Art Fair Philippines 2013
Six assemblages shown with West Gallery for Art Fair Philippines 2013. — The Navel of the World — TTT — Luis — Isabel — Ghosts
The Manila Review
The Manila Review is an online publication created by Mara Coson and Leloy Claudio. I was asked to be a part of the team as the Design Director, managing print, web and merchandising design.
Oh My! Tokyo
A personal website and blog for Tokyo-based Norwegian photographer, Natasha Vik.
Winter Quay/Summer Blankets, Split EP
Album art for the digital release for a Bones Like Snowflakes/Glitch Split EP.
At the Grill with The Fat Kid Inside
Made graphics for a video for The Fat Kid Inside, produced by Seabiscuit Films.
How To Lose Millions: Rogue, August 2012
These were commissioned for the August 2012 issue of Rogue, accompanying Clinton Palanca’s piece, “How to Lose a Million.”
How Still, How Fast
Second solo exhibit featuring 22 assemblages and plays on the idea of the inadequacies of photographs to capture memories, and how memories color actual experiences.
SM Ladies’ Wear: Fashion That Fits
Handwritten logotype and supers for a fashion web show, Fashion That Fits. Stylists create outfits from SM Ladies’ Wear for online winners to fit their style, body, and budget.
Layout for Australian film blog, Screen Machine. Editor Brad Nguyen wanted a more text-based layout with select customization options.
Please Don’t Touch
A piece for Manila Contemporary’s group show, Through the Looking Glass: José Rizal. The collage is comprised of collected photos, some of which have been hand-inscribed with Braille.
Assemblages for Pablo’s Hairy Things
Four assemblages for all-girl group show by Pablo Galleries, Hairy Things.
Sarie Cruz: I make films.
Branding and identity of Filipino film maker, Sarie Cruz, including illustration, some copy and implementation of portfolio.
How Much Should You Tip in Manila?
An infographic for Mara Coson’s column, Mama Says Mercy, about tipping practices in Manila.
A piece for Outerhope’s fundraising show at Blanc.
Stroke of Genius: James Jean
Feature on James Jean, published in Status Magazine.
The Bead Shop’s Friendship Bracelets
Design, illustration, and copy for the print materials promoting The Bead Shop’s new line.
The Sum of Our Parts: Art Sanchez
Feature on Arturo Sanchez, published in Rogue Magazine.
Phases of the Moon: Vincent Moon
Feature on Vincent Moon, published in The Philippine Star’s Supreme.
The Bratpack Blog
Simple web design for Bratpack‘s new blog section. Work involved layout, coding, and graphic design.
L’Oreal’s Brandstorm for Young Star
Graphic work for Young Star’s feature on this year’s L’Oreal Brandstorm and the participating teams from the Philippines. Photography by Cholo dela Vega.
Never the Strangers
Album art for Never the Strangers’ debut self-titled album. Used my own photographs from Bohol and San Francisco.
Sun Giant for Art Informal’s Pulp Fiction
Sun Giant is a piece I made for Art Informal ‘s group show, Pulp Fiction, which showcases works on paper.
Review of Feist’s Metals, published on Pinoy Tuner.
Excavations from the End of the World
First solo exhibit featuring 12 assemblages. The result is a mixture of little stories all laid out in boxes.
Collages for Lightbombs Contemporary
Some collages created for Lightbombs Contemporary, an art consultancy and agency based in Hong Kong.
Menu layout and redesign for local café and restaurant, Xocolat. Two layouts were used to display selections from different branches.
Recovery is a project with Catrina Cortes, geared to promote Filipino literature.
Project created to promote tourism and community in Zambales. Website layout, coding, type work and identity.
This Ice-Cold Fear’s On Me
Everyday People Talk Everyday Scary Things, published in The Philippine Star’s Young Star.
Different Brew for Moonleaf
Online campaign for local tea house, Moonleaf. Type work and illustrations. Photography by Gabby Cantero.
Reindeer Games for YStyle
Bea Ledesma of YStyle asked me to make a personal iteration of their logo. Read the accompanying feature here, written by Bea Ledesma.
Four assemblages on show for West Gallery’s booth at Manilart 2011, involving various mediums and techniques, with books as the main centerpiece of each work.
Greater Good’s Awareness Tee
A project with good potential that never got launched. Greater Good is a fashion line.
Scott ‘Gutsy’ Tuason
Online portfolio for photographer Scott “Gutsy” Tuason.
Food for Rogue
Commissioned for a feature on Filipino food written by Clinton Palanca in the August 2011 issue of Rogue.
The Future for Rogue
These were commissioned for the May 2011 issue of Rogue magazine, circulating around the general theme of the future.
Second Star from the Right, Then Straight ‘Till Morning
Album art for Bones Like Snowflakes. This collaboration with Rozette Diaz was done entirely over email and Skype!
Writers for Young Star
Graphic work for a feature on writers on Young Star written by Paolo Lorenzana (and all of them about one another).
The Pleasure of Leaving
Review of Some Boys Don’t Leave, published on Pelikula.
Singapore, February 2011
My family and I went to Singapore on February 2011 to see Roberto Chabet’s Complete and Unabridged: Part I on display at Institude of Contemporary Arts, La Salle College of the Arts.
Maybe Very Happy
Personal endeavor to touch base with my own sadness and find something worth being happy about. Inspired by Jack Gilbert’s poem of the same name. It is on indefinite hiatus.
Young Folk, Silly Folk
Identity and campaign for Young Folk, Silly Folk, a fashion collaboration between Greater Good Apparel and Style Break, created as an advocacy for animal rights.
Nobody But You and Me
Review of Blue Valentine, published on Pelikula.
Works made as part of a group show held at West Gallery. All the pieces by all the artists had the dimensions of 12″ x 9″.
An attempt at oil painting. I didn’t know how hard my chosen subject was… Apparently, I had to draw all the spots.
Awkward Only Looks Good on Paulie Bleeker
DISCUSSED: A life dictated by too many John Cusack movies and my suckage at intimacy, among other things. Published on New Slang.
Everybody Wants To Rock The World
Feature on Us-2 Evil-0, published on The Philippine Star’s Young Star
I’m Like a Superhero or Something
My senior thesis.
Grace, And Dragging Her Wings
Album art for Manila-based post-rock band, Don’t Forget Clementine’s EP Grace, And Dragging Her Wings. Collaboration with Paulina Ortega.
Collage is a group show by West Gallery featuring works on paper by Juan Alcazaren, Roberto Chabet, Nilo Ilarde, Bernardo Pacquing, Soler Santos, and Gerardo Tan.
Heights: Guilty Pleasures
Book cover for Heights’ Guilty Pleasure issue.
Tube magazine is a herculean (hopefully annual) effort by the Ateneo Musicians Pool’s Documentation and Publication Department. This is what we came up with when I was the department head.
San Francisco, April 2008
Family vacation to San Francisco, April 2008. Photos taken with a Nikon D70.
Series of fifty-two collages made on a deck of cards.