Albor, Gus

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Ether at Play


Born: August 28,1948 in Naga City, Philippines

1972 Bachelor of Fine Arts, Major in Painting School of Music and Fine Arts, University of the East
1978 One-term study grant awarded by the British Council, West Surrey College of Art, England

Awards and Distinctions:
1971 First Prize, Painting Competition, University of Sto. Tomas, Manila
1975 Special Award, Painting Competition, Art Association of the Philippines
1977 First Prize, Painting Competition, Art Association of the Philippines
1982 Included in the permanent collection of the Museum of the Philippine Art
1984 Outstanding Alumnus in Fine Arts, School of Music and Fine Arts University of the East

Individual Exhibitions:
1974 First One Man Show, Galerie Bleue, Manila
1976 New Paintings, Luz Gallery, Manila
1977 Recent Paintings, Luz Gallery, Manila
1979 Recent Paintings, Machrichten-Treff Gallery Dusseldorf, West Gallery
Watercolours, Small Gallery, Cultural Center of the Philippines
Recent Painting, Luz Gallery, Manila
1980 New Works, Luz Gallery, Manila
Watercolours, Rear Room, Gallery, Manila
1981 Recent Paintings, City Gallery, Manila
1982 Inspiration and Interpretation I, Luz Gallery, Manila Contemporene, Marsela, Italy
1985 Mid-Career Retrospective, Museum of the Philippine Art
1986 Inspiration and Interpretation II, Doomi Mall Gallery, New Delhi, India
Galleria Duemila 2000
1987 Drawings on India, Finale Art File, Manila
1988 Paintings and Drawings, Hermila Gallery, Long Beach, California
New Sculpture, Luz Gallery, Manila
1989 Recent Paintings, Devon Gallery, Hong Kong/ Kalintura, Philippine Center, New York
1990 Recent Paintings, Alliance Francaise Gallery, Manila
1991 Restructure: Painting/Sculpture, Luz Gallery, Manila
Transformation, Cultural Center of the Philippines
1992 Physical Order: Sculpture, Luz Gallery, Manila
1993 Romancing The Space: Painting, Drawing Objects, Alliance Francaise, Manila
Figure Non-Figure, Galleria Duemila 2000, SM Megamall, Mandaluyong City
1994 Innermarks, Paintings and Sculpture, Ayala Museum, Makati City
1995 Lie Detector, Recent Drawings, Crucible Gallery, SM Megamall
1997 Faultline, Paintings, Finale and West Galleries
Selective Works, Budji Gallery, Makati City
1998 Selective Paintings, Chamber of Commerce Show Room, Vienna Austria
1999 "Continuum", New Paintingss, Galleria Duemila, The Art Center, SM Megamall
First Birthplace One - One Man Show, Magayon Gallery, Legaspi City
2000 Juan Luna Gallery, Philippine Embassy, Berlin
"Uling", The Drawing Room, Makati City
"Buoyage", Budji Gallery, Makati City
2001 "Gus Albor Opens 2001 Exhibit", The Luz Gallery, Makati City
"Immaterial", Galerie Mireille Batut d 'Haussy, Paris
"Group Show 2001" The Luz Gallery, Makati City

Selected Group Exhibitions:
1979-91 Annual Show, Cultural Center of the Philippines
1976 International Monetary Fund Exhibition, Luz Gallery, Manila
International Monetary Fund Exhibition, Museo ng Sining ng Maynila
1977 Opening Exhibition, Cultural Center of the Philippines
Annual Show, Cultural Center of the Philippines
1980 Philippine Art Now, Hong Kong Museum of Art
Asian Artist, Fukuoka, Japan
Filipino Paintings and Ceramics, Philippine Consulate, Washington, D.C.
Seven Filipino Artists, Philippine Consulate San Francisco, California
1981 First Selection of Artists for the Permanent Collection of the Museum of the Philippine Art
ASEAN Selection through the Cultural Center of the Philippines, Bangkok, Kuala Lumpur, Singapore, Jakarta and Manila
Albor and Lao, Two-Man Show, Hiraya Gallery, Manila
1982 Albor and Bargielska, Two-Man Show, Philippine House, Chicago
1984 Authentic Voices of the Philippines, Three-Man Show, Hong Kong Art Center
100 Years of the Philippines Painting, Pacific Asia Museum, Pasadena
1993 Art Manila '93: Focus: A.I.D.S. Philamlife Lobby, U.N. Avenue, Manila
1995 Albor, Olazo, Lao - Three Man Show, Luz Gallery, Manila
1997 Breaking Boundaries, The First Philippine Stock Exchange Exhibit PSE Plaza Lobby, Makati and PSE Center Auditorium, Pasig City
Two-Man Show: Albor / Baldemor, Stadt Museum, Dusseldorf, Germany
"Modern Art" Galleria Duemila, The Art Center, SM Megamall
1998 Two-Man Show with a Cuban Artist, Ariadne Gallery, Vienna, Austria
Back to Back Painting Exhibit with a German Artist
1999 "The Art of 30", Hotel Intercontinental, Manila
Paintings and Sculpture (With BenCab, Lao Lianben, Arturo Luz, Malang, Romulo Olazo and Impy Pilapil), Luz Gallery, Makati City
2000 "Group Show 2000" The Luz Gallery, Makati City Cinco Pintores Abstracto, Valencia, Spain
2001 "Primero", Donada Art Gallery, Malate, Manila
"Silent Talking", Galleria Duemila, Manila, Philippines
2002 "A 4-Man Exhibition", Finale Art Gallery, Makati City

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