MANILA CONTEMPORARY opens with the exhibition, All I Want For Christmas…, on 13 December which will feature a colorful array of artists from the local scene as well as the rest of Southeast
Asia. This heady visual concoction demonstrates the breadth and width of contemporary art practice of the region – from watercolor and oil to photography and installation.
Participating local artists include, Jonathan Olazo, RM de Leon, Jay Ticar, Don Salubayba, Elaine Navas, Clairelynn Uy, Bubot Raquepo, Alvin Villaruel, MM Yu, Romulo Olazo, Soler Santos, Arturo Luz, Costantino Zicarelli, Pandy Aviado, Christina Quisumbing, Popo San Pascual, Bubbles de Leon, Julian Araos, Amy Aragon, At Maculangan, Louie Cordero, Cris Villanueva Jr., Fernando Amorsolo,Ofelia Gelvezon-Tequi, Valeria Cavestany, Francisco Pellicer Viri, Jerry Araos, Arturo Luz, Anthony Palomo, Geraldine Javier and Jonathan Ching.
All I Want For Christmas… is also the event to be acquainted with other contemporary Southeast Asian artists such as Manit Sriwanichpoom, RE Hartanto, Kokok Sancoko; Ronald Manulang; Stefan Buana, Agus Purnomo, Jalaini Abu Hassan, Yee I Lann, Ariadithya Pramuhendra, Dedy Sufriadi; Chong Siew Ying, Popok Tri Wahyudi, Natee Utarit, Ronald Manullang, Jimmy Ong, Eko Nugroho, Claudio Bravo, Agus Suwage, Putu Sutawijaya and Mella Jaarsma.