Resources for Filipinx American Artists

The organizations listed below have a long history of working to support Asian American artists (especially Filipinx artists) in the Bay Area and beyond. If you feel that an organization is missing please contact us so they can be added. 

Oakland Asian Cultural Center

Oakland Asian Cultural Center

Since opening its own facility in 1996 in the heart of Oakland’s Chinatown district, the OACC has presented countless high quality cultural programs including performances, workshops, festivals, school tours, classes, and exhibitions.

Kearny Street Workshop

Kearny Street Workshop

Founded in 1972, during the height of the Asian American Movement, Kearny Street Workshop is the oldest Asian Pacific American multidisciplinary arts organization in the country.

Manilatown Heritage Foundation

Manilatown Heritage Foundation

Manilatown Heritage Foundation promotes social and economic justice for Filipinos in the United States by preserving our history, advocating for equal access, and advancing our arts and culture.

Asian American Women Artists Assoc.

Asian American Women Artists Assoc.

Founded in 1989, we are dedicated to ensuring the visibility, documentation, and well being of Asian Pacific American women in the arts, and offer exhibitions, publications, educational lectures, and other programs to the community.

Bindlestiff Studio

Bindlestiff Studio

Originally opened in 1989, Bindlestiff Studio became the only permanent, community-based performing arts venue in the nation dedicated to showcasing emerging Filipino American and Pilipino artists.

Asian Pacific Islander Cult. Center

Asian Pacific Islander Cult. Center

APICC's mission is to support and produce multidisciplinary art reflective of the unique experiences of Asian Pacific Islanders living in the United States. Since 1998, the center has promoted the artistic and organizational growth of San Francisco’s API arts community by organizing and presenting the annual United States of Asian America Festival as well as commissioning contemporary art for and by the Asian American and Pacific Islander community.

Planting Rice

Planting Rice

Generating a resource of Filipino contemporary art globally through news, events, opportunities, projects and archives.

Filipino American Artist Directory

Filipino American Artist Directory

We are a Texas-based initiative to connect the broad community of Filipino and Filipino American artists living and working in the United States, particularly in underrepresented regions within the Midwest, South, and Southwest. We aim to increase the visibility and recognition of Fil/Am artists by becoming a online resource for artist networking and events as well as articles, interviews, and a yearly publication.

Photoma

Photoma

This is a platform that investigates the panorama of Philippine photography within contemporary art. The primary focus is assessing its development in the field of contemporary art. Photoma is an open investigation of the panorama of Philippine photography within contemporary art, and it serves as a portal for experimentation and critical perspectives in photographic practices.

Kularts

Kularts

Founded in 1985, Kularts is the premier presenter of contemporary and tribal Pilipino arts in the United States.

Paolo Mejia Gallery & Design Studio

Paolo Mejia Gallery & Design Studio

We hope to create a communal connection with everyone, and to give our emerging artists and designers the opportunity to shine and develop their career.

Center for Asian American Media

Center for Asian American Media

CAAM is an NPO dedicated to presenting stories that convey the richness and diversity of Asian American experiences. We fund, produce, distribute and exhibit works in film, television and digital media.

artbooks.ph

artbooks.ph

artbooks.ph is a new independent bookstore run by Pioneer Studios, a company of artists dedicated to documenting and promoting Philippine art and culture.

Worlds in Collision

Worlds in Collision

This is Filipino American history in the United States, noted through a lineage of our artists and makers and their cultural achievements in painting and sculpture, graphic design, graffiti writing, turntablism, music, writing, & film. This website will function as a historical and cultural resource,

American Center of Philippine Arts

American Center of Philippine Arts

ACPA provides a unique educational & developmental platform for multidisciplinary Philippine arts through innovative, hands-on classes, collaborations, networking opportunities, & showcasing events.

Photoma

This is a platform that investigates the panorama of Philippine photography within contemporary art. The primary focus is assessing its development in the field of contemporary art. Photoma is an open investigation of the panorama of Philippine photography within contemporary art, and it serves as a portal for experimentation and critical perspectives in photographic practices.

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