My Big Sister Can See Dragons
By Rocky Sanchez Tirona
Artworks by Liza Flores

My big sister can do a lot of things better than me. She can swim all the way across the swimming pool. I still grab Mom when I need to breathe. 


selections fromthe backroom

CANVAS' online backroom, featuring selected artworks from our exhibitions that you may have missed. If interested in any of the artworks, please call 216-7750, or email


The Center for Art, New Ventures & Sustainable Development (CANVAS) is a non profit organization that works with the creative community to promote children's literacy, explore national identity, and broaden public awareness for Philippine art, culture, and environment.

CANVAS works with some of the best young artists to promote Philippine art, culture, and environment. To be placed on our preview list for future shows and exhibitions, or for more information, email us at