Edgar Talusan Fernandez

Edgar Talusan Fernandez (b. 1955) is a social realist painter whose works often portray the country’s sociopolitical issues. Known for his political activism, he is a founding member of the Concerned Artists of the Philippines and a co-founder of the activist group Kaisahan. Widely-recognized for his social realist works, he was a recipient of the Cultural Center of the Philippines Thirteen Artists Award (1990) and was awarded the Parangal Patnubay ng Sining at Kalinangan from the City of Manila (2006).