Art Carrillo was born in Los Angeles, California. He grew up in the city of Commerce, went to school in Bell Gardens and graduated with a Bachelors of Science in Graphic Design from the Art Institutes of California in 2011.
At the same time Art began his graphic design education, he picked up where he left off creatively 15 years ago. He listened and absorbed everything he could from his art instructors that had to do with painting. Arts graphic design worked suffered at times because he was more interested in his development as a painter. Art works with acrylic paints.
Art has been exhibiting since 2012. Some of the places Art has exhibited include the USC Medical Village Violence Prevention Center, Autry Museum of the American West, Los Angeles Municipal Art Gallery and the Ontario Museum of History and Art to name a few and various art galleries throughout Los Angeles County. Art’s work experience includes creating over 20 12x20 ft. backdrops for Schmidli Backdrops, working as an after school art instructor at Temple Elementary in Rosemead CA., and the restoration of artwork in the 7th floor chapel at the Dream Center Los Angeles, Ca. Art is inspired by artists George Bellows, Francisco Goya, Norman Rockwell and William Bliss Baker to name a few.