Artist

Cristobal Valecillos

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Tea Time

Tea Time

Archival Digital Print on Metallic Paper on Plexiglass

36 x 26"

Edition of 9

Olga

Olga

Archival Digital Print on Metallic Paper 

35 x 53", 48 x 72"

Edition of 9

Out of The Box Portrait

Out of the Box Portrait

Archival Digital Print on Metallic Paper

36 x 26", 48 x 36"

Edition of 9

Timing

Timing

35 x 53" and 48 x 72"

Archival Digital Print on Metallic Paper

Edition of 9

OrganicA

OrganicA

Archival Digital Print on Metallic Paper

36 x 27", 48 x 36"

Edition of 9

First Generation Princess

First Generation Princess

Archival Digital Print on Metallic Paper

48 x 36"

Edition of 9

First Generation Super Hero

First Generation Super Hero

Archival Digital Print on Metallic Paper

48 x 36"

Edition of 9

Princess and The Superhero

Princess and The Super Hero

Archival Digital Print on Metallic Paper

45 x 62"

Edition of 9

Under Surveillance

Under Surveillance

Archival Digital Print on Metallic Paper

38 x 48"

Edition of 9

Alone

Alone

Archival Digital Print on Metallic Paper

52 x 36"

Edition of 9

Family Room

Family Room

Archival Digital Print on Metallic Paper

36 x 26"

Edition of 9

Underground Portrait

Underground Portrait

40 x 72"

Archival Digital Print on Metallic Paper

Edition of 9

Broken

Broken

Archival Digital Print on Metallic Paper

36 x 48"

Edition of 9

Earning Your Allowance

Earning Your Allowance

Archival Digital Print on Metallic Paper

36 x 53"

Edition of 9

Crystal Ball After Waterhouse

Crystal Ball After Waterhouse

Archival Digital Print on Metallic Paper on Plexiglass

Editions of 9

60 x 36"


Mikaela After Waterhouse

Mikaela After Waterhouse

Archival Digital Print on Metallic Paper 

36 x 60"

Edition of 9

Installation Image

Installation at The McLoughlin Gallery

Alta Temperatura Group Exhibition

June 2012

Artist Statement


My art form involves an innovative concept of using raw cardboard and paper, born out of a desire to create art without generating waste. This led to my inspiration to use everyday materials that are around us and craft something beautiful with them. I had a vision and invited a group of artists to collaborate with me and put together this photo shoot. I gave these elements a second chance to come alive and be a part of this unusual exhibition.  


The elements I used include paper and boxes in a variety of shapes, from large pizza boxes to cereal boxes and shopping bags. I gave all these materials to my talented team and together we handcrafted what I used in front of the lens. The combination of smooth and rough textures gives the final pieces depth and character.

 

I started my career in the advertising field, moved on to the motion picture industry and now evolved into making stills. This is an exciting new chapter in my career as an artist, and my goal is to show people that fashion is not only about consuming and wasting; we can bring forth inspired art into the world by recycling. Rather than creating waste, I am converting it into beauty, and I am reminded that we can express ourselves in extraordinary ways by using the most basic elements.

 

Education

1992   Sorbonne, Bachelor of Fine Arts, Paris, France

 

Current Exhibitions
 

2013   Mondapart, Paris, France

 

Solo Exhibitions
 

2013   American Family, The McLoughlin Gallery, San Francisco, CA (opening March 29th)

Selected Group Exhibitions
 

2012   Context, Miami, FL

2012   Houston Fine Art Fair, Houston, TX

2012   Art Aspen, Aspen, CO
2012   Alta Temperatura, The McLoughlin Gallery, San Francisco, CA

2012   Accessible Art Fair, Milan, Italy
2011   Burst Art Fair, Miami, CA


Awards

Best Curatorial Award, Accessible Art Fair 2012, Milan, Italy