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SATURDAY, DECEMBER 9, 2017
WEDNESDAY, APRIL 29, 2015

Manila, Philippines -- The Cultural Center of the Philippines (CCP) announced the winners of the Thirteen Artists Award, which since 2009 has occured once every three years. The 2015 "13 Artists Awardee are: Buen Abrigo, Marha Atienza, Zean Cabangis, Vermont Coronel, Dexter Fernandez, Mark Andy Garcia, Nikki Luna, Hanna Pettyjohn, Mervy Pueblo, Mark Valenzuela, Alvin Zafra and Jeona Zoleta. ...
MONDAY, JUNE 1, 2015
Spirituality on Canvas.
text by; Filipina Lippi

Semi-representational artist Mark Andy Garcia has been making artworks since 2008 with images focus on mans fate-- His bloody defeat and victory in the cockpit of good and evil. In his 13th exhibit (in seven years) entitled "Recent Works" ar Artist Space, Ayala Museum in Makati City from June 10 to 22...

MONDAY, APRIL 8, 2013
Mark Andy Garcia and Max Balatbat
text by; Hanna Jo Uy

Max Balatbat and Mark Andy Garcia are unashamed. Unashamed of the lives they have lived, the people they have met and the stories they have to tell. It is this virtue of courage that binds the two artists together, despite their aesthetic sensibilities being distinct from one another...


In Singapore - Ode to Art presents the inaugural Philippine group exhibition featuring MM YU, VICTOR BALANON, NONA GARCIA, LOUIE CORDERO, JACOB LINDO, PAUL MONDOK, LUIS SANTOS, GARY ROSS PASTRANA, MARIA JEONA ZOLOETA, MARK ANDY GARCIA, ROBERT LANGENEGGER, COCOY LUMBAO, RYAN VILLAMAEL. Curated by ISABEL CHING. ODETOART.COM


MONDAY, JULY 4, 2011
Mark Andy Garcia: Visual Musings

text by; Pam Brooke Casin

MANILA, Philippines -- For some odd reason, I thought painter Mark Andy Garcia would be quite difficult to talk to. His very raw, dark, and expressionistic paintings are the culprit—a sinis-ter appropriation of Vincent van Gogh’s sunflowers, a macabre image of a skeletal figure, a barren and austere landscape, a man walking with a knife, seemingly ...

SATURDAY, FEB. 26, 2011
For Dear Life by Mark Andy Garcia (Japanese)
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26歳の若手作家Mark Andy Garciaの個展「For Dear Life」です。フィリピン工科大学の美術学部に在学中から数々の賞を受賞し、卒業後はWest GalleryやBlanc Art Galleryで毎年個展を行っている注目作家です。数年前に家族に起きた悲劇的な出来事(ティーンエイジャーの妹二人の妊娠、父親の病気...)...
SATURDAY, SEPT. 25, 2009
text by Alice Guillermo

Two artists, one in painting, Mark Andy Garcia, the other in terracotta, Neil Pasilan, may be quite different in their choice of medium, but in spirit share a deep affinity. Both draw their material from the very stuff of their lives and from the real temper of our times, beyond media, theater, and the hysteria of mass desperation. Possessing a rare gravitas, their  ...

text by Mads Bajarias

I find that it takes a fair amount of self-reflection and maturity before an artist attempts a self-portrait. When 23-year-old artist Mark Andy Garcia sent me a picture of his “Self-Portrait with A Two-Edged Sword” to view, I was struck by what I believed to be a strong biblical undercurrent ...