Publication & Featured On


Family

Type: Publication (art magazine) - interview

Location: Sheffield, United Kingdom

Publisher: SU4IP

Date Published: coming soon



Artist's Featured Piece

Titles: Family "Order"

Media: Digital Art

Size: 1400 x 1400 pixels

Year: 2024

Description: In this digital artwork titled "Family Order," the artist encapsulates the essence of familial harmony amidst the complexity of human relationships. Through a symphony of geometric shapes and serene color palettes, the composition portrays a family unit in perfect equilibrium. Each member is meticulously positioned, symbolizing their unique role within the structured framework of the family dynamic. From parents anchoring the center with unwavering support to children radiating energy and potential at the periphery, every element contributes to the overall sense of order and balance. The artwork serves as a visual testament to the intricate balance of love, responsibility, and interconnectedness that defines familial relationships. Through its serene composition, "Family Order" invites viewers to contemplate the beauty and stability found within the organized chaos of family life, highlighting the importance of cohesion and cooperation in maintaining harmony amidst the complexities of modern existence.


The Flux Review

Type: Featured On (interview)

Location: London, United Kingdom

Gallery: The Flux Review

Date Published: March 2, 2024



Artist's Featured Pieces

Titles: The Connoisseur, City Engineer, The Boy with a Pink Flamingo Life Saver, Bones, DIVOC, Beyond Boundaries, Rainbow Man, Dracula, Mexican, Untitled (4x)

Media: Digital Art

Size: varies

Interview: In a world painted with vibrant colors and diverse landscapes, Lisa found herself in a lively conversation with the talented artist IJWBAA through video conferencing. Seated comfortably, Lisa began the chat with an enthusiastic greeting, setting the stage for an exploration into IJWBAA's life and creative journey...


Dolor Magazine

Type: Featured On (interview)

Location: 5th Avenue New York, USA

Gallery: Dolor Magazine

Date Published: Feb 12, 2024



Artist's Featured Pieces

Titles: Women in Colors, Life Under Climate, Man and Wife

Media: Digital Art

Size: varies

Interview: Have you ever used art as a way to heal or cope with difficult emotions? If so, could you share how it helped you? — “Art has been a powerful tool for me in handling tough emotions. There have been times when I've channeled my feelings—be it stress, sadness, or even confusion—into my art. Creating allowed me to express those emotions in a way that words often couldn't capture. It's like art became this safe space where I could unload what I was feeling, whether through colors, forms, or the overall mood of the piece. Working on art during challenging times became a kind of therapy, giving me a way to process what I was going through…


Issue Wire

Type: Publication (Online Press Release)

Location: Wyoming, USA

Title: I Just Wanna Be An Artist: Book 2 - Unveiling the Canvas of Creativity

Publisher: Issue Wire

Date Published: January 7, 2024


Everybodywiki

Type: Publication (Online Encyclopedia)

Location: United Kingdom

Publisher: Everybodywiki

Date Published: January 2, 2024


Goddessarts Magazine

Type: Publications (Magazine, Exhibition, Blog Interview)

Location: Germany

Publisher: Goddessarts Magazine - Issue 12

Available On: Blurb

Date Published: Dec 26, 2023



Artist's Featured Pieces

Titles: Faces of a Woman (mother, wife, little girl, tribeswoman, transgender, lover)

Media: Digital Art

Size: 1400 x 1400 pixels

Description: "In this magazine issue, you'll find a diverse collection of simple yet striking pop art images featuring women. These images celebrate the many roles and identities that women embrace, from motherhood and tribal culture to marriage, love, childhood, and transgender experiences. This composition is a vibrant and multi-dimensional celebration of concepts like motherhood, ethnicity, family, love, and human diversity. It's like a colorful tapestry weaving together the various aspects of being a woman. Through these artworks, we invite you to explore and appreciate the rich tapestry of womanhood and how it reflects the beautiful diversity of human experiences. It's a visual journey that connects different aspects of our lives and the profound impact of being a woman in the world we share." - Pao


Hidden Talents

Type: Publication (Magazine)

Location: Birmingham, United Kingdom

Organization/Publisher: The Arches Project Org

Title of Publication: Hidden Talents

Type: Digital and Print

Date Published: December 24, 2023 Issue


Artist's Featured Pieces

Titles: Toto, Barbie, Rainbow Man, Christ, and Indians

Media: Digital Art

Size: 1800 x 1800 pixels

Description: "In this magazine issue, I showcase a diverse array of representational minimalist pop art figures. It pays homage to various cultural and iconic symbols, including Toto, a prominent art collector in the Philippines, Barbie, an iconic figure, Rainbow Man as a tribute to the LGBTQIA+ community, Christ in reverence to our Saviour, and a portrayal of an Indian man and woman. This composition serves as a vibrant and multifaceted celebration of art, culture, faith, ethnicity, and human diversity." - Pao


Artfacts

Type: Featured On (database)

Location: Berlin, Germany

Publisher: Artfacts

Date Published: Dec 23, 2023


Artist's Featured Pieces

Titles: Two Madonna's, Self Portrait, Dumb and Dumber, Ai, Pirate

Media: Digital Art

Size: 1400 x 1400 pixels (PNG and GIF)

