Rick Garcia Bio

Rick Garcia, American (1953 - )

In the mid eighties Rick Garcia's paintings were regularly shown on the hit TV show "Miami Vice". They were used for interior shots as well as backdrops. One episode featured an outdoor mural painted on the side of a building, which measured three stories tall by 60's wide. He had seven days to complete it before the shooting was to take place. Later the wall became a backdrop for TV commercials for Eastern Airlines and Coca-Cola, as well as fashion shows for many international magazines.

Don Johnson had Garcia create a personal Christmas card for him. It was featured in USA Today and other newspapers around the world.

Garcia later began to do the work for the music industry, where two Rock and Roll Hall of Famers, Barry Gibb of the Bee Gees and 60's legend Dion, commissioned his work.

In an unprecedented campaign to discover the top talent in contemporary art, Rick Garcia was soon discovered by ABSOLUT VODKA. In 1990 he was named "ABSOLUT ARTIST of the 90's". His artwork was then publicized worldwide which brought his name to the awareness of many new collectors. Again he was commissioned by ABSOLUT to create what became a controversial work. A religious piece, it depicted the "First Station of the Cross". The painting hung in the Chapel St. Denis in France along with works of other artists commissioned by ABSOLUT. The small community created uproar over these unique images and demanded the work be taken down.

A couple of years later Garcia envisioned a guitar as an ABSOLUT bottle. He than had a guitar built in the shape of the bottle, painted his imagery on it, and "ASOLUT ELECTRIC" was born. This new ad also went on to be published worldwide an soon found its way into the Paul McCartney World Tour Book.

After Hurricane Andrew devastated Homestead, Florida, in 1992, Garcia was commissioned to create a painting which became a poster for a benefit concert hosted by Gloria Estefan. Proceeds from the sales of the poster went to the victims of the hurricane.

Artworks




"Beach" Giclee by Rick Garcia

Title: "Beach"

Medium: Giclee

Unframed Size: 17" x 20"



"Cuba Salsa" Giclee by Rick Garcia

Title: "Cuba Salsa"

Medium: Giclee

Unframed Size: 17" x 20"



"Delicate Balance" Serigraph on Paper by Rick Garcia

Title: "Delicate Balance"

Medium: Serigraph

Unframed Size: 30" x 40" Paper; 23" x 33" Image

Retail Price: $3,500.00

Asking Price: $1,000.00



"Delicate Balance" Serigraph on Paper by Rick Garcia

Title: "Delicate Balance"

Medium: Serigraph

Unframed Size: 30" x 40" Paper; 23" x 33" Image



"Eye Drop" Digital Print on Museum Quality Paper by Rick Garcia

Title: "Eye Drop"

Medium: Digital Print on Museum Quality Paper

Unframed Size: 17" x 22"

Asking Price: $850.00 - Unframed



"Kisses" Giclee by Rick Garcia

Title: "Kisses"

Medium: Giclee

Unframed Size: 17" x 20"



"New Body" Giclee on paper by Rick Garcia

Title: "New Body" 2017

Medium: Giclee on Paper

Unframed Size: 24" x 30" Image size; 30" x 36" Paper size

Asking Price: $1,500.00 - Unframed



"Rockh e r" Digital Print on Museum Quality Paper by Rick Garcia

Title: "Rockh e r"

Medium: Digital Print On Museum Quality Paper

Unframed Size: 17" x 22"



"Rooster Tail" Giclee by Rick Garcia

Title: "Rooster Tail"

Medium: Giclee

Unframed Size: 17" x 20"



"57 Heaven" Original Acrylic on Canvas by Rick Garcia

Title: "57 Heaven+

Medium: Acrylic on Canvas

Unframed Size: 40" x 30"

Retail Price: $10,500.00

Asking Price: $9,000.00



"90 Miles" Original Acrylic On Canvas by Rick Garcia

Title: "90 Miles"

Medium: Original Acrylic on Canvas

Unframed Size: 40" x 30"

Retail Price: $7,500.00

Asking Price: $6,500.00



"Alive" Original Acrylic/Canvas by Rick Garcia

Title: "Alive"

Medium: Acrylic/Canvas

Unframed Size: 20" x 24"

Asking Price: $1,200.00 - Stretched



"Arrow Flecha" Original Acrylic on Canvas by Rick Garcia

Title: "Arrow Flecha"

