february, 2019

wed06feb6:30 pmFirst Thursdays with Marc James Villanueva6:30 pm


(Wednesday) 6:30 pm

Event Details

Hawaiian native Marc James “MJ” Villanueva creates colorful mixed media paintings through the application of oil and acrylic paint embellished with crushed Pau’u seashells, recycled glass, marble, copper, paper, or indigenous Hawaiian fiber. His vibrant abstract compositions are a fusion of color and texture. Educated at the University of Hawaii, Villanueva earned degrees in education and culinary arts. The artist currently resides in Atlanta and is a full-time painter.

MJ Villanueva will demonstrate his painting techniques on First Thursday, April 4, from 6:00-8:00 PM. His mixed media work will be on display in the Begley Art Gallery from April 4-June 5.