Francisco (Paco) Garcia
Paco Garcia, or as his friends call him “Paco” is among the most popular artists of Baja California. Paco, was born in December of 1949 in Saltillo, Coahuila. Paco was born into an artistic family, his mother who is a recognized painter and a father who was a wood sculptor.
Coahuila, is famous for its long tradition of fine art. dating back to pre – columbian time. It was there that painters Ruben Herrera made such fame that the museum and cultural center are named after him. Paco, recalls the precious art on display in this colonial city. Paco’s Mother, Petra Elena Zamora , was a student of the famous Herrera . to this day at the age of 87 she is still painting and still running the Garcia family art gallery in Ensenada, Baja California.
Paco’s mentioned that his mother has a tremendous ability to paint portraits as well as classical paintings. Garcia, adds it was my mother who provided my artistic trainning and who is continually my inspiracion and mentor.
This great artistic family left Coahuila in 1959 and moved to Ensenada, Baja California. At the age of 14 years old, Paco Garcia, has been creating beautiful art work for the family gallery in Ensenada, Paco Garcia started searching for his own style at a very young age. One of his favorite methods is the use of an almost 3-D technique, created by layers of paint rising from the canvas. He uses this method to add a grace and delicacy to the painting, the leaves on the cluster of foliage seem to float in a breeze presently, Paco Garcia, is painting mediterranean type landscape, beautiful coastlines covered with flowers which for a moment, transports you across the pacific. he has in the past favored the typical Mexican marketplace and he has done some fascinating things in a genre that is an almost abstract impressionism. It is certain that this world renowned artists, will continue to create beautiful paintings in the future .
Paco Garcia has sold paintings to admirers, from all over the world, from Italy to New Zealand to Canada. Paco Garcia’s work is displayed in cultural centers in Mexico as well as galleries though out the world. locally in the united states, his work is sold in galleries in various cities in California such as Carmel , La Jolla , Laguna Beach and Palm Springs.
- Paco’s Gallery at the Rosarito Beach Hotel Art mall
- (661) 61 2 4790 Gallery Telephone
- (661) 85 0 4815 Cell phone