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From August until the second week of September, thousands of original and curated paintings, photographs, and sculptures will be showcased in a total of 18 SM malls nationwide.



2-Source-SM-Malls-PR-620x465Filipino art and creativity is celebrated in SM Supermalls’ ‘Art for Everyone’ (Photo: SM Supermalls)

SM Supermalls SVP for Marketing Jonjon San Agustin said that SM aims to showcase the works of both seasoned artists and students to the public.

“Art for Everyone 2019 is SM’s way of reaching out to the art-loving public. We want to feature all types of artists and connect them with different audiences, and this includes both student and seasoned artists,” he said.

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Artist Marge Organo’s optical glass artworks ‘Pretty in Pink’ (left) and ‘Reflection of the Soul’ (right).

Last August 21, SM Aura Premier launched the event with an exhibit in partnership with Galerie Rafael. The exhibit, entitled “In Full Circle” features exceptional works of over fifteen (15) Fillipino artists from the gallery’s roster of visual artists. The works shall be open to the public from August 19 to September 1 at the Upper Ground Floor Atrium of the mall.

“[We] are starting this celebration off with a special event, hosted together with our partners Galerie Raphael and their extraordinary roster of artists… As with this exhibit, we endeavour to keep encouraging the creation of art and the inspiring effect it has on individuals and the community,” Claudino Coo, SM Aura’s Assistant Mall Manager, said in his opening remarks during the launch.

Galerie Raphael’s Marketing Manager, Carla Teotico, then introduced the artists who are part of the event. Artists present at the exhibit include: Marco Coching, Milmar Onal, Perfecto Palero, Jr., and Marge Organo.


4-Source-own-photo-620x465Galerie Rafael’s Carla Teotico introduced the artists featured in SM Aura’s ‘In Full Circle’ held last August 21. (L-R: Marco Coching, Milmar Onal, Perfecto Palero, Jr., and Marge Organo)

The event was followed by a launch held at the Mega Fashion Hall in August 22. Among the highlighted works include a retrospective of Juvenal Sanso’s Felicidad Sy series and art hosted by SM Megamall’s art galleries, which will be available to the public from August 20 to 25. Works created by students and artworks of enthusiasts will also be showcased from August 27 to September 1.

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SM Supermalls’ ‘Art for Everyone’ launched in Mega Fashion Hall last August 22. (Photo: SM Supermalls)

Catch the ‘Art for Everyone 2019 Art Fair’ in the participating SM malls on the following dates:
SM Megamall (Aug. 20 – Sept. 1)
SM Sucat (Aug. 18-31)
SM Angono (Aug. 19-30)
SM San Jose Del Monte (Aug. 19-31)
SM Cebu (Aug. 26 – Sept. 4)
SM Lanang Premier (Aug. 26 – Sept. 7)
SM Legazpi (Aug. 26 – Sept. 8)
SM Marikina (Aug. 26 – Sept. 8)
SM Novaliches (Aug. 26 – Sept. 8)
SM CDO Downtown Premier (Sept. 1-7)
The Podium (Sept. 2-15)

The fair will be open to the public from Aug. 19 to Sept. 1 in the following SM malls: SM Mall of Asia, SM Aura Premier, SM Batangas, SM Bacolod, SM Molino, SM San Pablo, and SM Telabastagan.

For more details, visit http://www.smsupermalls.com/artforeveryone/

SOURCE: https://lifestyle.inquirer.net/344041/sm-supermalls-showcases-creativity-that-is-art-for-everyone/

 

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