Marcius Noceda was born in Olongapo City, Philippines and moved to United States when he was 15. He first studied painting in Ventura Community College and graduated with BFA in painting at the San Francisco Art Institute. He is part of a Filipino American art collective called Kwatro-Kantos and organized shows in San Francisco, Oakland and Manila. He currently works at the Hunters Point Shipyard artist studios. Marcius’s artwork is a combination of symbolism, mythology, history and unusual events that create a stage-like drama with many possible interpretations.