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   My emotional state is the driving factor behind the artwork that I make. Much of my work is expressionistic portraiture. I attempt to capture how I feel about a person, or about myself, and let that emotional climate dictate the piece.

My favorite thing about figural work is that moment when the viewer recognizes the human likeness in a piece. I like work that relates, unsettles, and captures viewers in an empathetic way.

I try, always, to be aware of the traditions of artists who have come before me while also building from what I know of life in Oklahoma.

         To purchase or commission, contact the artist at Villalobos_cm@yahoo.com

Select Exhibitions

2017

Live painting during the Tulsa International Jazz Festival, OK 

Individual Artists of Oklahoma gallery, Biting the Apple, Oklahoma City, OK

MOREcolor 2017, Dennis R. Neill Equality Center, Tulsa, OK

2016

Rogers State University Alumni exhibition, Baird Hall Gallery, Claremore, OK. 

Tulsa Artist's Coalition Member's Show, Hardesty Arts Center, Tulsa, OK

Concept exhibition, Hardesty Arts Center, Tulsa, OK

Love, Lust, and Roses, Dana Jones Art Gallery, Broken Arrow, OK 

2015

Rogers State University Alumni exhibition, Baird Hall Gallery, Claremore, OK