Marlon hails from the city of Sagay in Negros Occidental. Just like many before him, he went to Manila to pursue a career in the arts. He both paints and sculpts, and is an active member of several art groups like Tunay na Skulptor and Pinoy Visual Arts.
He is a fast-rising emerging artist who has participated in a number of art exhibitions both in the Philippines and abroad. His craft has been recognized by the GSIS Awarding Body and was given the GSIS Certificate Award from 2013 to 2018.
Marlon’s works have graced a number of renowned galleries and have captured the admiration of avid collectors. He has been interviewed on various TV shows showcasing the beauty of his art. He is best known for his orchids and kiat-kiat sculpture series, where his technique is evident in his elegantly carved sculptures.
Marlon believes that art mirrors life, always growing, and developing, thus his creations exemplify discipline and drive, which is how he creates his works.
As Marlon continues to improve his craft, he is surely one artist to look out for.