Gabriel Garcia Roman was born in Zacatecas, Mexico and raised in Chicago’s northwest side. He received his B.A. from The City College of New York where he studied Studio Art. Garcia Roman is a multi-disciplinary artist and craftsman whose work deals with the politics of identity. His work has been shown at the Museum of Latin American Art, International Center of Photography, Cathedral of St. John the Divine, Galeria de la Raza to name a few. In 2019 he was commissioned by Leslie-Lohman Museum to bring his Queer Icons series to the streets of New York City where 100 Queer Icons flags were flown down the World Pride route. In 2020, Garcia Roman was one of 10 artists in residence at the Lower Manhattan Cultural Council for Workspace, their flagship residency program. He is currently one of 7 artists whose work is featured in collaboration with Target’s Mas Que campaign for Latinx Heritage Month.