Durga Garcia, A published, Internationally shown, award winning and merited photographer of fine art images and portraits. Having images in Public and Private collections.
A South Florida based freelance professional photographer of projects, art for artists and portraits. With several long term projects and books to her credit.
Bringing a most uncommon background to her pictures, a past that has her living in many countries and across America, working as a racehorse trainer, steeplechase jockey, equine veterinary paramedic, certified art appraiser, yoga teacher and member of the U.S. International Pistol Team.
durga has parlayed her years of experience as a certified art appraiser into a special talent for conveying those nuanced details. Keeping current her senior fine art appraisal accreditions.
durga teaches Photography at the Armory Art Center, leads monthly Photo-Talk-Walks at Jonathan Dickinson & MacArthur beach State Parks, Lecturing on photography for Artist and Photographic groups, also hosts a blog of tips and tricks of the business for photographers and is currently writing a “Your First Photography” book. durga has also judged several Art and Photography shows.
“I strive to make an image that people want to look at closely. To notice subtle nuances, created with light and shadows. My fine art images rarely show identity, have a timeless quality, with often the unexpected, gestures, textures, emotions and hopefully are thought-provoking.
Where I Am;
ARMORY ART CENTER, 2013-14 Instructor
MacARTHUR Beach & Jonathan DICKINSON State Parks, monthly Photo-Talk, Walks
PALM BEACH COLLAGE, "National Photography Comp", 10/ 22 -11/22
NAWA, NYC, "New Members" Group Exhibition, November 6 - 27, 2013
TREASURE Coast, "From the Heart" Juried Exhibition, Nov 7 opening
"Spotlight on New Talent" Lighthouse ArtCenter Nov 14 - Feb 15 2014
RED DOT ART FAIR, Miami December 3-8 (Allegorical series)
WELLINGTON City Hall WAS Exhibit, Aug 31 - Dec 31.
2014 September, PALM BEACH COLLAGE, "BARK" Invitational Exhibit
2014 Fall, ICELAND Photo Tour