Art, UP Vargas Museum, Workshop

2011 SUMMER ART WORKSHOP BY FERNANDO B. SENA

(For the 2012 schedule, click here)

Days:

Tuesdays (once a week, total of 8 sessions)

April 5, 12, 19, 26 May 3, 10, 17

The 8th session (group work) will be held on May 28, Saturday, from 9:00 am to 3:00 pm at the MAB Hall of the Philippine Heart Center, East Avenue, Q.C.

Time:

9:00 am – 11:30 am (Beginner)

2:30 pm – 5:00 pm (Advance I)

2:30 pm – 5:00 pm (Advance II)

2:30 pm – 5:00 pm (Advance III)

*Please take note that morning classes are for the Beginner level and afternoon classes are for the Advanced levels

Place:

U.P. Vargas Museum, Roxas Avenue, Dil., Q.C.

Participants:

6 years old and above

Lessons:

Drawing and painting still life, landscapes, seascapes, portraits, figure and other interesting subjects

Activities:

Indoor and outdoor painting, group work, art contest and exhibition, distribution and awarding of medals and certificates to outstanding students

Fee:

P 4,000.00 excluding art materials

Reminder:

Only limited participants will be accepted so please register early • FOR INQUIRIES, PLEASE CALL Linda or John (UP Vargas Museum) 928-1927 Mr. Fernando Sena 376-2196/0918-9519989

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About Jorge B. Vargas Museum

It aims to preserve its collection donated by Jorge B. Vargas and conducts research, exhibitions, publications, and educational programs. The Vargas Museum and Filipiniana Research Center houses a museum, archives, and library devoted to the Philippine history, art, and culture from the late 19th century until the post-war era. Its main beneficiaries are students, faculty, researchers and scholars of the Philippines and Asia.

Discussion

19 thoughts on “2011 SUMMER ART WORKSHOP BY FERNANDO B. SENA

  1. Do you have any classes on going for November to December 2011?

    Posted by Edwin Corral | October 26, 2011, 4:44 pm
    • Yes, there is an ongoing art workshop every Saturday morning. Registration fee is Php 4000 excluding materials, good for 8 sessions. You may contact the museum at 928 1927 for more details.

      Posted by Jorge B. Vargas Museum | October 27, 2011, 1:31 pm
  2. hi, im in my mid-forties, and is interested to learn this craft for personal reasons. is there an age requirement for beginners like me? thanks.

    Posted by gigi p. manalastas | September 13, 2011, 4:29 pm
    • Ms Manalastas,

      There’s no age requirement for the workshop. You can register for the beginner level. Just drop by the museum on a Saturday morning to register.

      Posted by Jorge B. Vargas Museum | September 13, 2011, 4:40 pm
  3. I have planned to visit professor Sena for a long time but didn’t get to it, hoping to get some advice. I hear again and again that it is difficult to get life drawing workshops in the Philippines, trying for 8 long years.This I cannot understand. Giving up until I build my own studio. Going through many web sites, giving out personal information in a quest of finding one allied soul produced zero result. I desperately need to know what I have done wrong. I do not want to assume, even as everything points to this direction, that artist have turned terribly narrow-minded. All I want to discuss extrmely important subjects in arts so far ignored, I do not intend to exhibit or otherwise compete with a view of profit.
    Any help appreciated.
    Regards,
    Oldrich.
    http://www.oldrichnos.com
    eron@oldrichnos.com

    Posted by Oldrich Nos | July 2, 2011, 4:04 am
  4. Miss , tanong ko lang po kung mayroon kayong classes after nitong summer .

    Posted by Wilford Gonzales | May 13, 2011, 1:35 am
  5. Hi! Where can we catch up for the advance class? MY 16 year old niece, very good at drawing and self taught painter, would like to catch up.

    Thanks!

    Milet Mendoza

    Posted by Milet Mendoza | April 10, 2011, 7:42 pm
    • Hi Ms. Mendoza. Mr. Sena usually advises that students take his “beginner” class even if they are already have some degree of experience in drawing or painting. Please get in touch with Mr. Fernando Sena at 0918-951-99-89 (mobile) or 376-21-96 (direct line) to clarify. Thank you for your inquiry.

