According to Forbes, Gilda Garza is a celebrity-favorite artist known as “The most influential artist in Mexico,” joining the World Woman Foundation Advisory Council Board Member is committed to driving awareness of women’s and girls’ critical issues globally. The World Woman Foundation would like to thank Gilda for her extraordinary energy and commitment to delivering real change in the most challenging times.”
Born and raised in Mexico, Garza’s work strives to convey her unique, multicultural perspective of the human experience. Constantly testing and refining her techniques, she paints both oil and acrylic. Garza gracefully transforms blank canvas into stirring imagery that speaks to the continued legacy of hopeful self-expression inherited from her mother and grandmother, proclaiming: “There is no work of art I paint that does not carry a piece of my heart and a part of my soul in it.” Garza courageously and elegantly explores the power of passion and love, the conflict between survival and excess, and the delicate relationship between beauty and strength. Famously recognized as the first artist to exhibit on the Las Vegas Strip, her work has since been featured on the cover of Playboy, she has also designed for Roberto Cavalli, having her artwork into the Haute Couture, and collaboration on the opening design of Nicole Miller’s catwalk show during Fashion Week. Gilda created a sculpture for the Phoenix Suns NBA basketball team, which was exhibited at the 50th anniversary.
During 2019 House of Bijan billed as the most expensive store in the world with its luxury fashion displayed The Bijan Kings art pieces from Gilda Garza in the Rodeo Drive boutique. In 2020 the prestigious magazine Forbes USA named her art as best home decor gift. Beverly Hills iconic Beverly Wilshire Hotel welcomed Garza’s “Kings and Queens” art exhibition, where she showcased her collaboration with Jason of Beverly Hills on a mini King Karl Lagerfeld pendant which was handcrafted with diamonds. Gilda has shown her work in Aspen, New York, London, Miami, Las Vegas, and Hong Kong galleries. Garza joined forces with World Woman Foundation to empower one million women by 2030. Cabinet members recognize her in her native nation Mexico for her cultural contribution through art. Her work has universal appeal and has been covered by corporations and private collectors. In 2022, Gilda is working with Murano Glass on collaboration, and the glass sculptures will be exhibited in the beautiful city of water, Venice.