Wednesday, February 29, 2012

Ferdel Gonzales

Born 1961, (Old Manila Impressions) Got his name from the first three letter of his father Federico, and his mother Delia, who owned and tun the Angeles Gallery and Frames in Angeles City. Has three younger brothers who are artist; modernist Wally, Federico Jr. and Froilan. Grandfather Felix Gonzales was the owner of Art Phil, a Mabini gallery that existed since the 1950’s. Ric Gonzales, the portrait artist, is an uncle. Most of the family including aunts, cousins, nephews and nieces, are painters. Specialized in impressionist renditions of Old manila done in palette style which he picked up from Cesar Buenaventura, his Godfather, under this father Federico apprenticed. Member, Kapisanan ng mga Alagad ng Sining, exhibiting with them twice at the Angeles art Gallery, 1983; and Quezon Province Museum in Candelaria, 1987. [BIOS-JS]
Oil on Canvas
24" x 36"
HAC Code: 79564


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