Shenandoah Valley of CaliforniaCharles Spinetta Winery and Wildlife Art Gallery
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Joe Garcia _____In 1970, Joe Garcia earned a B.F.A. with an advertising / illustration emphasis from the Art Center College of Design in L.A., and was an illustrator and graphic designer for 13 years.
View the Artwork of the Winery Label Series GalleryFeatured Original Painting by Joe GarciaSmall Sized Original Paintings by Joe GarciaMedium Sized Original Paintings by Joe GarciaLarge Sized Original Paintings by Joe GarciaExtra Large Sized Original Paintings by Joe GarciaBiography and Prints of Joe Garcia
Paintings are added to the five "Originals" pages by size and subject. Please check every few months to see new images.
Quail and Poppies 1, 450 S/N Image: 11" x 7", $* Another Example, Print Image Quail and Poppies 2, 700 S/N Image: 20" x 14", $* Print Image Quail and Poppies 3 - The Covey, 500 S/N Image: 17" x 28", $* Print Image
Fishers and Hummers _____He shows his watercolor skills by putting subjects in a tight, yet delicate center of interest, complemented by loose, interpretive backgrounds. His original compositions are a joy to frame.

Hummingbird Series - 350 S/N, 6" x 6" each image, sold separately or set of 3, $*. Click to view: Crimson Jewel: Ruby-throated Hummingbird; Light Catcher: Broad-tailed Hummingbird; Spring Dancer: Rufous Hummingbird
Evening's Calm (Doves), 350 S/N 10" x 29", $* Watchful (Cougar), 500 S/N Image: 29" x 10", $* Flyfisher Series, 600 S/N, 6 1/2" x 6 1/2" each image,sold separately or set of 3, $*
Joe dabbles in plein air and oil, painting on location and in the studio.
Mule Deer, 500 S/N Image: 30" x 25",$* Grand Slam - Quail, 850 S/N Image: 28" x 35", $* Gambel's Quail, 30 AP S/N Image: 22" x 18", $*
_____Charles Spinetta met Joe on a duck hunt with their friend Don Ekstrom. Good food, good friends, and the wildlife art wine labels were conceived.
A native Californian, Joe Garcia observes quail in the forests of Julian. The first California Upland Game Bird Stamp (1993-1994) is nearly sold out. Add a remarque (pencil or color) to your print to make it unique. The image measures 9" x 6.5". Remember, the first California Duck Stamp is worth thousands of dollars today. Call today to order your framed print. Joe painted four CUGB Stamps.
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Exhibitions
“Birds in Art,” Leigh Yawkey Woodson Museum, Wausau, WI: 1993, ’95, ’96, ’98—2000, 2002—2007, 2009, 2010 www.lywam.org/birdsinart Bennington Center for the Arts, Bennington, VT: 1996--2005; permanent collection, 1998/2000 www.benningtoncenterforthearts.org American Artists Abroad, Bennington Center for the Arts, Bennington, VT, 2005-2006, 2009 Society of Animal Artists: 1994—2006 www.societyofanimalartists.com Annual Wildlife Art Shows Southeastern Wildlife Exposition, Charleston, SC: February www.sewe.com Reflections of Nature, Fallbrook, CA: May www.fallbrookartcenter.org Waterfowl Festival, Easton, MD: November (Joe inducted to Hall of Fame, 2000) www.waterfowlfestival.org

Magazine Articles
Southwest Art, June 2005 Dove Hunter, Jan-Feb, 2005 Watercolor Magic Handbook, July 2002 Outside the Box, Joe Garcia, The Artist Magazine, April 2000 Comrades in Art, Marcia Preston, Wildlife Art, Jan-Feb 1999 Watercolor Magic Magazine, National Award of Merit, 1998 Western Quail and the Artists Who Paint Them, Quail Unlimited Magazine, May-June, 1998 The Good, the Bad and the Ugly, US Art, Sept 1997 Art Arithmetic, The Artist Magazine, Sept 1997 Nice Guys Finish First, Midwest Art, March-April 1998 Bird Watchers Digest, covers

Books
Watercolor Bible, Joe Garcia, North Light Books, 2005 Mastering the Watercolor Wash, Joe Garcia, North Light Books, 2002 Wildlife Art, Joan Muvskens Pursley, Portfolio Press, 2002 The Best of Wildlife Art 2, Rachel Rubin Wolf, North Light Books, 2000 Wildlife Art, Alan Singer, North Light Books, 1999 The Art of the American West, Caroline Lindscott, Rockport Publishers, Dec 1998 Watercolour 10, Chinese Watercolor Society, Taiwan, 1996 Splash 3, Rachel Rubin Wolf, North Light Books, 1994 Contemporary Western Artists, Peggy and Harold Samuels, Southwest Art Publishing, 1982

Video
Artists’ Workshop, RB Productions, 1999
* Prices and availability subject to change. A large selection of original watercolor paintings by Joe Garcia and prints are in the art gallery. Some have special editions or accessories. Prices reflect shrink-wrapped pieces, call for framed prices and sizes. Giclee prices in gallery. Please call the gallery for purchasing and shipping information. Sitting Easy
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A Framing Job Example: Theodore Roosevelt's HandkerchiefOur Heritage: Wood Duck Lovers' GalleryCollectible Western Paintings and BronzesWildlife Art Gallery Bio: Raul GutierrezWildlife Art Gallery Bio: Mary MendleinWildlife Art Gallery Bio: Sherrie Russell MelineWildlife Art Gallery Bio: Joe GarciaWildlife Art Gallery Bio: Susan LabouriWildlife Art Gallery Bio: Janet Tarjan ErlRead about Edition Accessories!View the Winery Label Series Gallery!
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