April 2015
April 6, 2015

The Ateneo Art Awards which has been held in August since its inception in 2004 will this year be held in September allowing for a longer period of entries into both the Purita Kalaw Ledesma Prize for Art Criticism and the Fernando Zobel Prizes for Visual Arts.


The Ateneo Art Gallery will be accepting entries for the art criticism award until 30 April 2015.  Participants may submit reviews of the following shows from the past 6 months.


Pandy Aviado: Fifty Years of Printmaking, Ground Floor Gallery, Ayala Museum

25 November 2014 – 11 January 2015

Images of Nation: Cesar Legaspi, the Brave Modern, Third Floor Galleries, Ayala Museum,

1 December 2014 – 26 April 2015

Forces at Work, Jorge B. Vargas Museum and Filipiniana Research Center

2 December 2014 – 28 January 2015

Vitruvian Figure Paul Pfeiffer, Museum of Contemporary Art and Design

6 February 2015 – 16 April 2015

Propaganda, Lopez Memorial Museum,

6 Feburary 2015 – 25 July 2015

Project Bakawan: Ethos, Pathos, Bathos, Jorge B. Vargas Museum and Filipiniana Research Center

11 February – 6 March 2015


Nominations for the Fernando Zobel Prizes for Visual Arts will be accepted from 1 May to 30 June 2015. Nomination forms will be sent out and available for download from ateneoartgallery.org beginning on May 1.


The Ateneo Art Awards exhibition will be held in Shangrila Plaza from 11-21 September 2015

For more information, please visit ateneoartgallery.org or call Ria Aguilar at 4266488 or email rtalamayan@ateneo.edu

The Ateneo Art Awards is presented by Ateneo Art Gallery, Kalaw Ledesma Foundation, Philippine Star, Shangri-la Plaza, and Metro Society.