Born in Manila, Philippines
Lives and works in Manila and Brooklyn, New York


– NECTAR Creatives-In-Residence,  Vilanova de Sau, Spain, 2023
– NECTAR (Spain) Online Artists Support Program, 2021
– Tzefan 12 HaoHaus Artist Residency, Hsinchu, Taiwan, Summer 2015
– CCP (Cultural Center of the Philippines) 13 Artists Awardee, Manila, Philippines 2015
– Participating artist in El Museo Del Barrio’s LA BIENAL 2013, NY, NY, 2013
-Joan Mitchell Foundation Painters and Sculptors Grant Nominee, Joan Mitchell Foundation, 2011, NY, NY
-Finalist for the Drawing Category, New York Foundation for the Arts (NYFA), 2011, NY, NY
-Artist-In-Residence, NY Studio Gallery LES, Fall 2010, NY, NY
-Swing Space Program Artist Resident, Lower Manhattan Cultural Council (LMCC) Building 110, Spring-Summer 2010, Governors Island, NY
-Artist Resident, NY Arts Beijing, Spring 2010, Hegezhuang Village, Beijing, China
-Keyholder Residency Program, Lower East Side Printshop, Fall 2007, NY, NY
-Rotating Studio Program Artist Resident, Artists Alliance Inc.’s (AAI), Summer 2006, Lower East Side, NY, NY
-Professional Development Workshop, LMCC & Creative Capital, June 2006, NY, NY
-Workspace Program: 120 Broadway Artist Resident, Lower Manhattan Cultural Council (LMCC), Winter 2005-Spring 2006, NY, NY
-Artist In The Marketplace (AIM) Program, Bronx Museum of the Arts, Fall 2004, Bronx, NY
-Young Artists’ Grantee, National Commission for Culture and the Arts (NCCA), 1999, Manila, Philippines


LL-3000 (featured artwork), Super Duper Gallery, Manila, Philippines, 2023
JUMBO (with Ana Verayo), Super Duper Gallery, Manila, Philippines, 2023
I’m In Love With The Void – 182ArtSpace, Tainan, Taiwan, 2022
The Abyssal Zone – Kaida Contemporary, Art Fair Philippines Vernissage, 2020
The Awkward Inevitable (part 2) – Provenance Art Gallery, Makati, Philippines, 2019
Ernest Concepcion & Hsieh Mu Chi – 1335MABINI Gallery, Manila, Philippines, 2017
Unprecedented Views – Ysobel Gallery, Fort Bonifacio Global City, Philippines, 2016
Can’t Sit Still – Tin-Aw Art Gallery, Makati City, Philippines, 2016
Just A Hint Of Mayhem – 1335MABINI Gallery, Manila, Philippines, 2016
Re-Evolve In Purgatory – 1335MABINI Gallery, Manila, Philippines, 2015
Auction Heroes – Secret Fresh Gallery, RONAC Art Center, Manila, Philippines, 2015
Ernest Concepcion – Deutsche Bank, Makati, Philippines, 2015
The Crux Of Things – UP Vargas Museum, Manila, Philippines, 2014
The Sprawl – Art Informal Main Gallery, Manila, Philippines, 2013
Transformations – Video Room, Finale Art File, Makati City, Philippines, 2013
The Awkward Inevitable – Gallery13, Minneapolis, MN, 2013
All Quiet On The Eastern Front – Blanc Gallery, Manila Peninsula, Philippines, 2012
Puso + Daga – West Gallery, Manila, Philippines, 2012
L.A. Guerra – UNTITLED artprojects, Los Angeles, CA, 2011
Saint Invasion – Saint Joseph’s College, Brooklyn, NY, 2009
Ode To Odin – NY Studio Gallery, NY, NY, 2009
The Line Wars Deluxe – Kentler International Drawing Space, Brooklyn, NY, 2008


Modern and Contemporary Art Festival (MoCAF) in cooperation with Likhaan, Makati, Philippines
12x9x35 – West Gallery, Quezon City, Philippines
Dean Nestor Vinluan: Diamond Jubilee Exhibition, White Walls Gallery, Makati, Philippines
Gallery of Giving  – Artist Space (with Galeria Paloma), Ayala Museum, Makati, Philippines
Art Fair Philippines 2024 – Galeria Paloma Booth, The Link, Makati, Philippines
Conversations – Orange Project, Bacolod City, Philippines
The Celestial Odyssey – Super Duper Gallery, Manila, Philippines

