Adam Villacin's work culls from the past 50 years of comic book history and aesthetics, engaging with its formal and distributive qualities as a means towards cultural insight. Villacin creates work that explores various subjects ranging from contemporary sub-cultures to mythological archetypes. The encyclopedic quality of his works demonstrates a sophisticated understanding of his subjects which he often infuses with a unique brand of enlightening and enlivening humor.
Adam Villacin is a Los Angeles native, where he lives with his wife and son. He attended California Institute of the Arts.
photo by Graham Walzer