      Posted by Vargas Museum | April 13, 2011, 9:53 am
  6. are there still slots available, and can i still enroll for the advanced program even if i missed the one for today?

    Posted by sophie | April 5, 2011, 4:25 pm
  7. Do you have any classes during weekends?

    Posted by angel | April 2, 2011, 1:03 pm
    • For this summer, Mr. Sena has other art classes on weekends at other venues (Saturdays at Triumph Bldg, QC and Sundays at Philippine Heart Center). You may directly contact him at numbers 376-2196 or 0918-9519989 for more details.

      Posted by Jorge B. Vargas Museum | April 2, 2011, 2:55 pm
  8. any available slots for the beginner program? i want to enroll my 8 yr old daughter this summer. thank you.

    Posted by fash | March 24, 2011, 2:06 pm
  9. i would like to enroll in the advanced program. i have studied already with mr. sena for so many years but i have not painted for so long. please tell me of the available slots at vargas museum and the schedule

    Posted by carmen h. uy | March 11, 2011, 6:31 pm
    • The summer workshop will start on April 5. 2011. I believe there are still slots for the advanced level. You may call the Vargas Museum at 928-1927 and look for Ms. Linda for more details. Thanks.

      Posted by Jorge B. Vargas Museum | March 12, 2011, 10:44 am

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25-27 January 2018 | Thursday to Saturday, 3-5pm
An Ecological, The Obligatory Reading Series (Season 1)

Closing the first year of PCAN, the Public Engagement and Artistic Formation introduces an itinerant educational initiative in the form of a reading group, established to explore ideas and accommodate materials collected and discussed by the institution’s ongoing research. The reading group is a bi-monthly meeting, hosted in the last week of a month. 
The initial series of reading proceeds from the use of the term “ecological/ecology” in understanding practices of public engagement and artistic formation. In the first meeting (January 25), we will focus on Isabelle Stengers’ work that qualifies the scientific and political dimensions of the ecological as a method of creating relations and as a mode of understanding these relationships to the world. We will ask how these relations create ‘modern’ practices and their other through conceptual vectors utilized by Stengers, such as pharmakon, factishistic proposition, and constraints. The second meeting (January 26) will be an exercise on reading data and statistics about rice production and supply through Mark Sanchez’s project Rice Food Web (2017). Moderated by the artist, the session releases the interpretation of these articles into an open platform of alternative and multiple readings of information. We will ask the agency and dynamics of artistic research/artist-led research in the economy of ‘scientific’ information and policy-oriented knowledge production. In the final meeting (January 27), we will read into a history of an institution and institution-building through its documentation, collected and archived outside its context in Marawi. This session will be an encounter with the Dansalan Quarterly Journal, a community-based, interdisciplinary publication produced by the Dansalan Junior College (now Dansalan Research Foundation) in 1975. 
Session 1 | 3:30 – 5:00 PM, 25 Jan
Cosmopolitics I
Isabelle Stengers
Moderated by Renan Laru-An

Session 2 | 3:30 – 5:00 PM, 26 Jan
Reading the Web
Moderated by Mark Sanchez

Session 3 | 3:30 – 5:00 PM, 27 Jan
Dansalan Quarterly Journal Traversals/Trajectories: Expansive Localities
Curator’s Walk-through 
and Conversation with Martin Lorenzo De Mesa and Kat Palasi

25 January 2018| Thursday, 2:30-5pm, 1F Lobby

Tessa Maria Guazon, coordinator of the Exhibition and Curatorial Analysis component of PCAN, shares her ideas and processes through a curatorial walk-through of "Traversals/Trajectories: Expansive Localities" at the 1F Lobby of Vargas Museum. The exhibition explores ideas of the region and the different “practices of placeness” in Philippine contemporary art by tracing numerous strains of place making in the works of artists from different localities across the Philippines.

A conversation with two of the thirteen featured artists of Traversals/Trajectories follows the curator’s walk-through; visual storyteller and textile artist Kat Palasi and interdisciplinary artist Martin de Mesa offer insights into their art practice as well as their specific local contexts.