Description: "My work is now listed on the📍world’s primary art market database artfacts.net, thanks to the efforts of Aire Place Studios UK, CISTA ARTS UK, and Dodomu Gallery New York in 📌 mapping IJWBAA on ArtFacts. Grateful for this opportunity! 🙏❤️😊" - Pao


Fight for Kindness 2023 Book-zine

Type: Publication (book)

Title of Book: Posters for Human Kind: Fight for Kindness (paperback)

Location: Firenze, Italy

Organization: Type Campus

Date Published: Dec 19, 2023


Artist's Entry Piece

Title: Love Pets, Be Kind

Media: digital art

Sizes: 2500x2500 pixels & 1080x1920 pixels

Description: "Be kind to pets, and they will fill your life with unconditional love and joy. Embrace the bond, spread kindness."- Pao


Creative Manila

Type: Featured On (online media)

Location: Manila, Philippines

Publisher: Creative Manila: "Portfolios"

Date Published: Dec 19, 2023


Artist's Featured Pieces

Titles: Friends and Madonna

Media: Digital Art

Size: 1400 x 1400 pixels (PNG and GIF)

Description: "Secondly, I was published in the Philippines. I'm grateful to the editors and curators from Creative Manila. They selected my first commissioned painting for their Twitter X banner and also chose multiple artworks of mine for their social media posts. I'm curious to understand why they picked those pieces. Maybe they truly resonate with those works and appreciate them. Personally, I hold a special fondness for two particular pieces I created, each symbolizing a woman and the essence of friendship." - Pao


Agimat: Sining at Kulturang Pinoy

Type: Featured On (online media)

Location: Manila, Philippines

Publisher: Agimat: Sining at Kulturang Pinoy

Date Published: Dec 8, 2023


Artist's Featured Pieces

Titles: Children of Meta and Family

Media: Digital Art

Size: 1400 x 1400 pixels

Description: "Contemplating with sadness that my art hadn't been noticed in my own country until "Agimat" published my portfolio on their art website, I am grateful for the editors and curators. Now, IJWBAA is officially out in the Philippines.


Artist Database

Type: Featured On (database)

Organization/Publisher: Artist Database


Artist's Featured Piece

Titles: Family

Media: Digital Art

Size: 1400 x 1400 pixels


In Conversations

Type: Featured On (Interview)

Location: Portugal

Organization/Publisher: Insights of Eco Artists

Title of Publication: In Conversations

Date Published: Dec 5, 2023


Artist's Featured Pieces

Titles: EmpowerHER, Reviving Our World, Harmony in Diversity, The Maniq, DIVOC, Solitude of Time

Media: Digital Art

Size: varies

Description: "In 'EmpowerHER,' the artwork pays tribute to women's rights, symbolizing strength and liberation. 'Reviving Our World' urges action against climate change, depicting its destructive impact on life. 'Harmony in Diversity' celebrates LGBTQ+ identities and equal rights, inviting reflection and advocacy for an inclusive world." 'The Maniq' acknowledges and supports the rights of indigenous peoples, their cultures, and their land. 'DIVOC' in remembrance of the palindrome of the dreaded virus, brought havoc upon millions of lives during the digital age. 'Solitude of Time' beautifully captures the concept the solitude of time. - Pao


Opulent Art Magazine

Type: Publication (Online Magazine)

Location: Leicester, United Kingdom

Publisher: Opulent Art Gallery

Title of Publication: Inside the Artist Mind - pages 10 & 11 PDF, YouTube

Date Published: Dec 1, 2023 Issue 006


Artist's Featured Pieces

Titles: IJWBAA, Specks of Dots, 1st Book Cover, Nerd Boy, Black Ninja, Lovers

Media: Digital Art

Size: 1400 x 1400 pixels


In Conversations

Type: Featured On (database)

Location: London/Singapore

Organization/Publisher: Art World Database

Date Published: November 25, 2023


Artist's Featured Pieces

Titles: Children of Meta, Family, Adam & Eve

Media: Digital Art

Size: 1400 x 1400 pixels

Description: "I'm proud to feature my top digital artworks, including "Children of Meta," "Family," and "Adam & Eve," on the Southeast Asian artists' database. They've been some of my best creations since I started, and I'm excited to showcase them in this collection." - Pao


365 Art + Magazine

Type: Publication (Magazine)

Location: Tokyo, Japan

Publisher: 365 Art + Magazine

Title of Publication: 365 Art+ Case 47.Transport 5

Date Published: Aug 2023 Issue


Artist's Featured Pieces

Titles: Astronaut, Police Officer, Beach Boy, City Engineer, Ninja, and Diver

Media: Digital Art

Size: 8.5 x 11 inches

Description: "Hey there, I'm super excited about my magazine project where I'm putting my own spin on classic art subjects like Astronaut, Police Officer, Beach Boy, City Engineer, Ninja, and Diver. I'm all about adding a unique and adorable charm to these characters – think cute spacesuit for Astronaut, carefree beach vibes for Beach Boy, and playful ninja antic. It's not just about making them cute, though; I'm infusing each character with heartwarming elements, like positive community interactions for Police Officer and whimsical urban planning for City Engineer. And let's not forget the Diver, who is exploring underwater worlds with a touch of adorable wonder. My goal is to spread joy and wonder through my playful and delightful art, and I can't wait to share it with everyone in the magazine!" - Pao


