Toma Villa was born in Oklahoma. Raised in Portland and is a registered member of Yakama Nation. He is a student at Portland State University and is working towards a BFA in Art Practices. Toma is continually sharpening his artistic talent that began at a young age. Drawing inspiration from his culture and heritage, art has transformed his sense of identity. With a passion for mediums in airbrushing, printmaking, sculpture and iron casting, Toma is truly an artist that connects with each piece he produces.