Pollyanna is a 25 year old Filipina visual artist & illustrator. Her artworks are made from her own traditional drawings and photography which she transforms by using digital art tools. She recently shifted into full digital illustration on her works and illustrations.
She took up Certificate of Fine Arts majoring in Visual Communication in the University of the Philippines.
She creates resonating art – Most of her works are portraits inspired by the concept of subtle emotionality, highlighting the beauty and strength of vulnerability and human emotions. Which often displays a mix of distorted abstract, figurative elements blending in with the subject matter creating dreamlike surreal pieces.
She believes that art can catalyze discussions around untouchable topics. And Art’s capacity to transform, heal and strengthen. By this, she channels her own struggles into her work to create art people can relate to on an emotional level. Focusing on self acceptance, and shedding light on mental health. Hoping to communicate this to people, she seeks to highlight how it is pertinent that we acknowledge our inner feelings as human beings.
She took up Certificate of Fine Arts majoring in Visual Communication in the University of the Philippines. She recently started to exhibit works in MADS Art Gallery (Italy), The Holy Art (UK), Boomer Gallery (UK), and participated at the International Contemporary Art Fair of Luxembourg 2021 represented by Van Gogh Art Gallery and had her first solo exhibition on Albe Art Gallery (2021)
As an artist, Pollyanna aims to show the beauty and the force hidden behind human emotions and fragility through the series of works she created.Through her works that is created during the pandemic, She aims to reflect the intimate and entrenched struggles in our head, while showing the importance of being able to process and let go. Also seeking to highlight that the beautiful and ugly emotions that we feel is normal. And that there’s no harm in showing it. Fiercely showing outside who we are, because what makes us beautifully human.