Saturday, March 10, 2012

The Makiling Art Group’s Tara’t Makisining! Art Exhibit at SM Calamba

* “A Story of Nadir and of Summit – A Work in Progress”
by Brian Vaño Lee
* “Me & My Time”
by Buenaventura Cruz

* “Bakas”
by Rodante Alarcon

* “Intrusion”
by Ritchie Yee

* “Colors”
by Nilo delos Santos

* “Searching for Balance”
by Maya Salas

The month of February, having been designated as National Arts Month, was packed with different arts- and culture-related activities from Northern Luzon down to the southern cities in Mindanao. Here in Southern Tagalog, The Makiling Arts Group Makisining organized an art exhibit in SM Calamba as part of their participation to the National Art Month.

* “The Twin Sister”
by Ricardo Tandang

* “Mariah Genara”
by Franz Philip Joseph Ubaldo

* “While It May Be, But Still”
by Marvin Angelo Oloris

* “Sunshine”
by Sayid Cedicol

* “Tutti Frutti”
by Paulo Hilario

* “Pila-Biyaya”
by Dante Palmes

Samasining is composed of artists of diverge ages most of whom came from the areas at the foot of Mount Maquiling. The said art exhibit run from February 20 to March 4, 2012. The event was a joint effort of the Bantoc Group UPCAT Review,, Sights and Graphics Outdoor Media, Inc., and Graphitek Signmaker Corp.

* “Razzle-Dazzle III”
by Jahzeel Ramos

* “Our Scrapbook of 2011”
by Yvette Co

* “Into Waltz Pose”
by Nico Cedicol

* “Please Don’t Wilt”
by Nathaniel Carpena

* “Battles Within”
by Marinelle Portades

* “Bioencryption 1.1”
by Doel Salvador Mercado

Visual arts is still alive in this part of Luzon and I am excited to see that the artists here are growing stronger in their craft in terms of themes and forms of execution. Personally, I anticipate more exhibits from the artists of Laguna this year.


  1. Salamat for the feature and the positive comments! Sorry late na ito. We had another exhibit this year at Sining Makiling Gallery. Eto fb page ng grupo
    Salamat ulit!

  2. Salamat Sir Paul sa pagdaan sa blog ko. Hopefully I'd be able to visit again one of your groups's future exhibits and meet some of you as well. Cheers to local arts scene!

  3. Thank you! andito pala painting ko!


    1. Thanks Yvette for dropping by my blog.