Marconi Calindas is an accomplished Filipino painter, writer, singer, and composer. For four years, he was a full-time reporter for the Saipan Tribune, a daily newspaper in the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands (Saipan). He is currently a correspondent for GMA News TV, an online major news organization in the Philippines.
Marconi has chosen to focus his talents on his painting career. He has been called the “Britto of Micronesia,” a moniker that describes his vibrant use of color and lines to convey his commitment to socially and environmentally relevant issues.
He has relocated to San Francisco, California as an artist and is collaborating on a children’s book involving bullying and being different.