|Birthplace: Havana, Cuba, 1966|
Citizenship: United States
1990 M.F.A., University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
1990 Skowhegan School of Painting and Sculpture, Skowhegan, Maine
1988 B.F.A., Southern Methodist University, Dallas, Texas
2011 Scope NYC, Carol Jazzer Gallery, Miami, Florida
2010 Hyperbolic Nature, Museum of Contemporary Art, Jacksonville, Florida
2010 More Than a Brush With Nature, curated by Debra Murphy, UNF Gallery, Jacksonville, Florida
2010 Lilian Garcia-Roig: Caught in the Act of Looking: Post Modern Plein-Air Painting, The Art Gallery, Broward College South Campus, Pembroke Pines, Florida
2009 Lilian Garcia-Roig: Autumn Spectacles, Valley House Gallery, Dallas, Texas
2009 Lilian Garcia-Roig: Nature of Being There, Bob Rauschenberg Gallery, Edison State College, Fort Myers, Florida
2008 Encounters: Lilian Garcia-Roig, Huntsville Museum of Art, Huntsville, Alabama (catalogue)
2008 Into the Woods: Lilian Garcia-Roig, Michelson Museum, Marshall, Texas
2008 Into the Woods: Paintings of Lilian Garcia-Roig, The Grace Museum, Abilene, Texas
2007 Cumulative Nature, Carol Jazzar Gallery, Miami, Florida
2007 Lilian Garcia-Roig: Painted Woods, Valley House Gallery, Dallas, Texas (catalogue)
2006 Lilian Garcia-Roig: A Visual Transculturation: Works Inspired by Returning to Cuba and by the American Landscape, International Center Gallery, Tallahassee, Florida
2006 Lilian Garcia-Roig: Thick Brush Painting Installation, New Works Space, The McKinney Avenue Contemporary, Dallas, Texas
2004 Lilian Garcia Roig, an Overview (featured artist for the State of Florida during Hispanic Heritage Month) Capital Rotunda Gallery, Tallahassee, Florida
2004 Lilian Garcia-Roig, Sight on Site, Valley House Gallery, Dallas, Texas
2002 Abstracted Landscapes: Two Views-Lilian Garcia-Roig, City Hall Gallery, Tallahassee, Florida
1999 Arranging Paint and Flowers, Valley House Gallery, Dallas, Texas
1999 Lilian Garcia-Roig: Seeing & Painting, Inaugural Exhibit, San Angelo Museum of Art, Texas
1997 Lilian Garcia-Roig: Recent Paintings, Valley House Gallery, Dallas, Texas
1995 Lilian Garcia-Roig: Of Paint and Land, (selected paintings from 1991-1995), The Jung Center, Houston, Texas, Michael Collins, curator
1995 Fall Spectacle of Colors, Galeria Sin Fronteras, Austin, Texas
1994 On Site, Valley House Gallery, Dallas, Texas
1993 Invited Artist--Monoprints, Flatbed Gallery, Austin, Texas
1992 LandEscapes, Galeria Sin Fronteras, Austin, Texas
1990 Maine Series, Lowell Collins Gallery, Houston, Texas
1988 Hispanic Undercurrents, Intercultural Resource Center, Dallas, Texas
1988 Recent Works, Extremes Gallery, Dallas, Texas
1988 Crescent Theatre Grand Opening Exhibition, Dallas, Texas
Awards, Fellowships, Grants, and Scholarships:
2008 MacDowell Colony Fellow
2008 State of Florida Individual Artist Grant
2007 First Place and People’s Choice Award, The Red Clay Survey, Huntsville Museum of Arts, Huntsville, Alabama
2006 FSU Office of Research Small Grant
2006 State of Florida Artists Enhancement Grant
2006 MacDowell Colony Residency Fellow
2006 Joan Mitchell Foundation Painters and Sculptors Grant Program Award
2005 Cintas National Fellowship in Visual Arts finalist
2004 University Office of Research Summer Grant, Florida State University
2004 Featured Artist for State of Florida during National Hispanic Heritage Month
1999 Invited: Visiting Artist, Ludwig Foundation, Havana, Cuba
1995 Lost Maples Ranch (Texas) artist’s residency fellowship
1994 Vermont Studio Center, Artist in Residency Fellowship
1994 Mid-America Arts Alliance/NEA Fellowship Award in Painting
1994 John D. Murchison Fellowship in Fine Arts, University of Texas
1994 Juror's Award, Tenth Annual Juried Women's Art Exhibition, Inverna Lockpez, Director of INTAR Latin American Gallery, New York
1993 First Prize, Tri-State Plus 1993, Janet Landay, Assistant Director, Fine Arts Museum, Houston, Texas
1993 Juror's Award, Expo 1993, Dr. Annegreth Nill, Associate Curator of the Contemporary Collection, Dallas Museum of Art
1993 Summer Research Grant, University Research Institute, University of Texas
1992 Kimbrough Award, Dallas Museum of Art, Dallas,Texas
1992 Juror's Award, Seventh Annual Main Street Fine Arts Exhibition, Dianne Vanderlip, Founding Curator of Modern and Contemporary Art at the Denver Art Museum
1991 Juror's Award, New Directions 1991, Richard Armstrong, Whitney Museum, New York
1990 Skowhegan Fellowship, Skowhegan School of Painting and Sculpture
1990 Charles Addams Memorial Prize in Fine Art, University of Pennsylvania
1989-90 University of Pennsylvania MFA Art Scholarship
1989 Painting and Drawing Teaching Assistant Award, University of Georgia Studies Abroad, Cortona, Italy
1988-89 College of Fine Arts Research Fellowship, University of Texas
1984-88 Meadows Fine Arts Scholarship, Southern Methodist University
1984 National Scholastic Art Gold Key Portfolio Scholarship
New American Paintings #76, Southern Edition, juried by Peter Boswell, images on pp. 76 and 77.
