Garrido has exhibited her work at the Museo de Arte Contemporáneo del Zulia (MACZUL); Sala Mendoza; Museo de Arte de Acarigua-Araure; Sala de Exposiciones Centro de Arte El Hatillo; Panorámica Arte emergente en Venezuela 2000-2012, Sala TAC Trasnocho Cultural; Espacio MAD Los Galpones; No Lugar Arte Contemporáneo (Quito, Ecuador); and Féroces International Photography Festival (Lyon, France), Rizoma (Madrid, España), Festival Hybrid (Madrid, España), among others.

Among the individual exhibitions held by Garrido are:

2014 | Espacios para Decir Lo Mismo. Galería La Otra Banda en el marco del Festival PhotoMérida (Mérida, Venezuela).

2012 | Suicidios Incesantes. Centro Cultural No Lugar (Quito, Ecuador).

2011 | Suicidio Incesantes, Galería Espacio MAD del Complejo Cultural Los Galpones (Caracas, Venezuela).

Garrido has also participated in several collective exhibitions, nationally and internationally, among which they stand out:

2019 | Jóvenes con FIA (Feria Iberoamericana de Arte) bajo la curaduría de Humberto Valdivieso en el Centro Cultural UCAB (Universidad Católica Andrés Bello). Ganó una mención honorífica.

2018 | 233: La Conciencia del Lugar, Galería Espacio Proyecto Libertad. Mérida, Venezuela. Curaduría: Elizabeth Marín.

2018 | Résistance, Tobe Gallery. Budapest, Hungría.

2017 | Arte en Emergencia, Galería Rizoma. Madrid, España.

2017 | La Transferencia del Sentido: Un diálogo entre Arte, Ciencia y Erotismos en el marco del Festival de Arte Hybrid, Galería Rizoma. Madrid, España.

2016 | Curiositas, Museo de Arte Contemporáneo del Zulia (MACZUL) Maracaibo, Venezuela. Curador: Gerardo Zavarce.

2016 | Muestra Itinerante: FotoFémina. Museo de Arte de Acarigua, Centro de Arte El Hatillo y el Museo de Arte Contemporáneo del Zulia (MACZUL). Curador: Benjamín Villares.

2015 | Sintaxis, Sala Mendoza. Caracas, Venezuela. Curator: Josefina Manrique.

2014 | Panorámica: Arte Emergente en Venezuela 2000/2012 patrocinada por Fundación Telefónica. Galería TAC del Centro Cultural Trasnocho Curaduría: Félix Suazo. Caracas, Venezuela.

2011 | Salón de Fotografía de Caracas, Venezuela. Curador: Félix Suazo

2011 | Arte Joven Venezolano I. Galeria 39. Caracas, Venezuela. Curador: Pedro Terán.

2011 | Muestra Colectiva Itinerante Forces, Lion, Francia.

2009 | Salón Supercable de Jóvenes con FIA (Feria Iberoamericana de Arte de Caracas. Curador: Gerardo Zavarce. Caracas, Venezuela.

Gala Garrido has participated as a speaker in several seminars, congresses and talks about her personal research as well as photography and contemporary art on the national and international scene. 

2020 | Historical background of the LGBTI rights movement in Venezuela. Organized by Provea and Desiguales. Via Zoom. Vzla.

2020 | Porn Lives: Your sexuality in quarantine. Vía zoom. Peru-Vzla.

2020 | We are Separated, but we are together. Organized by Uberbau_house. Via Zoom. Brazil-Vzla. Link: https://vimeo.com/425288515

2019 | Poetry without words. With Yolanda Pantin. Organized by Jacqueline Goldberg. La Poeteca Foundation. Caracas, Vzla.

2019 | The possibility of the «we»: weaving, action, memory, future. 1st Cycle of knowledge and activism. Organized by por Provea.

2018 | PechaKucha 20×20, Chacao Cultural Center Theater. Caracas, Vzla Link: https://www.pechakucha.com/users/gala-garrido

2017 – 2018 | Latin American Meeting of Residency Models (Virtual Platform)

2015 | Library La Caníbal. Barcelona, España.

2015 | Put one’s foot in it at the cultural space El Palomar. Barcelona, Spain.

2013 | Seminar Fundación Cisneros: Promises of the Public at the Aula Magna of the Universidad Central de Venezuela – UCV. Caracas, Venezuela. Link: https://www.coleccioncisneros.org/es/seminario/2013

2011| Social Fridays at the cultural space Taller Multinacional. DF, México.

Garrido has also ventured into Art Direction in numerous theatre productions. She has collaborated with Vladimir Vera, Director of the Forte Theatre Group.

