"Lullaby" 24" x 24" Oil on Canvas 2011 SOLD



"Buhay Maglulukad" 24" x 24" Oil on Canvas 2011 SOLD



Dwight “Buhay” Mendoza or simply BUHAY is a self-taught artist who paints people that we see everyday, He graphically transfers these into paintings to tell a story and a statement about life. He started doing doodles at a young age of 5 and continuously discover the methods of art. His primary subjects are the human figures, it fascinates him to express a persons character through lines, lights and shadows. His genre is more on expressionism, impressionism and realism. He had his formal training under the wing of renowned artist Sir Fernando B. Sena. His influence are coming from the Impressionists like Monet, Degas, Paul Cezanne and Frederic Bazille. His medium are usually oil, acrylic, watercolour and pastels.

Buhay, as he’s known by his colleagues from Tuesday Group, Sunday Group and the ARTEMANILA, is a hardworking artist working as Customer Service Adviser at night and Artist during day time. His passion for the craft immenses deeply as he began to embrace the life of being an artist. He takes heed on what the essential tools are and on how to develop his skill more and more each day. He even sets quota for himself to create at least a drawing each day in order to improve his skill. He had joined several group shows for the past  two years and the most recent one was the “Unwanted Evolution: Jejemon vs Jejebuster organized by ARTEMANILA as well.




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