Friday, April 15, 2011

Fil Dumalo

was born in San Francisco de Monte, QC 1957.BFA UE 1980, with Omi Reyes, Philipp Badon, and Nestor Villanueve in his batch. Among his teachers were Fernando Sena, Florencio Concepcion, Lao Lian Ben. Grandfather Carlos Dumalo owned the Dumalo Studios on Quezon Blvd, later run by his uncles. A brother Carlos also had the Dumalo Studio in Binondo. In 1977, Sena got him and Omi Reyes to teach the chidren at the CMLI during summer vacations. With Reyes, taught textile painting at TriChem Phil, and became artist at Frends Workshop, painting small folk craft for export. Was an electronics designer at the Ortigas firm, Trade Zone, and worked as videographer for VAF Video, later its head cameraman, joining a Univ of Hawaii crew that documented Vigan. In 1966, joined art exhibits at Art Circle Megamall. The Sultan of Brunei commissioned floral work from him in the mid-90s. Won 2nd place at the Mla Zoo painting contest, 1978, and was a medalist at the Phil Air Force painting contest, 1979. Finalist, Philtrade competition, and the 3rd Metrobank competition.
BIRDS OF PARADISE
Oil on Canvas
24" x 48"
1993
HAC Code: 32306
FLOWERS
Oil on Canvas
24" x 36"
1996
HAC Code: 51496
LEAVES
Oil on Canvas
36" x 48"
1993
HAC Code: 49427
STILL LIFE
Oil on Canvas
36" x 24"
1996
HAC Code: 60188

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