Joar Songcuya is a Marine Engineer and a self-taught artist who has traveled to 85 countries in his decade at sea. His art is a documentation of his life at sea using subjects such as marine landscape, boats, depicted with a combination of naif and impressionistic techniques, and waves, made more alive with sfumato.  He has had three solo exhibitions, and has been a featured artist of the 2020 Viva Excon Visayan Biennale.