Al-Tiba9 Contemporary Art

Type: Featured On (Interview)

Location: Barcelona, Spain

Gallery: Al-Tiba9 Contemporary Art (Gallery/Magazine)

Date of Interview: Aug 11, 2023

Date Published (permanent): Aug 17, 2023


Artist's 10 Entry Pieces

Titles: Children of Meta, A Woman, Adam and Eve, Duality of Freedom, Father and Son, Forego, IJWBAA, Snowflakes, The Cycle, Yearning

Media: Digital Art

Size: varies

Description: For this interview, I have chosen to portray common art subjects such as Children of Meta, Adam and Eve, a woman, father and son, but with a unique and distinctive style that is entirely my own. However, my artistic journey goes beyond traditional subjects; I yearn to delve into deeper meanings and emotions. Through pieces like "The Cycle," "Forego," "Yearning," and "Duality of Freedom," I strive to explore and express profound aspects of the human experience. Not only do I indulge in serious themes, but I also find joy in creating playful and adorable art. Pieces like "IJWBAA," which graces the cover of my very first art book, and "Snowflakes" exemplify this delightful and charming aspect of my work. - Pao


Twoucan Featured Artworks of IJWBAA

Type: Featured On

Location: Tokyo, Japan

Publisher: Twoucan by Tinami (The Information Navigator of Manga Artists on the Internet)

Date Featured: February 2023


Artist's Featured Artwork

Title: City Engineer

Media: Acrylic Painting, 24x24 inches

Description: The inaugural artwork by IJWBAA showcases his unique artistic style, symbolizing his bond with Victor, his brother, who is a distinguished individual with roles as a professor, engineer, and PhD holder.


Presscenter

Type: Publication (Online Press Release)

Title: Embark on an Artistic Journey

Publisher: Presscenter

Date Published: June 8, 2023


Cista Arts Magazine

Type: Publication (Magazine)

Location: London, United Kingdom

Publisher: Cista Arts

Exhibition: The Place of Memory - Memory & Identity Visual Arts Show

Date of Exhibition: June 1-30, 2023

Date Published: June 2023 Issue


Artist's Entry Piece

Title: Lady in White

Media: Digital Art

Size: 1400x1400 pixels

Description: "Despite being a sole parent, she is a devoted mother. She constantly puts our needs and wants first for her kids. She is uncomplicated, understated, and incredibly nice. She is a devoted friend who stands by her amigas and amigos. She is generous and devoted to the church as a Christian. Mom is that. She had a wide range of personalities throughout her life. She unfortunately died from cancer. Mom, you are the one I love and miss the most." - Pao


IJWBAA-V-11

Type: Featured On

Location: London, United Kingdom

Gallery: Opulent Art Gallery UK

Title of Exhibition: "The Next Generation of Future Artists - Bringing the Global Art World to the Comfort of your home"

Opulent Art Gallery UK in London, United Kingdom featured IJWBAA's IJWBAA-V-11 NFT digital art on their Instagram reels posted here.

Date Featured: April 4, 2023


Artist's Entry Piece

Title: IJWBAA-V-11

Media: Digital Art

Size: A4 size - 8.27 x 11.69 inches


IJWBAA-4-14

Type: Featured On

Location: London, United Kingdom

Gallery: The NFT Gallery

Date Featured: March 6, 2023


Artist's Entry Piece

Title: IJWBAA-4-14

Media: Digital Art

Size: 1400 x 1400 pixels

Description: The NFT Gallery in Denmark display gems from the NFT world. IJWBAA-4-14 selected among 1000's of NFT productions then posted on their Instagram page here.


IJWBAA-4-15

Type: Featured On

Location: Israel

Gallery: Linked by Art

Linked by Art in Israel first featured artist on IJWBAA-4-15 aka "The Rainbow Man" by Pao of Wannabe Labs.

Date Featured: February 15, 2023


Artist's Entry Piece

Title: IJWBAA-4-15

Media: Digital Art

Size: 1400 x 1400 pixels

Description: "Art breaks boundaries unifying our diverse society! Like a rainbow surrounding our persona as seen in this art piece, art gives equal access to opportunities & resources for all varieties of people. Through these, we embrace hope, love, & friendship." - Pao


IJWBAA-2-48

Type: Featured On

Location: Iran

Gallery: Linked by Art

Title: Meet the Drop Dread Artist - An interview with IJWBAA

Date Featured: February 1, 2023

As one of the many successful digital artists chosen to be part of the Drop Dread Collection on Opensea, IJWBAA aka Pao was interviewed by Drop Dread curators and organizers from Milan, Italy. The interview was posted on Instagram.


Artist's Entry Piece

Title: IJWBAA-2-48

Media: Digital Art

Size: 1400 x 1400 pixels