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ADVANCING THE ARTS ACROSS MARYLAND

ABRAHAM GARCIA

ABRAHAM GARCIA

Artist Work

Simbads Mural
1991
Acrylic on Wall
32 by 12 feet

Artist Information

Artistic Category

Visual Arts

Artist Statement

Abraham C. Garcia - Professional Fine Artist and Master Muralist Former Professor of Airbrush Technique at the Univ. of Miami Portrait Specialist

Artist Bio

OCCUPATION EXPERIENCE & ACCOMPLISHMENTS TEACHING EXPERIENCE · Organization: Koubek Center, University of Miami, Fla. Offices held: Professor of Airbrush Technique Activities: Teaching, Portraits & Murals on wall of University of Miami Pool. Dates: 1988-1989 FINE ARTS PROJECTS · Wall murals in restaurants in Virginia, Maryland, & Washington D.C. · Exterior and interior murals on buildings, residences, etc. · Fine Art designs on custom cars & boats in Miami, Fla. · All genres of paintings including landscapes, portraits, still life. ACCOMPLISHMENTS · Professor of Airbrush Technique at University of Miami · Oil portraits for the Univ. of Miami Sports Hall of Fame · Painted murals in Olympic size pool at University of Miami · First place prize in a National art competition for custom-made cars in Miami, Florida · Commissioned to paint oil portraits of Congresswomen Alicia Casanova, Jean Austin and Congressman Richard Stone · Painted portrait of president Jimmy Carter · Second place prize in a national ceramics competition in Peru