Medium: Oil, Acrylic, Mixed Media
Mamerto "Jojo" Gubalane started his career in art doing fashion accessories and portraits. He also worked on high-end furniture, producing European-inspired designs for top furniture exporters Maitland Smith Philippines, Gold Coast, & Wicker and Vine. This helped a great deal in the growth of his art and transformed him into a more disciplined artist.
In 1990, Jojo joined the Cebu Arts Association. This turned out fruitful and rewarding for him as this was how he met new friends who later helped and influenced him.
During Jojo’s early years as an artist, he focused on producing artworks on canvas using acrylic and oil. He became interested in modern art and later on experimented on new mediums, exploring new themes including surrealism.
Over the last 27 years, Gubalane's passion for art has moved into much higher dimensions. His artworks depict the colorful and beautiful worlds of his dreams. He continues to create artworks that display his own sense of values and expressions.
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