Artist Profile

Margaret Garcia

b. 1951

Margaret Garcia is a Los Angeles-based artist. She studied fine art at USC, and afterwards continued to teach and lecture throughout the region. Primarily a muralist, Garcia has produced a great number of them throughout the Los Angeles area, and some were particularly influential during the 1984 Olympics. Her work consists of colorful, vibrant, and expressive oil paintings rooted in the tradition of Chicano art. In her artwork, Garcia hopes to embrace the dense culture and history of Los Angeles, and to celebrate Chicano tradition.



Works in Our Collection

Margaret Garcia
Eleven-color serigraph, 1988
26 x 38 inches paper, 25 x 36 inches image
Gift of Rene and Norma Molina and Museum Purchase with funds from the National Endowment for the Arts, a federal agency