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cactus de cerámica, 2020

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Oax.D.F.L.A.N.O.H.K., 2020

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pumoesque , 2019

Image courtesy of the artist and Progetto.

fortaleza, 2019

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scarpe da cavallo, 2019

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Installation view from fortaleza

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cunjunto 2, 2019

 

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lunasol (details), 2019

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portal I, 2019

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portal III(details), 2019

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esfera, 2019

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figura(detail), 2019

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figura, 2019

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melbournebikerid, 2019

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ektor garcia (b. 1985, Red Bluff, California, USA) received his BFA from the School of the Art Institute of Chicago in 2014, and his MFA from Columbia University, New York in 2016. Solo exhibitions include Sculpture Center, Long Island City, USA; Cooper Cole, Toronto, Canada; Mary Mary, Glasgow, Scotland; Museum Folkwang, Essen, Germany; Progetto, Lecce, Italy; kurimanzutto, Salon ACME, Mexico City, Mexico. Group exhibitions include LAXART, Los Angeles; New Museum, Marianne Boesky Gallery, Luhring Augustine, Salon 94, Sargent’s Daughters, New York; Chicken Coop Contemporary, Portland, USA; Museo de Arte de Zapopan, Guadalajara, Mexico; ACCA, Melbourne, Australia. garcia lives and works in between Mexico, New York, and elsewhere.

Education

2016
MFA Columbia University, New York, NY
2014
BFA School of the Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, IL

Awards

2018
Rema Hort Mann Foundation Emerging Artist Grant
ISCP, 1 year studio, New York
2016
Toby Devan Lewis Fellowship Award
2015
Institute of Investigative Living with Andrea Zittel
Columbia University Dean’s Travel Grant, Columbia University
2013
Sachs Scholar, Goldman Sachs Scholarship
2012
Ox-Bow LeRoy Neiman Fellowship, Ox-Bow Residency
SAIC Presidential Merit Scholarship, SAIC
2011
SAIC Presidential Merit Scholarship, SAIC

Solo Exhibitions

2019
cadena perpetua, SculptureCenter, New York
sangre y barro , Cooper Cole, Toronto, Canada
fortaleza , Progetto, Lecce, Italy
2018
6 1⁄2 Wochen , Museum Folkwang, Essen, Germany
deshacer , Mary Mary, Glasgow, Scotland
portalez , Mary Mary, Art Basel, Switzerland
2017
cochi , Visitor’s Welcome Center, LA
lleno y vacio , Salon ACME, Mexico City
2016
kriziz , kurimanzutto, Mexico City
2014
uña persona show , Touche Leather Bar, Chicago, IL

Group Exhibitions

2020
Metallica , Foxy Production, New York
Wearables , Etage Projects, Copenhagen, Denmark
2019
Searching the Sky for Rain , SculptureCenter, New York
EMISSARIES FOR THINGS ABANDONED BY GODS, Casa Luis Barragan, Mexico City
Since Last We Met , Simon Lee, New York
garcia, Raina, Shore, Tossin , Luhring Augustine, New York
Tricknology , Boesky West, Aspen, Colorado
2018
Oficio y Materia , MAZ Museo, Guadalajara, Mexico
Dwelling Poetically: Mexico City, a case study , ACCA, Melbourne Australia
2017
Trigger: Gender as a Tool and a Weapon , New Museum, NY
No More Deaths Benefit , Salon 94, New York
2016
Contemporary Ceramics , LeRoy Neiman Gallery, New York
Matthew K. Abonnenc and ektor garcia , Sargent’s Daughters, New York
2015
Michael Blake and ektor garcia , The Can Gallery, New York