Scherezade Garcia


Scherezade, born in the Dominican Republic (Oct 1966) has lived in New York since arrived to study in 1986 to attend Parsons School of Design with a full scholarship based on the quality of her portfolio. Her work frequently evokes memories of faraway home and the hopes and dreams that accompany planting roots in a new land. Garcia’s work is included in the Smithsonian Museum of American Art, Washington DC, El Museo del Barrio in NYC, The Housatonic Museum of Art in CT,and El Museo de Arte Moderno in Santo Domingo, DR.

Her work has been included in numerous group exhibitions including “Our America:The Latino Presence in American Art”, Smithsonian American Art Museum , “This Side of Paradise-No Longer Empty“, Bronx, NY, This Skin I’m in;Contemporary Dominican Art from El Museo del Barrio’s permanent collection and Merengue! Visual Rhythms also at El Museo del Barrio, NY, NY; The Caribbean Abroad; Contemporary Arts and Latino Migration, Newark Museum of Art, Newark, NJ.

Her work was included in the Caribbean Biennial in Santo Domingo, DR in 2001 and The Havana Biennial in 2000 in Havana, Cuba, also she is a founding member of DYPG (Dominican-York Projecto Grafico. Scherezade Garcia received her AAS from Altos de Chavon School of Design, La Romana, DR, her BFA from Parsons School of Design, NY, NY and received her MFA from The City College of New York, NYC 2010.