Work at the Roll Up Project in Oakland, CA MORE INFO
rsitoy is a multimedia artist who was born in New York, NY. She studied English at Boston University and holds an MFA in Design + Technology from the San Francisco Art Institute, where she was the recipient of the San Francisco Art Institute MFA Fellowship from 2005 to 2007. Informed by her experiences as a first generation Filipino American and a culture steeped in tales of the supernatural, her practice is a continuation of this art of storytelling. Her videos and installations explore the search for self and identity, influenced by media, technology, and the (in)accuracy of memory. Her work has been shown in Atlanta, Baltimore, New York City, Los Angeles, Phoenix, Bulgaria, Hungary, Greece, Russia, and throughout the Bay Area. She has lectured throughout Northern California and was awarded a residency at the Philadelphia Art Hotel in 2009. She received an Individual Artist Grant from the City of Oakland Cultural Funding Program for 2012-2013 and again for the years 2015-2016. She lives and works in Oakland, California.