Human Nature, Fig. No. 4
Medium: Steel, Enamel, and Graphite
Artist Bio: Art Garcia is an artist whose practice includes graphic design as well as public art sculpture and site-specific installations informed by history and the social environment. Garcia’s forms focus on surface, materiality and multiplicity to compliment the sensibility of the physical object. His works are more about how seriality exists in our human condition. With more than 30 years of experience, Garcia has been published in journals and annuals in the United States and Europe. He has produced works for The City of Dallas, El Paso, Georgetown, Southlake, New Orleans, SMU Meadows School of Art, The University of Texas at Dallas, The Texas Commission on Environmental Quality and the US Census. Most recently he completed the public works Frolic for Fire Station 32 in Dallas, and Zarape for Victory Forest Community Center in Fort Worth, Texas. Originally from West Texas his forms and objects are influenced by the desert mountains in their openness, simplicity and authenticity. Garcia received his M.A. and M.F.A. from the University of Dallas.