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PRIMER: RICHARD BUXANI

Buxani is a graduate of B.S. Architecture from the Royal and Pontifical University of Santo Tomas, in Manila, Philippines. His discipline reflects heavily on his works. The sense of balance in his sculptures and the scarcity of elements, all depict a story that is hard to miss. It is not exactly difficult to see the …

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PRIMER: MARIO DE RIVERA

Mario de Rivera earned his Bachelor of Fine Arts degree from the University of Santo Tomas in the 70’s. He applied his advertising major in his work in the Middle East and China. Mario’s inspirations in his work came from his travel and interaction with wide range of people and culture. His paintings are a …

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PRIMER: JOEL REGLOS

Joel Reglos was born on June 20,1994 in Sta, Cruz Manila and was raised in Calauag, Quezon, where he learned and honed most of his abilities. During his childhood, Joel developed the aptitude of seeing things in a different way, and this made him want  to display reality in a way that is seemingly impossible …

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Primer: Bullet Dematera

Bullet joined art competitions when he was younger, during his elementary school days. Though he showed promise at a young age, financial setbacks forced him to stop school and to work to help provide for his family. He could not take up formal art education and nearly abandoned his dream of pursuing a career in …

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Primer: Gerrico Blanco

It all began when Gerrico reached the age of 3. He discovered his talent as he drew super heroes, robots, cars and space ships on pieces of pad papers – a proof that his fondness for figures was already seen even at an early stage. More so, his love for art rooted from the influence …

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Primer: Benjie Torrado Cabrera

Benjie Torrado Cabrera is a printmaker specializing in engraving. Benjie trained at the Atelier Contrepoint (formerly Atelier 17) in Paris, France under a study grant. He finished his Bachelor in Fine Arts Degree at the University of Santo Tomas and earned his Master in Fine Arts Degree at the University of the Philippines College of …

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Primer: Michael Pastorizo

Michael Pastorizo lives in Malabon, Metro Manila. He graduated at Malabon Community College took up Business Management. He participated in various group shows, both local and international. Pastorizo’s works is about courage, a product of his imagination and the fruits of his persistence and discovery. He strives to capture the beauty within usual forms, to …

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Primer: Rovi Salegumba

Rovi Salegumba was born on 1984 in Manila. Graduated from University of the Philippines, College of Fine Arts, Major in Visual Communication. He received a Grand Prize award for his painting entitled “Become” at the 2006 National Shell Painting Competition. His subject stylized human figures, faces nature and birds his personal metaphor for soul. Rovi …

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Primer: Raul Isidro

As a child, he wanted to be an artist from the challenge to create artworks of his own. Raul then started painting in college in the 60’s at the University of Santo Tomas. In college Raul took up Advertising majoring in Fine Arts. In those years painters were considered without a future because there were …

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Primer: Rachel Anne Lacaba

Rachel Anne Lacaba was born and raised in Pangasinan and earned a degree in Information Technology. She is now a self-taught and full-time artist. What inspired you to become an artist? I started drawing when was about 5, mostly cartoon characters. Hilig kong gayahin dati iyong mga napapanood ko sa TV, si Goku, Flame of …

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