About the Artist
(1927)Mario Garcia was born in New York City in 1927. He attended the Ecole des Beaux Arts in Lausanne, Switzerland. In 1950 he returned to New York, where he lived in the Long Island barn of Joan Mitchell’s husband. He became acquainted with the work of the Abstract Expressionists of the New York School.
He began showing his work in 1958 with exhibitions at the Stable Gallery in New York City, and at the Martha Jackson Gallery in Provincetown, MA.