Teena Maaliw-Octaviano is a native of Lucban, Quezon. After finishing her degree in B.S. In Psychology in CEU (Manila), she migrated to Italy. Setting aside art, she kept busy (aside from work) with travelling, writing and photography. She then returned home after more than two decades, and put up Bimbi Piccoli Learning Center where she teaches art for toddlers, kids, teens and kids with special needs. Then she got back to her first love: painting. She joined Lucban Artists Guild last 2019. Her artworks is characterized by a blast of colors. Among her art exhibit participation includes: “Kahawig/Kahalintulad”, December, 2019 at Project Space Pilipinas (Lucban, Quezon), “Childhood Memories”, solo show, January, 2020 at Museo de Lucban, “Ani ng Sining, Galing ng Lucbanin”, Feb. 2020 at Marcos Tigla Park. and “Papelismo Boceto” at Ortigas Art Festival, March, 2020. She had her 2nd solo show last January, 2021 entitled, “Dahon: Kulay, Titik, Buhay” at Museo de Lucban; LAG group show at Marcos Tigla Park, “Quezon: Alay Sigla sa Sining at Kultura” (Feb. 2021), “Likhang Maririkit” (May, 2021); and an exhibit of Art Show Philippines, “Pistang Pilipino” last May, 2021.