The newest art hub, Arton Strip by Rockwell Quezon City, welcomed esteemed artists from Luzon in an exhibit dubbed Pride of the North that was launched last January 14.
Sculptors Otep Bañez, Glenn Cagandahan, and Ayen Quias revealed their latest pieces. Works of visual artists Amante Quias dubbed as Van Gogh of the North, Noel Nicholas, Cecille de Joya, Cylan, and Jayson Duclan and photographer Reynaldo S. Maynes were at Sentro Artista until end of the month.
Adelaida Guia, crochet artist and maker of Giant Mandalas, delighted guests in a meet and greet. Her spectacular pieces are also for sale at the Pride of the North Exhibit.
Special guests were Atty. Melanie Malaya, Paranaque chief of Business Permits and Licensing Office, Dr. Ani Rosa Almario, 2022 honoree of The Outstanding Women in the Nation’s Service for education and entrepreneurship (TOWNS), and Hon. Dr. Geleen Lumbad, Quezon City 3rd District Councilor and committee chairwoman on Women and Children.
Gallery Director, Marj Ruiz is giving a platform for artists outside of Metro Manila to share their unique points of view and artistic voice to be heard in the nation’s capital.
Her message is “Art is a powerful medium to unite Filipinos, bring about self discovery and healing in this post pandemic era”.