Olazo, Romulo



Biography


Born: July 21, 1934

Education:
ELEMENTARY : Immaculate Concepcion Colleges Balayan, Batangas.
HIGH SCHOOL : Immaculate Concepcion Colleges Balayan, Batangas.
COLLEGE : Fine Arts University of Santo Tomas. Under Victorio Edades, Diosdado Lorenzo

Awards and Distinctions:
1963 1ST Prize, Mobile Category, Philippine Advertising Counselors, Inc., Annual Art Competition
1964 1ST Prize, Mobile Category, Philippine Advertising Counselors, Inc., Annual Art Competition
1965 1ST Prize, Painting Category, Philippine Advertising Counselors, Inc., Annual Art Competition
1966 2nd Prize, Painting Category, Philippine Advertising Counselors, Inc., Annual Art Competition
1967 1st Prize & 3rd Honorable Mention, Painting Category, Philippine Advertising Counselors, Inc.Annual Art Competition
1968 1st Honorable Mention, Painting Category, Philippine Advertising Counselors, Inc.,Annual Art Competition.
1970 Two Purchase Awards by the Cultural Center of the Philippines 3rd Annual Graphic Art Competition & Exhibition, Philippine Association of Printmakers
1971 1st Prize, Mixed Media Category
3rd Prize, Mixed Media Category
4th Annual Graphic Art Competition & Exhibition
Philippine Association Printmakers
1972 2nd Prize, Mixed Media Category
3rd Prize, Mixed Media Category
5th Annual Graphic Art Competition & Exhibition
Philippine Association of Printmakers
Thirteen Artists Award / Grant, Cultural Center of the Philippines
1973 3rd Prize, First Annual Painting Contest, Miladay Art Center - Abbot W. Lighter
1976 Special Mention Award, 60th Anniversary Art Competition, Philippine National Bank Balayan, Batangas, December 9.
1978 Award of Distinction in Arts (Painting), The Balayan Quadricentennial Foundation, Inc.
1979 Honorable Mention Award, 11th International Biennial Exhibition of Prints in Tokyo
The National Museum of Modern Art, Tokyo
No. 3 Kitanomaru-Koen, Chiyoda-Ku
102 Tokyo, Japan, June
Araw ng Maynila “ Patnubay ng Kalinangan” Award sa Larangan ng Pintura
Lungsod ng Maynila, Republika ng Pilipinas, June 24
1980 Outstanding Living Finalist, Mobile Awards for Philippine Art
Dona Narcisa Bldg., Paseo de Roxas, Makati, December 9
1981 5 Outstanding Living Artists, The Critics Choice
Selected by Leonidas Benesa, Rodolfo Paras-Perez and Emmanuel Torres, December 8

Individual Exhibitions:
1974
“The Silk Screen Process”, Small Gallery, Cultural Center of the Philippines
Diaphanous Series, Paintings and Prints, The Luz Gallery, Inc.

1978 “NUDES”, Galerie Dominique
1979 Recent Paintings - Diaphanous, The Luz Gallery, Inc.
1981
Oil Paintings, Printmakers Art Gallery, Taipei, Taiwan, ROC
Recent Paintings - Diaphanous, The Luz Gallery, Inc.
Museum Hallway Project - 50 Feet Long Serigraph, CCP, Manila

1982 Large Scale Paintings, Main Gallery, Cultural Center of the Philippines
1983 New Works, The Luz Gallery, Inc.
1985 Olazo Monoprints, Finale Art File
1986 Paintings, Monotypes, Cast paper, The Luz Gallery, Inc.
1987
Romulo Olazo, Screenprints, Ayala Museum Gallery Three Romulo Olazo Acrylic on Paper, Lopez Museum

1988 Romulo Olazo Paintings, Finale Art File
1990 Permutation Series II, The Luz Gallery, Inc.
1991 Landscape - Trees, West Gallery
1992 Mother and Child, Finale Art File, SM Megamall
1993
Watercolors - Landscapes, West Gallery, SM Megamall
Multi-Media Paintings, Galleria Duemila, SM Megamall