  • 2015 | De que Hablo Cuando Hablo de Ella, escrita por Gustavo Ott, Gennys Pérez, Pablo Ley y Carlos Be. Caracas, Venezuela.
  • 2013 | Goya, escrita por Rodrigo García. Caracas, Venezuela.
  • 2012 | Versus, escrita por Rodrigo García. Caracas, Venezuela.
  • 2011 | Amén, escrita por Carlos Be. Caracas, Venezuela.

2015 | Mesmerizing Gun, Videoclip banda musical española Sexy Bicycle. Director: Nicolás Manzano (Caracas, Venezuela).

2014 | Ninguna Parte Obtiene lo que se Merece. Caracas, Venezuela.

2013 | Al Otro Lado de la cámara, Caracas, Venezuela.

2012 | Pornostar. Caracas, Venezuela. Director: Vladimir Vera.

Since 2007, Gala Garrido is the General Director of the self-managed cultural space La ONG (Nelson Garrido Organization), based in Las Acacias, Caracas-Venezuela.

Gala’s strategic vision is defined in her role as a cultural manager. Her commitment and dedication are oriented to the development of meeting space for local and international artists. Its role ranges from the coordination of exhibitions, events, meetings, seminars, talks, plays, performances, and concerts, to the design and coordination of professional photography workshops held annually. La ONG has three exhibition spaces, which together inaugurate around twelve exhibitions each year. Garrido is in charge of the selection of artists, as well as the curatorship and production of some of the exhibitions. Among the workshops dictated by Garrido stand out: Everyday life and Eroticism, Dialogue Made Noise, Fashion Photography, and Basic Photography I.

In 2021 Garrido was one of the guest curators of the collision Don’t Delete Art with the artists Spencer Tunick, Savannah Spirit, Osman Can Yerebakan and Gruenholtz. This project is a global collaboration between institutions such as NCAC (U.S National Coalition Against Censorship), Free Muse, Article 19, Bex Collection, among others.

Gala Garrido in collaboration with diverse artists, poets, curators, and writers, has been in charge of the selection and production of the editions of the Independent Editorial Fund La Cucaracha Ilustrada, http://www.laong.org/la-cucaracha-ilustrada/ which has made printed and digital publications ranging from artists’ books, fundamental texts of literature and art, and other poetic and essay experiments.

The project also has a foothold on the website of La ONG, a large repository on contemporary art in which various Venezuelan researchers come together to publish reflections on the image. La ONG’s Blog also includes an archive of portfolios of national artists. In it, Garrido has a column called Leitmotiv, which deals with contemporary photography.

#Contraposición.

2021 | Interviews: Thamara Bryson, Las flores del bien, Francia.

2021 | ArtHole #15 Magazine, print edition, UK.

2021 | Cover: Fiebre, Amarú Vanegas, Collection Museo Salvaje, editorial Nueva York Poetry Press, USA.

2021 | Poscast: Orden de Traslado, Ulises el gato – Hanni Ossott, Argentina.

2021 | Pornceptual: A visual study of unusual pornography, Las Hetairas.

2020 | Interviews: Alejandro Sebastiani, Vidas de La ONG (y III), La Cueva Casa Editorial. Venezuela.

2020 | Interviews: Alejandro Sebastiani, Vidas de La ONG (II), La Cueva Casa Editorial. Venezuela.

2020 | Interviews: Alejandro Sebastiani, Vidas de La ONG (I), La Cueva Casa Editorial. Venezuela.

2019 | Introduction by Elizabeth Marín Hernández, PhD. Translated by Daniel Esparza. The Bacchae: The Feminization of Violence, ROOM: A Sketchbook for Analytic Action. New York.

2018 | Dr. Elizabeth Marín Hernández. Department of History of Art Universidad de Los Andes: La Feminización de la Violencia, Las Bacantes de Gala Garrido. 

2018 | Bex Latin American Photography, Bex Authors. 

2017 | Roger Canals: A Goddess in Motion, Visual Creativity in the Cult of Maria Lionza. Berghahn Books, New York.

2016 | Dulce Katz: Gala Garrido, The Normal for Me, Epix.

2015 | #GenteQueEmprende. Interviews Lorena González. Fondo Editorial Banesco. Venezuela

2015 | Mafe Izaguirre, Gala Garrido: My life is an endless investigation. Interview for CervezaZulia.com, a Venezuelan cultural magazine sponsored by Cerveza Zulia.

2015 | Put One Foot In It #8, Gala Garrido Interview. Barcelona, Spain.

2014 | Félix Suazo: VV.AA.: Panorámica, Arte emergente en Venezuela 2000-2012. Telefónica-Movistar.

2013 | Gente que hace escuela, Capital District. Compiler Antonio López Ortega. Banesco Publishing Fund. Venezuela.

2011 | Gerardo Zavarce, Gala Garrido: Suicides Incesantes. Globedia.com