Davila’s unique stone interpretations evoke strong emotions from all who have the privilege of viewing them. The artist’s profound appreciation of beauty is apparent in every aspect of his pieces, from the natural patterns in a piece of stone to the flowing curves of a finished sculpture.
Davila is the founder of the Arts and Cultural Center in Huachinera,Sonora, Mexico Working along side several of his colleaguesThe Center sits on approximately 10 acres of land and now has 6 buildings completed. Jess is giving back to his community, that has provided him with so much artistic inspiration. His purpose for the center is to inspire the people of this region to find within themselves hidden artistic talents and for them to experience the joy that creating art brings. The Centro Artistico y Cultural de Huachinera is a way of bringing the townspeople together to study and learn various artistic methods.
Ultimately, the center is bringing jobs to the people of Huachinera and the surrounding Sierra Madre region, both of whichare becoming tourist attractions. People of all ages are taking classes on various subjects and are eager to continue learning.
“What interests me the most is to give direction to children in productive ways: Inspire young people to follow up on art, culture, passion. Instead of going in other directions… My art is my legacy to my people and my community. ”
Founder & Artist (HFC)