When art goes to the park

ART brought a different kind of light to People’s Park one weekend when over 30 artists from five different art groups converged for a one of a kind exhibition.

About: art in the park, which featured pieces valued from a mere thousand pesos up to 20,000, gathered curious onlookers to art enthusiasts alike for an event that had the goal to make art inclusive and closer to the community.

About featured over 30 artists from five groups based in Davao City and in Manila: Big and Small Art Company, Durer Art Gallery, Tabula Rasa, United Durian Artists, and Guhit Pinas Davao.

About head artist Jotyl Jan Bermudez said through this exhibit, he hopes that artists will weave a stronger community and encourage collaborations and regular gatherings.

Text and photos Jesse Pizarro Boga

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ABOUT: art in the park artists

“Art brings people together and that’s what we wanted to do in this event that showcases artistry and talent,” Bermudez said.

Big and Small Art Company was represented by Aubrey Caabay, Aubrey Fajardo, Chester Calayag

Gino Nagret, Manuelito Pacquing, Alvin Paraguison, Froilan Pastrana, Alvin Sales, Gemo Tapales, Charles Dematera , Bullet Dematera, Ferdie Dematera , and Ferdinand Ruins.

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YOUNG Guhit Pinas Davao artists

Durer Art Gallery artists are Jotyl Jan Bermudez, Renato Pilapil, King Nelson Duyan, Sherwin Mara, Qric Batilaran, Romilo Nadonza.

Tabula Rasa artists Dinky Munda, Brando Cedeño, and Daryl Descallar also showcased their masterpieces alongside United Durian Artists: Alex Alagon, Arch. Joe Alvarado, George Abaigar, Donn Manguilimutan, Jesse Gonzales, and Trixie Borbon.

Guhit Pinas Davao artists Cindy Ignacio, Mark Gil Ortega, Perry Liquigan, Rey Sugarol, Eme G. Ferolino V, and Maria Sheila Fe D. Lopez were also present to display their works; they also held live sketching sessions.

Gatherings like this make art more familiar the public and give them a better understanding of the human experience.

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