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iliana emilia garcia papers, 1987-2014

garcia, iliana emilia, 1970-

Designer, Mixed-media artist, Artist

Collection Information

Size: 0.5 Linear feet

Summary: The papers of multimedia artist and designer iliana emilia garcia measure 0.5 linear feet and date from 1987 to 2014. The collection is comprised of art reproductions, an annotated book, booklets and pamphlets for events and organizations, exhibition announcements and catalogs, and clippings that relate to garcia along with some material related to her sister Scherezade Garcia. The collection also includes one photograph of garcia's Paid/Received installation and student documents from Altos de Chavon.

Biographical/Historical Note

iliana emilia garcia (1970- ) is a multimedia artist and designer in Brooklyn, New York. She was born in Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic and attended the Altos de Chavon School of Design before receiving a scholarship to the Parsons School of Design's summer program in 1988. In 1989 she was awarded the Ruth Vanderpool Parsons Institutional Scholarship for Portfolio Excellence. In 1991 garcia went on to receive a Bachelor of Fine Arts in Communication Design from Parsons. She is also one of the founding members of the printmaking collective Dominican York Proyecto Grafica.

Provenance

The collection was donated in 2015 by iliana emilia garcia.

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Funding

The processing of this collection received Federal support from the Latino Initiatives Pool, administered by the Smithsonian Latino Center.