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Bangkok Art Experience at the Phil. Embassy in Thailand

The Philippine Embassy in Bangkok, Thailand in partnership with MASA (Malalayang Alagad ng Sining at Adhikain) held the “SINING PINOY Sariling atin, Pagyamanin natin”, a Filipino artists visual art exhibition  last June 10 to 14,  2012. The art event coincided with the Filipino Community Barrio Fiesta celebration of the 114th Philippine Independence day at the Philippine Embassy in Bangkok Thailand.

 The exhibit featured excellent paintings of oil, acrylic, watercolor, pen and ink from  Arao Salamat,  Joel Vedad, Juan Elani Tulas, , Manorainjan Luna,   Raquel Mogado, Ibunsod Querijero, Dr. Sainuddin Moti, Sherwin Paul and Vincent Christopher Gonzales, Antonio Pelobello Jr.,  Ma. Theresa Karla Bugayong, Melanie Lou Del Villar.

The Philippine Embassy website in Bangkok reported that the exhibit also included exposition of the Maranao inspired Darangen dolls of Dr. Sainuddin Moti of Marawi City which first appeared in the Prague Quadrennial 2011 celebration in Czech Republic. Other activities  of the art project were the joint “En pleine art” session with Thai artists at Suan Luang Rama IX park and Art safari in museums and art galleries around Bangkok  The exhibit aimed to promote the Philippine art and culture, appreciate Thailand art and culture, and to develope camaraderie between Filipino and Thai artists by the means of collaboration and interaction (Source: http://www.philembassy-bangkok.net/component/content/article/67-embassy-news/478-pinoy-artists-bangkok-art-experience-2012).

ARAO SALAMAT, a 30 year old Filipino visual artist/art educator/Philippine art and culture advocate is the founder of MASA and the organizer of the said art project. Congratulations to all the exhibitors, the Philippine Embassy in Thailand, partners and enthusiasts.

Photos credits to Manoranjain Luna and Juan Tulas.

Manoranjain Luna

Juan Tulas and his styro-art works

Arao Salamat and the MASA group at the Phil. Embassy in Thailand

Mano Luna

Juan Tulas Art

Philippine Embassy in Bangkok Thailand

 
 

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Art Experience Bangkok 2012

Juan Elani Tulas, one of my former econ stud, a fast emerging local artist, joins the Bangkok Art Experience 2012. The group will showcase Pinoy creativity in Thailand. The leg will  begin on June 9, 2012 at the Philippine Embassy Grounds in Bangkok and culminates on the 16th of June at the Art Safari in Bangkok Museum and Galleries. An Arao Salamat advocacy, the event aims to raise funds for the benefit of 24/7 kids community in Quezon City.  Congratulations to all participating artists!

 

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