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One Man Exhibitions

2015 Homecoming Too, Art Informal, Mandaluyong City, Philippines 2014 Homecoming, Celestina, Makati City, Philippines

2014 Homecoming, Celestina, Philippines
2013 Homecoming, Vask, Taguig, BGC, Philippines

2012 SKYSCAPES, Silverlens, Makati City, Philippines

2005 The Possibilities of Ordinary Things, Silverlens, Makati City, Philippines

2004 Look Around, Tixe Gallery, New York, United States,

2003 Isolation and Contemplation, Hampshire College Main Gallery, Amherst, MA, US

2002 Balance Within, Hiraya Gallery, Manila, Philippines, Sponsored by the Canadian Embassy

1999 Persona, The Mezzanine, Hiraya Gallery, Manila, Philippines 1998 Vancouver on my Mind, Hiraya Gallery, Manila,

        Philippines, Sponsored by the Canadian Embassy

1998 Mexican Influence in the Philippines, Museum Ng. Maynila (Museum of Manila), Manila, Philippines, Sponsored by the

        Mexican Embassy
1998 First Bow, Hiraya Gallery, Manila, Philippines


Group Exhibitions

2015 Map of the New Art, Fondazione Giorgio Cini, Venice Biennale, Italy
2015 Traces, Finale Art File, Makati City, Philippines
2015 Pablo Ten Anniversary, Cubao X, Philippines

2015 Systems of Irrigation The First Lucban Assembly, Quezon, Philippines

2015 Petals and the Evergreen, Pablo Galleries, Taguig, Philippines

2014 New Natives, Lightbombs, Hong Kong, China

2005 Australian Center of Photography, Sydney, Australia

2005 Art Pavillion, Manila, Philippines

2005 Valentine Willie Fine Art, Kuala Lumpur

2004 International Center of Photography Educational Department, New York, New York Residencies


2015 Memory Stains, Art Fair Philippines, Makati, Philippines Projects

2005 Representing the Philippines in Art Connexions: SYD - MLA - KUL Project with Goethe Institute.


2005 Sherman Galleries with Art Connexions: SYD - MLA - KUL, Sydney, Australia, 2005



Jay Yao (Jose Campos III) was raised with one foot in Vancouver, and the other in Manila. Yao did his thesis photography exhibit on Canadian-Asian identity at Hampshire College. After college, Yao moved to New York to further his skills as an artist focusing in photography. He currently spends the majority of his time in Metro-Manila.


Yao has had numerous solo exhibitions. at Hiraya Gallery (Manila), Museum Pambata (Manila), Silverlens (Manila), Tixe Artspace (New York), Manifesto Gallerie (Manila), and quite recently in Artinformal (Manila). He has been sponsored by the Canadian and Mexican embassy in his earlier days. In 1998 did an exhibition celebrating 150 years of Mexican Influence in the Philippines in 1998.


In 2005, Yao represented the Philippines for the Goethe-Insitut project “Art Connexions: SYD - MLA - KUL.” His current body of work, the “Homecoming” series, was nominated and short-listed for the Ateneo Art Awards in 2014. Yao is an alumnus of Hampshire College, Parsons, and Columbia University. He spends the majority of his time in Metro-Manila pursuing his passion in both graphic design, and fine art. He is an avid typographer.

Jay Yao blends high fashion and everyday people

Preen on June 06, 2015
Memory Stains
A Truly memorable NYC trip
Manila Standard on February 07, 2015
PhilippineTatler.com on May 13, 2015