Baltimore filmmaker Ramona Diaz (Global FWN100™ '15) recently earned the prestigious Guggenheim Fellowship which are granted to artists with proven track records and exceptional promise. Ramona is best known for her documentary film, Don't Stop Believin' which chronicles Journey Filipino frontman Arnel Pineda's rise to fame. News story from Baltimore Sun.
A group art exhibition in Berlin, Germany entitled "WASAK! Filipino Art Today" opened last Saturday, December 5th at the new Arndt Art Agency A3 premises. Curated by Norman Crisologo, The Berlin Group Exhibition “WASAK! Filipino Art Today" is a seminal exhibition exploring Filipino contemporary art in Europe. The exhibition will be accompanied by a hardcopy catalogue published by European publishing house DISTANZ Verlag. Exhibiting artists include: Zean Cabangis, Annie Cabigting, Buen Calubayan, Louie Cordero, Jigger Cruz, Marina Cruz, Kawayan De Guia, Alfredo Esquillo, Ian Fabro, Nona Garcia, Pow Martinez, Manuel Ocampo, Alwin Reamillo, Norberto Roldan, Kaloy Sanchez, José Santos III, Rodel Tapaya, Tatong Torres and Ronald Ventura. News story from The Inquirer.net.
This is a call for artists of all visual or cross-disciplinary media for an 18-month long artist studio residency. Applicants must be at least 18 years of age and must work, live, or are involved or have a personal history with the Bayview/Hunters Point Community. The artist residency will take place from January 2016-May 2017. To apply or learn more, visit http://www.shipyardtrust.org/artist-in-residence-program/