Ateneo Art Awards Purita Kalaw-Ledesma Prize for Art Criticism 2017 winner Arianna Mercado was recently awarded the Cultural Journalism Campus (CJC) Fellowship to be held in Hong Kong this March 2018. Mercado is one out of 10 fellows selected to cover Art Basel Hong Kong and other cultural events in March, as part of their intensive training in cultural journalism and art criticism. As a fellow, Mercado will also receive media training in producing CJC newspaper Culture Express, to be distributed at Art Basel and through the digital platform.
Please be advised that the AAG Curatorial Office will be closed from 21 December 2017 until 2 January 2018.
However, The Settlement by Mark Justiniani is open until 2 January 2018.
Ateneo Art Awards 2016 Winners Announced
15 September 2016 – Grand Atrium, Shangri-la, Mandaluyong
For the Fernando Zobel Prizes for Visual Art, three (3) winners were chosen by the jury from a shortlist of twelve (12). The winners are Martha Atienza for Study in Reality No. 3; Rocky Cajigan for Museumified; and Nathalie Dagmang for Dito sa may Ilog ng Tumana: A Sensory Investigation on the Contradictory Relationship of Barangay Tumana with the Marikina River.
Winning with her thesis show at the College of Fine Arts in UP Diliman, Dagmang takes both the Liverpool Hope University – Creative Campus and the Artesan Gallery + Studio residency grants, while Martha Atienza is awarded the La Trobe University Visual Arts Centre residency grant.
For the Purita Kalaw-Ledesma Prizes for Art Criticism, two (2) winners were selected from a shortlist of six (6). Presented the Purita Kalaw-Ledesma Prize – The Philippine Star, Pristine de Leon is given a regular column to be published twice a month or 24 articles for a year in the publication’s Arts & Culture section. Her winning entry is entitled, Owning the Image: Exploring Lopez Museum’s political cartoons and the pleasures of resistance.
Together with KLFI and The Philippine Star, the Ateneo Art Gallery welcomes ArtAsiaPacific, a bi-monthly magazine on contemporary art, as a new publication partner. The recipient of the Purita Kalaw-Ledesma Prize-ArtAsiaPacific Magazine is Dominic Zinampan for his entry Chambers of Reflection: A Critique on Mark Justiniani’s “Reverb”. He will be contributing a total of six articles to ArtAsiaPacific for one year.
The Ateneo Art Awards 2016 is presented with Shangri-La Plaza, La Trobe University Visual Arts Centre, Liverpool Hope University – Creative Campus, Artesan Gallery + Studio, Kalaw-Ledesma Foundation, Inc., The Philippine Star, ArtAsiaPacific Magazine, Metro Society and YStyle.
Works of the winners and the shortlisted artists will be exhibited at the Grand Atrium of Shangri-La Mall until Monday, 19 September and at the Ateneo Art Gallery from 10 October to 3 December.
For more information, please contact Tricia Raya, AAG Exhibitions Coordinator, at 426-6488 or email email@example.com. You may also visit our website, at ateneoartgallery.org.
17 SEPT 2015, THURS
6pm Announcement of Winners
at the Grand Atrium, Shangri-a Plaza Mall,
EDSA corner Shaw Boulevard, Mandaluyong City
SHORTLISTED FERNANDO ZOBEL PRIZES FOR VISUAL ART
Ian Carlo Jaucian
SHORTLISTED PURITA KALAW LEDESMA PRIZE FOR ART CRITICISM
Paula S. Acuin
Renato Paolo V. Aguila
Mia Angela A. Dagsaan
Paolo Miguel G. Tiausas
East Wing Mid Level 01/03
EDSA corner Shaw Boulevard
11 SEPT – 21 SEPT 2015
Ateneo Art Gallery
Level 2, Old Rizal Library Special Collections Building
Ateneo de Manila University, Katipunan Avenue
Loyola Heights, Quezon City
05 OCT – 05 DEC 2015