Yee, Jun



Biography


Educational Background:
College of Fine Arts
University of the Philippines


Work Experience:
Art Editor, Curator, Researcher, Lecturer, Workshop Organizer, Exhibition Organizer, Cartoonist, Teacher and Environmental Worker


Prizes Won:

1998 Grant Winner (one of 3) The 1st CCP Installation Competition and Grant for Centennial Celebration
First Prize, Mixed media “Diwa ng Sining” Biennale Award, NCCA, Manila
1997 Second Prize Sculpture, AAP National Open Art Competition, GSIS Museum
1986 Grand Award Sculpture, AAP National Art Competition, Manila
1980 Gold Medal Best Entry for Sculpture, AAP National Open Art Competition, Manila
1977 Second Prize Sculpture, AAP National Open Art Competition, Manila
1975 Third Prize Sculpture, AAP National Open Art Competition
1974 Grand Award Over-all Prize for Sculpture, Painting, Prints and Photography AAP National Open Art Competition, Makati, City
1970 Second Prize Agusan del Norte Art Competition, Butuan City
1969 Second Prize Portrait Painting, Oil, Vinzons’ Day Art Competition,UP, Diliman, Quezon City
First Prize Sculpture, UP Art Competition, Diliman, Quezon City
1968 Most Symbolic Float Design, Lantern and Float Competition, UP, Diliman
1967 Special Award Sculpture, Society of Philippine Sculpture National Competition, Manila
1966 Honorable Mention Sculpture, National Shell Student Art Competition, Manila
1965 First Prize Sculpture, UP Art Competition, Diliman, Quezon City

Awards, Honors, Grants Received:

1997 Brotherhood of the Plebeian Award for Art Excellence, UP Diliman, Quezon City
Delegate, The 1st ASEAN Conference on Indigenous Arts, Diamond Hotel, Manila
1989 Eskultura - Parangal Patnubay ng Sining at Kalinangan, 433 Araw ng Maynila
1985 Appointed, Special Curator for UPLB Sining Makiling Art Gallery, UPLB
Artist-In-Residence Award for UPLB, UP Board of Regents Award
1980 CCP 13 Artist Award, Cultural Center of the Philippines (rejected by the artist)
1975 Research on Non-Commercial Wood as Art Material, NSDB FORPRIDECOM
Research Grant, UP Los Bańos, Laguna
1970 Vinzons’ Award for Art Excellence, Highest UP Award for Art, UP
1967 Research on Metal for Art Material, UP President Committee on Culture
Research Grant, UP
1966 Research on Wood for Art Material, UP President Committee on Culture
Research Grant, UP

Activities Organized:

1991 Movement for Indigenous Arts, with Pandy Aviado, Havana, Cuba
1983 Established, “Sining Makiling UPLB Art Gallery, with the UPLB Cultural
Affairs Committee, UPLB
1984 Site Works Part II, Outdoor Installation Show, Indigenous materials, Mt. Makiling Ground, CCP-UPLB Grant, UPLB
1982 Art Outdoor, Outdoor Installation Show, Indigenous materials, Mt. Makiling Ground, CCP-UPLB, Grant, UPLB
1981 Los Bańos Site Works, Outdoor Installation Show, Indigenous materials, Mt. Makiling Ground, CCP-UPLB Grant, UPLB

One-Man Exhibitions:

2008 Siete Pintados, Galleria Duemila, Pasay City Philippines
2007 Angud: A Forest Once CCP Lawn, Roxas Blvd. Manila
2000 “Recent Works: Junyee at Duemila”, Galleria Duemila, SM Megamall
“Installation”, GSIS Museum, Pasay City
1998 “Kapit Bisig” Bamboo Installation, Clark, Pampanga Expo Pilipino
“Rain And Silence” Painting, Sculpture and Installation, BRIX Gallery, Makati City
1989 “Acid Rain” Outdoor/Indoor Organic Installation, Indigenous material,
Alliance Francaise of Manila, Makati City
1988 “Junyee/Functionals” Functional Art, Alliance Franchise of Manila, Makati City
1987 “Lupao” Outdoor / Tree Installation - Indigenous materials, UPLB, Ground
1986 “Ancient Bloom” Outdoor Installation, Indigenous materials Development
Academy of the Philippines, Tagaytay City
1983 “Urban Autumn” Indigenous Materials, Sining Kamalig Art Gallery, Pasay City
1981 “Wood Things” Environment Installation, Indigenous materials, CCP Small Gallery
1976 “Malabayabas at Iba pang Kahoy sa Eskultura ni JunYee” Outdoor Installation of Non-traditional wood as Art Materials, Luneta Park, Manila
1970 “Balag” Outdoor Installation, Indigenous Materials UP Campus ground

Two-Man Exhibitions:

1993 “Putok sa Buho II” Bamboo Works, Fusion Show with artist Hermisanto, Sining Makilng Gallery, UPLB
1992 “Putok Sa Buho” Bamboo Works with artist Hermisanto, Alliance Francaise of Manila, Makati City
1969 “JunYee / Hidalgo” Sculpture, Painting, U.P. PGH Lobby, Manila
1968 “Glimpse” Sculpture, Painting, with artist Ding Hidalgo, A.S. Lobby, U.P., Quezon City

Three-Man Exhibitions:

1984 “Philippine Sensation” Sculpture with artists Gus Albor and Lao Lianben, East Art-West Art Center, Hong Kong
1983 “Ugat-Suri”, Installation, with artists Allan Cosio and Boy Rodriguez, Sining Kamalig Gallery, Pasay City (Inter-ASEAN Gallery Exhibition)

