In A Nutshell
“In a Nutshell” is a visual summary of the symbols of Binondo. Inspired by the popular tipos de pais of the nineteenth century, Solina-Wolf depicts Chinatown characters on polished coconut shells which highlight the richness of Philippine identity and culture. The array of subjects from her latest bau art include: peddlers and mestizo inhabitants.
Bernadette Solina-Wolf graduated with a degree in AB Visual Communication at the University of the Philippines Diliman. She is a children’s book illustrator and one of the founders of Illustrador ng Kabataan.