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Marmelo Valencia

A self-taught painter and A well-trained martial artist.  Born on August 16, 1983, in Lopez, Quezon. Marmelo Valencia graduated from the  Philippine Normal University, Quezon Campus last 2004,  finished his Master of Arts in Education at the University of Northeastern  Philippines in Iriga City. At present, he is taking his doctorate degree from the same University.  He is also a Secondary School Teacher II at Lopez National Comprehensive High School since 2007 and is a recognized sports official in Arnis, Taekwondo, Pencak Silat, and Karatedo.  Never been complacent with his gift of the arts, he likes to form connections with  people who share the same passion as him by actively participating in various organizations.

He promotes visual arts among the youth through organizing and conducting various art workshops among members and non-members of his established art organization called League of Imaginative and Knowledgeable Honors of Arts (LIKHA) which yields promising young local artists. He also participated in numerous art exhibitions throughout the country.  He showcases monochromatic cubism, abstract, and realism where he is identified with.  His valuable influence in uplifting and honing the artistic and athletic talents of young individuals was recognized by the community and was given a distinguished award as “ Natatanging Lopezeno 2018” in visual arts and sports category. He was the Champion of the National Visual and Literary Art Competition 2021 entitled Hirasol: Creating Hope in  Chaos.  He also participated in the GSIS National Art Competition 2021.  At present, he conducts online training for both visual arts and martial arts.