Lesley-Anne Cao is a visual artist based in Quezon City, Philippines. Her practice is a series of divergent processes that explore the interplay of materiality, exhibition making, and fiction. Her work makes use of recognizable materials — books, plants, debris, precious metals, and money — towards the actualization and presentation of fictional objects and environments.

Cao holds a BFA from the University of the Philippines College of Fine Arts - Diliman. Recent exhibitions include Hard and soft prayers at The Drawing Room (2021) and a knowing intimacy or a life at the Vargas Museum (2019). She has been granted artist residencies in Taiwan and Finland and has also presented work in Australia, South Korea, Hong Kong, and Indonesia.

lesleyannepc (at) gmail.com

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