when I was in elementary grade I won first prize visual art competition. year 1984.
When I was in high school at Colegio de Sta Teresita Laoang N. Samar I was awarded as artist of the year
when I was in college I joined provincial art competition and received some recognition from Northern Samar Art Council.
At the age of 20 art and sculptural works was my bread and butter.I render services like paintings,portraits of faces of some prominent persons, like former governors and former mayors of our province and many others.As of now Iam already a family man and I'm still a freelance comics artist in our local news paper.rendering editorial cartoon and comics strip.