[Blueboard] Artspeak : Printmaking Lecture Demonstration by visual artist Fil Delacruz

Ateneo Art Gallery aag at ateneo.edu
Fri Jul 8 10:57:11 PHT 2016

Artspeak : Printmaking Lecture Demonstration by visual artist Fil Delacruz
Thursday, 14 July 2 pm

Ongoing at the Ateneo Art Gallery, *Other : Zobel and Sanso *showcases
monoprints, etchings, aquatints, collographs, woodcuts and drawings done by
Fernando Zobel and Juvenal Sanso. It presents another side of their
practice, where they chose to work on a more intimate scale, conveying
their ideas and impressions through detailed works on paper.  That these
artists, who were clearly comfortable putting pigment to canvas
specifically rendered these images through printmaking underscores its
strength as a medium, its unique qualities.

In this lecture-demonstration by Fil Delacruz, audiences will be able to
witness the painstaking process involved in working on a print and the
deliberateness with which the artists needs to plan his output.  Hopefully,
inculcating in audiences a fuller understanding and appreciation of the

Fil Delacruz has been an active printmaker for the past 4 decades. His
first show of mezzotint prints was held in Hiraya Gallery in 1982 and he
has since gotten much critical acclaim for his work. He won the first and
grand prize in the Art Association of the Philippines competitions in the
early 80s and was a CCP 13 Artists Awardee in 1992. He has taught at the
Philippine High School for the Arts in Los Banos, The University of the
Philippines College of Fine Arts and the University of Santo Tomas College
of Fine Arts and Design. He was president of the Printmakers Association of
the Philippine from 1990-2000 and his works are included in the the
collection of the Ateneo Art Gallery.

This lecture demonstration is part of the program to launch the catalogue
of the exhibition which contains essays from the exhibition curator Ricky
Francisco and Ateneo Art Gallery director Ma. Victoria T. Herrera.

Artspeak : Printmaking Lecture Demonstration by visual artist Fil Delacruz
is free but seats are limited.  Please call the Ateneo Art Gallery at
4266488 or email aag at ateneo.edu to reserve a slot.

This event and the exhibition *Other : Zobel and Sanso, A Prints and
Drawings Exhibition * is presented by the Ateneo Art Gallery and Fundacion
Sanso. The exhibition runs till Saturday, 30 July, 2016.


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