ABRAHAM C. GARCIA


Phone: (301) 770-5015
Email: abrahamdesigns@hotmail.com
Website: www.AbrahamArtImpressions.com

QUALIFICATIONS & SPECIALIZATIONS
All Fine Arts - Design, Paintings, Murals, Oil and Pastel Portraits, Retouching, Fine Art Restoration and Conservation, Fantasy and Faux Finish, Specializing in decorating Children’s Bedrooms, Teaching, Airbrush Technique, Designs on Vehicles.

EXPERIENCE & ACCOMPLISHMENTS

ART EXHIBITIONS

• "The Duality Show" -  Arts Club of Washington, Washington D.C.

Group Exhibition

April 2018

•  Hispanic Heritage Month Exhibition - The Latino Art League (TLAL) of Greater Washington D.C., Gaithersburg, Maryland
Group Member Exhibition

August - October 2016

• "Intro" - Member Exhibition - The Yellow Barn Gallery at Glen Echo Park, Glen Echo, Maryland
Duo Exhibition

April 2016

• Pepco Edison Art Exhibit - Rockville Art League Members Show, Pepco Edison Gallery, Washington D.C.
Juried Exhibition

December 2014

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• Brookside Gardens Show - Rockville Art League, Wheaton, Maryland

Member Exhibition
November 2014

• Rockville Art League Members Spring Show, Glenview Mansion, Rockville, Maryland
Juried Exhibition

May 2014
 

• Thomas Farm Community Center, Derwood, Maryland
Open Exhibition

Dec 2013 – April 2014

• Capital Arts Network, Rockville, Maryland
Open Exhibition
Spring 2014

TEACHING EXPERIENCE
• Organization: Koubek Center, University of Miami, Fla. 
Offices held: Professor of Airbrush Technique 
Activities: Teaching, and painting Portraits & Murals on wall of University of Miami Pool.
Dates: 1987-1989

ACCOMPLISHMENTS OR AWARDS
• 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

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. 

EMPLOYMENT HISTORY
1990-Current 
Fine Art Designer & Creator. Freelance Artist with recent projects for Restaurants & Photo Restoration for University of Miami. Current mural work for various restaurants.

1987-1989 
Professor of Airbrush Technique Koubek Center at University of Miami along with murals for the University pool and portraits for the Hall of Fame. Concurrent with freelance work.

1980-1987 
Fine Art Designer & Creator. Freelance Artist. Worked with E. Ellen Becker, Master of Photography for eleven years: from 1984-1995.

EDUCATION
School: Escuela Nacional Superior Autónoma de Bellas Artes del Perú in Lima, Peru.
Major: Fine Arts-painting & engraving
Degree: none
Date: 1965-1967

School: National Polytechnic Jose Pardo in Lima, Peru.
Major: Fine Arts-sculpture & ceramics
Degree: Graduate of Ceramics & Sculpture
Date: 1960-1962

LIST OF COMMISIONED WORKS LOCATIONS

RESTAURANT / LOCATION

Maryland
Villa Maya Rockville, Md.
Cristina’s Wheaton, Md.
Sol Azteca Olney, Md.
Positano Bethesda, Md.
La Panetteria Bethesda, Md.
Sol Y Mar Bethesda, Md.
Chef Theo's Rockville, Md.
Il Pizzico Tratoria Rockville, Md.
Paisanos Rockville, Md.
Sam's Café Rockville, Md.
Cuban Corner Deli Rockville, Md.
Grand Marquis Cafe Rockville, Md.
Guapos Gaithersburg, Md.
Atlantic Seafood Gaithersburg, Md.
The Nibbler Gaithersburg, Md.
Ramino's Gaithersburg, Md.
La Gondola Olney, Md.
Chapala Silver Spring, Md.
El Aguila Silver Spring, Md.
El Gavilan Silver Spring, Md.
El Majahual Silver Spring, Md.
El Boqueron Wheaton, Md.
La Granja De Oro 2 Langley Park, Md.
Cuzco 2 Langley Park, Md.
Pollo Casero Langley Park, Md.
El Gavilan Langley Park, Md.

Washington D.C.
La Granja De Oro 1 Washington D.C.
La Lomita Washington D.C.
La Lomitas 2 Washington D.C.

Virginia
Paradiso Springfield, Va.
Port Italy Springfield, Va.
El Tropico Springfield, Va.
El Puerto Alexandria, Va.
Costa Del Sol Alexandria, Va.
Santa Rosa Sea Food Alexandria, Va.
Cuzco 1 Falls Church, Va.
Blanca's 2 Falls Church, Va.
El Pollo Campero Falls Church, Va.
Italian Café Falls Church, Va.
El Majahual 2 Falls Church, Va.
Blanca's Arlington, Va.

REFERENCES AVAILABLE UPON REQUEST

2010 - present

2010 - present

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