He started painting when he was thirty-five and gave up his commercial
activities to completely devote himself to paint.
His paintings are characterized by sharp colour contrast, a strong
At the moment Mr. Villanueva is living in Córdoba, Argentina.
The critics described his work as follows:
"Camilo Villanueva, a sort of alchemist who during the performance of
his paintings, from the deepest of soul, keeps himself in a special
state of consciousness that prepares the way for a superior purpose.
His paintings are full of energy, love and harmony. One can feel part
of his paintings and through them you can have access to the cosmic
and change your soul into somothings different and superior to meet
the sense of one's evolution. Camilo Villanueva's paintings are a sort
of holograms that give you the opportunity to enrich your spirit, make
visible the invisible and allow you to be one with te world".
He was invited to participate in the Exposición Itinerante in Venezuela and Mexico in 1996; and at the
Yango Art Gallery in Punta del Este, Uruguay.In Argentina he exhibited his paintings at the Sheraton
Hotel in Buenos Aires, Hotel Conquistador in Buenos Aires too, at the Rural Society, at La Maja Art
Gallery at Patio Bullrich Gallery, at Babilonia Art Gallery and at the Italian Asociation invited by the
National Direction of Visual Arts in Buenos Aires. In Córdoba his paintings were exhibited in Posta del
Sauce Art Gallery and at La Estancia Country Club. Due to the importance of his works an interesting TV
Cable program (Cable Vision and VCC) was done in Buenos Aires with the participation of very well known
critics. The program had a favourable reception and it was considered as a great contribution of the
Additional artwork you find at CamiloVillanueva.com.ar, his homepage.