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JANOS DELACRUZ is a prolific painter and printmaker. His art is a philosophical narrative that often delves into social commentary and self-exploration. His subject matter is about the conflicted relationship between the ethereal beauty of the divine and the frail reality of man. As a visual artist, the urban landscape and its rich surreal imagery is his continuously evolving muse.
He has exhibited his works in New York USA, Bangkok Thailand, Penang and Kuala Kubu Bharu Malaysia, Taichung City Taiwan, Singapore, Abu Dhabi UAE and Central, Hong Kong. He won several awards as a student and as a visual artist and also served as a lecturer at University of Santo Tomas in 2014.
Delacruz studied at the University of Santo Tomas where he majored in Advertising Arts. A consistent winner in national student art competitions and a recipient of his school's Benavides Award for Outstanding Achievement in 2006. In his university, he learned the basics of printmaking such as etching and woodcut.