Tarlac hosts 1st Luzon Art Fair featuring 200 artists

The provincial government of Tarlac, in partnership with the National Commission for Culture and the Arts, is hosting the first Luzon Art Fair showcasing the work of more than 200 artists from the Ilocos to Bicol region.

The initiative was made in line with the celebration of Museums and Galleries Month this October.

Provincial Tourism Officer Arsenio Lugay II said they gathered artists portraying different forms of art such as painting, sculpting, and carving.

“The activity is free admission and will run from October 26 to 29 at the Bulwagan ng Kanlahi, Tarlac City,” he added.

One of the featured artists, Tarlac State University Fine Arts Student John Michael Ramos expressed his gratitude to the organizers for the chance to inspire and be inspired in creating art.

“I am grateful to the provincial government of Tarlac and everyone who made this event possible for giving artists an opportunity and platform to showcase their talents and works,” he said.

Ramos’ distinct artworks feature cutout birds on canvas accompanied by acrylic, watercolor, gouache, and water-media, focusing on themes of hope and dreams.

Meanwhile, other activities in the fair include Sticker Workshop, Digital Ownership Talk, Intaglio Printing, Geiko Performance, Round Table Art Talk, Carve and Print, Orchestra, Epoxy Resin 101, Basic Clay Sculpting, and Mold Making and Resin Casting. (CLJD/GLSB-PIA 3)

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