Georgina Reskala was born and raised in Mexico City. She moved to San Francisco, CA to attend CCAC (California College of Arts and Crafts) where she received her Bachelor 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 on 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 ‘Fresh Air’. 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.