Pacunayen, Leon



Biography



Born: April 19, 1934, Nueva Ecija, Philippines

Education:
1957 Graduated from the College of Architecture & Fine Arts, University of Santo Tomas, Manila
1960 Enrolled at the Italian University for Foreigners, Perugla
1960-64 Attended the course in painting in the Academia de Belle Arti, Rome
1964-65 Studied restoration in painting, Instituto Centrale di Restauro, Rome
1965-66 Studied Ceramics & Etching, Instituto Ornamentale di San Giacomo, Rome
1966-68 Studied painting in the Scuola Libera del Nudo, Academia di Belle, Arti, Rome
1966-67 Studied Etching & Lithography, Academia di Belle Arti di Roma

Selected Solo Exhibitions:
1959 Philippine Art Gallery, Manila
1960 Philippine Art Gallery, Manila
1961 C.I.V.I.S., Rome
1962 Galleria d’Arte, Sietina, Rome
1962 Galleria d’Arte Moderna “Trinita dei Monti”, Rome
1963 Galleria d’Arte del Palazzo delle Esposizioni, Rome
1966 Galleria d’Arte del Palazzo delle Esposizioni, Rome
1967 Galleria d’Arte Moderna, “Ilbraciere”, Caserta, Italy
1968 Galleria Comunale d’Arte Moderna, Latina, Italy.
1973 The Luz Gallery, Makati City, Philippines
1974 The Luz Gallery, Makati, City, Philippines
1975 The Luz Gallery, Makati City, Philippines
1976 Museo di Roma, Palazzo Braschi, Rome
1976 The Luz Gallery, Makati City, Philippines
1977 University of Windsor, Ontario, Canada
1978 Philippine consulae, Los Angeles, California, U.S.A.
1978 Tanar Gallery, Laguna Beach, California, U.S.A.
1979 Mayi Art Associates, Makati City, Philippines
1980 Rear Room Art Gallery, Manila
1981 Rustans, Gallerie Bleue, Makati City
1982 Mari Art Associates, Manila Mandarin Hotel, Manila
1983 Genesis Art Gallery, Manila, Philippines
1984 Galleria Duemila, Manila, Philippines
1985 The Luz Gallery, Manila, Philippines
1986 U.S. of Visayas, Iloilo, Philippines
1988 Genluna Gallery, Davao City
1999
· “Pacunay“Pacunayen: Exhibit & Book Launching”, Galleria Duemila, SM Megamall, Mandaluyong City


