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 Mary Mary, Glasgow, Scotland; Museum Folkwang, Essen, Germany; kurimanzutto, Salon ACME, Mexico City, Mexico. Group exhibitions include LAXART, Los Angeles; New Museum, 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, New York, and wherever he loses himself.

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

Education

2018
International Studio & Curatorial Program, New York, USA

2016
MFA Columbia University, New York, USA

2014
BFA School of the Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, USA

Solo Exhibitions

2019
sangre y barro, Cooper Cole, Toronto, Canada

2018
deshacer, Mary Mary, Glasgow, United Kingdom
Museum Folkwang, Essen, Germany

2017
cochi, Visitor Welcome Center, Los Angeles, USA
lleno y vaco, Salon ACME, Mexico City, Mexico

2016
kriziz, Kurimanzutto, Mexico City, Mexico

2014
Ua persona show, Touche leather Bar, Chicago, USA

Group Exhibitions

2019
Pot, Adams and Ollman, Portland, USA

2018
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

2017
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

2016
Contemporary Ceramics, LeRoy Neiman Gallery, New York, USA
Matthew K. Abonnenc and ektor Garcia, Sargent’s Daughters, New York, USA

2015
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

2014
Undergrad Thesis Show, Sullivan Gallery, SAIC, Chicago, USA

2013
Slippery Slope, WomanMade, Chicago, USA
Power of Ten, Threewalls, Chicago, USA

2012
Hispanic Heritage, Chicago Public Library, Chicago, USA

2011
Take Root, Luggage Store Gallery, San Francisco, USA

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