JUAN ALCAZAREN (b. 1960) graduated from University of the Philippines College of Architecture with Bachelor of Landscape Architecture in 1983, prior to taking up Foundation courses in Sculpture from University of the Philippines College of Fine Arts, graduating in 1985. To date, Juan Alcazaren has exhibited his works in numerous group shows and mounted his solo shows in various venues in Philippines, in Singapore and in Hong Kong. Alcazaren was the recipient of Juror’s Choice (1993) in Art Association of the Philippines’ Annual Competition (Sculpture Category). His video work entitled “Vexations” won SecondPlace (1996) in Gawad CCP from Cultural Center of the Philippines, and was exhibited in several international film and video festivals. He was also the recipient of the Thirteen Artists Award (2000) from Cultural Center of the Philippines. Juan Alcazaren lives and works in Pasig City, Philippines.