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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.

2018 | PechaKucha 20×20, A simple presentation format where you show 20 images, each for 20 seconds. The images advance automatically and you talk along to the images. Enlace: https://www.pechakucha.com/users/gala-garrido

2017 – 2018 | Encuentro Latinoamericano de Modelos de Residencias (Plataforma Virtual)

2015 | Librería La Canival. Barcelona, España.

2015 | Put one’s foot in it en el espacio cultural El Palomar. Barcelona, España.

2013 | Seminario Fundación Cisneros: Promesas de lo Público en el Aula Magna de la Universidad Central de Venezuela – UCV. Caracas, Venezuela. Enlace: https://www.coleccioncisneros.org/es/seminario/2013

2011| Viernes Sociales en el espacio cultural 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 Vega.

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.

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.