Carlos Villa


Carlos Villa (December 11, 1936 – March 23, 2013) was a Filipino-American visual artist, curator and faculty member in the Painting Department at the San Francisco Art Institute. His work often explored the meaning of cultural diversity and sought to expand awareness of multicultural issues in the arts.

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Villa taught since 1969 at the San Francisco Art Institute, from which he had graduated in 1961, when it was still known as the California School of Fine Arts. Villa earned his master of fine arts degree at Mills College in Oakland.


Artist, painter, performance artist

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Carlos Villa

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