Lionell Guzman is a New York based artist. These are his selected works. Please click the bouncing arrow.
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Lionell Guzman has been living in the US undocumented for over 20 years. Like many immigrant children who were brought here at a young age, he calls America his home. If he ever leaves the country to explore his past, Guzman faces a 10-year sanction from the US.

In this collection of work, Lionell recollects memories from his early childhood in Manila. Most of what he remembers is vague and fragmented, creating somewhat surreal and curious landscapes.



"Lola's Fireworks Stand"
Acrylic on canvas
7' X 4'


"Quezon City Smog"
Acrylic on canvas
7' X 4'


"Everyone Smoked in The 80s"
Acrylic on canvas
7' X 4'


"Prutas"
Oil on large paper


"Palaka"
Oil on large paper


"Laruan"
Oil on large paper

A set of paintings that continue the same dialogue of recollected memories from early childhoood. These were for Vignettes Gallery based in Seattle, WA.


"Lola's House"
Acrylic on wood panel
4' X 3'


"Where are my Mangos?"
Acrylic on wood panel
4' X 3'

Studies of light through objects. No projectors... Circuit boards emitting light and charging motors, coated glass, paper, and wood.


"Optimography"
Skylight Gallery, NYC
7' x 4'


"Optimography 2"
Unknown Gallery, HK


"Optimography 3"
Hungryman Gallery, CHI