Ahon (Woman series)

Orley Ypon
Ahon (Woman series)
Mixed media
60 x 48 inches
2019

Orley Ypon is a Filipino realist painter from Toledo, Cebu. He won First Prize in the Art Association of the Philippines’ National On-The-Spot Painting Competition in 2001. In the same year, he was the Grand Prize winner in the Art Petron National Painting Competition for his work “Ober-Ober”. He also won the Grand Prize in the same competition for the second time in 2004 for “Pamaling”, earning him the honor of being the first Hall-of-Famer in the history of the Art Petron Painting Competitions. In 2008, Orley won the 2nd Prize in the GSIS Painting Competition for his piece, “Ahon”. He has also won First Prize in the Figurative Category of the 2012 Art Renewal Center International Salon, the Grand Prize in International Artist Magazine’s International Painting Competition in the People and Figures Division for 2009, Honorable Mention in the latest Members Only Competition of the Portrait Society of America and the Grand Prize in the Amorsolo National Painting Competition in 2011. He was also bestowed the Ani Ng Dangal award in 2011, an honor given by the National Commission of Culture and Arts of the Philippines.

See this work and more in "Pensive Junctures" on view at Altro Mondo Creative Space until December 2. You can find our gallery at 1159 Chino Roces Avenue, San Antonio Village, Makati City. For inquiries, call (02) 7501-3270 to 71 or email altromondoart@gmail.com.

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