My Home is My Brain
Many of Villa’s paintings and drawings function like “momento mori” meditating on our relationship with time and our slow progression toward obscurity. His highly iconographic works wrestle with issues of poverty, disparities of empowerment, and the social surveillance of a highly policed city.
“The specific meanings behind my artist’s portrayal have their basis
in human value.” – Gabriel Villa
Triton College Fine Arts Gallery
J – Building
2000 Fifth Ave.
River Grove IL, 60171