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Lilian Garcia-Roig is a Cuba born, Texas raised artist living in Tallahassee, Florida whose works landscape-themed works have always explored the complex proposition of sense of place and belonging which can profoundly influence the construction of personal identity. She is most known for her perceptually based, large-scale, “all-day” cumulative paintings that underscores the complex nature of trying to capture the multidimensional and ever-changing experience of being in that specific location. Major Awards and residencies included a Guggenheim, Joan Mitchell, Blackwell Prize, Florida Individual Artist Fellowship, MAA-NEA in Painting, Art Omi, Millay Arts, Joan Mitchell Center, MacDowell, Skowhegan, and the Ludwig Foundation in Cuba. She has shown in museums across the country and has been in exhibitions such as Relational Undercurrents, The Florida Prize and The Florida Contemporary work and has a major work in PAMM’s permanent collection. In addition, she is a Robert O. Lawton Distinguished Professor at FSU.