KUNST Pilipino sets 2 national painting contests

Published February 14, 2018, 10:00 PM

by Mario Casayuran and Vanne Elaine Terrazola

By Lyka Manalo

Batangas City, Batangas — The KUNST Pilipino, a non-government organization based here which promotes Filipino artists and their artworks here and abroad will host  two significant painting competitions  this year with Mother and Child themes.

KUNST managing director, Virgilio Cuizon said the  national competition with a theme “Ang Dakilang Ina at ang kaniyang Supling” is in partnership with the provincial government of Tarlac while “Ligaya sa Piling ni Inay” is in partnership with Alveo Land Corporation  in Taguig City.

The national painting competitions are open to all Filipino visual artists.

Artists interested in joining the “Ang Dakilang Ina at ang kaniyang Supling” contest may submit their oil or acrylic on canvass until February 28 at the National Parks Museum and Archive Gallery in Rizal Park, Manila.

Artists who are interested to join the Alveo 2018 national painting competition may submit entries at Alveo Corporate Center, Bonifacio Global City, Taguig until March 17.

Entries must be museum wrapped which are ready to hang and figurative or representational artworks must be original and has not yet been exhibited, said Cuizon.

Mixed media or abstract works are not allowed.

For further inquiries, interested artists  may contact Bill Perez, KUNST project manager and Aris Bagtas, KUNST Art Director at 0905-298-8455 and 0939-923-3086.