New winter art is up on in our back room!
We rotate the art we show in our back room with the seasons.
Artwork currently on display by Arturo Garcia.
Interested in showing your art at The Farm? Contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Artwork by Arturo Garcia (on display until May 2018)
Arturo Garcia is a Classical Realism Painter and Arts educator.
Born in Mexico, was raised between Mexico and Spain. It was in Spain where he was introduced to the works of the Spanish Masters, and subsequently fell in love with Velazquez, Goya, and Sorolla. He attended The National School of Plastic Arts, “San Carlos” Mexico DF, whereupon graduating with honors, he began his career exhibiting in Mexico under the support and guidance of the celebrated Mexican author, Carlos Monsivais.
Shortly after, he moved to California and began his studies at The Atelier, in Oakland CA. It was not long after, Arturo, became affiliated with “The Water Street Atelier” in NYC, the premier school for classical realism painters, under its leader and mentor, Jacob Collins.
Almost immediately after exhibiting in the U.S. art collectors recognized the value and uniqueness of his work and was featured in numerous national and international artists magazines. Arturo’s works includes still-lifes, landscapes, floral, interiors, figurative, and sculptures.
He currently works for Doing Art Together (DAT), Founded at the Metropolitan Museum of Art by Muriel Silberstein Storfer, a non-profit arts education organization, that provides hands-on programs to under-served audiences.
He created G-Art, with great success in teaching Art to different audiences by creating programs to support the goals of schools, teachers and parents.
He lives in a historic Victorian neighborhood of Brooklyn, NY - Ditmas Park.