Approved: 16.08.2006

Edith Garcia

Artist, Curator, Arts administrator, Writer, Lecturer / academic

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Approved: 16.08.2006

Edith Garcia's work draws you into an alluring world of drawing, installation and sculpture. She focuses on the unique individual experiences throughout our lifetimes, the minimal occurrences that transpire each day, addressing contemporaneous issues specific to the human condition and grafts them into site-specific installations and objects. Her body of work has been exhibited throughout North America,

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  • Location: Milton Keynes, South East
  • Activities: Lecturing, Practice-based research, Residencies, Workshops, Training delivery
  • Categories: Curatorial project, Publication, Ceramics, Drawing, Sculpture
 

Biography

Edith Garcia's work draws you into an alluring world of drawing, installation and sculpture. She focuses on the unique individual experiences throughout our lifetimes, the minimal occurrences that transpire each day, addressing contemporaneous issues specific to the human condition and grafts them into site-specific installations and objects. Her body of work has been exhibited throughout North America, Mexico and Europe, in spaces such as the Gimpel Fils, MK Gallery, Northern Clay Center, Escuela Nacional de Artes Plasticas and is included in the permanent Sculpture Garden of the Archie Bray Foundation, Montana. More information at www.nenadot.com

CV & Education

Qualifications and training 2012 - MPhil, Research into the Vanishing Point of Human Form in Ceramic Sculpture, Royal College of Art , London UK Solo exhibitions 2010 - Absence and Presence, MK Gallery , 900 Midsummer Blvd Milton Keynes MK9 3Q 2007 - Contemporary Monsters, Barbican Centre, London UK Group exhibitions 2013 - BCB Award 2013, British Ceramics Biennial , The Potteries Museum & Art Gallery, Stoke-on-Trent, UK 2013 - Four McKnight Artists, Northern Clay Center, Minneapolis, MN. USA 2013 - Stories in the Making, Made North Gallery, Yorkshire Art Space, Sheffield, UK 2012 - James Tower and Contemporary Ceramics, Gimpel Fils, London W1K 4NB UK 2012 - Naughty and Nice, Lillstreet Art Center, 4401 North Ravenswood, Chicago, IL USA 2011 - NCECA, 2011 Biennial Exhibition, Tampa Museum of Art, Tampa, FL. USA 2011 - RCA Show 2011, Royal College of Art, London, UK 2010 - Ceramic Art London, (Part of Applied Arts Exhibition), Royal College of Art London, London, UK 2010 - It was 20 years ago today...Exhibition and Teaching Collection, Northern Clay Center, Minneapolis, MN. USA. 2010 - Made at The Clay Studio, The Clay Studio, Philadelphia, PA. USA. 2010 - The Figurative Association: Celebrating the Human Form in Clay, (Conference), Arrowmont School of Arts and Crafts, Gatlinburg, TN. USA. 2010 - Transcending the Figure: Contemporary Ceramics , Dairy Barn, OH. USA 2008 - Terra Incognita: The Unknown Earth, Baltimore Clayworks, Baltimore, Maryland, USA 2008 - The Grand Ceramics Theatre, MIAAO International Museum of the Applied Arts, Torino, Italy 2008 - Visual Arts Scotland, [Invited Artist], Royal Scottish Academy, Edinburgh, Scotland 2007 - Wunderkammer, Bluecoat Display Centre Two, Liverpool Curated projects 2009 - Contemporary Monsters, The Northern Clay Center, Minneapolis, MN. USA. Artist talks 2012 - Edith Garcia Artist Talk coinciding with the launch of her new book: Ceramics and the Human Figure published by A&C Black., Yorkshire Artspace | Persistence Works Studios (July 12 from 6 to 7pm), 21 Brown Street, Sheffield S1 2BS 2009 - Visiting Artist | Guest Lecturer, The Clay Studio, Philadelphia, PA. USA. 2009 - International Ceramics Festival at Aberystwyth Invited Demonstrator, Aberystwyth, Aberystwyth, Wales, UK 2008 - Visiting Artist | Guest Lecturer, University of Ulster, Belfast, Ireland 2008 - Visiting Artist | Guest Lecturer, Harrow University, London, UK 2007 - Visiting Artist | Guest Lecturer, University of Ulster, Belfast, Ireland Residencies 2012 - McKnight Artist Fellowships for Ceramic Artists (Artist-in-Residence), Northern Clay Center, Minneapolis, MN. USA (Sept-Nov 2012) 2009 - Guest Artist-in-Residence, Clay Studio, Philadelphia, PA, USA 2006 - McKnight Artist-in-Residence, Northern Clay Center, Minneapolis, MN. USA 2005 - Artist-in-Residence, Appledore Visual Arts Festival, Appledore, Devon, UK Public commissions 2013 - Black Feathers for Made in MK Festival, MK Arts & Heritage Alliance, Milton Keynes, UK Publications 2012 - Author of Ceramics and the Human Figure, A&C Black, London. 2011 - Ceramics Monthly Magazine, 2011 NCECA Biennial Review Pg.63