Bay Area conceptual artist and mythologist O.M. France Viana celebrates Filipino foods as mythical essences and identity structures, resurrects pre-colonial gestures, explores color semiotics, and trades in visual puns. She works in photography, installation, social artistry, and maintains a curatorial and writing practice. She has exhibited at the San Jose Institute of Contemporary Art, SOMArts, Mills College Museum, Kearny St. Workshop, Marin MOCA, SFAI Diego Rivera Museum and Dominican University. She holds an MFA Studio Art from Mills College; recognitions include a Hung Liu Award for Excellence, and a Murphy and Cadogan Award. She is active on the advisory boards of SOMA Pilipinas and the Filipino Food Movement.

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