Bigas, 2019

Acrylic on canvas, 21 ½  x  27½  

Opening Bid: Php 35,000 


This painting depicts the process of winnowing (pagtatahip) to separate the rice grains from the chaff.  The farmer holds a large winnowing basket with the mixture of rice and chaff in it, shakes it, and tosses the mixture of rice and chaff into the air, letting the wind blow away the lighter husks, while the heavier grains fall back into the basket. The painting captures the motion and skill of the farmer, as well as the contrast between the golden rice and the blue sky. The painting is a tribute to the ancient and traditional method of winnowing rice, which is now considered an art. 

The Peace Process, 2019

Acrylic on canvas, 24 x 30 

Opening Bid: Php 30,000 


This painting reflects one of the social advocacies of the artist who believes that building a nation can be done through peaceful and meaningful changes. As one of the framers of the 1987 Constitution, she includes a frame of the 1987 Constitution with provisions aimed at addressing the root causes and drivers of conflict and fostering inclusive and participatory governance, human rights, and social justice. 

Inang Bayan, 2019

Acrylic on canvas, 20 x 24 

Opening Bid: Php  32,000 


The painting is a powerful expression of the artist’s reflection on the sorrow and pain that the country is going through from the perspective of a mother’s nurturing and enduring love for her child. Her tears reflect the suffering and loss that the country is experiencing due to unnecessary killings, violence, oppression, or injustice. The painting also conveys a sense of empathy and solidarity with the people who share the same fate as the mother.  


The painting hopes to evoke a sense of patriotism, loyalty, and resilience among the viewers, as the mother’s tears can also signify her strength and determination to overcome the challenges and heal the wounds of the nation. 

Mother and Child (Ifugao Rice Terraces), 2018

Acrylic on canvas, 21½ x 27½  

Opening Bid: P34,000 


The painting is a beautiful portrayal of motherhood, culture, and nature that are intertwined in the Ifugao community. It is a tribute to the resilience and creativity of the Ifugao people, who have preserved their traditions and their terraces for generations. 

Kariton ni Tomas, 2016

Acrylic on canvas, 18 x 24 

Opening Bid: Php  27,000 


The painting depicts a stark contrast between the rich and the poor in a modern city. The boy and his sister are ragpickers, who collect and sell waste materials for a living. The cart is not only their source of income but may also be their shelter and their bed. The background shows a towering skyscraper, a symbol of the economic growth and development that has left behind the poor and marginalized. It is also a reminder of the inequality and injustice that pervades Filipino society. 

Tree of Life, 2017

Acrylic on canvas,  16 x 20 

Opening Bid: Php  27,000 


The painting is a beautiful expression of the diversity and unity of life, in harmony with nature. The branches, leaves, and flowers, despite their wide spread, remain connected as they stem from one trunk. The dark pink and red colors evoke a feeling of gratitude and respect for the tree, for providing life and sustenance to all creatures. The painting invites the viewers to appreciate and respect the tree of life and to recognize their own connection to it. 

Christmas in Tawi-Tawi, 2017

Acrylic on canvas, 20 x 15½ 

Opening Bid: Php 20,000 


The painting depicts the festive spirit and cultural diversity of Tawi-Tawi, a province in the southernmost part of the Philippines. The big Christmas lantern at the upper center of the frame symbolizes the Christian minority in the predominantly Muslim region, that celebrates the holiday season in their own simple way. The cluster of houses belongs to the Sama people, the indigenous inhabitants of the province, who prefer to live on stilt houses close to the shores, along the coastlines and islands. The bluish-white color that seems to appear behind the mountain horizon suggests the dawn of a new day, a hopeful sign for the future of Tawi-Tawi, which is the seaweed capital of the Philippines. 

