Philippine Center Art Collection
November 14 – November 27 2018
Philippine Center Gallery
The Philippine Center is showcasing its Rodolfo Samonte Collection from November 14th to November 27th 2018 at the Lobby Gallery. The 1974 Serigraph collection has a unique visual artistry depicting some of the early works of Rodolfo Samonte.
Rodolfo Samonte graduated with a Bachelor of Fine Arts from the University of Santo Tomas, where he studied under the masters Galo Ocampo and Cenon Rivera. In 1976 he studied printmaking at the School of Visual Arts in New York and commercial lithography in Cleveland. He is best known for his reductive and minimal style in serigraphy, lacquer aersol paintings, cast paper, and digital prints. He won art awards from the CCP and the AAP. He exhibited his paintings, serigraphs and paperwork in galleries in the Philippines, Japan, South America, Europe and the United States. He owns Arts & Books Gallery, a mainstream gallery in L.A. area in California where he currently lives.