Ateneo Art Awards 2010 Shortlist Announcement

From the Publicity Department

The Ateneo Art Gallery, which is celebrating its 50th anniversary as the country’s first modern art museum this year, is pleased to announce the 12 artists short-listed for the Ateneo Art Awards 2010: Shattering States. They are:
Frankie Callaghan for Dwelling
Silverlens Gallery
9 September to October 3 2009
Joey Cobcobo for 7 Heads and 10 Horns
Avellana Gallery
6 May to 30 May 2009

Kiri Dalena for The Present Disorder is the Order of the Future
30 January to 7 March 2010

Mark Salvatus for Sungduan 5: Daloy ng Dunong
Museum of the Filipino People, National Museum
30 September to 15 November 2009
Riel Hilario for Aniwaas
Art Informal
3 to 20 September 2009

Pow Martinez for 1 Billion Years
West Gallery
4 June to 6 July 2009

Jan Leeroy New for Corpo Royale
The Drawing Room
27 February to 17 March 2010

Kawayan de Guia for Katas ng Pilipinas: God Knows Hudas Not Pay
The Drawing Room
21 November to 12 December 2009

Patricia Eustaquio for Dear Sweet Filthy World
Silverlens Gallery
17 March to 17 April 2010

Michelline Syjuco for Draped in Silk
Yuchengco Museum
1 July to 29 December 2009

Rodel Tapaya for Thrice Upon a Time: A Century of Story in the Art of the Philippines
Singapore Art Museum
14 November 2009 to 31 January 2010

Leslie de Chavez for Buntong Hininga
Silverlens Gallery, Slab and 20 Square
22 April to 22 May 2010

The Ateneo Art Awards are given to Filipino visual artists below the age of 36 who in the past year have shown outstanding work which, in the opinion of the jury, has contributed to the development of contemporary art. The three winners of the Awards will have the opportunity to be selected for artist-in-residence programs at Art Omi, New York, USA; La Trobe Visual Arts Center, Victoria, Australia; Artesan Gallery, Singapore; and Common Room Networks Foundation in Bandung, Indonesia. The Ateneo Art Awards are presented by the Ateneo Art Gallery, Shangri-la Plaza, Metro Society, Y-style of the Philippine Star and Unionbank, and sponsored by Picasso Serviced Residences.The works of the short-listed artists will be exhibited at the Grand Atrium of the Shangri-la Plaza, Edsa corner Shaw Boulevard from August 6-16, 2010. For more information, please contact Ian Jaucian, Ateneo Art Awards Project Coordinator, at 426-6488 or email