Medium: Acrylic on Canvas

Unframed Size: 40" x 30"

Retail Price: $5,300.00

Asking Price: $4,500.00



"Bandera Flag" Original Acrylic on Canvas by Rick Garcia

Title: "Bandera Flag"

Medium: Acrylic on Canvas

Unframed Size: 40" x 30"

Retail Price: $5,000.00

Asking Price: $4,250.00 - Stretched



"Black White Black" Original Acrylic on Canvas by Rick Garcia

Title: "Black White Black"

Medium: Original Acrylic/Canvas

Unframed Size: 72" x 72"

Retail Price: $12,000.00



"Body of Work" Original Acrylic on Canvas by Rick Garcia

Title: "Body of Work"

Medium: Original Acrylic/Canvas

Unframed Size: 72" x 70"

Retail Price: $12,000.00



"Body of Work" Original Acrylic on Canvas by Rick Garcia

Title: "Body of Work"

Medium: Acrylic on Canvas

Unframed Size: 70" x 72"

Retail Price: $12,000.00

Asking Price: $7,000.00



"Club Room" Original Acrylic on Canvas by Rick Garcia

Title: "Club Room"

Medium: Acrylic on Canvas

Unframed Size: 40" x 30"

Retail Price: $4,500.00

Asking Price: $3,850.00



"Coffee Roosters" Original Acrylic/Canvas by Rick Garcia

Title: "Coffee Roosters"

Medium: Acrylic/Canvas

Unframed Size: 24" x 20"

Asking Price: $1,500.00 - Stretched



"Dream (Cuba)" Original Acrylic on Canvas by Rick Garcia

Title: "Dream (Cuba)

Medium: Cibachrome

Unframed Size: 40" x 30"



"Four Way Lips" Original Acrylic/Canvas by Rick Garcia

Title: "Four Way Lips"

Medium: Acrylic/Canvas

Unframed Size: 30" x 40"

Asking Price: $2,000.00 - Stretched



"Hatter" Original Acrylic on Canvas by Rick Garcia

Title: "Hatter"

Medium: Original Acrylic/Canvas

Unframed Size: 80" x 70"

Retail Price: $12,000.00



"New Body" Original Acrylic on Canvas by Rick Garcia

Title: "New Body"

Medium: Original Acrylic/Canvas

Unframed Size: 24" x 30"

Retail Price: $7,000.00

Asking Price: $5,000.00 - Stretched



"Playa Girl" Original Acrylic/Canvas by Rick Garcia

Title: "Playa Girl"

Medium: Acrylic/Canvas

Unframed Size: 24" x 30"

Asking Price: $1,800.00 - Stretched



"Queen of Hearts" Original Acrylic on Canvas by Rick Garcia

Title: "Queen of Hearts"

Medium: Acrylic on Canvas

Unframed Size: 40" x 30"

Retail Price: $6,500.00

Asking Price: $5,525.00



"Rusharoma" Original Acrylic on Canvas by Rick Garcia

Title: "Rusharoma"

Medium: Original Acrylic/Canvas

Unframed Size: 60" x 72"

Retail Price: $11,000.00



"Sueno Dream" Original Acrylic/Canvas by Rick Garcia

Title: "Sueno Dream"

Medium: Acrylic/Canvas

Unframed Size: 30" x 40"

Asking Price: $2,700.00 - Stretched



"Summer" Original oil/Acrylic on Canvas by Rick Garcia

Title: "Summer"

Medium: Oil/Acrylic on Canvas

Unframed Size: 40" x 30"

Retail Price: $5,000.00

Asking Price: $4,250.00 - Stretched



"XOXO" Original Acrylic/Canvas by Rick Garcia

Title: "XOXO"

Medium: Acrylic/Canvas

Unframed Size: 30" x 40"

Asking Price: $2,000.00 - Stretched



"40th Grammy Awards" Poster by Rick Garcia

Title: "40th Grammy Awards"

Medium: Poster

Unframed Size: 24" x 18"

Asking Price: $150.00 - Unframed



"41st Grammy Awards" Poster by Rick Garcia

Title: "41st Grammy Awards"

Medium: Poster

Unframed Size: 24" x 18"

Asking Price: $150.00 - Unframed



"43rd Grammy Awards" Poster by Rick Garcia

Title: "43rd Grammy Awards"

Medium: Poster

Unframed Size: 24" x 18"

Asking Price: $150.00 - Unframed