The Multiplatform Artist: Surrealist – Francisco “Bobit” Segismundo

Francisco Segismundo is inspired by his multi-colored gamut of famous characters. He quips his subject with playful satirical genial works that give subliminal images. You will usually see an adage of platitude groupings of seemingly unrelated objects and visual allusions with a blast of dramatic elements splattered all over the canvas.

Art for Sale: Kevin A Sabino (Painting the Memories of My Childhood)

Next time you want to remember the most memorable moments of your childhood, take a look at these black and white ink paintings by Kevin Sabino. He hails from Tangalan—the 5th municipality in Aklan known for its pristine beauty which nature has bestowed upon it and its people. As an artist, Kevin is able to capture some…

Artist Profile: Q&A with Master Bienvenido “Boi” Sibug

Beinvenido Sibug, an LA-based Filipino artist has been capturing the essence of a typical world where he grew up in the Philippines–as shown in his paintings, portraits, designs, and photographs. Boi, his nickname, originally wanted to be an architect but opted for Fine Arts. A prolific artist and painter who had 47 group shows in the Philippines,…

Q&A RicARTE: Ric Ico And His Neo-Cubism Art

RicARTE learned the basics of painting from artist’s friends, and polished his skill further through self-study and perseverance. His knowledge in architectural drafting led RicARTE to explore the possibilities of integrating fine art and architecture in his paintings. Unlike traditional still-life, landscapes, or portrait paintings, cubist paintings aren’t meant to be realistic or life-like in any…

Q&A: Intense Realism in Clint Normandia’s Art

His art stands out as his paintings are a combination of classic realistic views with a touch of modern twist. Keen on detail in his utilization of space and fine control of the brush, Normandia gives significant dimension to the treatment of light and shade in his drawings and paintings. All his compositions are distinct and lines are…

Featured Artist: Erwin Mallari

Style: Figurative in Social Realism Erwin Mallari, the artist, was born on November 3, 1979 in Malabon, Metro Manila. He is the eldest of two siblings.  He had neither background nor formal training in the visual arts until he reached his 4th year in high school. Erwin studied at the University of the East College…

Featured Artist: Heidi Rodriguez

Her renderings of her subjects embody whimsical and playful presentation of colors. Strong portrayals of mixed cross-cultural elements can also be observed. Avid or not, she so strongly emphasizes the masks behind human existence, like imprints that lack the shadows, and depth of gradation challenged by man’s inability to love and hope. The interplay of…

Featured Artist: LYDIA VELASCO

Her love for the arts is an innate calling she traces back to her childhood. She took her early influence and encouragement from parents, who also appreciated the arts. Her father was a set designer for LVN studios while her mother was a typical homemaker who took care of the children, performed regular house chores,…

Featured Artist: RONNA MANANSALA

Jenny’s Serendipity’s featured artist, Ronna Mannansala, is the granddaughter of the Philippines’ National Artist in Visual Arts, Vicente Manansala, a painter and sculptor.   Her years of childhood were spent with fond memories of her family in the Philippines. Weekends and summer vacations were spent in the house of her Lolo (Grandpa) Enteng. She was never allowed…

Ronna Lara-Bes, The Multi-Faceted Artist

The artist would describe herself as multi-faceted, for she has developed skills of seemingly different disciplines. However, one mutual denominator among them is that they all resolve around artistic pursuits. Her art endeavors have dominated her life for as long as she can remember. Ronna Lara-Bes is an alumnus of Architecture in University of Santo…