Fred Villanueva Arts Slide Galleries

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Caprichos: Digital Chaos
Digital Prints celebrating color and serial methods. 2007
Polyptychs: Consumer Society
Collage paintings that combine pop and expressionist painting. 2004-7
Western Paintings 2007
Figurative oil paintings that combine pop with expressionist painting. 2003-7
Retablos
Small minimal oil paintings on metal panels. 2001-6
Seeds and Symbols
Small metaphorical paintings on wooden panels. 2001-6
Watercolors: Consumer Society
Figurative watercolor paintings of symbols, figures, and color blended with mark-making. 2001-7
Watercolors 2007: Figuration
Gesture watercolor paintings of symbols, figuration, and color blended with mark-making. 2001-7
Magdalenes and Models
Figurative oil paintings that combine expressionist painting. 2004-5
Paintings 2003-5
Oil paintings that combine Renaissance, Surreal, Pop, and Roman Catholic images. 2002-5
Paintings 2003-5 Polyptychs
Oil paintings that combine Renaissance, Surreal, Pop, and Roman Catholic images. 2003-5
California
Digital photographs of food that illustrate the obsession of struggling for resources. 2003
Abs and Errs
Medium scale oil paintings that utilize texture, color, line, and curve drawing. 2003
Ingles Basico
Collage drawings with prints that use visual, actual, and picture language. 2003
Large Oils 2002-3
Large Scale oil paintings that develop expressionist gesture, color, and imagery. 2002-3
Last Supper Drawings
Collage drawings based on details of the Last Suppers by da Vinci and Warhol. 2004
Murals 2002 prog
Progressive shots of mural scale works in progress. 2002-
Murals 2003 prog
Progressive shots of mural scale works in progress. 2003-
Philosopher T-shirts
100% Cotton Shirts featuring the names of important philosophers. 2003
Pop Crosses
Variations of several different types of crosses painted serially. 2004
Religious Drawings
Collage drawings with digital prints that use printed images, drawing, and paint. 2004
Small Crosses
Small oil paintings of the Cross, painted serially. 2004
Small Paintings 2002-3
Small oil paintings and oil sketches, abstract, non-objective, expressionist, and figurative. 2002-3
Small Paintings 2004
Small oil and acrylic paintings and sketches that use imagery, symbolism, color, and text. 2004
Contours
Prints that explore anthropomorphism, color, and archeological data maps. 1999-2002
Calculated Failures (Details)
Conceptually influenced sculptural installations and photographs made with food. 2002
Installation 93-94
Time-based, with food, dirt, and grass, about gender, culture, and environment. 1993-94
Nippon-neon Photography
Photo works created while travelling of light, darkness, and environment. 2000-2002
Large Canvases 2001-2
Gesture Oil paintings of symbols, figuration, color, and expression blended with mark-making. 2001-2
Expansion Works II
Works that explore drawing, collage, digital reproduction, installation, and color. 2001-2
Paintings 2002
Gesture Oil paintings of portraiture, figuration, color, and expression blended with mark-making. 2001-2
Painting 93-95
Gesture paintings of symbols, figuration, color, and iconography blended with mark-making. 1993-95
Photography 93-95
Various photo works, of everyday life, about gender, culture, and environment. 1993-95
Histories (Reversals)
"Expansion" Works that explore drawing, recycled imagery, digital projections. 2001-2
Similarities (Reversals)
"Expansion" Works that explore drawing, digital randomization, similarity, video projection. 2001-2
Sculpture 92-95
Steel models for monument scale works, whose meanings are relevant to cultural location. 1992-95
Expansion Works I
Works that explore drawing, digital reproduction, similarity, video projection, and color. 2001-2
Watercolors 2001-2
Gesture watercolor paintings of symbols, figuration, and color blended with mark-making. 2001-2
Digital Prints (Similarities)
An "expansion" work that explores drawing, digital reproduction, similarity, and color. 2001
Histories
Paintings on digital prints that deal with "recycled" imagery, historicity, and individuality. 1996-2000
Lautreamont
Drawings for the pivotal text, Les Chants de Maldoror, by Le Comte de Lautreamont. 1996
Large Watercolors 95
Watercolor paintings of symbols, figuration, color, and iconography blended with mark-making.1995
Sketches of Spain
Conceptual drawings created while traveling between Madrid and Barcelona in 1998.
