Rom Villaseran


  • Coupling

  • Luna in the Bath

  • Blue Fruit II

  • Boom III Lightbox


1975 Born in Manila, Philippines
1993-1996 University of Santo Tomas (Manila, Philippines) College of Architecture
1997-1999 University of the Philippines (Quezon City, Philippines)
Certificate in Fine Arts, Visual Communication

Official website


[Solo Exhibitions]

2001 “Matadora” (Ad Infinitum Gallery, San Juan, Metro Manila, Philippines)

2002 “Pre-Lunar” (Big Sky Mind, San Juan, Metro Manila, Philippines)

2003 “Lunar” (Galerie Astra, Makati City, Philippines)

2008 “Piloto Ng Hatinggabi” (LRI Business Plaza, Makati City, Philippines)

2014 “Orchestra” (Galerie Stephanie, Libis, Quezon City, Philippines)

2015 “Imagined Artefacts” (Art Stage Singapore, Marina Bay Sands, Singapore)

“Birth of Giants” (Art Fair Tokyo, Tokyo International Forum, Japan)


[Group Exhibitions]

1998 Preview Magazine: Inlay art contributor

1999 The Philippine Daily Inquirer Sunday Magazine: Illustrations contributor for articles Surya Bar & Restaurant: Hand-painted artwork on all walls, floor and ceiling; sculpted all tables and chairs
(Katipunan, Quezon City, Philippines)

1999,2000 NU 107.5 “NU Rock Awards”: Designed all print collaterals

1999,2001 Slapshock “4th Degree Burn” “Headtrip”, Octo Arts EMI Music, Inc.: Designed all collaterals

1999,2001 Cheese “Cheese” “Pilipinas”, Warner Music Philippines: Designed all collaterals

2000 Mayricʼs Bar: Designed promotional materials for their anniversary (Mayricʼs Bar, Manila, Philippines)

2001 Greyhoundz “Greyhoundz”, Sony Music Philippines: Designed all collaterals

2001,2006 Pulp Magazine: Comic strip contributor

2002,2003 Wolfgang “Volume” “Greatest Hits”, Sony Music Philippines: Layout and design

2005 Gabby Barredo “Invisible exhibit”: Designed print materials (Ayala Museum, Makati, Philippines)

2006 The Philippine Yearbook: Cover and inlay art designer

Rogue Magazine: Graphics contributor for articles from 2006 to present

2007 Pulp Magazine “Summer Slam” poster: Design and artwork

2008 Kjwan “13 Seconds To Love” , Barnyard Music Philippines: Cover design