Place of Region in the Contemporary, the initial project of the Philippine Contemporary Art Network (PCAN), closes with several activities on the last week of January 2018. The four exhibitions currently on view at the Place of Region in the Contemporary introduce the four nodes of the network. 
All events are free and open to the public. Pre-registration via vargasmuseum@gmail.com preferred. Contact during office hours: 928-1927

https://pcan.org.ph/
Main event page of project on UP Vargas Museum: https://www.facebook.com/events/585701778427439/ 24 January 2018
Wednesday, 10-11:30am
Art Historiography Series: Jess Ayco in Philippine Art

The Knowledge Production and Circulation component of PCAN, coordinated by Roberto G. Paulino, identifies research themes and topics pertinent to the vision of the proposed network. For its pilot research project, it undertakes archival research on Philippine artists Jess Ayco (1916-1982), Santiago Bose (1949-2002), Abdulmari Imao (1936-2014), and Junyee (Luis Yee Jr) (born 1942). The first lecture of Roberto G. Paulino in the Art Historiography Series of PCAN through the Place of Region in the Contemporary focuses on the study of the Filipino modernist Jess Ayco who lived and worked in Bacolod.

Place of Region in the Contemporary, the initial project of the Philippine Contemporary Art Network (PCAN), closes with several activities on the last week of January 2018. The four exhibitions currently on view at the Place of Region in the Contemporary introduce the four nodes of the network. 
All events are free and open to the public. Pre-registration via vargasmuseum@gmail.com preferred. Contact during office hours: 928-1927

https://pcan.org.ph
Main event page of project on UP Vargas Museum: https://www.facebook.com/events/585701778427439/ The project Place of Region in the Contemporary is closing next week. Activities from 24 to 27 January are free and open to the public. Please check UP Vargas Museum page for full details. **25 January 2018** Thursday, 2:30-5pm
Traversals/Trajectories: Expansive Localities
Curator’s Walk-through and Conversation with Martin Lorenzo De Mesa and Kat Palasi

Tessa Maria Guazon, coordinator of the Exhibition and Curatorial Analysis component of PCAN, shares her ideas and processes through a curatorial walk-through of "Traversals/Trajectories: Expansive Localities" at the 1F Lobby of Vargas Museum. A conversation with two of the thirteen featured artists of Traversals/Trajectories follows the curator’s walk-through; visual storyteller and textile artist Kat Palasi and interdisciplinary artist Martin de Mesa offer insights into their art practice as well as their specific local contexts.  The exhibition explores ideas of the region and the different “practices of placeness” in Philippine contemporary art by tracing numerous strains of place making in the works of artists from different localities across the Philippines. Collateral activities are organized with the exhibition, including a discussion platform to examine impulses underlying the curatorial —those that frame and activate localities in their assertion of claims to place against an overarching globality.

https://www.facebook.com/vargasmuseum.upd/posts/10155899791262667 Roberto G. Paulino coordinates the Knowledge Production and Circulation component of PCAN. For Place of Region in the Contemporary, Paulino initiates an archival research on Philippine artists Jess Ayco (1916-1982), Santiago Bose (1949-2002), Abdulmari Imao (1936-2014), and Junyee (Luis Yee Jr) (born 1942). Born or based in the regions of Bacolod, Baguio, Jolo, and Los Baños, the artists represent the disparate conditions and production in Philippine modern and contemporary art. *****************************************24 January 2018
Wednesday, 10-11:30am
Art Historiography Series: Jess Ayco in Philippine Art

The first lecture of Roberto G. Paulino in the Art Historiography Series of PCAN through the Place of Region in the Contemporary focuses on the study of the Filipino modernist Jess Ayco who lived and worked in Bacolod. Place of Region in the Contemporary is on its last ten days of viewing. At the Sensorium of the museum's third floor, texts about artist-curator Raymundo Albano are displayed alongside his poetry and curatorial and graphic design. Visitors are encouraged to spend time to read at this area. 
Place of Region in the Contemporary is the initial project of the Philippine Contemporary Art Network (PCAN). https://www.pcan.org.ph

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