Welcome to my website! My name Chona Fe Canlas (BLOX) and I am the creative engine behind ChonaBLOX and Blox. Communications.
I love colour, great composition and design. My work is bright and bold. I am dramatic and oh-so-very serious.
As a child, I was obsessed with communication. With my mom’s help, I honed in the right skills through various after school (and sometimes) weekend programs – Toastmasters, sign language, calligraphy, creative writing, art classes at ACAD – and this was all before entering high school. You can see WHY I’ve chosen a career path focused on writing and language.
I have spent a good part of my life exploring ways to see, hidden in the beauty of our everyday surroundings.
Academically, I come from a background of fine arts, specifically printmaking (intaglio and serigraphy), painting (abstract colourist) and art theory (Deleuze). I also studied the foundations of graphic design, collaborated with collectives who’ve launched creative campaigns in forms of shows and spaces, and was the chief art director for a creative business partnership (Bubbles + Blocks).
Overall, I have guided and led peers, friends and communities through creative and thoughtful awakenings – big and small.
I now reside in beautiful British Columbia, where I share my passion for art in every form with my brilliant and pragmatic husband Romel. We brought a curious little girl into the world on December 13, 2016. Her name is Bishop Roux Anaïs (after Anaïs Nin) and she is simply, the best!
I hope you can find some simple or complex enjoyment in my blog and I welcome any inquiries to collaborate artistically or professionally. VanWhistle Media is my former employer. For a professional reference, you can email Charles Yun at email@example.com. You may also request a reference from my former team leader at Bell Mobility – Madhu Pawar, firstname.lastname@example.org.
For any additional questions or if you would like to chat more in person, please send an email to email@example.com and I will get back to you as soon as possible.
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