her style is not your usual whimsy: girls with blank stares and brooding auras, candy creatures wearing ironic frowns and animals lurking beneath an expanse of multicoloured shrubbery. Her images give one the impression of betraying a happily-ending fairy tale.


Charmaigne graduated from the University of Santo Tomas with the degree of Bachelor of Fine Arts and Design – Major in Painting. She has been a participant in different national competitions including the Shell National Students Art Competition, GSIS Competition and the Philippine Art Awards, among others.