France Garrido is best known for her highly detailed and intricate mixed media/collage works that exemplify the Visionary & Surrealist genre. Incorporating sacred geometry, specifically the circle and the circle in the square, she developed a visual language utilizing mixed media and acrylic paint. Creating art works that manipulate original, appropriated and hand created images as well as objects and materials.
Enticing the viewer to enter into a world where dreams, nature and spirit are joined.
France Garrido was born in NYC, NY. Her work has been exhibited in NYC, nationally & internationally, and in Beijing at the UN Conference on Women. In 2009 she was selected for inclusion in ‘Lexicon der Phantastischen Kunstler’, authored by Gerhard Habarta, internationally known historian on Surreal, Visionary, Symbolic & Fantastic Art and was also selected for the ‘Top 10 Women in the Arts’, ARTROM Gallery, Rome, Italy. Her work has been included in Visionaries – The Art of the Fantastic, book and exhibition and the Society for Art of Imagination, Vienna, book and exhibition.
In 2014 her work will be exhibited in Montreal, Texas, Lisbon, CA and Germany.
‘There have been great influences in my life that have inspired artistic growth.
Nature and Spirit is key to that growth!’ France Garrido - www.francegarrido.com
See more of her work at: www.francegarrido.com