|Name Mark Salvatus|
Born 22 January 1980 (age 41)
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Mark Salvatus (born 22 January 1980) is a Filipino contemporary artist living and working between Manila, Philippines, and Osaka, Japan. His work deals with familiar objects, chance encounters, and everyday politics, using media such as drawings, installations, photography, video, and street art in interactive and participatory projects. His works are heavily influenced by the urban landscape, internet, advertising, and popular culture.
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Salvatus graduated cum laude from the University of Santo Tomas College of Fine Arts and Design, Manila, with a degree in advertising arts (2003). He was awarded the Benavidez Outstanding Student Achievement Award in the same year.
Solo exhibitions include "C_rafts" at the Vargas Museum in Manila, curated by Patrick D. Flores (2011); "Territories" at Ateneo Art Gallery (2012). He has exhibited at The Drawing Room Contemporary Art, Manila; La Trobe University Visual Art Center, Victoria, Australia; Pablo Gallery, Manila; and National Art Studio Goyang, South Korea.
Group exhibitions include the third Singapore Biennale (2011); the fourth Guangzhou Triennale (2011); Koganecho Bazaar, Yokohama (2011); XIV Jakarta Biennale (2011), La Trobe University Museum of Art (2011), Next Wave Festival, Melbourne (2010); and Asia Panic, Gwangju, South Korea (2009).
He was the recipient of the Thirteen Artists Award from the Cultural Center of the Philippines (2012); Sovereign-Schoeni Art Prize, Hong Kong; and the Ateneo Art Award (2010). His illustrated book Mama's House, Papa's House was awarded the Alcala Illustrator's Prize given by the Philippine Board for Books for the Young (2004). He also won a Manila Critics Circle National Book Award for The Cat Painter (2006).
Salvatus co-founded Pilipinas Street Plan in 2006, a community of street artists based in Manila. In 2012 he co-founded 98B COLLABoratory, a multi-disciplinary site for creative sharing, discussion, and collaboration located in Escolta, Manila.