Friday, March 07, 2008


The Government Service Insurance System (GSIS) in cooperation with the Art Association of the Philippines invite all Filipino artists to join its open theme painting competition.

Participants are encouraged to explore their respective vision in order to present and conceptualize unique and individualized entries; hence, inspire them to produce diverse interpretations of what’s inside an artist’s mind.

Cash Awards for the winners shall be:

1st Prize - P 500,000.00
2nd Prize- 300,000.00
3rd Prize- 200,000.00
Five (5) Juror’s Choice - P 100,000 each

Entries must be submitted at the GSIS Museum located at the GSIS Main Office, Financial Center, Reclamation Area, Pasay City (CCP Complex – Diosdado. Macapagal Avenue) on April 19, 2008, Saturday, from 9:00 am until 5:00 pm.

For complete information on this exciting art competition, visit the GSIS website.

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posted by Señor Enrique at 10:02 AM


Blogger Tina said...

i must tell my artist brother-in law
rolly cedro that lives in sn pedro laguna about this thanks eric!

March 07, 2008 4:58 PM  

Blogger Señor Enrique said...

Yes, better tell him about this exciting open theme painting competition, Tina. I can't wait to see what these artists will submit :)

March 07, 2008 8:13 PM  

Blogger  gmirage said...

This is one event that I cover back then! I always get to see wonderful work of art (and great food too!lol). I think one should be an AAP member to join, right Senor?

March 10, 2008 12:48 PM  

Blogger Señor Enrique said...

I think this competition is open to all Filipino artists, Gizelle. But then one better check out the full mechanics on the GSIS site.

Did you say, food? Hmmm ... let me see if I can cover this then ... hehehe!

March 10, 2008 1:34 PM  

Blogger  gmirage said...

one of the things I like most aside from looking at art displays and the artist's face (hehe)...surely is: food.

By the way Senor, I've linked your site to my Vienna Daily blog, I update it regularly than the other =) Have a nice week ahead!

March 10, 2008 2:06 PM  

Blogger Señor Enrique said...

Thanks, Gizelle!

March 10, 2008 8:55 PM  

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