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artist , educator

Carmen Maria Galigarcia, Cuban Artist, educator. Certified teacher, Florida. Recipient 1st prize for watercolors South Florida Orchid Society, 1985, 86,87, 1st honorable mention for watercolors National Capital Orchid Society, 1991. Board of directors Florida-Israel Cultural Society, Miami, since 1987. Member National Museum Women in Arts, National Trust for History Preservation.

Background

Galigarcia, Carmen Maria was born on March 31, 1936 in Havana, Cuba. Daughter of Estefano Gregorio and Lilia (Del Castillo) Galigarcia. came to the United States, 1967, naturalized, 1972.

Education

Bachelor of Science, School Commerce Havana, 1957. Bachelor of Science, School Plastic Art San Alejandro, Havana, 1960. Bachelor of Fine Arts in Art, Bachelor of Science in Art Education, Florida International University, 1995.

Career

Analyst for wide body aircraft, Eastern Airlines, Miami, Florida, 1972-1991; teacher fine arts, Sunset Senior H.S., Miami, since 1995. Official poster artist South Florida Orchid Society.

Achievements

  • Certified teacher, Florida.

Works

  • book

  • Other Work

    • One woman shows include Galeria Teodora Braga, Belem, Brazil, 1980, Big Five Club, Miami, 1982-1983, 86, Equus Art Gallery, Miami Beach, 1992, Galeria Vanidades, Miami Springs, 1996, others. Group shows include Embassy Gallery, Miami, 1987, Centre Art Gallery, Indianapolis, 1988, Palais de Luxembourg, Paris, 1988, IX International Biennial, Valparaiso, Chile, 1989, Institute Cultural Domecq, Mexico City, 1990, First Salon Latin America Religious Paintings, 1992, Museum of Science, 1985-1994, others.

Membership

Board of directors Florida-Israel Cultural Society, Miami, since 1987. Member National Museum Women in Arts, National Trust for History Preservation.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Avocations: music, reading, travel, writing.

Connections

Married Juan Manuel Velasco, November 28, 1934 (divorced October 1980). 1 child, Nelson Ignacio. Married John Sidney Michael Albert, February 21, 1988.

father:
Estefano Gregorio Galigarcia

mother:
Lilia (Del Castillo) Galigarcia

spouses:
John Sidney Michael Albert

Juan Manuel Velasco

child:
Nelson Ignacio Galigarcia