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Jesamine V. Totañes- Wiersema ( JVTotañes ) was born in Butuan City, Philippines in 1982. She started to draw when she was small.

Studied BA in Psychology in the Philippines, and studying Classical Academy of Fine Arts in the Netherlands. 

Art became her comfort, way to express sadness and joy. Art is her channel to socialize, and later on became her career. 

Her works are loose , vivid and expressive. She’s working with multiple medium. Her style plays in between the boundaries of real  and abstract.

Favourite subjects, urban scene and people.

She loves carrying a sketchbook and sketch on the spot. While sketching she loves to use gouache paint, watercolor, pen and ink.

subjects of interest: urban plein air, urban sketching, people and portraits.


Recent exhibit: Kalayaan Full in Color, Philippine Embassy, The Hague, The Netherlands 16-30 september 2022

Upcoming exhibit: Yearly miniature art exhibit, Visitikaartjes Galerie Paterswolde, Paterswolde

The Netherlands. 22 november - 14 january 2022







J V  T O T  A Ñ E S 

Jesamine Villanueva Totañes - Wiersema




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