Juanita Lee Garcia

b. 1991

Bogota, Colombia

Education

2018 Masters of Education Candidate, Leadership, Higher and Adult Education concurrent with Community Development, Ontario Institute for Studies in Education, University of Toronto, Toronto, Canada. 

2016 Masters of Fine Arts, Western University, Department of Visual Arts, London, Ontario, Canada.

2016 Certificate in University Teaching and Learning Western University London, Ontario, Canada.

2014 Bachelor of Fine Arts Honours with Distinction, Queen’s University. Kingston, Ontario, Canada
Major in Printmaking
Minor in Art History


Scholarships and Awards


2015-2016    Ontario Graduate Student Scholarship (OGS) Western University
2015-2016    Canada Graduate Student Research Scholarship Western University
2014-2015    Canada Graduate Student Research Scholarship Western University
2014             Western University Chair Entrance Scholarship
2013-2014     Queen Elizabeth Aiming for the Top Scholarship, Ontario Government
2012              Queen’s University Kathleen Ryan International Exchange Bursary
2012              Queen’s University Exchange Study Award-Domestic Students
2012-2013     Queen Elizabeth Aiming for the Top Scholarship, Ontario Government
2011-2012     Queen Elizabeth Aiming for the Top Scholarship, Ontario Government
2010              Queen’s University Entrance Scholarship


Relevant Professional Experience:


2015-2016.Teaching Assistant, VAS1020 Foundations Art for Professor. Tricia Johnson, Western University Visual Arts Department, London, Ontario

2015. Art Educator and Summer Camp Co-Director at Carleton University Art Gallery, Ottawa, Ontario

2014-2015.Teaching Assistant, VAS1020 Foundations Art for Professor. Tricia Johnson, Western University Visual Arts Department, London, Ontario

2014. Carleton Art Gallery Summer Camp Coordinator and Co-Director at Carleton University Art Gallery, Ottawa, Ontario


Solo Exhibitions:

2017. Atmospheres of Production. Milkglass Gallery. Curated for OCAD MFA Curatorial Studies Candidate Maggie Lever. March

2016. El Paradise, DNA Artspace, London, Ontario. August

2015.  "The Flow,"  Platform Gallery and Studios, 51 Young Street, Ottawa, Ontario. June

2013. “Hybrid Figures: Recent Prints by Juanita Lee Garcia.” International Learning Centre, Kingston Ontario. December.


Featured Works,Group Exhibitions:

2016. To Mexico From Love. Idea Exchange, Cambridge, Ontario, October. Curated by Iga Janik 

2016. Taco Feast Perfomance. Museum London, London, Ontario, August

2015. Second Wind, Second Year MFA exhibition ft. Mina Moosavipour, Simone Sciacetti, Jason Stovall. Artlab Gallery, John Labatt Visual Art Centre. October.

2015. [Un]Bored Graduate Conference, University of Western Ontario, Visual Arts Art History Graduate Conference on Boredom Featured Artist. London, Ontario. March.

2015. Open Studios. Western University, London, Ontario. March

2014. Where the Line Is Drawn, Bachelor of Fine Arts Honours Graduation Thesis Group Show, Ontario Hall, Queen’s University, Kingston, Ontario. April.

2014. Silent Auction, Kingston Canadian Film Festival, Auction of two works, “Mapping Landscape,” (2013) and “Paddler 1” (2014) The Baby Grand Theatre, Kingston, Ontario. February.

2014. BFAH Auction, Tango Nuevo, Kingston, Ontario. March.

2014. Queen’s University BFAH Graduate Exhibition Preview, Artel, Kingston, Ontario. February.

2014. Cézanne’s Closet, Union Gallery at Ban Righ Hall, Queen’s University, Kingston, Ontario. February.

2013. Woman Recreated Mosaic, Tile E6, Permanent display at Queen’s University Human
Rights Department, Mackintosh-Corry Hall, Kingston, Ontario. August.

2013. Cézanne’s Closet, Union Gallery at Ban Righ Hall, Queen’s University, Kingston, Ontario. February.

2011. Existential-ity, Two person show. Photographic/Video collaboration with Maggie Lever. Union Gallery, Kinston, Ontario. March.

2010. Cages, Sculpture and Painting titled works. Students Exhibition, Ottawa Art Gallery. June.


Bibliography:


Boundaries stretched in student show by Joe Belanger, The London Free Pres. Wednesday, October 7, 2015.
http://www.lfpress.com/2015/10/07/boundaries-stretched-in-student-show

Creative conversations with Bob LeDrew and Susan Johnson CKCU 93.1 FM interview on local Ottawa Art, The Flow.July 2015
http://cod.ckcufm.com/programs/158/22674.html

Memories Adrift, Climbing from Glass Structure by Juanita Lee Garcia. Rhetoric Magazine online publication, Issue 4. 2014 Vertigo p.17-33 http://issuu.com/therhetoric/docs/vertigofinal/41?e=0/12430250