Bio: Jun-Jun Sta.Ana is a self-taught multi-disciplinary artist born on September 19, 1963 to Remigio Benavidez Sta.Ana and Emma Cecilio Catral in Manila, Philippines. He moved to the United States at the age of 24, shortly after finishing a degree in Dentistry. He started his art career late just before he was turning 40- having a solo show of digital works using appropriated images from free porn sites which he deconstructed and embellished with images and symbols culled from Filipino talismans. His practice has become multi-disciplinary, and while still utilizing found images and materials, he also employs the technique of replication which forms his body of works of unconventional portraits. His latest works include cellphone photography, installations, assemblages, mixed media works, and paintings.
Hughlett, Jackson, "Jun-Jun Sta.Ana Interview" (2017). Asian American Art Oral History Project. 92.
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