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Biography

Nellys Garcia is NellysGarciArt, an international visual artist who works in oil, acrylic and mixed media, she is a contemporary realist artist, today day she is trying a new mesage, which comes from contemporary realism, to abstract, as an evolution of her creativity, the serie "Something Happen"  is just the beginning of a new step in her career, something is happening in her artistic thinking.

She studied at the School of Visual Art Armando Reverón and The Beija Flor School of Art with the well-known visual artist Miguel Jimenez, and Lineal and Architectural Drawing in INCE, Venezuela. Garcia taught drawing and painting in her art studio in Venezuela.

She is currently very active in the Toronto arts community as an art instructor, employed in Delmanor, through North York Arts at Legacy Collective, Bernard Betel Centre, Barbara Frum library, and as a volunteer at John B. Aird Gallery, Legacy Collective, Canadian Human Rights International Organization, Canadian Foundation for Education, Bloor Information and Life Skill Center.

She has also participated in Toronto and Venezuela in over 40 collective and solo exhibitions, winning The Community Choice Award Opening Doors Art Exhibition 2017 at Mennonite New Life Centre Toronto. Toronto Resilient 2019 MNLCT. In 2018, she participated in Art Connection Program through the City of Toronto.  Her work has been featured in various newspapers. 

 

She is a member of CARFAC.

She has been part of 525 AKIN Collective Studio, today she is developing her own art studio as another achievement.

Her last community participation was in “Newcomer Women’s Entrepreneurship WE-HUB” at OCADU.