" Balot 2 "
Acrylic on denim
12” x 12”
"This piece shows what I feel when I was suffocated with all the responsibilities that I've been living with these days."
Kenneth Salen (2004, Tanay, Rizal) Visual Artist, Dancer, Rapper, Song writer. Kenneth was only little when he found out that he has a strong interest in arts. He was able to express his passion when he started to draw some cartoon character that he had watched on television. Until, he has given the opportunity to display his artworks in a group art exhibition at Giant Dwarf Art Space entitled ""Bereshit"". He's currently a first year college taking a Bachelor of Fine Arts Major in Visual Communication course in University of Rizal System Angono Campus. He's acquiring realism and surrealism in his art style. He has been awarded and participated in different competitions and art workshops such as Dong-A Doodle Contest in 2017, Tanay Senior High School Mini Art Exhibition in 2018, San Ildefonso Parish Youth Ministry ""Bilanggo"" Parol Painting Contest 2018, Top 15 Flex Poster Making Contest in 2019, Tanay Art Workshop 2019 and Tanay Art Workshop 2020, LOCKED- Virtual Art Exhibit with Parola Artist Group (2020), Pandemic Profiles- Virtual Art Exhibit with Parola Artist Group (2020), Ang Huling Pitong Wika- Virtual Art Exhibit with Parola Artist Group (2020), Editorial Cartoonist in ""Ang Bambusa"", Filipino Journalists of Tanay Senior Highschool, 2nd place Linggo Ng Kabataan 2020 on Brgy.Tandang Kutyo Sangguniang Kabataan, Tanay, Rizal, Homebred- Art Exhibit with Tanay Artist Group (2021), Existhings- Art Exhibit with Parola Artist Group (2021) , Eastatistika- Art exhibit with Parola Artist Group (2021) , and The Sideshow Art exhibit with Parola Artist Group at Kuta Art gallery (2022). Moreover, he is an active member of PAROLA Artist Group,Tanay Artists Group, Tanay and Pililla Artists (TAPA). In addition, he's a rapper, a song writer, and the leader of ALPAS (rap group). The group will debut under the company of Ronin Entertainment."