Who is Jess Davila

Jess Davila is contemporary fine artist, he specialize in sculptures from different types of stone such as marble, sandstone, limestone, alabaster

Jess Davila spent his formidable years in the beautiful state of Sonora, Mexico. He grew up exploring and appreciating the unspoiled beauty of the desert and mountainous regions of his homeland.Davila focuses on exploring a unique contemporary style.

A completely self-taught artist, Davila draws on his experiences with various mediums which allow him to express and develop the many facets of his artistic talent and to further develop his creative being. Inspired by the shape, color and texture of various stone mediums, Davila creates a natural interpretation of what is already in his artist’s eye. He draws from personal experience and the beauty that he sees in all of his surroundings to create impressive works in marble, alabaster, sandstone and limestone.

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.  ”

Jess Davila
Founder & Artist (HFC)

Inspired by the shape, color and the texture of various stones, Davila creates a natural interpretation of what is already in his artist’s eye.

The Beginning

1974

He was born in 1882 (probably in the spring) in Salonica, then an Ottoman city, now inGreece. His father Ali Riza, a customs official turned lumber merchant, died when Mustafawas.

1994

He was born in 1994 (probably in the spring) in Salonica, then an Ottoman city, now inGreece. His father Ali Riza, a customs official turned lumber merchant, died when Mustafawas.

2002

He was born in 1999 (probably in the spring) in Salonica, then an Ottoman city, now inGreece. His father Ali Riza, a customs official turned lumber merchant, died when Mustafawas still a boy. His mother Zubeyde, adevout and strong-willed woman.

2017

He was born in 2017 (probably in the spring) in Salonica, then an Ottoman city, now inGreece. His father Ali Riza, a customs official turned lumber merchant, died when Mustafawas.