Who is Omar Ramos

Omar Ramos (known as Whooop)

Omar Ramos - photoOmar Ramos known as “Whooop” was born in 1984 in Manila (Philippines) where he lives and works.

Since graduating from the Far Eastern University of Manila in 2007, he has been a full time artist and achieved a strong recognition thanks to his multiple talents as a painter, an art toys designer, street artist…

His work mixes Filipino popular culture elements with an American style pop art influence, a Hispanic background and references to the Chinese culture.

Whooop has participated in numerous exhibition and art events in the main museums and cultural centres in the Philippines. He had a one man show at the Secret Fresh gallery recently in Manila.

Whoop was in Kuala Lumpur for 1 month in September  2013, for Art Expo Malaysia and CAFFA (Coffee and Art Fringe Festival). He was later invited to SEA Plus Triennale Jakarta 2013 where he exhibited his installation.

 Click here to view Omar Ramos @ Whooop’s available artworks.