Three Filipino artists featured in Hong Kong art exhibit

MANILA, Philippines – Francis Nacion, Gerrico Blanco and Ram Mallari were featured in an art exhibit held in Hong Kong.

The exhibit titled “TRICHOTOMY: Union In Art”, was the inaugural event of the newly-opened Gallery at the Consulate General’s premises.

Mr. Nacion’s trademark one-eyed images and Mr. Blanco’s life-like paintings were on display during the event, while Mr. Mallari’s sculptures gave a new dimension to scrap materials and found objects.

During the exhibit’s opening cocktails on May 12, members of the diplomatic corps, academe, business community and civil society were able to view the paintings and sculptures of the three artists.

Following the exhibit, art workshop by Gerrico Blanco and Ram Mallari on were held on May 14. Both artists conducted lessons on basic drawing, color mixing, brushwork techniques and composition in various art materials.

The workshop is a project under the auspices of the Consulate’s Sentro Rizal, and was attended by Filipino and local youth.

“TRICHOTOMY: Union In Art” was organized by the Philippine Consulate General in Hong Kong and Pintura Circle. g- gDFA

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