Francis Yap

He graduated with a Bachelor of Fine Arts from the University East. In Cid Reyes’ interview of Rodolfo Samonte, the latter identified him as one of the artists in his group doing “modern primitivism” or what was called in the late 60s as the “University of Santo Tomas Style.” In the seventies, he often exhibited at the Hidalgo Gallery and Galerie Bleau, and closely associated with artists Raul Isidro and Angelito David.