Jorge Garza

Jorge Garza is a well-known San Antonio artist. His calm and serene oils, pastels and watercolors reflect the beautiful, rhythmic and powerful forces of nature. His paintings convey a thorough knowledge of the color, light and texture of the Southwest landscape. Although created in the studio, his work has a spontaneous feel. Jorge’s images are representational but begin with an abstract approach, slowly developing a soothing, contemplative mood that evokes a sense of tranquility and quiet strength.

 

The rhythmic and powerful forces of nature, as well as personal spiritual reflection, are the experiences that guide Jorge’s art. As a visual artist he creates assemblages. The direction his art has taken has emerged from his Hispanic background, Catholic upbringing and extensive travel. In his assemblages he uses found objects, religious articles, such as milagros, antique crucifixes, and retablos, as well as hand cut metal shapes. These are combined with painted surfaces that are textured and layered with many coats of acrylic paint utilizing the colors of Mexico and the Southwest. The assemblages are two and three-dimensional symbolic statements.

 

Being a native Texan has influenced Garza’s landscape paintings and assemblages. His strong Hispanic culture and Southwestern lifestyle are evident in his life as well as in his art.

 

Garza attended the University of Texas at Austin and received a BFA in art education in 1973. After teaching in public schools in Austin and San Antonio for 33 years, his many years of teaching art has allowed him to explore many different art forms.

 

Traveling in the United States, Mexico, and Europe has influenced his focus on representational and abstract landscapes. The themes in his collages are derived from a personal search for spirituality.

Hillside Pasture
Hillside Pasture

Oil | 19 x 17 | 9JG549 | $800 Framed

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By The Stream
By The Stream

Oil | 19 x 17 | 9JG548 | $800 Framed

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First Sign Of Spring
First Sign Of Spring

Oil | 19 x 17 | 9JG547 | $800 Framed

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Corazon, Mi Corazon Series: l
Corazon, Mi Corazon Series: l

Mixed Media | 8 x 48 | 9JG546 | $1200 Unframed

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The San Mateo Hills
The San Mateo Hills

Oil Pastel | 19 x 16 | 9JG541 | $600 Framed

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Treeline - The San Mateo Hills
Treeline - The San Mateo Hills

Oil Pastel | 19 x 16 | 9JG540 | $600 Framed

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A Hazy Hillside
A Hazy Hillside

Oil Pastel | 19 x 16 | 9JG542 | $600 Framed

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Long Long Day
Long Long Day

Oil | 20 x 20 | 9JG509 | $600 Framed

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West Of Sierra Blanca
West Of Sierra Blanca

Oil | 20 x 20 | 9JG511 | $600 Framed

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Afternoon Sky
Afternoon Sky

Oil | 11 x 11 | 9JG485 | Sold

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A Passing Storm
A Passing Storm

Oil | 23 x 23 | 9JG462 | $1300

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Down The Road
Down The Road

Oil | 18 x 18 | 9JG461 | $1100

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West Texas Morning
West Texas Morning

Oil | 18 x 18 | 9JG460 | $1100

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Oaxaca Series: Amor
Oaxaca Series: Amor

Acrylic Milagros | 16 x 16 | 9JG543 | $800

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Oaxaca Series: Sol
Oaxaca Series: Sol

Acrylic Milagros | 16 x 16 | 9JG544 | $800

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Oaxaca Series: Cielito Lindo
Oaxaca Series: Cielito Lindo

Acrylic Milagros | 16 x 16 | 9JG545 | $800

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3-E106286-3
3-E106286-3

Mixed Media | 19 x 26 | 9JG500 | $700 Framed

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3 Red 4
3 Red 4

Mixed Media | 19 x 26 | 9JG501 | $500 Framed

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Note Our Check Out Time
Note Our Check Out Time

Mixed Media | 19 x 26 | 9JG499 | $700 Framed

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Espiritu de Oaxaca Fuerza
Espiritu de Oaxaca Fuerza

Mixed Media | 23 x 23 | 9JG507 | $1500

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Espiritu de Oaxaca Alegria
Espiritu de Oaxaca Alegria

Mixed Media | 23 x 23 | 9JG506 | $1500

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Espiritu de Oaxaca Naturaleza
Espiritu de Oaxaca Naturaleza

Mixed Media | 23 x 23 | 9JG508 | $1500

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Cielo Sobre Oaxaca
Cielo Sobre Oaxaca

Mixed Media | 48 x 24 | 9JG505 | $2200

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Among The Numbers: Convergence
Among The Numbers: Convergence

Mixed Media | 40 x 32 | 9JG495 | $1500 Framed

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Among The Numbers: Split
Among The Numbers: Split

Mixed Media | 40 x 32 | 9JG494 | $1500 Framed

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AmongTheNumbers Series - 3
AmongTheNumbers Series - 3

Mixed Media | 16 x 19 | 9JG498 | $500 Framed

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Among The Numbers Series - 2
Among The Numbers Series - 2

Mixed Media | 16 x 19 | 9JG497 | $500 Framed

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Across The Golden Field
Across The Golden Field

Oil Pastel | 16 x 16 | 9JG504 | $500 Framed

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A Darkening Sky
A Darkening Sky

Oil Pastel | 16 x 16 | 9JG503 | Sold

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Down A Dusty Road
Down A Dusty Road

Oil Pastel | 16 x 16 | 9JG502 | Sold

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Cinco
Cinco

Mixed Media | 20 x 20 | 9JG491 | $800

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Nueve
Nueve

Mixed Media | 20 x 20 | 9JG493 | $800

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Siete
Siete

Mixed Media | 20 x 20 | 9JG492 | $800

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Two Red
Two Red

Mixed Media | 48 x 48 | 9JG490 | $1900

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La Aguilla
La Aguilla

Mixed Media | 31 x 31 | 9JG481 | $1500

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Oaxaca Landscape: Monte Alban
Oaxaca Landscape: Monte Alban

Mixed Media | 21 x 21 | 9JG482 | Sold

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Oaxaca Landscape: Mitla
Oaxaca Landscape: Mitla

Mixed Media | 21 x 21 | 9JG483 | $600 Framed

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Oaxaca Landscape: Yagul
Oaxaca Landscape: Yagul

Mixed Media | 21 x 21 | 9JG484 | Sold

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Espiritu De Oaxaca
Espiritu De Oaxaca

Mixed Media | 10 x 65 | 9JG480 | Sold

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Oaxacan Series: Serpiente Cascabel
Oaxacan Series: Serpiente Cascabel

Mixed Media | 26 x 32 | 9JG477 | $1100 Framed

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