1994
Paintings and Prints, Lopez Museum, Pasig City
Black & White : Large Scale Paintings, The Art Center, SM Megamall Black & White : Permutation Series, Galleria Duemila, SM Megamall Black & White : Paper Works, Crucible Gallery, SM Megamall

1995
Anthuriums, Crucible Gallery, SM Megamall
Recent Works, Genluna Gallery, Davao City
Still Life, Lopez Museum, Pasig City
Pinwheels (Father & Son), Gallery 139, Ayala Alabang, Muntinlupa City Diaphanous Anthuriums, Finale Art Gallery, SM Megamall

1999 Recent Works : Galeria Veintiuno, Pasay Road, Makati City

Group Exhibitions (Philippines):
1969
22nd Annual Exhibition, Art Association of the Philippines
2nd Annual Graphic Arts Competition and Exhibition, Philippine Association of Printmakers

1970
Young Talents, Art Association of the Philippines
Philippine Printmaking, Cultural Center of the Philippines
15 Printmakers, Manila Hilton Art Center
3rd Annual Graphic Art Competition and Exhibition, Philippine Association of Printmakers

1971
Two-Man Show, Samonte - Olazo, Hidalgo Gallery
4th Annual Graphic Arts Competition and Exhibition, Philippine Association of Printmakers

1972
Mini - Maxi, Galerie Bleue
Summer Impressions, Hidalgo Gallery
A Collection of Prints, Gallery One
Philippine Modern in 5-G, Galerie Bleue
Thirteen Artists 1972, Cultural Center of the Philippines
5th Annual Graphic Arts Competition And Exhibition, Philippine Association of Printmakers
1st International Print Exhibition, Galerie Bleue

1973
The First Lady’s Collection, Cultural Center of the Philippines
16 Filipino Artists, Afable Center, Olongapo City
Collection of Contemporary Prints, University of the Philippines
Interaction ‘73, Cultural Center of the Philippines
Medium I, An Exhibition of Drawings, Galerie Bleue
Prints Exhibition, Intercontinental Hotel
10 Ad Artists Group Show, Miladay Art Center
Print Exhibition, University of the Philippines, Los Baños, Laguna Exhibition of Prints, Cultural Center of the Philippines
Miladay Art Center - Abbot W. Lighter, First Annual Painting Contest Group Exhibit of Prints, Galerie Bleue

1974
Exhibition of Sketches, University of the Philippines
Philippine Printmaking, Sining Kamalig
Four Man Show (De Jesus, Lopez, Olazo, Soriano ) Miladay Art Center
Two Man Show ( Samonte - Olazo ), Sining Kamalig
Exhibit of Sketches, University of the Philippines, Baguio City
Print Exhibition, University of the Philippines
Four Man Exhibt ( Endaya, Mayo, Olazo, Soliven ), Solidaridad Galleries Land of the Beautiful, Quad Gallery
Six Printmakers and their Favorite Prints, Quad Gallery
Art Spectacular ‘74, Impression Art Gallery
Three Man Show ( Albano, Olazo, Soriano ) The Village Gallery

1975
Saturday Group show, Rizal Commercial Banking Corp.
Nellie Sta. Maria Collection, University of the Philippines
Canto V, Five Man Show, Miladay Art Center
Squeegee, Group Exhibition of Serigraph Prints, Quad Gallery
Woman Nude Sketches ( Goy, Olazo, De Villa )
Impressions Art Gallery
Printmaking: Development 7 Diversions
Cultural Center of the Philippines

1976
Three Man Show ( Albano, Olazo, Soriano )Galleria Duemila 2000 Watercolor Triology ( Doctor, Olazo, Severino )Art Association of Bacolod
An Exhibition of it’s Incorporators, Print Collection, Inc.
First Annual Exhibition of Paintings and Sculptures, CCP
First Annual Exhibition, Samahang Tubiglay Foundation,Inc.
Exhibition of Philippine Paintings, Museo ng Sining ng Maynila
An Exhibition of Philippine Art, Luz Gallery

1977
“Paper and Pencil”, Cultural Center of the Philippines
Three Man Show ( Albano, Olazo, Soriano ), Print Collection
Roots, Basics, Beginnings, Cultural Center of the Philippines
Second Annual for the Visual Arts, Cultural Center of the Philippines
“Paper as Art’, Two Man Show ( Samonte - Olazo ) Ayala Museum
Paper works, Cultural Center of the Philippines
Insights into Philippine Contemporary Art, Museum of Philippine Art

