AWARD-GIVING BODIESBegan as a curatorial project of the CCP Museum under the directorship of its first curator Roberto Chabet(1937-2013). Chabet made a critical connection between the Thirteen Artists and the Philippine Modernists. Both generations of artists were viewed to have sought in their time the chance and risk to “restructure, re-strengthen and renew art making and art thinking…that lend viability to Philippine art.” To mark the turnings in and of Philippine contemporary art, to update its modernizing potential and to assess how artists today engage with other forces in the art world.The character of the work of the awardees is a fresh visual language, innovative solutions to artistic problems, and sustained creative output.
AWARD-GIVING BODIESgiven to Filipino visual artists below the age of 36 for outstanding work in an exhibition held between 2 May of the previous year and 1 May of the current year Two categories: the Fernando Zóbel Prizes for Visual Art and the PuritaKalaw-Ledesma Prize for Art Criticism honors Fernando Zóbelde Ayala (1924 –1984), the founding benefactor of the museum, who supported emerging Filipino visual artists and whose critical eye left an indelible mark in Philippine art history.The Purita Kalaw Ledesma Prize for Art Criticism honors the memory of PuritaKalaw Ledesma, art patron and founder of the Art Association of the Philippines (AAP)
COMPETITIONSCreated in 1984, it was foreseen as an instrument that would engage the youth in a positive endeavoramidst the economic and political chaos that the Philippines was in at that time.Expanded its intervention to Sculpture, Architecture, and Interior Design Partnerships with the United Architects of the Philippines and the Philippine Institute of Interior Designers who will help oversee the rigors of the Competitions in Architecture and Interior Design, respectively.Art Education program through the MADE Art Caravan: Art Exploration Lecture Seriesby bringing a travelling exhibition and lecture series to selected sites in Luzon, Visayas and Mindanao.In 2012, implemented competition enhancements by targeting professional sculptors and moving to conceptual designsfor the architecture and interior design competitions thereby encouraging our Filipino designers to re-imagine and re-define Filipino architecture and interior design.
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