Manila, Philippines – Art in the Park, which aims to offer affordable art among art buyers, celebrates its 15th anniversary—virtually—with 60 exhibitors and more than 6,000 artworks from seasoned and emerging Filipino artists now through Feb. 28, 2021. Visit ArtInThePark.ph.
As in its previous art fairs, the artworks’ prices are still capped at P50,000.
Part of the proceeds will benefit the Museum Foundation of the Philippines (MFPI) and the National Museum of the Philippines’ various programs covering infrastructure and staff development and exhibitions.
In partnership with Globe Platinum, Art in the Park holds special virtual events daily. These events include art tutorials for kids, spearheaded by award-winning comic artist Jomike Tejido, art-making videos with Filipina artists Henrielle Pagkaliwangan and Yvonne Quisumbing, and a band concert on Saturday night, led by the ’80s band Overdrive.
Collaborating with Bank of the Philippine Islands (BPI), “BPI Art Clips” shines the spotlight on pottery on video, featuring local pottery pioneers Jon and Tessy Pettyjohn and Joey de Castro.
This year’s exhibitors include Altro Mondo Gallery, Ang I.n.K., Archivo 1984, Arnold Art Collection, ART LAB: Atelier Cesare & Jean Marie Syjuco, Art Underground, Art Verite Gallery, ART for Space Gallery, Artery Art Space, Artepintura Gallery, Association of Pinoyprintmakers, Avellana Art Gallery, Blanc, Boston Art Gallery, Cevio Art Haus, College Of St. Benilde, Cornerstone (EJ Espiritu), District Gallery, Famous Artists, FEATI University School of Fine Arts, FEU, Galeria de las Islas, Galerie Anna, and Galerie Artes, among others.
Photo: From Henrielle Pagkaliwangan’s exhibit “Within Walls”