'Filipiniana/Pinoy Collective' launches Philippine Art Trek in Singapore (Philippine Star)
MANILA, Philippines – The 9th edition of the Philippine Art Trek in Singapore was officially launched last September 7, with the symbolic opening of the group exhibition, “Filipiniana/Pinoy Collective,” in Singapore.
“Filipiniana/Pinoy Collective” is the first of five solo and group exhibitions that comprise this year’s Art Trek.The group exhibition showcased the works of Filipino artists Prof. Ed Defensor, Pierre Patricio, Harry Mark Gonzales, Melvin Guerhim and Larry Calderon.
Apart from the launch, Asserting/Transforming by Rene Robles will also open at Momentous Arts on September 9. Following this is the opening of “Diamond in the Distance” by Rodel Tapaya at the Arndt Gallery in Gillman Barracks on September 12 at 4 p.m. The third exhibition, “Opulent Surfaces” by Randy Solon, will open on September 23, 6 p.m. at Utterly Art.
The 2015 Art Trek will conclude with “Becoming,” a group exhibition by artist-students from selected art schools in the Philippines at Di Legno Gallery on September 26 at 4:00 pm.
The Philippine Embassy intends to sustain the Art Trek as a unique platform which provides Filipino artists with an opportunity to continue contributing to the vibrant art scene in Singapore and the region.