PAG marks 30 years of Filipino Canadian art

PAG marks 30 years of Filipino Canadian art

By Michelle Chermaine Ramos (Disclosure: Author is a member of PAG.) A mainstay in the Filipino community’s cultural history, the Philippine Artists Group of Canada celebrated its 30th anniversary on June 23, 2018 with their annual summer art show held at Neilson Park...

Our Journey: 30 years and counting

Our Journey: 30 years and counting

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L – R: Michelle Chermaine Ramos, Nelia Tonido, Frank Tonido, Joyce Cristino Bondoc, Frank Cruzet, Nerissa Pineda, Gene Lopos, Calixto ‘Toots’ Quiachon, Rolly Abarilla, Jhun Ciolo Diamante, Teody Asuncion, Maestro Romi Castillo MananQuil, Erwin-ERCASA-Calianga, Rose Lamadrid-Nagallo, Peter Duarte and Sir Mogi Mogado.

Decade 4 Begins

The Philippine Artists Group of Canada (PAG) presents another collection of artworks starting June 24 to July 19, at the Neilson Creative Art Centre, 56 Neilson Drive, Etobicoke. This will be the group’s 31st Anniversary Annual Exhibition.

Participating artists include well-known and emerging artists from the Filipino-Canadian community, each artist having passed PAG’s strict membership screening. Many have garnered awards and most have years, if not decades, of expertise. Expect to see various subjects from traditional realism to modern abstractions in different styles using watercolours, oils, and acrylics, etc.

The Opening Reception will be held on Thursday, June 27, at 6 PM. New feature this year is an Auction to be held during the Opening Reception, where approximately 14 paintings will be offered, and members of the public can bid for the painting/s of their choice.

Participating artists: Rolly Abarilla, Teody Asuncion, Joyce Bondoc, Erwin Calianga, Frank Cruzet, Jhun Ciolo Diamante, Peter Duarte, Alex Gonzales, Gene Lopos, Romi C MananQuil, Rose Nagallo, Maridi Nivera, Nerissa Pineda, Michelle Chermaine Ramos, Frank Tonido and Nelia Tonido.

Decade 4 Begins, an annual Art Exhibition in Celebration of the Anniversary of the 121st Declaration of Philippine Independence and the Filipino Heritage Month Celebrations.


6:00PM – 9:30PM, Thursday, June 27, 2019; Show runs from June 24 to July 21, 2019
(Monday, Wednesday and Friday – 9:00am to 4:30pm; Tuesday and Thursday – 9:00am to 9:30pm)

Neilson Park Creative Centre
56 Neilson Drive, Toronto, ON M9C 1V7 Telephone: 416-622-5294

Contact: Gene Lopos, President, Philippine Artists Group.

At a pre Art show meeting, from left: Michelle Chermaine Ramos, Nerissa Pineda, Nelia Tonido, Frank Tonido, Gene Lopos, Peter Duarte, Theresa Lumanlan, Frank Cruzet, Romi C. MananQuil, Jhun Ciolo Diamante and Teody Asuncion

Bueno Silva

Painted on March 31st. 2020, before the COVID-19 Pandemic

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Petals in Blue by Bueno Silva
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Paintings are Now Available Online!

Hundreds of original paintings of Filipino-Canadian Artists are now available online. Decorate your home with these incredible works of art, and help support living Filipino-Canadian Artists. Welcome to the Philippine Artists Group of Canada!

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