To celebrate our country’s upcoming Independence Day tomorrow, I began posting images of my favorite Filipino artists. Yesterday, it was the charm of Old Manila by Dominic Rubio. Today, it’s the strong, floating women of Jerry Morada. Chagall-like and haunting, … Continue reading
There was an event I was at one time, though I can’t remember which. Amidst cocktails and fun chatter with my friend Jack, he excused himself to greet someone who approached him. This unassuming figure opens his bag to bring … Continue reading
This is what I saw as we turned around the corner leading to Arab Street. Bright colors and textures abound — from the architecture of the area to the lively trade that thrives in it.
Our country will be celebrating Independence Day in a few days so a tribute was timely as I worked with ink blocks, watercolor and pencils to breathe new life on Mercedes. She first appeared faceless in a painting a … Continue reading