Lito Brion Ballaran

Looking at Lito Brion Ballaran’s paintings is like looking through life. Every artwork communicates. Is that hunger in the child’s eyes? Is he begging for food? Or Is he begging for a fatherly love? The beautiful lady enchants, yes. The old still hopes. The nude exposes not the body but the soul. And, you will Read More →

Eunice Barbara C. Novio

Eunice Barbara C. Novio, the author, is presently a university lecturer in Nakhon Ratchasima, Thailand. She is a freelance writer. Her research interests are women and migration. She teaches Psychology and English as Second Language. Charles Darwin and Vincent Van Gogh were just some of the great minds who happened to share the same affliction with Read More →


Not every Pinay artist is given options in life. But Ronski Beski has. She is maybe torn between many things but that’s the beauty there, she has a choice. Good choices, in fact. And despite some incongruences in life, she is never shaken. There is just a gazillion things for her to do. Wisely now, Read More →

Nude Model 1

MARIPER MENEZ LLENO or “Pearl”, was an accidental writer. Although writing was a passion since she was a child, it never occurred to her that one day, her works would land into the pages of one of our leading local dailies. Since then, she has been commissioned to cover art events and to create artists’ Read More →


What is that about a father’s love to his children? Can it even be compared with that of the mother’s love to her children? Perhaps, yes. Maybe, no. But then, men know how to sacrifice, too. I’ve known Dario since time immemorial. We worked together at the Population Center Foundation, he, as the senior artist Read More →