My Artist's Curriculum Vitae

Friday, November 25th 2022


BS Computer Science, University of the Philippines, 1994

UC Berkeley Extension Courses

  • Building Your Portfolio, Fall 2003, Barbara Thompson
  • Night Photography, Spring 2003, Tim Baskerville
  • Intermediate Photography, Winter 2002, Amie Potsic
  • Beginning Photography, Summer 2002, Barbara Thompson


  • Chuck Gardner's Photography Class, Kodak Philippines/Center for Creative Computing, 2001
  • Epson Print Academy with Vincent Versace, Burlingame, CA, March 2003

Solo Exhibitions

  • "On Paper", works on ink, mixed media and watercolor, Philippine Science High School, 1989
  • "Colorstorm" , first one man show, works on watercolor and pastel, PSHS, 1988

Group Exhibitions

  • "Bank Show 2008", Dec 2008, Mina Dresden Gallery, San Francisco, CA
  • "Embarcadero Nocturne", Jan-Feb 2005, San Francisco, CA
  • "Surrealistic Nocturne", Nov 2003, Online Group Exhibit
  • Ten Photographers", Jan 2003, Sausalito, CA
  • "First Group Exhibit", The UPLB Painters Club, 1994
  • "Recent Works" with R. Navarro and D. Ravelas, UPLB Sining Makiling Gallery, September 1994

Published Work

  • "Chroma", Self-published selection of 44 photographs,, 2006
  • "California 24/7", DK Publishing, 2004
  • Mabuhay Magazine, "Black and Wide" by Walter C. Villa, October 2002, pp. 48-51

Awards & Honors

  • America 24/7’s Top 100 Student Photographers, 2004
  • Best in Art, 1990, PSHS
  • Jose Joya Award for the Arts, 1990, PSHS
  • Most Outstanding in Art, 1986, Assumption Convent, Iloilo


  • First Place, On the Spot Painting Competition, UPLB Alumni Association Loyalty Day, October 1992
  • Winner, Logo Design Contest, UPLB Committee on Culture and the Arts
  • First Place, Logo Design Contest, PSHS 25th Anniversary, 1990


  • PhilWeavers Network, Founding Member
  • PhilDV, the Philippine Digital Video mailinglist, List Moderator
  • UPLB Painters Club, Charter Member and Vice President, 1992

References available upon request.


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