ESGarcia earned 2 degrees at the University of the Philippines, Diliman:
1. AB Political Science, 1970
2. Bachelor of Fine Arts, Major in painting, graduated cum laude, 1998.
In 1999, she put up the MSG Gallery in Xavierville, Loyola Heights QC. It was from the said Gallery that she met a lot of artists. She was also able to hold art classes for kids and adults. She formed the Amber group whose members meet and paint weekly. She received several invitations to participate as a judge of various Art Contests.
ESGarcia loves to travel here and abroad. For her, every place is a learning experience, a new journey, and has its own distinctive character. She is passionate about her craft. She paints whatever her heart desires - gets inspiration from our Lord, family and friends. She tries and handles almost all medium: pencil drawing, charcoal, pastel, colored pencils, oil, watercolor and acrylic. She believes that there is no such thing as “ugly artwork” because art is a meaningful expression of one’s self.