Dispatch – Art Portal, Davao, Philippines

Surfing The Universe – Super Duper Gallery, Manila, Philippines
TOL – Underground Gallery, Makati, Philippines
Optic Haptic Hypnotic – White Walls Gallery, Makati, Philippines
U.P. Artists Circle 50th Anniversary Exhibition – Super Duper Gallery, Manila, Philippines

Rondo V – Altromondo Creative Space, Makati, Philippines
The Universe Smiles Back At You – Super Duper Gallery, Manila, Ph
Danger: Curves Ahead –, Philippines
Like Candy – Super Duper Gallery, Manila, Philippines
When Has Become Now – Ysobel Art Gallery, Makati, Philippines
A History of Struggle: Philippine Art Remembers 1521 – Pinto Art Museum, Manila, Philippines
Odyssey of Invention – 2-person online show w/ Michele Brody, Artists Studios, New York and Manila
Alcohol – Gravity Art Space, Manila, Philippines

Re/Location – AS | Projects, New York, NY

Under The Broad Umbrella 2019 – Kaida Contemporary, Manila, Philippines
Unfinished Paintings – Art Anton, Makati, Philippines
Manifold – Ysobel Gallery, Makati, Philippines
Familiar Semblance – AltroMondo, Makati, Philippines
Ouverture – AltroMondo, Makati, Philippines
Two Sides To Every Story – Provenance, Makati, Philippines
Prima Materia – Art Underground, Manila, Philippines

Everything The Same Way III – Ysobel Gallery, Makati, Philippines
Under The Broad Umbrella 2018 – Kaida Contemporary, Manila, Philippines
Chance Encounters – Block17 Gallery, Bacolod, Philippines
Planes of Existence – ArtCube Gallery, Makati, Philippines
Birth Of The Cool – Ysobel Gallery, Makati, Philippines
Way Of The Flesh – G13 Gallery, Selangor, Malaysia
Fear In Painting – Underground, Makati, Philippines
At The Moment – Art Anton, Manila, Philippines

Distracted – Mono8 Gallery, Manila, Philippines
Everything The Same Way – Ysobel Gallery, Makati, Philippines
Under The Broad Umbrella 2017 – Kaida Contemporary, Philippines
RONDO II – Altro Mondo, Makati, Philippines
Extreme Present – Mono8 Gallery, Manila, Philippines

Higher – Art Anton Gallery, Manila, Philippines
Mars Ravelo: 100 Years – Cultural Center of the Philippines (CCP), Manila, Philippines
Manila Art Fair – 1335Mabini Booth, BGC, Makati, Philippines
Ornamental Burnout – 182 ArtSpace, Tainan, Taiwan
Art Fair Philippines 2016 – 1335Mabini Booth, The Link, Makati, Philippines
#TAGtanong – Tin-Aw Gallery, Makati, Philippines

12 Unlimited – Tzefan 12 Haohaus Artist-In-Residence, Hsinchu, Taiwan
13 Artists Awards Exhibition – Cultural Center of the Philippines (CCP), Manila, Philippines
Stop Look Listen – 1335 Mabini, Manila, Philippines
You Are Here – Vinyl On Vinyl, Makati, Philippines
Worlds Apart – Altro Mondo Gallery, Makati, Philippines
Art Stage Singapore – Light & Space Contemporary Booth H1b, Marina Bay Sands, Singapore

Transi(EN)t Manila, Project Glocal – installation at Peterson Bldg., Escolta, Manila
What does it all matter, as long as the wounds fit the arrows? – Cultural Center of the Philippines, Manila, Philippines
Relative Realities – The Yuchengco Museum, Makati, Philippines
Triumph Of Philippine Art – The Ayala Museum, Makati, Philippines
Notes to Self – Taksu Gallery, Singapore
Drawn To Scale – UP Vargas Museum, Manila, Philippines
Triumph Of Philippine Art – USC Fisher Museum of Art, Los Angeles, CA
Excessive Projections – Light and Space Contemporary, Quezon City, Philippines
King’s Garden – Light and Space Contemporary, Makati, Philippines

Hyperion – The Manila Contemporary, Makati, Philippines
Pagan Formula – Light and Space Contemporary, Makati, Philippines
Triumph Of Philippine Art – George Segal Gallery, Montclair State University, Montclair, NJ
Earth – 440 Gallery, Brooklyn, NY
The Indifference of Wisdom – NURTUREart, Brooklyn, NY
El Museo La Bienal 2013 – El Museo del Barrio, NY, NY
Eye Of The Storm (part 2) – Housatonic Museum of Art, Bridgeport, Connecticut
Eye Of The Storm (part 1) – Bob Rauschenberg Gallery, Fort Myers, Florida

