Alan Manalastas

Alan Manalastas

Working across paintings, sculpture, murals, house designing, Edward Alan Manalastas incorporates mixed media or found objects into wall-based/bound works and art projects such as metal sculptures, resin sculptures, wood sculptures.

Born 1974 in Baguio City, Edward lives and works in Baguio City, like his mentors Santiago Bose, Kidlat Tahimik, Benidicto Cabrera, and Benhur Villanueva, who were a part of the Baguio Arts Guild. Manalastas is embedded in Cordilleran culture and interested in the heritage and indigenous cultures of the region. He also participates in outreach programs and shares his ideas on native culture in Ifugao by repainting schools with murals and teaching art.