Evan Garza. Photo: Nash Baker

Evan Garza

Director of Rice Public Art

As Director of Rice Public Art, Evan Garza oversees public art initiatives on the Rice University campus, including oversight of the university’s collection of public artworks and the management and programming of James Turrell’s Twilight Epiphany Skyspace at the Suzanne Deal Booth Centennial Pavilion. A Houston native, Garza served as Assistant Curator of Modern and Contemporary Art at the Blanton Museum of Art at The University of Texas at Austin from 2014-2016 and is co-founder of Fire Island Artist Residency, a New York nonprofit and the first LGBTQ artist residency in the United States.