Georgina Reskala was born and raised in Mexico City
She moved to San Francisco California to attend CCAC (California College of Arts and Crafts)
where she received her Bachellor of Fine Arts in Photography.
During her time at CCAC she was mentored by Larry Sultan
and trained extensively with Chris Johnson in traditional fine printing.
After graduating she spent a year in Barcelona and a year in Mexico City where she worked
in advertising as well as in personal projects.
She earned her MFA in 2015 at CCA (California College of the Arts) in San Francisco.
She has had several solo and group shows in San Francisco, Los Angeles, Portland,
Barcelona, and Mexico City.
She has participated in Venice Art Walk silent auction several years in a row.
In 2008 she was chosen as ‘an emerging artist to watch’ by a London based agency
Since 2010 she has been involved in an ongoing project with a Mexican agency ‘Contornos’
documenting Oaxacan Artisans in an effort to widen their exposure.
She was shortlisted for the Hariban Award 2017 in Kyoto Japan.
She is currently a part time teacher at the Harvey Milk Photo Center in San Francisco and
a textiles teacher at L’ecole Claire Fontaine in Venice CA.