Codex Madrid
Drawings and paintings focusing on color and form created while living in Spain in 1999.
NYC watercolors
Watercolor paintings of symbols, figuration, color, and iconography, mark-making.1995
The Furies
Large mixed-media paintings on paper, exploring color, gesture, line, and emotional pitch. 2001
Paris Madrid
Exploratory drawings created while traveling in between France and Spain in 1998.
San Francisco
Poetic drawings with digital prints exploring pre-Columbian symbolism, folk, and brut. 1996
Snake Prints
Digital prints that collage pictures of serpents with drawings and paintings, in progress. 1996-
Texas Watercolors
Watercolor paintings of symbols, figuration, color, and iconography blended with mark-making.1995
Watercolors 95
Watercolor paintings of symbols, figuration, color, and iconography blended with mark-making.1995
NYC Acrylic Paintings 95
Gesture paintings of symbols, figuration, color, and iconography blended with mark-making. 1995
Paper Painting-Drawings 95
Mixed-media paintings on paper, exploring color, gesture, and folk figuration. 1995
Serie Catala
Small exploratory drawings and paintings created while traveling in Catalunya in 1998.
Bags
Pen drawings on brown paper bags that explore the meaning jazz. 2001
Blue Green Drawings 95
Mixed-media works on paper, exploring color, gesture, and folk figuration. 1995
Blues
Blue watercolor paintings and drawings on paper with digital prints. 2000.
Blue Spain
Prints that exploit and subvert the concepts of original and multiple. 2000
Browns
Brown watercolor paintings and drawings on paper with digital prints, created in the year 2000.
Brklyn
A group of drawings and gouache paintings that explores representation and symbols. 1996.
Blue Yellow Paintings
Large mixed-media works on paper, exploring color, gesture, line, and emotional pitch. 2001
Coffee Drawings
Mixed-media works on paper, exploring line, stain, and drawing. 1999-2001
Cyprus Drawings
Small works on paper, exploring color, form, and gesture drawing. 2000-2001
Deceptions
Collaged "cut-up" drawings that explore gesture, color, form, drawing, and perspective. 2001
Digital
Purely digital color paintings, painted in 1998, that explore virtual space and brushstrokes.
Large Tiled Prints
Mixed-media paintings on digital prints that utilize line, and exploit the perspective grid. 2000-2001
Early Work
A selection of assorted early paintings and drawings. 1987-1992
Early Painting
Early paintings that begin the exploration of concepts and concerns of creativity.
Early Concepts
Early drawings that begin the exploration of concepts and concerns of creativity.
Etchings
A selection of etchings created while at the San Francisco Art Institute in 1993.
First Drawings
Early drawings that begin the exploration of concepts and concerns of creativity.
Figures
Early figurative works on paper.
Fallacies of Hope
Paintings and drawings of symbols, figuration, and iconography blended with mark-making. 2001
Figurative
Figurative works on paper. 1993-1995
Figurative II
Figurative works on paper.
Figuration
Works on paper of symbols, figuration, color, and iconography with mark-making. 1993-1995
Green Mansions
Collaged "cut-up" drawings that explore gesture, color, form, drawing, and perspective. 2001
Sketches 2000a
Graphite drawings on paper sketchbook pages from a travel journal, kept between 1999 and 2001.
Sketches 99-2001b
Graphite drawings on paper sketchbook pages from a travel journal, kept between 1999 and 2001.
Bijutsu (Japanese Color Paper)
A collection of graphite and wash drawings created while traveling through Japan in 2000.
Bijutsu (de Kanji)
Works that explore gesture, line, form, ethereal form, and transitional existence. Japan 2000.