Editor’s Notebook: Mixed Greens, by Brittany Edwards, The Dallas Morning News Home section, March 16, 2007, pp. 4G-5G, Devil’s Club Highlight reproduced.
Art: Last Chance, The Dallas Morning News Guide, February 23, 2007, p. 29, Hemlock Portrait: Profile (WA) reproduced.
Lilian Garcia-Roig: Painted Woods, exhibition catalogue, essay by Tatiana Flores, Ph.D., Valley House Gallery & Sculpture Garden, Dallas, Texas, 2007.
More is More – Maximalist Tendencies in Recent American Painting, Tatiana Flores, curator/author, Lilian Garcia-Roig, exhibition concept, Florida State University Museum of Fine Arts, Tallahassee, Florida, 2007, images on pp. 4, 5, 34, 35.
Steven Zevitas, editor, New American Painting: 2005 Southern Edition, juried by New York independent Curator Beth Venn, Open Studios Press: Boston, Massachusetts, 2005.
Mike Daniel, “Lilian Garcia-Roig at Valley House,” The Dallas Morning News Guide, December 1, 2004, p. 60, reproduced Breath of Sky Blue.
Triumph of Our Communities, Bilingual Review/Press, Hispanic Research Center, ASU, Tempe, Arizona, 2004.
Annette DiMeo Carlozzi, curator of American and Contemporary Art, Time/Frame, Blanton Museum of Art, University of Texas at Austin, 2002, p. 19
"Flora Exhibition," Tallahassee Democrat, Limelight-Arts Spotlight section, May 10, 2002.
Cynthia Hollis and George Blakely, curators, Flora: Art and Ecology in Florida, Mary Brogan Museum of Art and Science, 2002, pp. 22-23
Tex! (a magazine of Texas fiction, poetry and art), Fall/Winter 1999, p. 17
Diane Murray, "Artist's landscapes capture intricacies normally not seen," San Angelo Standard-Times, September 24, 1999, pp. 1B and 8B
Diane Murray, "Choosing Art Exhibitions: it's own art," San Angelo Standard Times, September 24, 1999, pp. 1B and 2B.
Diane Murray, "Museum frames up exhibition for opening," San Angelo Standard-Times, September 1999.
Jewel of the Concho, San Angelo Museum of Art, September 1999, p. 36
"Selected Highlights," Dallas Morning News Guide, May 28, 1999.
Jia Difei with Zhang Xuejie as editor, Contemporary American Oil Painting, Jilin Fine Arts Publishing House, Changchun, China, 1999, pp. 73-76
Christopher Schade, "Some shine, others fall short in Blanton show," Austin American-Statesman, Austin, Texas, November 1998.
60th Annual University of Texas at Austin Faculty Show, Blanton Museum of Art, November 1998, pp. 38-39
Center of Attention, Texas Fine Art Association, October 1998, p. 9
Beaux Arts Exhibition: Landscapes, Dallas Museum of Art, April 1998, p. 23
Art Ball Two, Austin Museum of Art, Austin, Texas, March 1998, New Growth Pines reproduced.
Best of Printmaking: An International Collection, selected by Lynne Allen and Phyllis McGibbon, Quarry Book Publishers, Rockport Publishers, Inc., Gloucester, Massachusetts, 1997, p. 99
Fresh Ink, Austin Print Workshops, Austin Museum of Art, 1997, p. 21
Neil Foley, editor, Reflexiones: New Directions in Mexican American Studies, Center for Mexican American Studies, UT Austin Press, 1997, pp. 71-76
Mississippi Mud, Joel Weinstein, editor, vol. 39, 1997, p. 23
Painting. Works on Paper. Sculpture. Crafts. Photography. Mid-America Arts Alliance/ National Endowment for the Arts Fellowship Recipients 1994-1996, p. 8
Dan Goddard, "New Perspective on Painting: Exhibit borrows from various viewpoints," San Antonio Express, June 10, 1996, p. 1D.
Madeline Irvine, "Quetza Dice No 187: Arbitrary Borders," Austin American Statesman, Austin, Texas, May 13, 1996, p. E8.
Madeline Irvine, "Art exhibition crosses borders," Austin American-Statesman, November 1995.
Patricia Johnson, "UT faculty show compelling; Glassell 'nice'," Houston Chronicle, October 14, 1995, p. 1D.
