Adriana Garces - Fine Artist

Adriana Garces

Union City, NJ - United States

 
 
 

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Adriana Garces

Union City, NJ - United States

Adriana Garces - Fine Artist

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About Adriana Garces

Adriana J. Garces

Multi-disciplinary Visual Artist...Self-Taught, with extensive experience and education in various mediums and grounds, which include:

Oils; Acrylic; Graphite; Pastels; Ink; Crayon, Photography, etc…on Canvas; various papers; woods; slate; glass, etc…
The pleasure I receive from creating works of Art is like no other I can explain. It's more than a feeling I wish to express in such a way that viewers can sense in every possible way. I used to think it was just a hobby, until I discovered it's so much more. It's a gift I want to always share, plainly visible and decipherable.

I started my interest in the Arts as early as I can remember. I began the practice of drawing and creating in many ways on my own, encouraged by my very supportive immediate family, friends and elementary school teachers.
Music has always been a huge inspiration for me in expressing visually, as is dance.

The work I love creating more than any other is in the Expressionistic style because I enjoy the challenge of finding the ability to express emotions within myself and those of others. I do this figuratively, through the use of people presence more than other subjects by showing faces, how the body is affected by emotions and a surrounding mood in some pieces where the vision appears complete with a background scape. Speaking of visions, most of my work is extracted from the sleep-wake state, where I'm awakening from a very realistic feeling within the subconscious. It is the most common denominator, if you will. Being able to capture as much detail as I can recall from these visions, and interpret their meanings as I create, is a feeling like no other. Best of all, there is no camera in creation which can capture what only we can see from within!

Anatomy Illustration was one of the subjects I enjoyed studying since an early age, as well. The human figure continues to be one of my favorite subjects. Naturalistic themes are another, where landscapes and close-up renderings come to life. As far as painting and drawing styles go, I keep mostly within the Expressionistic, Figurative and Surreal with an apparent stroke of Abstract. Sometimes combining unexpected styles, such as the surreal and classical, a pleasing twist may surface where tradition meets modern-contemporary.

Photography is an insatiable hobby I quickly grew to enjoy in most recent years. Some of the Artistic Photography I enjoyed capturing and sharing can be seen on Fotoblur.com @ http://fotoblur.com/portfolio/Sarge7

After many travels and pursuits, moving to faraway places and discovering the world is not so big after all, I returned to my hometown in North Jersey, where I currently reside and work doing what I Love in Art, surrounded by the family I Love!
I hope you'll enjoy my progress and share with those who are passionate about the Arts and Emotive Expressionism.

International Fine Arts College
Miami, FL 1990-1992
Volunteered at various Fashion shows and similar events
Student member of the Fashion Group of Miami, 1991-1992
Associate of Arts Degree for Fashion Design

Participant of various exhibits and competitions, including:
Art Takes Times Square, June 2012;
Jersey Rising for Sandy Relief Efforts, December 2012
#TwitterArtExhibit L.A. January - February 2013
Union City Art Exhibits at City Hall; A. Leggiero Music Park, Union City, New Jersey- various other locations/ dates

Follow me on Twitter: @AdrianaJGarces
Behance Projects Portfolio: http://be.net/AdrianaGarces

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Claude McCoy - Algorithmic plate 109

Algorithmic plate 109

by Claude McCoy was favorited by Adriana Garces on 11/06/2014

Madeline Ellis - Belvedare Castle View 2 - Central Park - NY

Belvedare Castle View 2...

by Madeline Ellis was favorited by Adriana Garces on 10/20/2014

Madeline Ellis - A City That Never Sleeps

A City That Never Sleeps

by Madeline Ellis was favorited by Adriana Garces on 10/20/2014

Madeline Ellis - On 2nd Avenue - Manhattan

On 2nd Avenue - Manhattan

by Madeline Ellis was favorited by Adriana Garces on 10/20/2014

Madeline Ellis - Manhattan View

Manhattan View

by Madeline Ellis was favorited by Adriana Garces on 10/20/2014

Madeline Ellis - The Story of Jane

The Story of Jane's...

by Madeline Ellis was favorited by Adriana Garces on 10/20/2014

Colette V Hera  Guggenheim  - Santorini Island Early Sunset View Greece

Santorini Island Early...

by Colette V Hera Guggenheim was favorited by Adriana Garces on 10/20/2014

Colette V Hera  Guggenheim  - Late Day View Santorini Island Greece

Late Day View Santorini...

by Colette V Hera Guggenheim was favorited by Adriana Garces on 10/20/2014

Carol Cavalaris - Wolf - Dreams Of Peace

Wolf - Dreams Of Peace

by Carol Cavalaris was favorited by Adriana Garces on 09/22/2014

Carol Cavalaris - Dream Catcher - Wolf Dreams

Dream Catcher - Wolf...

by Carol Cavalaris was favorited by Adriana Garces on 09/22/2014

Carol Cavalaris - Night Of The Wolf

Night Of The Wolf

by Carol Cavalaris was favorited by Adriana Garces on 09/22/2014

Ann Supan - Rise

Rise

by Ann Supan was favorited by Adriana Garces on 09/01/2014

Carol Cavalaris - Fantasy Ocean 2

Fantasy Ocean 2

by Carol Cavalaris was favorited by Adriana Garces on 07/21/2014

Paula Ayers - Gothic Ballet

Gothic Ballet

by Paula Ayers was favorited by Adriana Garces on 07/17/2014

Shawna Erback - Enchanted Beginnings by Shawna Erback

Enchanted Beginnings by...

by Shawna Erback was favorited by Adriana Garces on 07/14/2014

Shawna Erback - Opal Fairy by Shawna Erback

Opal Fairy by Shawna...

by Shawna Erback was favorited by Adriana Garces on 07/14/2014

Chaline Ouellet - Sweet Fragrance

Sweet Fragrance

by Chaline Ouellet was favorited by Adriana Garces on 07/09/2014

Eraclis Aristidou - London City Skyline Abstract painting

London City Skyline...

by Eraclis Aristidou was favorited by Adriana Garces on 07/07/2014

Eraclis Aristidou - Lady Justice The Central Criminal Court or Old Bailey London UK

Lady Justice The Central...

by Eraclis Aristidou was favorited by Adriana Garces on 07/07/2014

Eraclis Aristidou - John Cleese portrait painting by Eraclis Aristidou

John Cleese portrait...

by Eraclis Aristidou was favorited by Adriana Garces on 07/07/2014

Elise Palmigiani - Saturday Night in Times Square

Saturday Night in Times...

by Elise Palmigiani was favorited by Adriana Garces on 07/07/2014

Elise Palmigiani - Sunset Over the Village

Sunset Over the Village

by Elise Palmigiani was favorited by Adriana Garces on 07/07/2014

Anand Swaroop Manchiraju - A Street Scene In New York

A Street Scene In New...

by Anand Swaroop Manchiraju was favorited by Adriana Garces on 07/07/2014

Mona Edulesco - Yellow Cafe

Yellow Cafe

by Mona Edulesco was favorited by Adriana Garces on 07/06/2014