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Celebrating the Rich Tapestry of Philippine Art: Galleria Camaya’s Spectacular Showcase in Hong Kong

Galleria Camaya Art Exhibition
From left to right, Stella Tansengco Schapero, Kenneth Montegrande, BenCab, Camaya Galleria owner and curator Gail Hills, Norlie Meimban, Jojo Ramirez, and Joy Uygongco photo: HKPinoyTV

In a vibrant celebration of artistic prowess, the Galleria Camaya Art Exhibition, aptly titled “This is Philippine Art,” has taken the prestigious Hong Kong Visual Art Centre by storm. Showcasing the diverse talents of the Philippine art scene, this captivating exhibition has captured the hearts and minds of art enthusiasts from around the city.

At the heart of this extraordinary event stands none other than the legendary Philippine National Artist, Ben Cabrera, affectionately known as BenCab. As the distinguished Guest of Honor, his presence infuses the exhibition with an aura of brilliance and reverence. His iconic works serve as a testament to his unparalleled artistic genius and his profound impact on the Philippine art landscape.

Stepping into the exhibition, visitors are greeted by a mesmerizing collection that transcends traditional boundaries. Both established artists and emerging talents have come together to present a cornucopia of contemporary art that challenges conventions and embraces innovation. Each stroke of the brush, every sculpture’s intricate detail, and the vivid mixed-media creations invite viewers to embark on a journey of artistic exploration.

The grand opening cocktails on November 15 marked the commencement of this extraordinary event, where distinguished guests and art aficionados mingled, their excitement palpable in the air. With the exhibition open until November 20, art enthusiasts and curious spectators alike have ample time to immerse themselves in the beauty and depth of Philippine art.

“This is Philippine Art” is a resounding testament to the nation’s rich cultural heritage and its vibrant artistic spirit. It is a celebration of the past, present, and future of Philippine art, encapsulating the passion, talent, and boundless creativity that defines this remarkable community.

As the exhibition continues to captivate visitors, one cannot help but be swept away by the sheer brilliance on display.
To quote the gallery owner and curator of Galleria Camaya, Ms. Gail Hills, in her opening remarks, “Now is the time for Philippine art to shine again in Hong Kong”.