Art and Memory

Throughout history, art has been essential in preserving and reflecting on memories. Artists have used their work to commemorate and record significant events, people, and places for thousands of years, from cave paintings to contemporary sculptures, photographs, and multimedia installations.

While some artists use their works to explore and convey their emotions and memories, others aim to inspire viewers to think about their own experiences. For instance, a sculpture or painting that features a prominent location or a favorite childhood game may stimulate feelings and memories in the viewers, allowing them to reflect on their past–as many individuals are sentimental.

Let’s relive these moments, which remind us of the past, via these artworks by some of our artists on  

Sta. Cruz Church

“Sta. Cruz Church”
24″ x 18″ Oil on Canvas


17″ x 14″ Watercolor on Special Paper

A Souvenir Shop in Vigan

“A Souvenir Shop in Vigan”
12″ x 16″ Acrylic on Canvas, Panel

Lumilipas ang Panahon 1

“Lumilipas ang Panahon 1”
14″ x 12″ Oil on Canvas

Benitez Hall

“Benitez Hall”
10″ x 7″ Gouache on Paper

Simple Joys

“Simple Joys”
36″ x 48″ Mixed Media on Canvas

– Toby Denise Concepcion