Royse Contemporary offers Gennaro Garcia’s latest vision in Old Town Scottsdale
Staff Reports | Digital Free Press
Royse Contemporary is presenting ‘MEXICANISMO,’ which is the solo exhibition of renowned artist Gennaro Garcia.
This exhibition showcases a dynamic and vivid multi-media collection of work that includes paintings and monosilk prints.
MEXICANISMO highlights the artist’s distinctive style, fresh voice, engaging subject matter and vivid creations.
“Art sets me free and allows me to share my passion,” Mr. Garcia said in a prepared statement.
Fusing the vibrant color palette of his childhood in Mexico with his impeccable world-class skill, Mr. Garcia utilizing a combination of techniques, blending old and new world, according to Royse Contemporary Curator Nicole Royse.
“Striving to create art in every technique, style, color, texture, always evolving within his art,” she told the Arizona Digital Free Press. “He infuses his work with familiar imagery and subjects that are inspired by his dual identities as both Mexican and American, giving us a true authentic Latino immigrant perspective.”
Mr. Garcia is a native of San Luis, Sonora, Mexico, migrating to Arizona in his early 20s with drive, passion and the desire to create art. His work is featured in 10 different galleries in both the United States and Mexico and numerous private collections, including representation by Royse Contemporary in Old Town Scottsdale.
His work has been exhibited in more than 80 exhibitions in the last five years. Mr. Garcia is the recipient of several awards including the Masters of the Southwest Award presented by Phoenix Home & Garden and the Hispanic Heritage Award presented by Cox Communications and the Arizona Diamondbacks. He is the resident artist at Xico Inc.- Latin & Native American Arts Organization.
MEXICANISMO will opens 6 p.m. Thursday, April 13, which is coinciding with the special “Old World Versus New World” Scottsdale ArtWalk and a special reception for the artist.
This exhibition will be on display at Royse Contemporary, 7077 E Main St., through May 14, 2023.