Artist of the moment…..Paul Villinski

Paul Villinski is an American artist  born in the year 1960 in York, ,Maine. Villinski  is a mixed media and installation artist. He was born to a family whose father was an air force pilot. Using found or recycled materials from his own collection the artist main subject is butterflies. He creates them from items such as used records and also beer cans. He often employs the butterflies as a group engaging in an activity such as transporting a plane, or coming together to create a certain shape with the negative space created by the group.

For his artistic education Villinski attended the Massachusetts College of Art located in Boston, Massachusetts. He went on to earn a bachelor of fine arts degree from Cooper Union College located in New York City.

Even the records the artists uses have something to do with his work. In this clip we visit his studio and he talks briefly about his creative process:

This piece was designed for a show in 2011. Its a cross with a wheelchair and airplane!

In this clip we view a work titled metamorphosis set to music:

Past winner of a fellowship from the National Endowment for the Arts.

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