Erwin Mallari

Erwin Mallari was born on November 3, 1979 in Malabon Metro Manila. He is known as a Watercolor artist in the Philippines. Erwin studied at the University of the East College of Fine Arts from 1997 to 2002 in Caloocan.

While pursuing his degree, Erwin decided to work as well, and became a newspaper handler at The Philippine Star in 2000 while schooling as a “free section” student. Later, He was a cleanup artist in an animation studio in the city for less than a year. Eventually, Erwin decided to work full-time and was hired as a propsman in Ever Gotesco, a local shopping mall.

Among his other jobs included being a Minilab operator at Columbia Global Photo Sales Corp. from 2003 to 2006. Also, He worked as a graphic designer at Destileria Limtuaco (2006). And as a graphic/product photographer at Chris Sports (2007-2009). Then a proof reader at Papercon (2009-2011). Later, as a senior graphic operator at Basic Elements Inc. (2011-2014).

Filipino Artist Erwin Mallari Realism Watercolor Painting
Filipino Artist Erwin Mallari Realism Watercolor Painting

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Erwin prefers choosing his own subjects. For example, He prefers the freedom of selecting his own composition and own timelines. Erwin captures different places in Metro Manila with his camera or goes to locations and paints there. For that, he has a personal experience with every piece he creates and he likes to paint scenes of the daily life in the city.

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