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ABOUT

Robert’s Fine Art, “The art of creating happiness” offers you the perfect way to capture your ideas in a 100% handmade art piece. Robert Garza creates personalized and original art for the place you need.

ARTIST STATEMENT

Robert Garza “is an expert at combining classic and contemporary styles into rich, vivid paintings as well as beautifully composed portrait commissions. He meticulously applies elements of design, color and figure to tell the story behind his portraits, placing special focus on the eyes as a way to invite the viewer to enter and experience our common humanity.

Robert’s appreciation of human differences mixed with strong native Texas and Mexican cultural influences run deep throughout his works.

ABOUT THE ARTIST

Robert Garza in San Antonio Artist Collective, Art Gallery at The Shops At La Cantera

Robert developed from an early age familiarity with the mixture of colors, smells and techniques since his father made cartoons for a newspaper in Mexico.

At the age of 18 he made his first work of art in Oil, a reproduction of Peter Paul Rubens that before finishing it, he already had a buyer. From that moment he felt the connection with art and that his way of life would be to paint.

His career began in Plaza México, a well-known square in the center of Monterrey and that every tourist visits. There he made portraits of the public posing live, broughting him a lot of learning in the beginning of his career, which motivated him to improve by which he achieved the exclusive at Sears and Liverpool Creating works of art and portraits within these department stores with success. 

Wanting to share his love for art, he decided to create a television program motivating children and adults to develop their creativity by enjoying art through Filipo, a muppet who asked all the questions or doubts the viewers had.

Robert is convinced that art is a way of supporting others to make a better world by contributing to large charitable institutions. He also shows his gratitude to the country by supporting the military and granting them a special discount.

He has appeared in magazines, newspapers and recently on Channel 4 of San Antonio where he was interviewed for making a custom painting for the famous basketball player of the San Antonio Spurs, Lonnie Walker.

He also has made paintings for the governor of Monterrey, for the Attorney General of Nuevo León, artists such as El Temerario’s daughter, Tatiana, Boxer Julio Cesar Chavez, as well as Political personalities, Educational and Government Institutions.

Robert has always had a restless spirit and eager to learn and experience new things. He moved to San Antonio Texas to start a new challenge, create a total change in his life by experiencing the diversity of cultures as well as the language. With a firm and determined character, he put aside his fears and devoted himself to do what he loves the most, which is painting, capturing and creating moments of happiness for other people.

He currently has a gallery at Air Force Randolph Base called Robert’s Fine Art and on weekends he paints at another gallery in La Cantera called San Antonio Artist Collective.

All this time he has been building his career in the USA which has brought him little by little recognition in the world of art.

Despite the fact that he is currently living in San Antonio Texas, he continues his trajectory in Mexico where one of his works will be used by the Mexican Postal Service (SEPOMEX), for the design of a postage stamp tribute for the 100 death anniversary of Venustiano Carranza Ex-President from Mexico. It will be distributed in the post office in letters and packages that’ll circulate throughout the national territory and internationally in order to spread the culture of Mexico.

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