As the youngest sister of Tina and Greg Garcia, Virginia Garcia is also a niece of Angela Baca and a granddaughter of Severa Tafoya. Her mother, Lydia Tafoya, was from Santa Clara Pueblo, her father, Santiago Garcia, from San Juan Pueblo. Virginia was born in 1963 and grew up on Santa Clara Pueblo watching her mother, her grandmother and her aunt make pottery. She really started learning when she started helping them.
Virginia has been producing pottery since 1987 and specializes in red ware and black ware jars, bowls and vases. She has earned numerous ribbons at Santa Fe Indian Market.