From right, Undersecretary Gloria Mercado of the Office of the President, Consul General Dizon-de Vega and Dr. Rowena S. Navera of the Commission on Higher Education view the women’s art exhibit. (Photo by NYPCG)
The Philippine Consulate General and the Philippine Center in New York launched the art exhibit “Proudly Pinay: An Exhibit of Works by Filipina Artists” at the lobby of the Philippine Center in commemoration of International Women’s Month on March 20, 2017.
The exhibit features paintings and art works of Filipina artists from the exclusive collection of the Philippine Center in New York.
Among the pieces on display are the Basket Weaver (1974) by Norma Belleza; Purificacion y Saturnina (2015) by Greta Lood; Abstract (1981) by Pacita Abad; and Exodus of Filipinos (2006) by Zny Laygo.
The event is being held in honor of Filipina artists around the world and as recognition of their unique gifts and creativity and their immeasurable contribution in the field of the arts.
The exhibit is open to the public and runs until March 31, 2017.
Viewing the exhibit at the Philippine Center Lobby are Consul General Ma. Theresa Dizon-de Vega (center), with (from left) Consul and Manager of the Philippine Center Arman R. Talbo, Cultural Officer Olive Osias-Magpile, Administrative Officer and Assistant Manager of the Philippine Center Reynaldo Cardenas, and Philippine Center Events Coordinator Victor Cruz. (Photo by NYPCG)