Monday, November 23, 2009

“Unos at Banaag” Benefit Art Show in Dagupan City

“Unos at Banaag (Storm and Ray of Hope),” a benefit art show for the victims of typhoon Pepeng in Pangasinan is slated from Dec. 12 to 26 at the newly constructed Liongoren Gallery at 301 Tapuac District, Dagupan City.

This endeavor is presented by Liongoren Gallery, in partnership with Operation Blessing Foundation Inc. Prior to the Dagupan City leg, the same exhibit will be held on Nov. 26 to Dec. 9 at the Liongoren Gallery, 111 New York St. Cubao, Quezon City.

The exhibit features the works of Leo Abaya, Gus Albor, Willy Alicdan, Yasmin Almonte, Nunelucio Alvarado, Jo Barja, Pablo Baen Santos, Jeho Bitancor, Remy Boquiren, Elmer Borlongan, Ross Capili, Daniel Coquilla, Pierre Noel Crisologo, Marina Cruz, Rey Contreras, Tala Contreras, Paulo De Pio, Simkin De Pio, Norman Dreo, Edgar Fernandez, Marge Garcia, Emmanuel Garibay, Renato Habulan, Winner Jumalon, Mark Justiniani, Eileen Lanuza, Lindslee, Jojo Lofranco, Alfredo Liongoren, Julie Lluch, Joel Mahilum, Noel Mahilum, Ferdie Montemayor, Manuel Ocampo, AJ Omandac, Jim Orencio, Florante Paghari-on, Alma Quinto, Jucar Raquepo, Raul Rodriguez, Cid Reyes, Rovi Salegumba, Sherwin Tan, Rodel Tapaya, Clairelynn Uy, Arlene Villaver, Nestor Vinluan, Ann Wiser, and National Artist Federico Aguilar-Alcuaz. Local artists from Pangasinan will also be represented in the Dagupan leg of the exhibition.

According to the organizers, proceeds of the show will go to Operation Blessing’s fund for medical missions and livelihood workshops for severely affected communities in Pangasinan province. The exhibit is part of the gallery’s efforts to strengthen awareness-building and action on environmental and social concerns among Philippine visual artists.

Liongoren Gallery dedicates "Unos at Banaag" to the memory of the late Odette Alcantara, a passionate and respected advocate for the protection of the Philippine environment and the development of culture and the arts.

For inquiries, call Erika at 912-4319 or SMS Norma at 0917-8874319.

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