Mariano Ching prints at Serendra

August 18, 2008

Mariano Ching is a painter, illustrator, photographer and printmaker. He graduated from the University of the Philippines with a degree in Fine Arts major in Painting. He is a member of the Surrounded by Water group, which ran the Surrounded by Water Galleries from the late ’90s up to its closure around 2004.

His works have been exhibited in the Philippines , France , Singapore , Malaysia , Thailand and the United States , and belong in prestigious art collections including that of the Singapore Art Museum.

Ching recently received the Cultural Center of the Philippines Thirteen Artists Award. His rubbercut limited-edition prints are on view at 1/of Gallery, Serendra, Bonifacio Global City , Taguig. The exhibit is in cooperation with UFO Gallery. Call 9013152.

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Ching was also a Monbusho research scholar from 2002-2004. He studied printmaking, specializing in Japanese woodblock prints, at the Kyoto City University of Fine Arts. He has won the Philippine Board on Books for Young People prize twice for his illustrations for the storybooks “Bakit Matagal ang Sundo Ko” and “May Alaga Akong Puno.”

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