1978
Group Show, University of the Philippines, Ilo-ilo
Philippine Abstract Art, Cultural Center of the Philippines
The First Friday Group Show, Museum of Philippine Art
Third Annual for the Visual Arts, Cultural Center of the Philippines

1979
Word Works, Cultural Center of the Philippines
Art Fiesta, Sining Kamalig
An Exhibition of Philippine Art, Museum of Philippine Art
Recent Achievements in Printmaking, Cultural Center of the Philippines
Museum Artists 1979, Museum of Philippine Art
A Decade of Developmental Art, Cultural Center of the Philippines
Fourth Annual for the Visual Arts, Cultural Center of the Philippines
Figura, Sining Kamalig

1980
Ilo-Ilo Art Exposition, University of the Philippines, Ilo-Ilo City
Museum Artists, Museum of Philippine Art
Nudes Group Show, Galerie Dominique
The Art of Fine Print : A View of 25 Years, Museum of Philippine Art
Philippine Contemporary Art, Alegria Gallery
“ Focus “ Alegria Gallery
Fifth Annual for the Visual Arts, Cultural Center of the Philippines

1981
Anniversary Show, Alegria Gallery
Large Scale Paintings, Cultural Center of the Philippines
Sixth Annual for the Visual Arts, Cultural Center of the Philippines
Museum Artists 1981, Museum of Philippine Art
5 Outstanding Living Artists, Museum of Philippine Art

1982
The Asean Institute of Art Watercolor Exhibit, City Gallery
Midweek Group in Baguio, Hyatt Terraces in Baguio
Museum Artists 1982 Museum of Philippine Art
Seventh Annual for the Visual Arts, Cultural Center of the Philippines

1983
Midweek Group Show Part II, Hyatt Terraces, Baguio
101 Printmakers Show, Sining Kamalig
Eight Annual for the Visual Arts, Cultural Center of the Philippines

1984
A tribute to H.R. Ocampo, Museum of Philippine Art
Four Masters, Four Worlds, Finale Art File Inaugural Show
Nothing But Nudes, Finale Art File
Figuratives Statements, Cultural Center of the Philippines
Watercolor Season, Part II, Finale Art File

1985
Four Master, Four Worlds 2, Finale Art File
Inaugural Exhibit, Sining Makiling, Los Baños, Laguna
10th Annual Festival of the Art, Cultural Center of the Philippines

1986
Prints by Ray Albano and Romulo Olazo, Cultural Center of the Philippines
Ballet on Canvas, Museum of Philippine Art
4 at Finale, Four Master, For Worlds 3, Finale Art File
Olazo & Olazo, Father - Son Two Man Show De La Salle University,Manila

1987
Works on Paper, ( Kiukok, Legaspi, Malang, Olazo) Finale Art File
Reality as seen by the Artist, Cultural Center of the Philippines
The Sensous Eye, Cultural Center of the Philippines

1988
Figurative Statement, (Kiukok, Legaspi, Malang, Olazo )
Finale Art File: Print Exhibit of PAP Officers, Lopez Museum
Nature of Influences, Cultural Center of the Philippines
38 Kalye Ermin, Liongoren Art Gallery

1989
Artist Corner, Hotel Inter-Continental, Manila
Masterstrokes, The Manila Peninsula, “ Hugis “, Art Exhibit
National Museum Four- Man Inaugural Show, (Kiukok,
Legaspi, Malang, Olazo ), West Gallery, 4 Masters,Year 6
( Kiukok, Legaspi, Malang, Olazo ), Recent Oils, Finale Art File

1990
Family Life (Kiukok, Malang, Olazo ) Arts Unlimited Ayala Museum
Four Masters, Four Word Year 7 (Legaspi, Kiukok, Malang, Olazo)
Finale Art File May 18
Homage to Van Gogh, Alliance Francaise of Manila May 22
Filipino and Chinese Masters
The Association of Philippines-China Understanding
Philamlife Insurance Company, June 6
Art on Paper, Art and Associates
Philamlife Insurance Company
September 24
Autumn Art Festival
The Association of Philippines-China Understanding
October 12
Motif Form & Figuration, Brix Gallery
“ Artistree” Ayala Museum
The Saturday Group of Artist in Iloilo, Museo de Iloilo City
“Four Generations”, Finale Art File, Makati City

