Cebuano artist who is a Kobe fan thanks ‘Black Mamba’ for blessings

Immae Lachica 01/26/2021

  CEBU CITY, Philippines— There were a lot of tributes done to honor Kobe Bryant when he passed away exactly a year ago today. A lot of paintings were done all over the world to remember the…

Cebu artist shows appreciation for Berta through painting

Immae Lachica 12/15/2020

  CEBU CITY, Philippines— An artist painted a portrait of Berta as her way of appreciating how the former homeless man here helped change her perspective on one of life’s important aspects— mental health. Frances Niccolie Junsay,…

Japanese artist creates map of Cebu City in metal

Immae Lachica 12/14/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines– Seeing maps around Cebu is nothing new. But seeing a metal representation of the city’s map sure is something we don’t see all the time. This is what Japanese artist Wataru Sakuma and his…

FACES OF CEBU: Mary Joy Bagares, 22, artist

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 11/29/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Mary Joy Bagares, a 22-year-old artist, made quite a stir here in July 2020, when a video of her sharing the challenges of having her mother treated at a hospital went viral. At…

Artist from Dalaguete creates digital art using mobile phone

Raul Constantine L. Tabanao 06/26/2020

MOALBOAL, CEBU — Despite his lack of resources, Jether Patrosenio never loses hope to pursue his love in digital art. Equipped with only a smartphone, a drawing app, and a stylus pen, he was able to create…

Hayley Williams becomes first female artist to top Billboard’s rock chart

05/21/2020

Hayley Williams became the first female artist to reach the No. 1 spot on Billboard’s Top Rock Albums Chart with her latest record titled “Petals for Armor.” The achievement comes just weeks after the singer released the…

FACES OF CEBU: Lino Venzal, 46, Artist

Gresheen Gift Libby 02/07/2020

Mga baynte ka tuig na ko na artist. Mostly mga portraits ug watercolor. Visual arts. Balhin-balhin man ko, wala koy shop. Usually naa kos SM, Ayala. Na aksidente ko sa una sa rice mill mao nawala akong…

Artist Pangilinan shares his journey to float-making success in Sinulog, other festivals

Rosalie O. Abatayo 01/17/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Artists, like their arts, fade away with their eyes wide open — starving to death. So was Ernesto Pangilinan told when he began painting Christmas cards back in sixth grade in the 1960s.…

Stay tuned for the Wonggoys’ new hit coming out on December 15

Immae Lachica 12/11/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines— Have you ever tried talking someone out of a rocky relationship? We know it sounds bad. But hey, if you can take care of the person better, why not? Right? Well, that’s exactly what…

Cebuano visual artist selected to install at the Bi-City Biennale of Urbanism and Architecture

Immae Lachica 12/04/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines— Remember the Cebuano visual artist who has been making rounds around the world with his creations? Read: Cebuano trashion artist Francis Sollano to attend Cannes Edition of Arabian Gala Nights This December, he will…

Things you should or should not do in getting a tattoo

Immae Lachica 08/04/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines— Getting a tattoo these days are becoming a thing. From small meaningful pieces down to those big full sleeve portraits, you name it, you can get it. Tattoo artists play a very vital role…

Mark Jasper Amorin:  His magical touch 

Michelle Joy L. Padayhag 07/15/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines — You will prick up your ears when you hear Mark Jasper Amorin’s name. He is a blogger, makeup artist, traveler, and a Certified Public Accountant (CPA) all rolled into one. This 23-year-old Korean-looking…

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