Rishab Tibon

Roger “Rishab” Tibon is a self-taught, interdisciplinary artist. He is primarily a painter but also does installation art, performance art, writes poetry, practices Filipino martial arts and occasionally dabbles in film-making. Before embracing a fulltime career in visual arts in the early 90’s, he worked as a freelance graphic designer/artist, and later ended up in some advertising agencies as art director.
Rishab, as commonly known in the art circle, is also the name he signs on his paintings. He was born in Aklan, the Philippines on June, 1960, but grew up and spent most of his time in Manila, and in the 90’s he moved up to Baguio City where he is currently based and maintain a working studio.In 2011, he had a one-man show in Korea and in the early 2012, he was the only Filipino artist invited to participate in the 2012 Art Revolution Taipei of which his works were warmly welcomed by the Taiwan art market and art enthusiasts.
Rishab is also a recipient of many awards from painting competitions, selected and invited to several art biennales, residency programs and international art fairs. Rishab is a member of the Art Association of the Philippines, Baguio Writers Group and currently an international coordinator for the Yatoo – Korean Nature Art Group.