Artist Talk / Walk-Through, West Wing Gallery (Edge)

Artist Talk | Ambie Abaño

Artist Talk | Ambie Abaño
11 July 2013, 2:30PM
GF Lobby, Vargas Museum

Conversations, Chair wrapped with print on elastic textile, 2013

Conversations, Chair wrapped with
print on elastic textile, 2013

Ambie Abaño will discuss her approach to printmaking and the inquiries in portraiture in line with her solo exhibition Transfigurations on Thursday, 11 July 2013, 2:30 – 4:00 in the afternoon. In Transfigurations, Abaño presents portraits printed on elastic textile, then cut and sewn, warped and crimped, molded and distorted, transforming them into three-dimensional forms and installations.

Ambie Abaño has exhibited widely here and abroad. She was president of the Philippine Association of Printmakers from 2006 to 2012, and currently department chair of Studio Arts at the UP College of Fine Arts. Abaño is recipient of residencies sponsored by Alliance Francaise de Manille and the Asian Cultural Council that led her to exhibit works in Paris and New York.

Admission to the artist talk is free.

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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.

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