Word – Corridor Gallery, Brooklyn, NY
Versus – Secret Fresh Gallery, RONAC Art Center, Manila, Philippines
BEAT – The Lopez Museum, Manila, Philippines
The Great Ghastly – Art Informal, Manila, Philippines
Funny Haha – Brooklyn Arts Council, Brooklyn, NY
In The End A Good Story Is All That Remains – Fran Hill Gallery, Toronto, Canada

Munnyfestation – Blanc Compound Gallery, Manila, Philippines
Toy Story – Rockland Center for the Arts, Nyack, NY
Anti-Hero – Altromondo, Manila, Philippines
Can’t Hear The Revolution – Kunsthalle Galapagos, Brooklyn, NY
Mundus Incognita – Mulherin + Pollard, NY, NY
O M G – Phatory Gallery, NY, NY
Survivalism – Light and Space Contemporary, Manila, Philippines
Complete & Unabridged Part II – Osage Kwun Tong, Hong Kong
The Secret Is Out! – Secret Fresh Gallery, Manila, Philippines
Close Encounters – Arts Guild New Jersey, Rahway, NJ
Kangarok (as the Shining Mantis) – Krannert Art Museum, Champaign, IL

Provisions – Nathan Cummings Foundation, NY, NY
Likeness – Honfleur Gallery, Washington, DC
Cool and Collected – Kenise Barnes Fine Art, Larchmont, NY

News From Nowhere – Good Children Gallery, New Orleans, LA
Urban Garden – Broadway Gallery, NY, NY
Artists In Exile – ARARIO Gallery, NY, NY
A Conflicted State – ISE Cultural Foundation, NY, NY

The Labyrinth Wall: From Mythology to Reality – Exit Art Gallery, NY, NY
Talent Preview ‘09 – White Box Gallery, NY, NY
Pulse Contemporary Art Fair – PPOW Gallery Booth, Miami, FL
New Work By Keyholder Artists In Residence – Lower East Side Printshop, NY, NY
Lost In Your Eyes – Neiman Gallery Columbia University, NY, NY
A Wrinkle In Time – BRIC Rotunda Gallery, Brooklyn, NY
Art Dissident Art – 55 Rue Notre-Dame, Montreal, Canada
The Gift – Queens Museum of Art, Queens, NY
Surreal Naivete – M.Y. Art Prospects, NY, NY
New Prints Show – International Center for Prints, NY, NY
Loaded – Phatory Gallery, NY, NY
Choice Cuts – Good Children Gallery, New Orleans, LA
Against Nature – Kent Place Gallery, Summit, NJ

MISC Video & Performance – NY Studio Gallery, NY, NY
Working Space 07 – Cuchifritos, NY, NY
MashUps – Tastes Like Chicken Art Space, Brooklyn, NY

En Masse – Heskin Contemporary, NY, NY
Interplay – Exit Art, NY, NY
Drawing Stage – City Without Walls, Newark, NJ
Alimatuan: The Emerging Artist as American Filipino – The Contemporary Museum, Honolulu, Hawaii
Grand Union – The Front Room Gallery, Brooklyn, NY
Tactics – Future Prospects Gallery, Manila, Philippines
N.Y.Cubao – Bare Wall Gallery, Manila, Philippines

AAAC 15th Annual Exhibition – Asian American Arts Center, NY, NY
Flippin’ Out: Maynila to Williamsburgh – Goliath Visual Space, Brooklyn, NY
Anti-Star (ABC NO RIO’s 25th Anniversary) – ABC NO RIO, NY, NY
AIM25 (Artist In The Marketplace Program) – Bronx Museum of the Arts, Bronx, NY
Just Visiting – Mag:net Gallery, Manila, Philippines
Are We Having Fun Yet? – Project Diversity ’05, Rotunda Gallery BRIC, Brooklyn, NY

Conventionally Drawn – W/O Walls, -scopeLondon, London, UK
A Stereoscopic Vision – d.u.m.b.o. arts center (dac), Brooklyn, NY
The Ides of March 4th Biennial Exhibition – ABC NO RIO, New York, NY

