Zny Laygo

Born: 1930

She had her first solo exhibit in Vientiane, Laos as a result of her six months work as artist researcher of the Manila Times Weekly Women’s Magazine. She held exhibitions in Japan, Taiwan, and India in the 1960s. Twelve of her lyrical paintings onPhilippine festivals were published in the 1962 ESSO calendar. After migrating to the U.S. in 1987, she held her first solo show “Images: New York/Philippines” in 1988. She exhibited twelve paintings depicting events in Philippine history at the Kasaysayan ’97 held at the Philippine Center in 1988. “People, Places, and the Apocalypse” an exhibit of the Laygo family of artists in 2002, included three of her major works “Apocalypse Now."

Exodus of Filipinos