March 28, 2018
  ATENEO ART AWARDS 2018: FERNANDO ZÓBEL PRIZE FOR VISUAL ARTCALL FOR NOMINATIONSTo further promote contemporary art practice and enrich the Philippine cultural landscape, the Ateneo Art Gallery and its partners give recognition and opportunities to Filipino visual artists below the age of 36 through the Ateneo Art Awards - Fernando Zóbel Prizes for Visual Art. Since 2004, outstanding works and exhibitions by young visual artists are duly recognized through this prize that honors and commemorates Fernando Zóbel de Ayala (1924-1984), the founding benefactor of the Ateneo Art Gallery. Celebrating the best of contemporary art in the Philippines, the Fernando...
February 22, 2018
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.  
January 22, 2018
CALL FOR ENTRIES FOR THE PURITA KALAW-LEDESMA PRIZES IN ART CRITICISM The Ateneo Art Gallery (AAG) and the Kalaw-Ledesma Foundation, Inc. (KLFI) are pleased to announce the exhibitions to be reviewed by writers interested in submitting entries for the Purita Kalaw-Ledesma Prizes in Art Criticism.  These exhibitions are: CULTURAL CENTER OF THE PHILIPPINES  The Ordinary Man: A One Man Exhibition by Josemaria Paolo Icasas 29 November 2017 –  4 February 2018 Pasilyo Vicente Manansala (2F Hallway) Waterways: Caroline Ongpin Exhibition 24 January –  04 February 2018 Bulwagang Carlos V. Francisco (LT Lobby) Walking Still: Rene Aquitania Exhibition 25 January – ...
December 20, 2017
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.
December 2, 2016
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...
August 27, 2015
  17 SEPT 2015, THURS 5.30pm Cocktails 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 Pio Abad Catalina Africa Charles Buenconsejo Frank Callaghan Buen Calubayan Ian Carlo Jaucian Lui Medina Veronica Peraeljo Luis Santos Maria Taniguchi Derek Tumala Ryan Villamael SHORTLISTED PURITA KALAW LEDESMA PRIZE FOR ART CRITICISM Paula S. Acuin Renato Paolo V. Aguila Mia Angela A. Dagsaan Paolo Miguel G. Tiausas EXHIBITION DATES Shangri-la Plaza East Wing Mid Level 01/03 EDSA corner Shaw Boulevard Mandaluyong City 11 SEPT - 21 SEPT 2015 Ateneo...
July 14, 2015
Now in its twelfth year, the Ateneo Art Awards was established to honor the memory of the founding benefactor of the Ateneo Art Gallery, Fernando Zobel (1924-1984).  Originally conceived to shine the spotlight on young and emerging artists, the Ateneo Art Awards is now a venue to recognize outstanding achievements in art writing as well, with the 2014 inauguration of the Purita Kalaw-Ledesma Art Criticism Prize. Shortlists of 12 artists and 4 writers have been drawn up by their respective juries. The Fernando Zobel Prizes for Visual Art are awarded to three Filipino visual artists, below the age of 36,...
June 16, 2015
(Top to bottom, Raffy Napay’s “Nest/Home” and Charles Buenconsejo’s “A-Z” and “The Idea of Nothing is Nothingness (images courtesy of the artists)) Wednesday, 22 July 2015 6pm, Opening Reception Exhibitions run from 22 July to 12 September 2015 Ateneo Art Awards winners, Raffy T. Napay (2013) and Charles Buenconsejo (2014) will be mounting back-to-back homecoming shows at the Ateneo Art Gallery this July. The two exhibitions, Napay’s Sanctuary and Buenconsejo’s Relative Nothing, will showcase a broad range of media, from soft sculpture to video, corresponding with the diversity of contemporary art practice that the Ateneo Art Gallery, along with its partner...
May 7, 2015
Join Professor Tony Godfrey as he explores contemporary art from its birth to its current state in a 6 week course at the Ateneo Art Gallery from June 13 – July 18.  Through lectures and discussions discover the different movements that have emerged since the 1960s, the artists that have defined these movements and the different art forms that are currently seen in exhibitions, art fairs and biennials.   Course dates : Lectures every Saturday from June 13 – July 18, 2015, 10 am – 5 pm.   June 13 : What was wrong with Modernism?  Why did contemporary art happen?...
Nominations for 2015 Ateneo Art Awards: Fernando Zóbel Prizes for Visual Art is now open! We are pleased to announce this year's call for nominations for the Fernando Zóbel Prizes for Visual Arts. Work that has been exhibited between May 2, 2014 and May 1, 2015 can now be nominated for the 12th edition of this prestigious prize to be given at the 2015 Ateneo Art Awards. Nomination forms have begun circulation among art spaces and cultural institutions all over the Philippines, and are also available at the Ateneo Art Gallery. Since 2004, the Ateneo Art Gallery and its partners...
April 29, 2015
Please be informed that due to public demand the Shape workshop has been shortened from two weeks to one week. This one week workshop will follow the set schedule for Module 1, May 4 (Monday) to May 8, (Friday), from 1 pm to 4 pm in the Ateneo Art Gallery. The workshop will cover traditional media of drawing (pencil, pen, ink and charcoal), illustration, painting and collage as well as the basics of starting a professional portfolio. Also due to public demand, professional artists wishing to refresh their skills are welcome to participate in the workshop, as students. The workshop...