Santiago, Joseph Sedfrey S. “The Art Of Collecting”, Ateneo de Manila University Press, paperback, p100 and 101, 2020
Sarkar Elias, Bina. International Gallerie Magazine, Vol. 22, No. 1, 2019
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Aguila, Ren. “Continuum,” ART+ magazine, p44, Issue 47, 2016
Jaucian, IC. “My Heroe’s Journey,” ART+ magazine, p74, Issue 47, 2016
Cruz, Ron. “The Value Of Art,” Managing Wealth Magazine: Art & Culture Issue, p15, 2016
Jo Uy, Hannah. “The Space In Between: Ernest Concepcion and deviant nature of progress,” Manila Bulletin, D-4, Monday, October 17, 2016
Villaon, Mixkaela. “Into The Wild,” Rogue Magazine, p24, Vol10 Issue 97, April 2016
Agupay, Marz. “Filipino Artists On The Rise,” ART+ magazine, p50, Issue 37, 2015
Lauengco, Mia. “Special Feature: Art Here & Now,” Lifestyle Asia, p57, September, 2015
Hafeli, Mary. “Exploring Studio Materials”, Oxford University Press, paperback, p25 and 31, 2015
Jalbuena, Samito. “Chabet would have been proud,”, September 14, 2015
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Lopa, Trickie. “Acts Of The Apostles”, ROGUE, p22, August 2015
Daoana, Carlomar. “Freedom In Search Of Art,” The Philippine Star, E-1, Monday, June 22, 2015
Estrada, Olivia. “Artist Ernest Concepcion is Out Of Limbo,” Preen, June 5, 2015
Jalbuena, Samito. “They call him ‘Eggnest’,”, April 21, 2015
Estrada, Olivia. “On The Chart: Ernest Concepcion,” STATUS Magazine, April 18, 2015
Aglipay, Marz. “Filipino Artists On The Rise,” ART+ magazine, p50, Issue No. 37, 2015
Baba, Eiketsu. “Pickled Matter: New Faces of Contemporary Art,” paperback, Nippon Standard, November 2014
Calasanz-Labrador, Pierra. “Home Is Where The Art Is,” Smile: Magazine for Cebu Pacific, p80, August 2014
Jalbuena, Samito. “The importance of being Earnest,” BusinessMirror Philippines, February 25, 2014
Jalbuena, Samito. “Ernest Concepcion: The Latest Art From New York,” BusinessMirror Philippines, January 10, 2014
Ferrer, Iris. “Dystopian Landscape”, Contemporary Art Philippines, p30, Issue No. 30, 2013
Cotter, Holland. “A Constellation of Identities, Winking and Shifting,” The New York Times, Weekend Arts II C23, June 14, 2013
Esguerra, Geolette. “A Different Beat”, Metro Magazine, p176, Vol. 23, Issue No.10, October 2012
“A Different Beat”, Contemporary Art Philippines, p26, Issue No. 22, 2012
Osental, Duffie Hufana. “War and Peace”, Contemporary Art Philippines, p72, Issue No. 21, 2012
Yu-Rivera, Helen. “The Third Tear: Appreciating Pop Art,”, Tuesday, June 12, 2012
Jo Uy, Hannah. “Ernest Concepcion: Full Circle Invasion,” Manila Bulletin, pE-5, Monday, June 4, 2012
Hodara, Susan. “Family Fun, Out of the House,” The New York Times, pWE 10, New York Edition, Nov 27, 2011
Sarmiento, Alice. “A Desire For Conflict And The Fold-Up Art Tank Of Doom, Ernest Concepcion in Love and War,” UNO Magazine Philipines, p28, July 2011
Eda Batenga-Acuna. “One Big Playground,” Metro Home & Entertaining Philipines, p58, April – May, 2011
Kidd Argento. “Gods and Monsters,” Metro Home & Entertaining Philipines, p60, June – July, 2010
Klassen, Rebecca. “Attack Mode,” Hyphen Magazine, Artwell section, p41, Summer Issue, 2009
American Artist Drawing Magazine, New & Notable section, p20, Summer, 2009
Vizcarra, Karla. “The Art of Adobo,” FilAm Star, pC1, Vol. II Issue 34, May 16-31, 2009
“Younger Than Jesus Artist Directory,” Phaidon Press Inc., New Museum, NY, NY, 2009
Cameron, Charley. “Ernest Concepcion,” Artvoices Magazine, p8, May Issue 15, 2009
Conner, Jill. “Supple and Sinuous,” NY Arts Magazine, November – December Issue, 2008
Sherman, Jenny. “Mixed Media,” BizBash/New York, July/August 2007
Morton, Julia. “To Make It, To Market,” New York Press, News & Columns, Vol. 20, Issue 9, 2007
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Yee, Lydia. AIM25 Catalog, Bronx Museum of The Arts, Bronx, NY, 2005
Cornell, Lauren. “A Stereoscopic Vision (Art Review),” Time Out New York, p56, September 2-9, 2004

BFA University of the Philippines, Diliman, Quezon City, 1999

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