[Blueboard] ARTSPEAK WITH PANDY AVIADO: SUMMER ART WORKSHOP FOR BEGINNERS!
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Fri Apr 4 16:55:03 PHT 2003
The Ateneo Art Gallery and the Ateneo Arts Club warmly invite you
to participate in our next series of summer art workshops!
ArtSpeak with Pandy Aviado
"ART FOR BEGINNERS"
Contour Drawing - 21 April, Ateneo Art Gallery
Gesture Drawing - 23 April, Ateneo Art Gallery
Basic Composition - 25 April, Ateneo Art Gallery
Collage - April 28, SEC C Foyer, AdMU
Watercolor and Gouache - April 30, SEC C Foyer, AdMU
Acrylic - May 02, SEC C Foyer, AdMU
Papermaking - May 05, SEC C Foyer, AdMU
Mono - Prints - May 07, SEC C Foyer, AdMU
Advanced Composition - May 09, SEC C Foyer, AdMU
Painting - May 12 and 14, SEC C Foyer, AdMU
(SEC - Science Education Complex / AdMU - Ateneo de Manila University)
2:00 - 5:00 pm
Registration Fee: P 500.00 per workshop date
P 3000.00 for the whole workshop package of 12 sessions
Master printmaker and visual artist Virgilio "Pandy" Aviado will facilitate
this 12-session summer workshop on art for beginners. This specially designed
course in learning basic drawing and painting using hybrid art techniques will
help expand the creative mind, aside from presenting new approaches to
contemporary art making. Basic drawing techniques are based on Kimon
Nicolaedes' "The Natural Way to Draw" and "Drawing on the Right Side of the
Brain" by Betty Edwards.
Applicants will be given a list of the materials needed for each workshop after
they confirm their reservation. Workshop fees for the entire course program
will be paid during the first session date of the workshop, or upon
registration on the particular dates attended.
For information and reservations, please contact Sarah Queblatin of the Ateneo
Arts Club through 09177501953, at 9251261 (evenings only), or via email:
mermaidscry at yahoo.com
VIRGILIO AVIADO is a noted Filipino printmaker and visual artist. He took up
Fine Arts at the Philippine Women's University Philippine College of Music and
Fine Arts in 196. He also took up graduate units in Art Education at the Ateneo
de Manila. His works were featured at the Luz Gallery and Sao Paulo Biennale
(1967), India Triennal in New Delhi (1968 ), and Sixth Paris Biennal (1969). He
underwent training in Printmaking at the Escuela Superior de Bellas Artes in
Madrid, Spain until 1971, going on to work as an Intalgio printer for Grupo
Quince in Madrid and exhibiting in Oviedo, Cuenca and Zaragosa. In 1974, he
continued his studies in printmaking at the Ecole des Beaux Arts in Paris,
worked in the print atelier of Gaston Laforcade, met Stanley William Hayter and
went to work as a taille-doucier at the Edition Empriente, Paris. He has since
exhibited in Australia, Korea, Canada, Chile, Holland, and Japan. In 1989, He
was commissioned to make an edition of prints in Fukuoka for the Asian Art
Festival. In 1991, he travelled with sculptor Junyee to Cuba for the Havana
Bienal, and co-authored the Manifesto for the Movement for Indigenous Art.
Aviado participated in the Tokyo International Art Show in 1992. The following
year he gave an exhibit at the West Gallery, the same year he was elected
Chairman of the ASEAN Conference and Workshop on the Use of Indigenous Art
Materials held in Manila in May and attended by delegates from the ASEAN region.
Aviado also served as president of the Printmakers Association of the
Philippines (PAP) and the Art Association of the Philippines. In 1995, he was
elected Head of the Committee on the Visual Arts of the National Commission for
Culture and the Arts. He has had more than twenty one-man shows on prints,
watercolors, collages and handmade papers. He is mentioned in all major
Filipino contemporary art books, and is represented in the collection of
private and public institutions, including the Ateneo Art Gallery.
The Ateneo Art Gallery is located at the Ground Floor, Rizal Library, Ateneo de
Manila University, Loyola Heights, Quezon City. Museum hours: 8 am to 5 pm,
Monday to Friday; 8 am to 12 nn, Saturday; Closed on Sundays and holidays.
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