Media Freedom, 2016

Acrylic on canvas, 14 x 18 

Opening Bid: Php 22,000 


The painting is a striking and provocative illustration of the censorship and repression that the press faces in many parts of the world. The woman represents the journalists and media workers who are silenced, threatened, and persecuted for their work. The painting challenges the viewer to reflect on the importance and value of freedom of the press, which is essential for democracy, accountability, and human dignity. 

Pinakbet, 2016

Acrylic on canvas, 12 x 11½ 

Opening Bid: Php 10,000 


The painting is a tribute to Ilocano farmers and the gastronomic heritage of the Ilocanos. It is a beautiful representation of Filipino culinary heritage, which reflects the diversity and creativity of the people. It also conveys a sense of nostalgia and pride for the traditional way of cooking, using a clay pot (palayok) and an earthenware stove (kalan), which has been passed down from generation to generation. 

See No Evil, Hear No Evil, Speak No Evil, 2019

Acrylic on canvas, 24½ x18 

Opening Bid:  20,000 


The painting is a visual commentary on the disillusionment and frustration that the artist feels about the lack of democracy and accountability in the political system. The painting shows a Voter’s Counting Machine, which is supposed to be a device that accurately and transparently counts the votes cast by the citizens. However, the painting suggests that the machine is rigged, manipulated, or corrupted by some powerful interests as it shows three people who are blindfolded, deafened, and silenced, thus unable to see, hear, or speak the truth about the voting process.  


It challenges the viewer to question and confront the reality and validity of their voting rights and responsibilities. The painting is a provocative and bold statement about the need for reform and change in the electoral system. 

Sampaguita Girl, 2016

Acrylic on canvas, 19½ x 24  

Opening Bid:  Php 32,000 


The painting portrays a poignant and realistic scene of poverty and hardship in the poor communities in the Philippines, particularly among children. The girl is a sampaguita vendor, who makes and sells leis or garlands of the fragrant white flowers, the national flower of the country. The painting shows her standing behind a rail blockade, which suggests that she is not allowed or able to cross to the other side, where there might be more customers or opportunities. She looks young and innocent, but also weary and hopeless. Her eyes are sad and empty, as if she has lost her dreams and aspirations. The painting captures the contrast between the beauty and sweetness of the sampaguita flowers and the harshness and bitterness of the girl’s life. 


The painting invites the viewers to see the plight and the potential of the Filipino children. 

West Philippine Sea, 2018

Acrylic on canvas, 17 x 11½ 

Opening Bid: Php 12,000 


The painting shows a Philippine Navy ship patrolling the waters, demonstrating the country’s defense and security capabilities. It also shows a Philippine fisherman casting his net, representing the country’s livelihood and culture that depend on the sea. The painting conveys a sense of pride and dignity for the Philippines, as well as a hope for peace and stability in the region. 

Payatas (Walang-wala), 2016

Acrylic on canvas, 20 x 16 

Opening Bid: Php 19,000 


The painting depicts life in a 13-hectare previously open dumpsite area in Payatas, Quezon City, where the only means of livelihood was scavenging in the filth. This community was the face of poverty in the Philippines until its permanent closure in 2017 after the landslide and the fire that killed about 232 people and burned the shanties of about 655 families. The dumpsite was found to be openly polluting the Marikina and Pasig Rivers. 

Marine Diversity, 2017

Acrylic on canvas, 18 x 22 

Opening Bid: Php 23,000 


The painting is a powerful reflection on the beauty and diversity of the Tubbataha Reef, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, which is not only a natural wonder, but also a source of food, income, and tourism for the people and communities in the region. It captures the vibrant colors and textures of the coral reef and conveys the richness and complexity of the coral ecosystem, which supports and sustains a variety of marine organisms.  

The painting is a tribute to the conservation and protection efforts that are being done by various groups and individuals, such as the Tubbataha Reef Natural Park Management Office, which is responsible for managing and monitoring the reef. 

