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Primer: Fitz Herrera

Fitz Herrera, a dedicated abstract artist was born in Caloocan, and raised in Nueva Vizcaya until highschool and then relocated again to Manila for his college education.  It can be said that his initiation and exposure to partly rural and then city life provided a good contrast which nurtured his creativity. Growing up and maturing …

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PRIMER: DANILO ARRIOLA

Battling color vision deficiency and a chronic illness which left him aided by a wheelchair, Florence educated painter Danilo Arriola confronts his ordeal by devoting his life into art one canvas at a time – painting from life using subjects and compositions that mirrors his isolation and torment. His works are classical in nature after …

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PRIMER: LEAN REBOJA

Lean Reboja, was born in Davao, but is currently residing in Cebu. He was born on February 18, 1991. He studied at the University of the Philippines Cebu. Lean, whose works have been attributed towards illustration art more than just traditional painting, have created works in formal art settings such as galleries and pop up …

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The Art of Giving Back: Designs on Drawers

Last year has been challenging to say the least. The whole world was flipped upside down by a global pandemic and countries like the Philippines had to juggle this with extreme calamities. Filipinos are known to be some of the most resilient people out there, yet that was put to the test once again by …

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PRIMER: CARLO ONGCHANGCO

Carlo Ongchangco’s art is whimsical but not frivolous. His works borrow from the visual language of children’s book illustration, graphic design, cartoon and Japanese pop art. He uses subdued colours that create a wistful, nostalgic mood for the caricature subjects that populate his works. His characters are almost always children with rounded faces, with eyes …

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Star Wars X Herschel Collaboration Collection

StarWars releases an interview of Jon Warren the Vice President of Product Design of Herschel Supply Company, about its first collaboration with StarWars. Check out the collection at Herschel. Bulletin: The first Star Wars X Herschel collaboration collection featuring the villains from Star Wars: The Empire Strikes Back. The collection are inspired from Darth Vader, …

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PRIMER: ISOBEL FRANCISCO

Isobel Francisco is a Filipino visual artist. Since her first group show in December 2011, she has exhibited in Hong Kong, Germany, China, and various corners of Metro Manila, and she has been kindly featured on some print and online publications. Her works currently involve figurative tensions and narratives of anguish, loss, and the constant …

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PRIMER: LARA LATOSA

Lara Latosa is a freelance abstractionist from San Pedro, Laguna, Philippines. She uses art as a platform to promote the protection and preservation of the environment, and to raise awareness on issues like climate change. Her love of the ocean and traveling takes center stage in her artwork through the figurative abstraction of waves or …

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PRIMER: CJ TAÑEDO

CJ Tañedo born in Makati City, Philippines is a contemporary painter in the Philippine art scene. He came from a family with an artistic background and he once dreamt of becoming an architect, until he entered college and discovered that painting is the career that he wants to pursue. He won several awards during and …

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PRIMER: OMI REYES

Omi Reyes has come a long way as an artist from starting his painting career as a textile painter in early 1980’s to slowly becoming known as a versatile painter dabbling with new techniques for different painting genres. Nowadays, his works center more on modern realism. In the early days of his career, he painted …

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