Gabriel Garcia Roman was born in Zacatecas, Mexico and raised in Chicago’s northwest side. He received his Bachelor of Arts from The City College of New York where he studied studio art. Garcia is a photo-based artist and craftsman exploring identity through printmaking, fiber arts, and woodworking.
His work has been shown at the International Center of Photography (ICP), Cathedral of St. John the Divine, the Museum of Latin American Art, and Galeria de la Raza, to name a few. He is part of ICP’s permanent collection. Gabriel is a 2018 recipient of National Association of Latino Arts & Culture’s artist grant.
Most recently, he brought his Queer Icons series to the streets of New York City, where he collaborated with the Leslie-Lohman Museum of Gay and Lesbian Art to create a monumental procession of 100 of his images for World Pride 2019.