Manga (Japan)
Gestural paintings that explore the simplicity of line, on found manga pages, in Japan. 2000
Bijutsu (Japan-NY)
Collaged drawings that explore gesture, color, form, language, and perspective. Japan 2000
Bijutsu (Japan Paintings)
Small watercolor and gouache paintings that explore color, created while traveling through Japan in 2000.
Bijutsu (Small Japanese)
Small watercolor paintings on found paper that explore color, line, and language. Japan 2000.
Louvre Notes
Studies made after various French Academics, including Ingres, David, and Gros. 1998
Madrid
Exploratory drawings and paintings created while living in Spain in 1999.
Moncloa
Exploratory drawings and paintings created while living in Spain in 1999.
Mervyn
Collaged "cut-up" drawings that explore gesture, color, form, drawing, and perspective. 2001
Orange Murals
Collaged "cut-up" drawings that explore gesture, color, form, drawing, and perspective. 2000
Passages
Collaged "cut-up" drawings that explore gesture, color, form, and perspective. 2001
Pastels
Pastel drawings on paper of gestural strokes and movements, created in 1992.
Paris Sketches (Paris-Firenze)
Exploratory drawings created while traveling in between Italy and France in 1998.
Post Japan
Collaged paintings on digital prints that explore gesture, color, form, drawing, and perspective. 2000
Pastels 92-95
Pastel drawings on paper of gestural strokes and movements, created in 1992, reworked in 1995.
Post-Mexico Pastels
Pastel drawings on paper of symbolism and movement made after a trip through Mexico. 1993.
Poured Pastels
Pastel pigment drawings on paper that explore "random" pourings and splashes, created in 1994.
Histories (Digital Video Stills)
Video stills of imagery, historicity, and individuality. 1996-2000
Post Mexico 94
Large mixed-media drawings on paper with pop imagery and surface texture. 1994
Sketchbook I
Sketchbook pages of drawings in various media.
Sketchbook X
Sketchbook pages of drawings in various media.
Sketchbook XI
Sketchbook pages of drawings in various media.
Sketchbook XII
Sketchbook pages of drawings in various media.
Sketchbook XIV
Sketchbook pages of drawings in various media.
Sketchbook XV
Sketchbook pages of drawings in various media.
Sketchbook XIX
Sketchbook pages of drawings in various media.
Sketchbook II
Sketchbook pages of drawings in various media.
Sketchbook XX
Sketchbook pages of drawings in various media.
Sketchbook III
Sketchbook pages of drawings in various media.
Sketchbook IV
Sketchbook pages of drawings in various media.
Sketchbook V
Sketchbook pages of drawings in various media.
Sketchbook VI
Sketchbook pages of drawings in various media.
Sketchbook VII
Sketchbook pages of drawings in various media.
Sketchbook VIII
Sketchbook pages of drawings in various media.
Sketchbook IX
Sketchbook pages of drawings in various media.
Sculpture Drawings
Drawings and sketches that explore color, form, volume, and sculpture. 1996
SFAI Drawings
A selection of drawings created while at the San Francisco Art Institute in 1993.
Small's Jazz
Graphite on paper sketches that explore gesture and form, and jazz. 2001
Small Paintings
A selection of small paintings that experiment with surface, texture, and color. 1992-1995
SF Watercolors
An incomplete selection of watercolor paintings created in San Francisco.
Visages
Collaged "cut-up" drawings that explore gesture, color, form, drawing, and perspective. 2001
Vinyl Paintings
Mixed-media paintings on vinyl, exploring color, gesture, and surface. 1995
Video Prints
Collaged "cut-up" drawings that explore video, gesture, color, form, drawing, and perspective. 2001
Yesterdays
Collaged "cut-up" drawings that explore gesture, color, form, drawing, and perspective. 2001
Yellow-Green Murals
Collaged "cut-up" drawings that explore gesture, color, form, drawing, and perspective. 2000
Yellow Drawings
Yellow watercolor paintings and drawings on paper with digital prints, created in the year 2000.