Arellano, Agnes


Sculptor


Biography


BORN
November 21st 1949


EDUCATION:


1966 - 1971
Bachelor of Arts in Psychology, University of the Philippines

1971 - 1972 M.A. units in Clinical Psychology, Ateneo de Manila University
1975 - 1976 Cours de Langue et Civilisation Françaises, degré supérièure, Université de la Sorbonne, Paris 5
1979 - 1983 Major in Sculpture, College of Fine Arts, University of the Philippines

Solo Exhibitions:
1990
Myths of Creation and Destruction II: The Temple of the Sun God, Mitsubishi-Jisho Artium, Fukuoka

1995
A Posterior View of Apartheid, Crucible Gallery, Manila

1998
Kutkot (Candles by Agnes Arellano), Crucible Gallery, Manila

1999
Si Eshu at ang Tatlong Buddhang Ina, De La Salle University Art Gallery, Manila

1999
Dead Trees:Tinamaan ng Kidlat , Gallery 3, Ayala Museum, Manila

2001
Through Her, With Her, In Her, De La Salle University Art Gallery, Manila

2002
Rebirthings, Alliance Française, Makati


Selected Group Exhibitions:

1981 Five Faces, Sining Kamalig at the Regent
1983 Six Artists, Museum of Philippine Art
1988 Thirteen Artists, Contemporary Art Museum of the Philippines, Cultural Center of the Philippines (CCP)
1988 Fire and Death: A Labyrinth of Ritual Art, Pinaglabanan Galleries
1988 Ex-change: Manila-Berlin, Raab Galerie, Berlin
1989 Third Asian Art Show, (travelling exhibition) Fukuoka Art Museum, Fukuoka, Japan; National Museum of Contemporary Art, Korea; Yokohama Museum of Art, Yokohama City, Japan
1991 Iskultura: From Anito to Assemblage, Metropolitan Museum of Manila
1994 Quinta Bienal de la Habana, Centro Wifredo Lam, Havana, Cuba
1995 Africus: Johannesburg Biennale, Newtown Cultural Precinct, Johannesburg, South Africa
1996 Traditions/Tensions: Contemporary Art in Asia, The Asia Society, New York, U.S.A.
1997 Sexta Bienal de la Habana, Centro Wifredo Lam, Havana, Cuba
1999 Third Asia-Pacific Triennial of Contemporary Art, Queensland Art Gallery, Brisbane, Australia
1999 Volume & Form - Singapore 1999, Singapore
2000-02 Who Owns Women’s Bodies?, (travelling exhibition), Lipa, Vigan, Manila (CCP Main Gallery), Davao, Cagayan de Oro, and Cebu in the Philippines; Bangkok, Thailand
2006 Homage to the Earth, Busan, South Korea
2007 Chromatext Reloaded, CCP Bulwagang Juan Luna (Main Gallery), Pasay City

AWARDS:


1988
Thirteen Artists Award, 1988, Contemporary Art Museum of the Philippines, Cultural Center of the Philippines.

1988 "Patnubay ng Sining at Kalinangan” (Guardian of Art and Culture), 1988, City of Manila Award for the Visual Arts (for Pinaglabanan Galleries of which she is Founder and President)
1990 "Outstanding Alumna Award” in the field of Art, 1990, St. John’s Academy, Manila
1996 Freeman Fellowship Residency, 1996, Vermont Studio Center, Johnson, Vermont, U.S.A
2002 “Patnubay ng Sining at Kalinangan” (Guardian of Art and Culture), 2002, City of Manila Award for Sculpture

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