Marz Aglipay

Printmaker | Writer - Curator

Quezon City, Philippines
I am a printmaker and writer-curator. I've been covering the visual art scene in the Philippines and Southeast Asia for the past 10 years. I work with artists and institutions to come up with accessible exhibition texts. I am currently pursuing my master's in Curatorial studies at the University of the Philippines.

Work Experience

Marz Today

Chief Creative

I oversee the daily operations at the Marz Today studio. I help artists and brands by crafting their handmade identities using stamps. Make fine art prints with a focus on comfort and nostalgia surrounding the notion of consumption.
April 2015 - Present Philippines


Arts Writer - Curator

I write accessible exhibition notes for artists and institutions. I also curate shows for artists.
June 2020 - Present Philippines

Unbox PH

Writer - Content Creator

I write about tech and produce video content.
September 2020 - June 2021 Philippines

Art+ Magazine

Head of Digital Content

Oversees the digital content of Art+ Magazine online.
• Produces and translates print content for social media and digital platforms.
• Covers art fairs such as Art Fair Philippines, Art | Jog and Creative Expo Taiwan among other arts-slanted, lifestyle and cultural events.
July 2019 - September 2020 Philippines

Art+ Magazine

Editorial Coordinator

I write artists profiles, luxury lifestyle stories, and cover local and international art fairs such as Art Fair Philippines, Art Basel Hong Kong, and Art Stage Singapore to name a few. When I am not writing, I book and coordinate artists, writers and photographers for each issue of the magazine.

I am also in charge of generating content for the web component of the magazine.
October 2014 - July 2019 Philippines

Hinge Inquirer Publications

Marketing Coordinator

I write press releases, help coordinate marketing efforts, and make sponsorship connections between clients and service providers.
August 2012 - October 2014 Makati, Philippines


St. Paul University

AB Mass Communication Major in Broadcast Journalism

Thesis Awardee
June 2008 - March 2012 Quezon City, Philippines

University Of The Philippines

MFA Art Studies Major in Curatorial Studies

August 2019 - Present Quezon City, Philippines


Filipino (Native),
English (Fluent),


Awagami Factory

Juror's Choice awardee



Art Writing, Feature Writing, Printmaking, Profile Writing,

Public Demos & Lectures

"Introduction to Relief Printmaking: Stamp printmaking" Pasinaya, CCP, Manila (2023)
"The Roles of Performers and Cultural Workers in Different Visual Arts Projects", Speaker, Assumption College, Makati (2023)
"Art Writing Talks for Students", Speaker, Far Eastern University, Manila (2020)
"Art Writing For Media", Facilitator, Kwago, Makati (2019)
"Lecture on Art Writing and Publishing" Joya Gallery, University of the Philippines Cebu (2019)
“Glorietta Art Book Fair“ Artist Speaker, Glorietta Activity Center (2017)
“Art Mod Fair” Artist Speaker, SM Megatrade Hall (2017)
"Kawaii Market", Stamp Demo, Makati (2016)

Select Group Exhibitions

“Ukit”, BenCab Museum, Baguio, PH (2023)
“1st International GCB MiniPrint”, Studio Bildende Kunst – Galerie & Werkstatt für Künstlerische Graphik, Berlin, DE (2022)
“Over/View”, Arte Bettina, Makati, PH (2022)
“Print Exchange 2022”, Fundacion Sansó, San Juan, PH (2022)
“Petit Format” Art Lounge Manila, PH (2022)
“Limbag Kamay: Contemporary Print Fair,” Cartellino, PH (2021)
“Awagami International Miniprint Exhibition” The Hall Awa Japanese Handmade Paper, Tokushima, JP (2021)
“Casa Azul” House of Frida, Bacolod, PH (2019)
“The Tiny Show” Prism Gallery, Makati, PH (2018)
“Little Creatures” Art Underground, Mandaluyong, PH (2017)
“Defining Quirino” Ayala Museum, Makati, PH (2015)
“Little People” Art Underground, Mandaluyong, PH (2015)

Fundraising and cause-oriented involvements

"Project Hulmahan: Hope Lasts", Estancia Mall (2023)
"Art in The Park", Makati PH (2017)(2018)(2023)
"First Edition", Cartellino (2022)
"Para Kay Jess", Online (2022)
"Art in The Park" Online (2022)
Art and Design Pieces Auction for a Cause (2021)
"Art in The South", Filinvest Tent, Alabang (2017)
"Booklat", 10A Alabama, Quezon City PH (2016)