February 04, 2020

Metrobank Launches Art MADE Public 2020 Series of Events

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  • The Metrobank Art & Design Excellence (MADE) is now on its 36th year as Metrobank Foundation, Inc.’s excellence recognition program for the visual arts. Launched last February 1, the annual series of art events Art MADE Public is set to make waves throughout the country!

    Mr. Anciceto Sobrepeña, President of Metrobank Foundation Inc. giving the welcome remarks

    Established in 1984 by the late Metrobank Group founder and chairman Dr. George Ty Siao Kian, MADE served as a platform of discovery for many of the passionate and creative visionaries in the country.

    Also read: Meet the Man Behind Metrobank’s Success: George Siao Kian Ty

    In partnership with the National Commission for Culture and the Arts, SM Supermalls, and United Architects of the Philippines, Art MADE Public 2020 will be holding activities such as art exhibits, lectures, and workshops around the country.

    With the theme SPECTRUM: The Art of Possibilities, MADE is challenging Filipino artists to create artworks representing Filipino artistic excellence. Art MADE Public runs from February to April 10, 2020, to be staged in various cultural institutions and SM Supermalls.

    Lectures will also be scheduled until April 10 and posted on their social media pages 

    Laban ng Loob 2 by Alfredo Esquillo

    Lectures will be held by renowned Filipino artists, architectural and heritage practitioners. While the venues will serve as a source of information and guidelines for interested artists who plan to join the MADE Recognition Programs for Painting and Sculpture.

    Part of the activities for the year includes the MADE Recognition Program for Painting and Sculpture. The deadline for submission of entries is on/or before May 8, 2020. Interested participants may register online. Grand awardees will each receive Php 500,000 worth of financial assistance and fund for artistic development.

    Registration for: Open to: Grand awardees:
    MADE Painting Recognition Program Filipino painters aged 18-35 yrs old
    who has not stages a solo exhibition
    MADE Sculpture Recognition Program professional and amateur Filipino
    sculptors who have not won in any
    MADE sculpture competitions


    This year, we are challenging young Filipino artists to create their own masterpieces! 🎨 Two (2) Grand Awardees in the…

    MADE (Metrobank Art and Design Excellence) Competitionさんの投稿 2020年1月27日月曜日

    Registered architects who will attend the lectures shall get the Professional Regulatory Commission-Continuing Professional Development points.

    Location Dates
    S’Maison, Pasay City February 1-7
    Gallery orange, Bacolod City February 15-21
    SM Angono, Rizal March 19-25
    SM Lanang Premier, Davao April 3-10

    In Pride, the Wicked Hotly Pursue the Afflicted by Anton Del Castillo

    This year’s exhibit will showcase the recent artworks of past MADE awardees with a highlight on new art forms, styles, and unique themes reflecting the journey of the artist.

    For more information, contact Badet Macaraig at 02-8898-8094, therese.macaraig@metrobank.com.ph or visit the MADE Facebook Page.

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