Ecological Balance, Abstraction, 2017

Acrylic on canvas, 20 x 20 

Opening Bid: Php 22,000 


The painting uses yellow and green as the dominant colors, which are the colors of the environment.  Yellow is the color of the sun, which is the source of light and warmth. Green is the color of the plants, which are the source of life and oxygen. The painting is a geometric and colorful composition of shapes and lines. In art, squares and lines present stability and order and create a sense of harmony and balance. The painting shows how squares and lines can form patterns and structures that reflect order and organization.  


The painting invites the viewer to interpret and appreciate its message in their own way.

In the Beginning, 2016

Acrylic on canvas, 30 x 20  

Opening Bid: Php 30,000 


The painting is a simple and realistic representation of the early years of the land and sea, which reflects the history and mystery of the earth’s evolution. It reflects the environment at that time, before the dramatic changes in the climate, geography, and life forms. The artist may have drawn inspiration from early beginnings as she always finds herself at the start of every new development, at the inception of a new project or innovation. She was present at the onset of development communication, educational radio and TV, and distance learning, and in helping build new institutions. 

Mother and Child, 2016

Acrylic on canvas, 22 x 26  

Opening Bid:  Php 22,000 


The painting is a touching and inspiring representation of the relationship between the mother country and the youth of today. It shows the mother as a beautiful and dignified woman, who wears a dress that is adorned with the colors and symbols of the national flag. The painting captures the love and pride that the mother has for her child, as well as the respect and gratitude that the child has for his mother. 


The painting expresses the hope and vision that the artist has for the country and the future for the next generations.  

Magkapatid (Dikdikan at Pambayo), 2017

Acrylic on canvas, 16 x 20  

Opening Bid: Php 30,000 


The painting depicts the old process of rice milling and dehusking by hand-pounding the paddy (palay) using mortar (dikdikan) and pestle (pambayo), a traditional method that was widely practiced in the Philippines before the introduction of modern machines. The painting uses warm and bright colors to convey a sense of warmth and vitality, which may be the reason for its portrayal of two sisters. 


The painting reflects the artist’s desire to preserve and celebrate a part of Filipino heritage that is slowly fading away due to modernization and mechanization. It also reflects the artist’s hope that the viewer will see the relevance of knowing a part of the Philippines’ history and how it shaped the lives and identities of many Filipinos.  

Paano ang Kinabukasan, 2018

Acrylic on canvas, 15 x 20 

Opening Bid: Php 28,000 


The painting shows the contrast between the simplicity and the complexity of life in the city and that the future is not only a matter of fate or destiny but also a matter of creativity and imagination. It may have hinted that the future is not only a product of external forces or circumstances, but also a reflection of internal values and visions. It may have also implied that the future is not only an individual or personal matter, but also a collective and social one. The artist may have wanted to challenge the viewers to think about their own future and the future of their country. She may have wanted to encourage the viewers to act and make a difference in their own way. She may have wanted to remind the viewers that the future is not predetermined or fixed, but rather depends on the choices and actions that they make today..

Ikot, 2018

Acrylic on canvas, 20 x 16 

Opening Bid: Php  22,000 


The painting of the ikot jeepney is not only a tribute to Filipino ingenuity and creativity, but also to the values of community and compassion. The pioneer of the UP Diliman ikot, driver Irineo Odoy, hatched the idea out of compassion for the UP students who would walk long distances in between colleges just to attend their classes.  

Taklobo, 2017

Acrylic in canvas, 20  x 16 

Opening Bid: Php 23,000 


This giant clam or taklobo is an endangered species in the shallow coral sands of Philippine waters. The painting is a powerful expression of the beauty and value of the taklobo and the corals in the Philippine Sea, which are part of the Coral Triangle, a region with the highest diversity of marine life on Earth. The painting is a call to reflect on the threats and challenges that these species face, such as overharvesting, pollution, climate change, and illegal fishing. The painting is a tribute to the conservation and protection efforts that are being done by various groups and individuals for the protection and propagation of these endangered species.