Wylwyn is Filipino visual artist & designer. His practice is shaped by concepts of cultural identity, colonialism, religion, appropriation, erasure, & assimilation.
Wylwyn was born in Manila, Philippines in 1978. He emigrated with his family to the United States in the early 80’s. He has spent the majority of his life in the American Southwest. His practice is largely derived from his experiences as a Filipino Immigrant growing up in a predominantly white community.
He is co-owner of Good Things Tucson, and a member of SUBSPACE Art Collective. Along with his art practice he works as a freelance Graphic Designer, Exhibition Designer & Curator. He currently works as the Director of Exhibitions at the Museum of Contemporary Art Tucson. He received a BFA in Three-Dimensional Design at the University of Arizona in 2015.
DECOLONIZE YOUR MIND