John Frank Sabado is a self-taught visual artist based in Baguio City. He’s known for his intricate artworks insipired by the culture and people of the Cordillera region.
In 2000, he was a recipient of the Cultural Center of the Philippines’ Thirteen Artist Awards. In 2001, he was Juror’s Choice in the Philippine Art Awards and finalist to the 2002 ASEAN Art Awards in Bali, Indonesia. He was also a finalist in the Philippine Art Awards in 2003 and 2013.
He has since held solo and group exhibitions in the Philippines and abroad, including the 3rd Asia -Pacific Contemporary Art Triennial in Brisbane, Australia (1999), 16th Asia International Art Exhibition in Guandong, China (2001), 2nd Fukuoka Asia Art Triennale in Fukuoka Japan (2002), and at the Gallery Rho in Seoul, Korea (2005) among others.