1991
Seven Years of Philippine Art, Finale Art File
Art from the Heart, A Valentine Exhibit, Finale Art File
From the Artists, For the Artists
Kanlungan ng Sining Gallery, Rizal Park
Second Anniversary Show, West Gallery
Four Painters ( Albor, Lao, Luz, Olazo ), The Luz Gallery
Four Masters, Four Worlds,Year 8 (Kiukok, Legaspi,Malang,Olazo), Finale Art File
Fine Printmaking Through PAP Years, Kanlungan ng Sining Gallery
PAP Dumangas, Dumangas, Iloilo
Chairs, Ayala Museum
L’Arte Di Gucci
Friends of the Cultural Center of the Philippines Hotel Inter-Continental, Manila
Nude Drawings and Paintings, Organized by Galleria Duemila
Artist’s Corner, Hotel Inter-Continental Manila
Four Generation, Finale Art file
Artist of Aetas
Saturday Group of Artist, The Peninsula Manila
An Exhibition of Masterworks
Union Church of Manila
Art of Gift, Finale Art File
Top Ten Artists of the Philippines, West Gallery

1992
Malang-Olazo Two Man Show, Organized by Finale Art File
Artists Corner, Hotel Inter-Continental February 4, 1992
Third Anniversary Show, West Gallery April 28 – May 13
An Evening of Music and Art, Christian Fellowship Int’l., Inc. May 4
Drawings ( Four Masters, Four Words, Year 9 ), Finale Art File
Special Painting Exhibition by Filipino & Chinese Masters
The Artists Corner, Hotel Inter-Continental in cooperation with the Association for Philippines - China Understanding Image of Fortune
The Many Faces of Fortune Island Resort, Batangas ) Micaller Art Gallery
Out of Rizal’s Dapitan (In Commemoration of the Centennary of Rizal’s Exile in Dapitan ), Organized by Finale Art File, SM Megamall
Fine Arts by Modern Artist, The Crucible Workshop The Art Center, SM Megamall
Wildlife, Organized by Finale Art File, The Art Center, SM Megamall
Romulo Olazo and Jonathan Olazo Recent Prints, Finale Art File

1993
Group Show for Education, Faith in Jesus Christian Academy
Manila Midtown Hotel
The Saturday Group Artists, 25th Anniversary, Finale Art File, The Art Center, SM Megamall, Mandaluyong City

1994
Still Life in oil, Finale Art Gallery, Makati City
Works on paper, Finale Art File, Makati City
Obra Maestra, Gallery 139, Ayala Alabang

1997
“Modern Art”, Galleria Duemila, The Art Center, SM Megamall “Painting the Landscape” (with Austria & Kiukok), Finale Art Gallery

1999
“Four-man show: Cruz, Navarro, Olazo, Wilwayco” Gallery III, Ayala Museum, Makati City

2000 “Group Show 2000” The Luz Gallery, Makati City
2001 “Group Show 2001”, The Luz Gallery, Makati City
2002
“Drawings”, The Luz Gallery, Makati City
“Recent Works : Kiukok, F Ben C, Goy, Olazo, Finale Art File, The Art Center


Group Exhibitions (International):
1970
Pratt Institute, New York
II Triennale - India

1973
Exhibition of Philippine Prints, Bandung, Indonesia and Tel Aviv, Israel XIIth Biennial de Sao Paolo, Brazil

1974 Contemporary Prints by 18 Filipino Artists, UNESCO Exhibition Hall, Paris, France
1978 International Monetary Fund Art Exhibition, Washington, D. C.
1979
Eight International Festival of the Arts, Past Panjang, Singapore 11th International Biennial Exhibition of Prints in Tokyo, Japan Work No. 4 at the Farm, San Francisco, California, USA

1980 ASEAN Exhibition of Prints and Photographs, Jakarta & Bali, Indonesia

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