[About]

Gina Tecson earned her Bachelor of Fine Arts degree in drawing and painting at Academy of Art University in San Francisco. She specializes in oil paintings, often concentrating on cityscapes. Her work is known for being highly textured and created using only a palette knife.

The highlight of her exhibition work was a piece for the Food and Wine Magazine Award Show at the de Young Museum in San Francisco.  She has exhibited nationally at venues such as: CW Gallery of Fine Art in Arkansas, Cortile Gallery in Massachusetts, and Upstream People Gallery in Omaha. Locally, her work has been represented at: Edward Montgomery Fine Art Gallery, Petri's Fine Arts, STUDIO Gallery, Smith Gallery, Chico Art Center, and The Cannery.

Gina was recently featured in Artist Portfolio Magazine, Issue 16. She received a special recognition award in 2008 from the Upstream People Gallery Contemporary Art Competition. In 2006, she won 1st place in the landscape category at the Academy of Art Annual Juried Spring Show.

Education:

Academy of Art University, San Francisco, CA

Bachelor of Fine Arts in Drawing and Painting

Ongoing Exhibitions:

Edward Montgomery Fine Art, Carmel, CA

Petri's Fine Arts, Sausalito, CA

Group Exhibitions:

August 2017-           "City Streets", STUDIO Gallery, San Francisco, CA

November 2016-     Academy of Art Annual Auction, San Francisco, CA

October 2016-         San Francisco Fall Open Studios, San Francisco, CA

October 2015-         "City Streets", STUDIO Gallery, San Francisco, CA

October 2014-        "Urban Aspect", Principle Gallery, Alexandria, CA

September 2014-   "City Streets", STUDIO Gallery, San Francisco, CA

July 2013-                 Petri's Fine Arts, Sausalito, CA

June 2013-               “83rd Annual Statewide Landscape Exhibit: Incredible Places”,                                   Santa Cruz Art League, Santa Cruz, CA

June 2013-               East Bay Open Studios, Jack London Market, Oakland, CA

January 2013-          CW Gallery of Fine Art, Rogers, AR

November 2012-    "Tiny", STUDIO Gallery, San Francisco, CA

October 2012-        Edward Montgomery Fine Art Gallery, Carmel, CA

October 2012-        Smith Gallery, Sacramento, CA

October 2012-        “Bits and Pieces”, Linus Gallery, Pasadena, CA

September 2012-   “Art in America: 2nd Annual Artist Invitational”, Cortile Gallery,                                    Provincetown, MA

September 2012-   “Waterfront”, STUDIO Gallery, San Francisco, CA

July 2012-                “Discovery Series”, Chico Art Center, Chico, CA

May 2012-               “Alumni Show”, Academy of Art University, San Francisco, CA

March 2012-            “Taste of Success”, Junior Achievement Benefit, San Francisco,                                   CA

Awards:

2008- Special Recognition, Upstream People Gallery Contemporary Art Competition

2006- 1st Place in Landscape Category, Academy of Art Annual Juried Spring Show