Selected Group Exhibitions:
1957 First Southeast Asia art competition, Manila
1958 Five young exhibition, AAP, Manila
1958 Chicago International Art Fair, U.S.A.
1959 Philippine contemporary paintings, Manila Hotel, Manila
AAP art exhibition, Olongapo
Third Anniversary show of the Contemporary Artist Club, Manila
AAP-PTTA National Competition at the Congress of the Philippines, Manila AAP Semi-Annual Exhibit, Manila
Group show at the Contemporary Artist Club, Manila
Christmas group show of the Philippine Art Gallery, Manila
1960 13th AAP Annual art exhibition, Manila
1960 1961 World Tour of Philippine paintings, Rome, London, Sydney
1961 Two-Man Show, Luz Gallery, Manila
1961 Asian Art exhibition, Oriental Museum, Palazzo Brancaccio, Rome
1961 Premio Gubbio 1961, Italy
1962 Italo-Filipino art show, Viterbo, Italy
1972 Philippine artists in the Gallery of KLM, Rome
1962 Asian art exhibition, Ancona, Italy
1962 Asian art exhibition, Macerata, Italy
1962 First International Art Exhibition, Legione Azzurra, Rome
1962 Premio Gubbio 1972, Italy
1962 Premio San Fedele 1962, Milan, Italy
1962 Group show Galleria Trinita dei Monti, Rome
1962 Asian Art Exhibition in Messina, Italy
1961 Asian Art exhibition, Oriental Museum, Palazzo Brancaccio, Rome
1961 Premio Gubbio 1961, Italy
1962 Italo-Filipino art show, Viterbo, Italy
1972 Philippine artists in the Gallery of KLM, Rome
1962 Asian art exhibition, Ancona, Italy
1962 Asian art exhibition, Macerata, Italy
1962 First International Art Exhibition, Legione Azzurra, Rome
1962 Premio Gubbio 1972, Italy
1962 Premio San Fedele 1962, Milan, Italy
1962 Group show Galleria Trinita dei Monti, Rome
1962 Asian Art Exhibition in Messina, Italy
1963 Seven artist at the Galleria Trinita dei Monti, Rome
1963 Mostra Mercato Nazionale d’Arte Contemporanea, Palazzo Strozzi, Florence, Italy
1963 Mostra Internazionale d’Arte d’Avanguardia organizzata dalla Galleria Numero in
collaborazione col Centro Artistico del Grattacielo di Livorno, Galleria A. Modigliani, Livorno, Italy
1963 Premio Anzur, Prima mostra pittori e scultori stranieri in Italia, Terracina, Italy
1963 Mostra Internazionale d’Arte di Avanguardia organizzata dalla Galleria Numero, Garden House, Centro Artistico del Clinquale, Ronchi di Massa, Italy
1963 Premio Gubbio 1963, Italy
1963 Troisieme Biennale de Paris, Paris
1963 Philippine artists in Civitavecchia, Italy
1963 Mostra Lazio 1963, Rome
1964 Mostra Regionale di Pittura XVIIth Premio di Pittura, Civitavecchia, Italy
1964 Premio Gubbio 1964, Italy
1965 Collettiva d’Arte organizzata dal Club Amici dell’ Unesco, Oriente-Occidente, Rome
1965 Premio Netuno d’Oro 1965, Rome
1965 Premio Gubbio 1965, Italy
1965 Quatrieme Biennale de Paris, Paris
1965 Premio Acquasparta, Italy
1966 Premio Citta di Visso, Italy
1966 Premio Gubbio 1966, Italy
1967 Mostra internazionale di arti figurative, Itri, Italy
1967 Gran Premio Lago Bracciano, Italy
1968 Rassegna d’Arte Contemporanea, T.A., Napoli, Italy
1968 Premio Citta di Visso 1968, Italy
1968 Premio Santa Marinella 1968, Rome
1968 Secondo Premio Nazionale di Pittura Costiera d’Argento T.A. Napoli, Italy
1968 Mostra di Pittura Galleria d’Arte La Margherita, Rome,
Premio Internazionale G. Salvi, Piccola Europa Sassoferrato, Ancona, Italy
1969 Philippine Italian Art Exhibition, Manila
1970 Philippine Italian Art Exhibition, Philamlife Bldg., Manila
1973 Philippine Italian Art Exhibition, National Museum, Manila
1974 12 Leading Filipino artists at the Quad Gallery, Makati
1974 40 Leading Filipino artists at the Quad Gallery, Makati
1975 AAP Art Exhibition, Bataan
1975 Acquarello 1975, Milady Art Center, Makati
1977 Expo-Arte, Fiera Del Levante, Bari, Italy
1977 Numana, Ancona, Italy
1979 Museum Artists 1979, Museum of Philippine Art
1980 Museum Artists 1980, Museum of Philippine Art
1981 Museum Artists 1981, Museum of Philippine Art
1981 A Selection from the MOPA Collection of Philippine Art
1984 Genesis 1984, Intercontinental Hotel, Manila, Philippines
1984 Filipiniana ’84, Rome, Italy
1984 Art Exhibition of Filipino Artists, Rome
1985 Filipiniana ’85, Rome
1985 Art Exhibition of Filipino Artists, Rome
1986 Art Exhibition of Filipino Artists, Rome
1987 Art Exhibition of Filipino Artists, Rome
1988 Art Exhibition of Filipino Artists, Rome
1997 Expat Art Exhibition, Metropolitan Museum of Manila, Philippines
1998 The Filipino Artist Abroad, Metropolitan Museum, Manila

Awards and Grants:
1960 Proclaimed the Most Outstanding Alumnus in Painting on the occasion of Celebration of the College of Architecture & Fine Arts, University of Santo Tomas, Manila
1960 Don Andres Soriano, Sr. Travel grant
1960 AAP - Excursion Art Competition, Manila
Awarded a scholarship in painting by the Italian government for the academic years 1960-1962, 1962-1963, 1963-1964
1959 First prize AAP-PTTA National Art Competition at the Congress of the Philippines, Manila.
1962 Primo Concorso Internazionale di Pittura Scorcio di Via del Balbuino, Rome
1962 Second prize Premio Priverno, Italy
1962 Second prize Margutta International Art Fair, Rome
1962 First prize Secondo Concorso Internazionale di Pittura Bassano Romano, Italy
1963 Third prize Premio Citta di Segni, Italy
1963 Third prize Premio Frosinone, Italy
1964 First prize Quarto Concorso Internazionale di Pittura Magliano Sabino, Italy
1964 Third prize Premio Rocca Priora, Italy
1965 Second prize Premio di Pittura Frascati, Italy
1965 Second prize Premio Citta di Visso 1965, Italy
1965 Second prize Premio di Pittura Internazionale Tuscania, Italy
1965 First prize Primo Concorso Internazinale di Pittura Cervara di Roma
1965 First prize Primo Concorso Internazionale di Pittura Carpineto Romano, Italy
1966 First prize Primo Concorso Internazionale di Pittura Arcinazzo Romano, Italy
1966 First prize - Primo Concorso Internazionale di Pittura Mazzano Romano, Italy
1966 Silver medal From the Senate of the Republic of Italy, Mostra regionale di Pittura Civitavecchia
1966 Third prize Premio Tivoli, Italy
1967 Second prize Premio di Pittura Sermoneta, Italy
1967 Third prize Premio Tolfa, Italy
1967 Third prize Premio Tito Troya, Italy
1967 Third prize Premio Monterosi, Italy
1968 First prize Concorso Internazinale di Pittura Santa Marinella, Italy
1968 First prize Premio Tito Troya 1968, Italy
1968 Second prize Mostra di Pittura scauri, Italy
1968 Second prize Premio Citta di Visso 1968, Italy

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