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JACQ GARCIA                                                                           

Athens, Ohio                                    


Ohio University, Athens-Master’s in Fine Arts in Printmaking and Certificate in Arts Administration August 2021 -May 2024

University of Houston Clearlake, Houston-Bachelor’s in Fine Arts in Studio Art and Minor in Latinx and Latin American Studies August 2019 - May 2021

Houston Community College, Houston- Associates in Studio Art August 2014 - May 2019


No Fine Print (Golosa.mp4) SGCI Many Layers (virtual performance), spring 2023

Rippled (Manos de Teresa, Otra Familia Separada) ARTS/West (Athens, OH), October 1- October 31, 2022

STILL UNCERTAIN (‘¿tienes hambre?), Ohio University (Athens, OH), September 13- October 1, 2022

CABIN23 (‘Manos de Teresa’), Cabin23 at Strouds (Athens, OH), January 17- February 12, 2022

NEXT 2022, A Biennial of Contemporary Print (‘Lamento’), PrintHouston 2022 ELLIO Fine Art (Houston, TX), June 17 – July 9, 2022

Calculating Chaos (‘Otra Familia Separada’), Bucknell University (Lewisburg, PA), May 9- 31, 2022;  University of Sharjah (UAE), March 16- April 4, 2022;   University of Wisconsin Madison (Madison, WI), March 16- 19, 2022.

Well Fed (‘Tamales de Abuela’), University of Wisconsin Madison (Madison, WI), March 16- 19, 2022

OH+5 Juried Exhibition (‘STUFFED’ and ‘Waiting’), Dairy Barn Arts Center (Athens, OH), January 15- March 13, 2022

NOTABLE UNCERTAINTIES (‘STUFFED video performance and found objects’), Ohio University (Athens, OH), January 17- February 12, 2022

OU Alumni Print Exchange (‘Quién Soy?’), Arts West (Athens, OH), September 28- October 23, 2021

BFA Show (‘Lamento,’ ‘Waiting,’ ‘Close,’ ‘Bound,’ and ‘Sosegadx’), University of Houston Clear Lake (Houston, TX), Spring 2021

WITHSTAND: Latinx Art in Times of Conflict (‘Close’ (1,2,3) and ‘Waiting’), Houston Holocaust Museum (Houston, TX), April 30-October 17 2021




(upcoming) Fat Print: Confatty, Organized by Jacq Garcia Spring 2023

Itty Bitty Print Exchange, Organized by Fiona Avocado Spring 2023

Recipe Card Exchange, Organized by Tristen Luken and Andrea Matthews Fall 2022

Member’s Exchange, Organized by MAPC Fall 2022

Uplift, Organized by Karla Hackenmiller for MAPC Fall 2022

Calculating Chaos, Organized by Brian Gonzales for SGCI Spring 2022

Well Fed, Organized by Becci Spruil for SGCI Spring 2022

OU Alumni Print Exchange, Organized by Ohio University Fall 2021


No Fine Print  SGCI Many Layers  (virtual panel presentation), spring 2023

Artist Talk focusing on the Fat Body (virtual), UC Davis (Davis, CA) May 2022

STUFFED: The Fat Body in Small Spaces, OU Global Health Symposium Panel Presentation (Athens, OH) March 2022

Interview “Mexican 'lottery' mural highlights UHCL's Hispanic heritage”, The Signal – UHCL (Houston, TX) October 2021

Interview “Latinx LGBTQ Artists Portray Their Struggles in a Holocaust Museum Houston Exhibition”, OUTSMART Magazine (Houston, TX) June 2021

Interview “Residential Life’s ‘Home for Hawks’ initiative strives for creativity, unity” & “PROFILE: Jacq Garcia makes Hunter Hall a home for Hawks”, The Signal – UHCL (Houston, TX) August 2020

Artist Talk and Critique, High School for the Performing and Visual Arts (Houston, TX) Fall 2020

Feature Artist Interview, ShoutoutHTX (Houston, TX) Summer 2020

Feature Artist Interview, Voyage Magazine (Houston, TX) Fall 2018

Featured Artwork “Garden” Midtown Journal (Houston, TX) Fall 2015



Majestic Art Galleries

Print Matters Houston

Radical Intersectional Printmakers Guild

Rocky Mountain Printmaking Alliance

SGC International


3rd Place BFA Show for ‘Lamento’, University of Houston Clear Lake Spring 2021

Growth Through Leadership Award, Hunter Residence Hall at University of Houston Clear Lake Spring 2021

Emerging Leader Award, University of Houston Clear Lake Spring 2020

Honor’s List, Houston Community College Spring 2019

Honor’s Faculty Award, Houston Community College Stafford Campus Spring 2019

Dean’s List, Houston Community College Fall 2018


Bandana design, Welcome Week at Ohio University Fall 2022, Fall 2021

Loteria Wall Mural, Office of Student Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion at University of Houston Clear Lake Fall 2021

Home for Hawks Mural, Hunter Hall at University of Houston Clear Lake Summer 2020

Flyer and Logo design, ¡Plump! Spring 2020

97th Birthday Logo and T-shirt design, Leopold’s Ice Cream! August 2016


Ohio University Galleries, Athens, OH— Gallery Assistant August 2021 - Present

UHCL Hunter Hall, Houston, TX — Resident Advisor August 2020 - May 2021

Student Diversity Equity and Inclusion Office UHCL, Houston, TX — Student Ambassador: Marketing March 2020 - August 2020

Edible Arrangements, Houston, TX — Operator April 2017 - August 2019 // April 2014 - December 2015

Rothko Chapel, Houston, TX — Host October 2017 - March 2019


President Bobcat Print Club, Ohio University Summer 2022 - Spring 2023

President of Latinx and Indigenous Students Taking Action, University of Houston Clear Lake Summer 2020 - Spring 2021

Treasurer of Latinx and Indigenous Students Taking Action, University of Houston Clear Lake Fall 2019 - Spring 2020

Treasurer of Hunter Hall Student Council, University of Houston Clear Lake Spring 2019

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