Rebecca Levy, "Wet paint and natural disasters," Austin Chronicle, May 1995.
Sandra Goldman, "In touch with nature," Austin American-Statesman, Virtuoso Section, May 1995.
Rebecca Levy, "Art of instruction," Austin Chronicle, November 1994.
Hispanic magazine, Vol 7, No. 7, August 1994, p. 28
Bridging Our Futures: 1994-1995, Texas Commission on the Arts, 1994, p. 18
Fortieth Anniversary Exhibition, Valley House Gallery, Dallas, Texas, 1994, p. 7
Marty Reves, "Gallery features American Art," Abilene Optimist, June 1993, p. 13.
Sandra Goldman, "Categories of 'New American Talent'," Austin American Statesman, April 3, 1993, p. F16.
New American Talent: The Ninth Exhibition, Laguna Gloria Art Museum, Austin, Texas, 1993.
Jackie May, juror, Chance Operations, Mexic-Arte Museum, Austin, Texas, 1993.
Combined Talents: The Florida National, Florida State University Gallery and Museum, 1993, p. 17
Jim Edwards, editor, Texas Biennial Exhibition, Dallas Artists Research and Exhibition Organization, Dallas, Texas, 1993, pp. 48-49
Rebecca Levy, "Art," Austin Chronicle, February 1993.
Charles Dee Mitchell, "Strength in numbers," Dallas Morning News, January 23, 1993, section C, p. 1.
Veronica Grossi, "La pintura de Lilian Garcia-Roig: un ojo sereno (femenino) que se abre al deseoy la memoria," El Papel de San Antonio, January 2, 1993, p.14.
Rebecca Levy, "Recommended," Austin American-Statesman, December 25, 1992.
Belinda Acosta, "Exhibit has beauty that often escapes," Austin Chronicle, December 19, 1992, p. F14.
Florence Schetzel, "Barrett House shows 'New Directions'," Poughkeepsie Journal, October 25, 1991.
2007-present Professor, Florida State University, Tallahassee, Florida
2002-2008 Director of Graduate Studies in Studio Art, Florida State University, Tallahassee, Florida
2001-2007 Associate Professor, Florida State University, Tallahassee, Florida
2001 Visiting Associate Professor, University of California, Berkeley (Spring)
2000 Lecturer, San Francisco State University (Spring)
1998-99 Assistant Chair, Studio Division, The University of Texas at Austin
1997-2000 Associate Professor of Studio Art (painting/drawing area), The University of Texas at Austin
1991-96 Assistant Professor, U.T. Austin, (Painting Area Head, Fall 1995-97)
1990-91 Drawing and Painting Instructor, Lowell Collins School of Art; Houston, Texas
1989-90 Printmaking Teaching Assistant, University of Pennsylvania
Public and Private Collections:
A.H. Belo Corporation, Dallas, Texas
Allmerica Financial, Dallas, Texas
American Airlines Admirals Club Gallery, Austin-Bergstrom Airport, Austin, Texas
Arboretum and Botanical Gardens, Dallas, Texas
Arizona State University Art Museum, Tempe, Arizona
Art Museum of South Texas, Affiliated with Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi, Corpus Christi, Texas
Austin-Bergstrom Airport, Austin, Texas
Austin Museum of Art, Austin, Texas
Barrett Collection, Dallas, Texas
Blanton Museum of Art, Austin, Texas
Blue Cross Blue Shield, Dallas, Texas
Brackenridge Hospital, Austin, Texas
Center for Hispanic Arts, Corpus Christi, Texas
Center for Latin American Studies, University of Texas at Austin, Austin, Texas
Center for Mexican American Studies, University of Texas at Austin, Austin, Texas
Center for Women's Studies, University of Texas at Austin, Austin, Texas
Charles Addams Collection, New York, New York
Claude and Susan Albritton Collection, Dallas, Texas
Coronado Press, Austin, Texas
Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport, Corporate Aviation, Fort Worth, Texas
DeLong Collection, Dallas, Texas
Diaz Collection, San Antonio, Texas
El Paso Museum of Art, El Paso, Texas
Entergy Corporation, Austin, Texas
Gilberto Cardenas Collection, Southbend, Indiana
Held Collection, Austin, Texas
Huntsville Museum of Art, Huntsville, Alabama
Inter-Cultural Resource Center, Southern Methodist University, Dallas, Texas
Jones, Day, Revis, and Pogue, PC, Dallas, Texas
Lake Austin Spa Resort, Austin, Texas
McAllen International Museum, McAllen, Texas
McKinney Avenue Contemporary, Dallas, Texas
Mexic-Arte Museum, Austin, Texas
Museum of South Texas, Corpus Christi, Texas
Polk Museum, Lakeland, Florida
Roberts Collection, Austin, Texas
San Angelo Museum of Art, Texas
Seay Biomedical Building, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, Texas
Strike Edition Press, Austin, Texas
Texas A&M University, Corpus Christi, Texas
Thomas Grant Chandelles, Dallas, Texas
Tyler Museum of Art, Tyler, Texas