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Carra W. Garza

(210) 863-1058

E-mail:  carrawg@gmail.com 

www.carragarza.com

 

Employment

Green Spaces Alliance of South Texas, San Antonio, Texas.

Manager, Picture Your World Youth Photography Program,

2013 to present.

 

Education

Southwest School of Art, San Antonio, Texas.

          Studio Art Certificate in Photography

Southern Methodist University, Dallas, Texas.

B.A., Art History

            

Solo and Two Person Exhibitions

2019  “Origins and Intersections”, REM Gallery, San Antonio, Texas.

2017  “Rooted:  Fieldworks from the Meadow”, REM Gallery, San Antonio, Texas.

2011  “Brigid’s Garden, Photographs from the Blue Hole and Beyond”, 

Semmes Gallery, University of Incarnate Word, San Antonio, Texas.

2010  “Ordered Kingdoms”, Certificate Exhibition,Ursuline Hall Gallery,

Southwest School of Art, San Antonio, Texas

2004  “On Substance and Light”, Express-News Photography Gallery, 

Southwest School of Art, San Antonio, Texas

 

Group Exhibitions

2018  “Common Currents: An Exhibition in Celebration of the San Antonio Tricentennial, 

Russell Hill Rodgers Gallery, Southwest School of Art, San Antonio, Texas.

2017    “Re-Mix:  A Nation Wide Juried Exhibition”, Rupert Jenkins, Juror,

Sync Gallery, Denver, Colorado.

2016    “2016 National Juried Photo Encaustic Exhibition”,Clare O’Neill, Juror,

Sage Gallery, Portland, Oregon. 

2015    “Selfies:  50 at 50”, Curated by Kathy Armstrong, Director of Exhibitions and

Paul Owen, Executive Director, Southwest School of Art, 

Russell Hill Rodgers Gallery, Southwest School of Art, San Antonio, Texas.

2015    "Southwest School of Art All School Exhibition",  School Faculty, Jurors,

Russell Hill Rodgers Gallery, Southwest School of Art, San Antonio, Texas.

2013    “Silver Alchemy”, Curated by Kellen Kee McIntyre, PhD

Bihl Haus Arts, San Antonio, Texas.

2012    “The Butcher’s Shop:  An Evening of Photography, Short Video & Music, 

Curated by Rebecca Dietz, Professor of Art, San Antonio College,

Guadalupe Crossing Market, Waring, Texas.

2012    “Personal Journey”, Organized by Deborah Keller-Rihn, Adjunct Professor of Arts & Humanities,

Northwest Vista College,

Palmetto Hall Center for the Arts, Northwest Vista College, San Antonio, Texas.

2012    “30thAnnual Juried Membership Exhibition”, Juror, Anne Wilkes Tucker,

Curator of Photography at the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston

Galleries at the Houston Center for Photography,  Houston, Texas.

2012    "Southwest School of Art All School Exhibition",  School Faculty, Jurors,

Russell Hill Rodgers Gallery, Southwest School of Art, San Antonio, Texas.

2012    “Imagination”, Juror, Aline SmithsonA. Smith Gallery, Johnson City, Texas.

2011    “Plastic Fantastic”, Southwest School of Art Studio Artists, 

                        San Antonio Central Library Gallery., San Antonio, Texas.

2011    “The Arrangement”,The Darkroom Gallery,

                        Vermont Photo Space, Essex Junction, Vermont.

 

            2011    All School Exhibition:  School Faculty, Jurors,

Russell Hill Rodgers Gallery, Southwest School of Art,

San Antonio, Texas.

 

  1. The Light Show”,Luminaria San Antonio, Express-News Gallery, Southwest School of Art, San Antonio, Texas.

 

2009    Tobin Hill Arts Alliance, Fotoseptiembre Second Friday Art Walk,

 La Casa Rosa Gallery, San Antonio, Texas.

 

  1. All School Exhibition:  Mary Mikel Stump, Juror, Texas State University, San Marcus

Russell Hill Rodgers Gallery, Southwest School of Art, San Antonio, Texas.

 

2007    All School Exhibition:  Renee Paul Barilleaux, Juror,

Chief Curator of Art after 1945, McNay Art Museum

Russell Hill Rodgers Gallery, Southwest School of Art, San Antonio, Texas.

 

  1. Red Dot:  Fine Art Sale and Exhibition, Blue Star Contemporary

Art Center, San Antonio, Texas.

 

  1. “Fortune Cookie”, Express News Gallery, 

Southwest School of Art, San Antonio, Texas.

 

  1. Alternative Photographic Processes, Ursuline Hall Gallery, 

Southwest School of Art, San Antonio, Texas.

 

2004    All School Exhibition:  Diana Roberts, Juror, Director of Center for Spirituality and Art

Russell Hill Rodgers Gallery, Southwest School of Art, San Antonio, Texas.

 

Public Art Installation

2010-2012, Main Plaza, San Antonio, Texas.

 

Bibliography

Voices de la Luna:  A Quarterly Literature and Art Magazine

Volume11, Number 1, November 15, 2018.

Tracy Lynch, “Two Local Artists to ‘Show their Roots’ at REM Gallery,

Rivard Report, December 28, 2016.

Steve Bennett, “Photographers’ Work True Labor of Love” 

Arts and Culture Section, San Antonio Express News, Sunday, September 18, 2011.

 Loring Baker, “Carra Garza at Southwest School of Art”, Voices of Art Magazine,Volume 12, Issue 2, 2004.

Camille Flores, “Gallery Stroll”, Cultural Section,San Antonio Express News, Sunday, May 23, 2004.

 

Associations

          2008-present, Participating Artist, Say Si, Small Scale Work for a Larger Cause.

2003-present, Member, Texas Photographic Society.

2010-present, Member, Houston Center for Photography. 

            

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