Kim Borja (b. 1999) is an emerging artist hailing from Manila. Captivating her audience with an inverted and luminous palette, meticulously honed through her affinity for color blending in acrylic, evoking a myriad of emotions – sincerity, solace, and warmth. Borja artfully weaves elements from children’s stories, constructing wide-eyed characters that skillfully convey a sense of melancholy and grief, creating a unique and enthralling artistic experience. Through her art, she imparts the importance of optimism, serving as a constant visual reminder to look beyond the surface of adversity and keep embracing the brighter possibilities that lie ahead. A graduate with a BFA in Advertising and a former multimedia designer, Borja’s artwork has made their mark, gracing numerous exhibitions and art festivals throughout the country.