Ruel Felipe
Ruel is a largely known local photographer in Gilmer, Texas. He has photographed all the Yam Queens since 2008. Aside from photography, he also has a life long passion for art. A native of the Philippines, he moved to Guam after pursuing a Bachelor's degree in Fine Arts. He worked as a muralist in Guam, but shortly after, he moved to California for better opportunities. He worked as a graphic designer there until he moved to Gilmer, Texas to raise a family.
He participates in Art on the Bricks Art walk in spring as well as in the fall. His work is displayed at his Photography Studio at 214 West Tyler St. in downtown Gilmer