Tuesday, December 7, 2010

William Yu

was born in Baculin Baganga, Davao Oriental, 1954. (Figurative Cubism) Intl Correspondence Course, London, 1981. Learned Calligraphy and martial art from his Father. At the age of 22, saw the works of Frederic Remington in an issue of (Reader's Digest,) his first exposure to serious art. Mounted three-man show with Alex de los Reyes and Emeritus Jovilla at the town hall of Baganga, the first art exhibit ever to be held in the town. The three artists later formed the Baganga Artists Society. In 1980, went to Davao City yo buy his First set of oils, and worked at the art dept of Gaisano Dept Store. In Davao, met the artists there and exhibited with them. Came to Mla as a fulltime painter in 1983. Met artis ang Kiu Kok, Whose works had a profound influence on him. And advised him to From early works of birds,bees and butterflies influenced by the embroideries of his late mother on his pillows as a child, turned into large-canvas genre cubism of farmers and coconut workers. Met National Artist Cesar Legaspi Through painter AL Perez, and assisted him in finishing commissioned work in the early 90's prior to the old man's death. held a three man show in Mla at Marion's Gallery with jose hernandez and roger gutierrez, 1985. First solo, 1987, Liongoren Gallery. Tenth solo, 1995, Art Circle Gallery, Shangri-la plaza. [20th CENT Vol II-MD]***In 1998, decided to and developed his (Metasism,) an abstract idiom that encourages on to paint faster than one can think, (as in the martial arts) in order not to dictate upon the finished work. [BIOS-JS]
ABSTRACT
Oil on Canvas
36" x 36"
ND
HAC Code: 78931
8 HORSES
Oil on Canvas
48" x 72"
ND
HAC Code: 79372
FISHERMAN
Oil on Canvas
39" x 50"
ND
HAC Code: 79353
ABSTRACT
Oil on Canvas
35" x 39.5"
2006
HAC Code: 75793
ABSTRACT
Oil on Canvas
24" x 30"
ND
HAC Code: 77784
MOTHER & CHILD
Oil on Canvas
35.5" x 35.5"
2005
HAC Code: 75647
ABSTRACT (SOLD)
Oil on Canvas
35" x 35"
2005
HAC Code: 75042
MOTHER & CHILD
Oil on Canvas
35" x 30"
2011
HAC Code: 60099
ABSTRACT
Oil on Canvas
35" x 34"
2000
HAC Code: 77967
ABSTRACT
Oil on Canvas
36" x 30"
2009
HAC Code: 77632
ABSTRACT
Oil on Canvas
35" x 35"
2000
HAC Code: 64293
ABSTRACT
Oil on Canvas
35" x 30"
1999
HAC Code: 70866
ABSTRACT
Oil on Canvas
34" x 35"
2005
HAC Code: 75795
ABSTRACT
Oil on Canvas
35" x 30"
1999
HAC Code: 77596
ABSTRACT
Oil on Canvas
35" x 36"
2007
HAC Code: 77764
CAT
Oil on Canvas
36" x 60"
1999
HAC Code: 60105

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