Four-Man Exhibitions:

1980 “Art of the Region Show” Installation, with artist Gene Banzon, Sante Bose, and Dick Daroy, Small Gallery, CCP Manila
1966 “Abueva, Cruz, Rocha & JunYee” Sculpture, Luz gallery, Makati City

Foreign Exhibitions:

1998 Bamboo Festival, Outdoor Installation, National Culture Celebration, Asakura Museum, Asaji, Oita, Japan
1993 8th ASIAN International Art Exhibition, Indoor Installation, Fukuoka Art Museum, Fukuoka, Japan
The First ASIA-PACIFIC TRIENNALE, Outdoor Installation, Queensland Cultural Center, Brisbane, Australia
1991 The 4th HAVANA BIENNALE, Wall Work, Havana, Cuba
Workshop on Ephemeral Sculpture, Outdoor Installation, Fukuoka City, Japan
1984 3rd ASEAN Sculpture Symposium and Workshop, Sculpture, Jakarta, Indonesia
Philippine Zensation, Wall Sculpture, East Art - West Art Center, Hongkong
1982 12th PARIS BIENNALE Grand Palace, Indoor Installation, Paris, France
1980 Festival: Asian Contemporary Art, Sculpture, Fukuoka Art Museum, Fukuoka City, Japan

Selected Group Exhibitions:

2004 “Separate Reality”, an installation in collaboration with Jade and Tony Twigg, Slot, Australia
2003 “Ngonian”, Art Festival, Ayuntamiento Art Project Cagsawa, Daraga, Albay
2000 “Despedida”, An exhibit of recent and earlier works by the artists selected to represent the Philippines at the 7th Havana Biennial, Cuba
“Big Eggs (Art Objects),” Galleria Duemila, SM Megamall
1998 “Inaugural Exhibition”, Baramasa Gallery Pasay City
“Alab”, Metropolitan Museum of Manila (MET) Centennial Celebration, Manila
“Alab ng Puso”,100 Artist for the Philippine Centennial Celebration, NCCA, Manila 100 Artist/100 Years, CCP Centennial Celebration Exhibition, Manila
1997 NCR Delegate and Resource Person - The 3rd National Congress for Visual Arts Davao City
Re-inauguration Exhibit - Brix Gallery, Makati City
1996 “Unbounded Group Show, Australia Center
National Commission for Art and Culture, Group Exhibition, Intramuros, Manila
Crucible Gallery Exhibition, SM Megamall
Singapore Art Museum Inauguration, Outdoor Installation (Boycotted by the artist)
1995 Filipino Art in ASEAN, 1st Floor Gallery, NCCA Bldg., Intramuros Manila
Indonesian Inspired Art, Gallery 139, Alabang Art Center
“Facilitator”, Workshop on Indigenous Materials, Makiling Art Center, Los Bańos, Laguna
Guest Lecturer, On Indigenous Art, Lismore Australia
1993 “Alay Kay Saro at Koko”, Indoor Installation, Bahaghari Gallery, Cubao, Q.C.
The 8th ASIAN CONTEMPORARY ART Exhibition, Fukuoka City, Japan
The 1st ASIA-PACIFIC TRIENNALE, Outdoor Installation, Queensland Cultural Center, Brisbane, Australia.
Contemporary Indigenous Art Show, Bamboo Sculpture, West Gallery, Cubao, Quezon City
1992 Shell National Art Student Competition Past Winners, Bamboo Sculpture, Manila
Movement for Indigenous Art Inaugural Exhibitions, Wall piece, Alliance Francaise de Manille, Makati City
1989 Vincent Van Gogh Centennial Exhibition, Wall piece, Alliance Francaise of Manila, Makati City
1988 Expression of Order-Four Generation of Filipino Artists, Indoor Installation, CCP Main Gallery
1986 “Objects and Space”, Outdoor Installation, Pinaglabanan Gallery San Juan, Manila
1985 Sining Makiling (UPLB Gallery), Wall Sculpture, Inaugural Exhibition, UPLB, Laguna
1984
3rd ASEAN SCULPTURE, Symposiun and Workshop, Outdoor Sculpture, Sorapate Park, Jakarta, Indonesia

24 Artists, Wall Sculpture, Pinaglabanan Gallery Inaugural Exhibition, San Juan, Metro Manila
100 ASEAN ARTISTS on Paper Travelling Show, 6 ASEAN countries
1982 12th PARIS BIENNALE, Installation, Grand Palace Museum, Paris, France
1981 Works on paper, Paper Art, 3rd Level Gallery, Cubao, Quezon City
1980 Festival: Asian Contemporary Art, Sculpture, Fukuoka Art Museum, Fukuoka, Japan
1979 AAP First Prize Winners Show, Installation, CCP Main Gallery, Manila
1975 First Prize Winners Exhibitions, Sculpture, Metro Gallery, Makati City
1970 ’71, ’74, ’80, ’82 and ’86 Art Association of the Philippine Annual Exhibition, Sculpture, Different venues in Manila
1980 ‘81, ’82, ’83, and ’84 Cultural Center of the Philippines Annual Exhibitions, Installation, CCP Main Gallery, Manila
1968 Society of the Philippine Sculptors Inaugural Show, Sculpture, National library Lobby, Manila
1967 UP Faculty Traveling Exhibition, Sculpture, to all UP System campuses

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