Drilon, Rock

  • Works
  • Biography


Born: March 13, 1956, Dumangas, Iloilo

Education: Fine Arts Studies, University of the Philippines

Individual Exhibitions:
2004... "When you lose, don't lose the lesson.", Galleria Duemila, SM Megamall, Manila, Philippines
2002... "RESONuANCE", Galleria Duemila, Art Center, SM Megamall, Manila, Philippines
2000... "Instructions for Life", Galleria Duemila, SM Megamall, Manila, Philippines
"Instructions for Life II", Glorietta Artspace, Ayala Center, Makati City, Philippines
1994... "Artifacts from the Womb", Galleria Duemila, SM Megamall, Manila, Philippines
1992... "Jeepney with a Driver (Jeepney Series VII)", Philippine Center Gallery, New York, USA
1991... "X and Beyond", Brix Gallery, Makati City, Philippines
"I Need a Haircut", Alliance Francaise Gallery, Manila, Philippines
1990... "New Works", Lopez Museum, Makati City, Philippines
"Jeepney Series VI", Philippine Center Gallery, New York, USA
"Drilon in Paris", La Salle University Gallery, Manila, Philippines
1989... "New Works", Alliance Francaise Gallery, Makati City, Philippines
"New Works", Ayala Museum, Makati City, Philippines
1988... "The Babysitter", Penguin Café, Manila
"New Works", Finale Art File, Makati City
"Jeepney Series V", Los Angeles, USA
1987... "Jeepney Series and Other Works", UPBL Gallery, Los Baños, Laguna, Philippines
1985... "Jeepney Series IV", Philippine Consulate, Houston, Texas, USA
1984... 100 Drawings of Filipino Personalities titled "Manila: People and Symbols", Philamlife Lobby, Manila, Philippines
1983... Paintings done in Paris, The Exhibition Hall of the International Council on Monuments and Sites (ICOMOS), Paris, France
1982... Drawings done in Europe Rear Room Gallery, Manila, Philippines
Performed "The Guitar Man", Dumangas UP, Visayas (Iloilo City), Hiraya Gallery (Manila) and Baguio City, Philippines
1981... (Baguio Works), Hiraya Gallery, Manila, Philippines
1980... Large Paintings, ABC Galleries, Manila, Philippines
1978... "Paintings and Drawings", Gallery Bleue, Makati City, Philippines
1976... "Jeepney Series II", Metro Gallery, Makati City, Philippines
1975... One-Man Show of Ten Paintings (Dumangas Series) Citibank Lobby, Makati City, Philippines

Group Exhibitions:
AAP Annual Exhibition, Museum of the Philippine Art, Manila, Philippines
"Philippine Contemporary Art", Pembroke Gallery, Houston Texas, USA
"Philippine Jeepney", Cultural Center of the Philippines
"A Filipino in Paris", Alliance Francaise Gallery, Makati City, Philippines
"ASEAN Paintings", National Art Gallery, Thailand
"ASEAN Landscape in Contemporary Form", Malaysia
"Philippine Contemporary Art", Peking, China
"Young Art in Asia Now", Hong Kong Art Center Japan and ASEAN Countries
"100 Years of Philippine Painting (1980-1990)", The Hague, Netherlands
"Philippine Paintings Old and New", Germany
"Philippine Paintings and Ceramics", Washington D.C., USA
"Seven Filipino Artists",San Francisco, USA
AAP Experimental Exhibition, Ayala Museum, Makati City, Philippines
"Impressions of China", Manila Peninsula, Makati City, Philippines
"Black and White", Ayala Museum, Makati City, Philippines
Group Exhbition AAP Winners, Hidalgo Gallery, Makati City, Philippines
"Young Filipino Artist Group Show", Koln Germany

Awards / Distinction:
1969 & 1973... "Artist of the Year" , Elementary and High School
1971... First Prize, Quintin Salas Centennial Painting Contest, Dumangas
1977... Second Prize, AAP Black and White Competition
1978... Second Prize, AAP Annual Painting Competition
1978... Second Prize, Manuel Quezon Centennial National Painting Competition, Manila, Philippines
1976-77... President, University of the Philippines Artist's Circle
Jose Joya Scholarship in Painting and Jose Moreno Scholarship, UP College of Fine Arts
1980... Artist-in-Residence, University of the Philippines Visayas (Summer)
1990-91... Board of Directors, AAP
1991-92... Board of Directors, UP College of Fine Arts Alumni Foundation
1991... Project Director, Kanlungan ng Sining

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