Sol Paul Charis Libiano

Sol Paul Charis Libiano A Filipino student’s oil painting, envisioning how it would look like if we lived in space, reaches the International Space Station! Twelve-year-old Sol Paul Charis Libiano, from Cabatuan Central Elementary School, Iloilo, bested hundreds of entries in the Axiom Space International Space Art & Poetry Contest launched on 9 March 2023. … Read more

Ginaw Bilog

Ginaw Bilog ± (January 3, 1953 – June 3, 2003)PoetHanunuo MangyanMansalay, Oriental Mindoro Ginaw Bilog was a Hanunuo Mangyan poet from Oriental Mindoro. He vigorously promoted the elegant poetic art of the ‘Surat Mangyan’ and the ‘Ambahan’. He kept scores of the Ambahan poetry recorded for posterity. Read more:

Jose Joya

Jose Joya (National Artist for Visual Arts) (Born June 3, 1931) Today, June 3, 2023, is the 92nd birth anniversary of National Artist Jose T. Joya. Jose Joya was a painter and multimedia artist who distinguished himself by creating an authentic Filipino abstract idiom that transcended foreign influences. Most of Joya’s paintings of harmonious colors … Read more

Virginia Ty-Navarro

Virginia Ty-Navarro is considered as one of the pioneering female artists in the Philippines. Equipped with a diverse arsenal of creative techniques, Virgie—as she was affectionately called—helped pave the foundation through which many Filipino women were able to pursue their artistry. Last March, the National Museum PH of Fine Arts unveiled its newest exhibition, “Virginia … Read more

Jeremias Elizalde Navarro

On this day, May 22, is the 99th birth anniversary of National Artist for Visual Arts Jeremias Elizalde Navarro (1924). Jeremias Elizalde Navarro was a versatile artist, being both a proficient painter and sculptor. His devotion to the visual arts spanned 40 years of drawing, printmaking, graphic designing, painting, and sculpting. His masks carved in … Read more