Auggie Fontanilla


NameAuggie Fontanilla (he/him)
Country of BirthPhilippines
Place of ResidencePhilippines
ArtformVisual arts, Socially engaged art
Decades Active2020s, 2010s


Auggie Fontanilla is a Filipino contemporary artist, street artist, and designer based in Manila, in the Philippines. His multidisciplinary work includes painting, sculpture and t-shirt printing, and blends religious iconography with tattoo philosophy, Americana, gangs, and prison emblems. He has shown work in numerous galleries in the Philippines and abroad, including a solo exhibition entitled Kristo Y Kristos at the prestigious Cultural Center of the Philippines.

Fontanilla, a long-time collaborator of Charles Buenconsejo, is part of the Whangārei-based arts collective, Soil of Cultures. He is their in-house artist and graphic designer responsible for creating their brand identity, website, zines and other promotional materials.


Key works / presentations

2023 – Back to the Roots mentorship programme

2020-2021 – Open Homes, New Lynn, Tāmaki Makaurau

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