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 City and New York.


Born 1985, Red Bluff, California, USA
Lives and works in Mexico City Mexico and New York, USA


International Studio & Curatorial Program, New York, USA

MFA Columbia University, New York, USA

BFA School of the Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, USA

Solo Exhibitions

fortaleza, Progetto, Lecce, Italy
Cadena Perpetua, Sculpture Center, Long Island City, USA
sangre y barro, Cooper Cole, Toronto, Canada

deshacer, Mary Mary, Glasgow, United Kingdom
6 ½ Weeks, Museum Folkwang, Essen, Germany

cochi, Visitor Welcome Center, Los Angeles, USA
lleno y vaco, Salon ACME, Mexico City, Mexico

kriziz, Kurimanzutto, Mexico City, Mexico

Ua persona show, Touche leather Bar, Chicago, USA

Group Exhibitions


Hangzhou Triennial of Fiber Art, Hangzhou, China (Forthcoming)
Emissaries for Things Abandoned by Gods, curated by Elena Filipovic, Estancia FEMSA – Casa Luis Barragán, Mexico City, Mexico (Forthcoming)
Frieze London, Cooper Cole, London, United Kingdom (Forthcoming)
Tricknology, ektor garcia and Allison Janae Hamilton, cur. by Sanford Biggers, Marianne Boesky Gallery, Aspen, USA
garcía, Raina, Shore, Tossin, Luhring Augustine, New York City, USA
Pot, Adams and Ollman, Portland, USA

Oficio y material, Museo de Arte de Zapopan, Guadalajara, Mexico
Sperm Cult, LAXART, Los Angeles, USA
Dwelling Poetically: Mexico City, a case study, ACCA, Melbourne, Australia
Queer Biennial 2018, What if Utopia, Los Angeles, USA
Where we meet, Chicken Coop Contemporary, Portland, USA

La tanga wax, Biquini Wax, Mexico City, Mexico
No More Deaths Benefit, Salon 94, New York, USA
Trigger: Gender as a Tool and a Weapon, New Museum, New York, USA

Contemporary Ceramics, LeRoy Neiman Gallery, New York, USA
Matthew K. Abonnenc and ektor Garcia, Sargent’s Daughters, New York, USA

Michael Blake and ektor Garcia, The Can Gallery, New York, USA
Floating Point, Judith Charles Gallery, New York, USA
Columbia MFA First Year Exhibition, Wallach Art Gallery, New York, USA

Undergrad Thesis Show, Sullivan Gallery, SAIC, Chicago, USA

Slippery Slope, WomanMade, Chicago, USA
Power of Ten, Threewalls, Chicago, USA

Hispanic Heritage, Chicago Public Library, Chicago, USA

Take Root, Luggage Store Gallery, San Francisco, USA


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