Francis Calimlim is a Filipino-American interdisciplinary artist whose work explores subjectivity within his own Filipino-American diasporic experience and dealings with its (neo/post)colonial symptoms. Utilizing mixed media processes including drawing, sculpture, photography and collage, he focuses his subjects as the balikbayan (overseas Filipino) and the perspective through which he lives this experience in.
Francis Calimlim is currently based in San Francisco. He has participated in various group shows in San Diego, Los Angeles, and San Francisco. He received his BFA in Multimedia at San Diego State University in 2011, and his MFA at the San Francisco Art Institute.