Ultimate week, we shared an intimate dialog and studio talk over with with San Francisco-based painter Emilio Villalba, at the eve of his new solo display, But even so, at Hashimoto Fresh in SF. As of late now we have a complete preview of the exhibition, which opens October 1st within the Bay Space.
Returning to the gallery for his 2nd solo presentation, Villalba’s newest paintings additional abstracts the topic in textured, full of life marks. The wealthy surfaces of the artwork are imbued with a way of spontaneity and motion. Focussing at the persona of the folks and on a regular basis scenes round him slightly than a representational symbol, the thickly implemented paint inspires a way of succinct intimacy.
The works on canvas vary from intimate portraits to collage-like flow of awareness nonetheless lives. Functioning as diary entries, the collage compositions overlap private moments and home vignettes to create non-linear narratives of the artist’s existence. Using singular photograph references for more than one compositions, Villalba examines the spectrum of moods and traits of each and every matter. The works on paper and canvas sheets proceed those compositional explorations with plein air scenes, additional reinforcing Villalba’s assured and candid follow.