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Earth Exhibit: WWF-PH partners with local artists in latest fundraising initiative

Art aficionados are in for a special treat this October as the World Wide Fund of Nature (WWF) Philippines launches Earth Exhibit—the organization’s latest initiative, highlighting Filipino artistry while promoting environmental conservation.  The event, which aims to raise funds to support WWF-PH’s environmental frontliners in these challenging times and provide food assistance for 209 Dumagat …

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WWF features Lecaroz, 22 other artists in Earth Exhibit fundraiser

Celeste Lecaroz joins 22 other artists in lending their talent to the World Wildlife Fund for Nature’s Earth Exhibit – a digital fundraising event series that celebrates their work and the rich biodiversity of the Philippine landscape. From October 1-30, 2020, the featured artists will be accepting commissions from the public. Part of the proceeds …

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Lecaroz among featured artists in Art Elaan’s virtual exhibit, “Open: Openness”

Excerpt from the introductory essay by Cid Reyes: “Among the most positive words in the English language is ‘Open.’ It is both a noun, a verb, and an adjective. More significantly, the word connotes attitude and the willingness to take the road less travelled, to admire a view from the other side, or recognize potentialities …

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Celeste Lecaroz featured in Blue Lotus magazine’s 21st issue

Blue Lotus magazine, a quarterly publication that specializes in Modern and Contemporary Asia art/culture and art/culture by Asian diaspora, features Celeste Lecaroz in its 21st issue. In his article, “Comes in Colours” (pp.114 – 123), Martin Bradley explores Lecaroz’ Spontanrealismus style in creating “her vivid imagery full of gusto, verve and robust colour.”

Portrait of President Manuel L. Quezon in Spontanrealismus Style

This portrait of President Manuel L. Quezon, painted by Celeste Lecaroz in Spontanrealismus style, was released to the public domain last September 2018 as part of the commemoration of Quezon’s birth anniversary. Permission is hereby granted for the public to reproduce the image in any form on the sole condition that the painter, Celeste Lecaroz, …

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Portrait of Pres. Corazon Aquino in Spontanrealismus Style

This portrait of Pres. Corazon Aquino by Celeste Lecaroz, done in Spontanrealismus style, was released to public domain back in September 2018. Permission is hereby granted for the public to reproduce the image in any form on the sole condition that the painter, Celeste Lecaroz, will be given proper attribution. DOWNLOAD IMAGE HERE

Mamba Forever! on display at Araneta City

Fans of the late NBA legend, Kobe Bryant, have the chance to view Celeste Lecaroz’ “Mamba Forever!” spontaneous realism painting at the Small Room of Gateway Gallery, Gateway Mall, Araneta City until February 13, 2020. The painting was earlier displayed for public viewing at the Green Gate of the Araneta Coliseum.

Pinay artist releases to public the copyright of her Kobe Bryant spontaneous realism painting

Visual artist and book publisher Celeste Lecaroz was so moved by the passing of NBA legend Kobe Bryant that she was prompted to create a huge, 5 feet X 5 feet portrait of the basketball star in spontaneous realism style.  To pay tribute to the NBA legend and share her work, Lecaroz announced on her …

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