17 February 2017, Friday / 10:00AM - 3:00PM

Exploring Printmaking with the Association of Pinoyprintmakers

Speaker: Pinoyprintmakers, Ambie Abaño, Yas Doctor and Anton Villaruel.

Discover the technique of relief printing and develop a greater appreciation for the art of printmaking in this workshop given by contemporary artists from the Association of Pinoyprintmakers, Ambie Abaño, Yas Doctor and Anton Villaruel.

Ambie Abaño
Ambie Abaño is a printmaker who specializes in woodcut. Her explorative large format, three dimensional and installation works take off from printmaking techniques. She has attended workshops under Devraj Dakoji (NY) and Francoise Bricaut (Paris) and has attended artist residencies in Paris, New York, Kerala, Krabi, and under Barehands Artist Residency in Bandung, Fukuoka and Kuala Lumpur. Her awards include 1987 Grand Prize in Painting, Art Association of the Philippines; 2006 Grand Prize in Philippine Art Awards; and 2017 Winning Work in the Hida-Takayama International Contemporary Woodblock Prints Triennale. She has a Masters in Fine Arts degree from UP College of Fine Arts where she has been teaching since 2004.

Yas Doctor
Yas Doctor has been printmaking since 2017 and has exhibited with the Association of Pinoyprintmakers where she is also a member. She attended artist residencies in Bandung, Indonesia for Barehands Cisanti in 2018 and in Selangor, Malaysia under the printmaking studio, Chetak 12 in 2019.

Anton Villaruel
Anton attended and finished his formal education in UP Diliman bachelor of Fine Arts, Majoring in Visual Communication. His art is greatly influenced by cartoons, random decrepit surfaces, streets, graphic art, pareidolia, environmentalism and gender studies. He attended a printmaking artist residency in Selangor, Malaysia under Chetak 12 in 2019.

The Association of Pinoyprintmakers (AP) formerly known as the Philippine Association of Printmakers was established in 1969 and has been actively promoting the development of printmaking in the country through exhibitions, classes and maintaining a studio with printmaking facilities for artists. As it continues its mission, with its vitality and spirit of service, the association retains its strong presence in Philippine contemporary art with the support of the Cultural Center of the Philippines.

Regular Fee – PhP 800
inclusive of ticket to Art Fair Philippines (PhP 350)

Student’s Fee – Php 500
inclusive of ticket to Art Fair Philippines:
– PhP 150 students outside of Makati
– PhP 100 Makati students

*There will be a 45 minute break from 12nn-12:45pm, food outlets are available within the fair venue*

Payment procedures:
Please register by emailing talks@artfairphilippines.com and wait for email confirmation which will include the payment procedures.

Participant’s fee is non-refundable.

Photo Credit: Association of Pinoyprintmakers