45"), Vista Energy, Houston, TX; Corporate Collection

2014           Ultramarine Violet Abyss 1 and 2, 2 (72"x144"), Residential, Houston, TX; Private Collection

2014           Vast, (40”x96”), Chevron International Corporation, Washington, DC; Selected as solo artist to represent the Americas, Corporate Commission

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

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

2009          Emotions, 6 (2’x5’), Texas Children’s Hospital, Houston, TX; Public Art Installation

Selected Collections

Chevron Corporation, Houston, TX and Washington, DC

River Oaks Bank, Houston, TX

Presbyterian Hospital, Dallas, TX

Recognitions

2016           Hunting Prize Finalist

2014           Top 10 Painters in Houston, Houston Press Editorial Board

2013           Best Artist, Houston Press Editorial Board

                  Top 100 Creatives, Houston Press

                  Selected Artist, Annual Juried Visual Arts Alliance Exhibition

                  Brand Ambassador, Aqua Dopa - Video Release

Presentations

2016             HCDE Scholastic Awards Ceremony, Houston County Department of Education, Houston, TX; Keynote Speaker

2016             "The business of art", Texas Art Supply, Houston, TX; Guest Speaker

2015             "Art and Science", Texas Art Education Association Conference, Galveston, TX; Presenter 

2012 – 15     “Art as a Passion and a Business,” Newspring Center, Houston, TX; Guest Presenter/Teacher at various high schools in Spring Branch  

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

Publications by Author/Artist

2015           One Ton Goldfish: In Search of the Tangible Dream, Le Rêveur Publications; First edition, April 9, 2015

Selected Book Signings

2015           Launch & Book Signing, Silver Street Studios, Houston, TX

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

                   Book Signing, Barnes & Noble, Sugar Land, TX

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

Selected Press Publications

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

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

People of Houston, 002 Magazine, December 2014

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

Selected Videos

2015, Trailer, Documentory - Art Now Houston, YouTube
https://youtu.be/k9A4_WP8TvU

2014, Artist Talk - One Ton Goldfish: In Search of the Tangible Dream, YouTube
https://youtu.be/oMfY8DSREsU

2013, Interview - Justin Garcia and Art Director Nick Nicholas for New Era, YouTube
https://youtu.be/HrVThrmtT5Q

2012, Artist Talk - Reflection Series Part 1, YouTube
https://youtu.be/Hkc6fFS_1VA

2012, Artist Talk – Reflection Series Part 2, YouTube
https://youtu.be/3oZ9P0rg02A

2010, Interview - Profile on Justin Garcia for Latismo, YouTube
https://youtu.be/Ovpxa3qyQ8c