Wesley Valenzuela


This series of artwork tackles the uncertainties and visions under the Pandemic. In a society (Philippines) under a lockdown for more than a hundred days, the societal dangers unleashed by the powers that be, is spreading faster than the virus it supposed to suppress.


Wesley Torres Valenzuela graduated from the College of Architecture and Fine Arts of the University of Santo Tomas, and currently lives and works in Manila, Philippines. He creates paintings and mixed-media works that reflect on the Filipino iconography and popular culture using his perspectives to address contemporary realities and history. His works have been shown in various exhibitions in, Manila, U.S., Belgium, Korea and Singapore.