French painter related to the Abstraction-Création movement, born in Paris. At the end of the 40s, she directed short films with poems by Rimbaud, Saint-John Perse, and other poets. From 1950-60, Garcin gave lectures at the French national museums. From 1927 to 29 she participated in the Salon d'Autumne, in Paris and was a member of the Committee of the Association des Surindépendants from its beginning. The artist exhibited with the Abstraction-Création Group, from 1935-37. Her first solo exhibitions were in Paris, in the Galleries Vignon and Jeanne Bucher, followed by others, including in 1957, a show with a text by Gaston Bachelard. Her work from 1948 incorporates automatic writing techniques to free the secrets of the subconscious.