Christian Calvillo Calvi


    • Male
    • Abstract expressionist
    • Neoconceptual
    • Painter
    • Street art

    About the artist

    Christian Calvillo is a professional lawyer who after several years of service, seeing the injustice, the world of the laws and cruel conduct of man in society, decides to capture through painting the most positive aspects of some of its customers and counterparts, which are manifested through abstract and figurative representations laden with vivid colors that reflect the life and its virtues.
    Starts as an autodidact in 2000 two thousand with small works in oil and watercolor, later in the year 2004, take a painting workshop with Master Daniel Kent, from who learns the handling of color and composition, in 2005 had his first exhibition at the house of Culture in Lagos de Moreno, Jalisco,with large works in which predominates the strength of the basic colors and abstract topics; in 2005 immersed in the world of photography and for two years studied photographic and aesthetic techniques of image at the Universidad Iberoamericana where he obtained the degree of photography and composition, in the same year took a workshop at the forum Cultural Guanajuato in the city of Leon, Guanajuato where he specializes in mixed media painting, which would serve for the development of their present work, from 2006 to 2008 is part of the Izamal gallery in San Miguel de Allende Guanajuato, mounting a permanent exhibition in that city.

    His work has passed from figurative to abstract, through the street-art and portraiture, however it is predominantly characterized by managing how its various abstract manifestations, with topics ranging from to intricate abstract minimalism flat shape and color juxtaposed by the scroll viewer planes and appreciate the power of color, shape and the reactions it generates in the unconscious.
    His inspiration comes from childhood memories, visions of a more cohesive society with its environment, reflection of stillness and calm the spirit and significance of the cosmos.