Saturday, July 27, 2019

"..In the constant rain.." in GALLERIA DUEMILA

Ambie Abaño works are at Galleria Duemila In her pursuit to understanding the 'self, Ambie Abafño probes into the essence of the Self,' detached from the context of time. In her exhibition ".in the constant rain...", she
tackles the subject with a body of works in large format engraved wood, explorative woodcut
prints and installation. ""Self is a constant. 'Self transcends time." - Ambie Abaño-
Ambie Abaño started painting and exhibiting in 1986. In the following year, she won
the Grand Prize in the Painting Category of the Art Association of the Philippines Open Art
Competition. In 1998, she started to create prints at the workshop of the Philippine Association
of Printmakers in CCP Complex where she continues to work, conduct workshops and actively
participate in printmaking projects. In 2006 her explorative print won the Grand Prize in the
Philip Morris Philippine Art Awards. In 2017 her woodcut was among the Winning Works' at
the Hida-Takayama lInternational Woodblock Prints Triennale in Japan. As the first recipient of
the Alliance Française de Manille - Philippine Artist Residency Program, she went on a three-
month artist residency at the Cité Internationale des arts in Paris in 2011 while also attending
printmaking workshop at la Taille Douce. In 2012, as grantee of the Asian Cultural Council, she
spent a six-month artist residency in New York-at the International Studio and Curatorial
Program for three months and attended workshops at the Robert Blackburn Printmaking
Workshop. Throughout her practice, she has mounted 23 solo exhibitions and participated in
over a hundred group shows in the Philippines and abroad. For the first time, she mounts a
solo exhibition at the Galleria Duemila from July 13-August 31 2019.

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