May 02 2009
JOEY VENDIOLA COBCOBO
Third Solo Exhibition
Avellana Art Gallery’s showcase of the third solo exhibit of the works of Joey Vendiola Cobcobo opens on May 6, 2009. Resonant of his previous solo exhibit, Cobcobo continues to walk people through a process of transfer, transformation, and choice. In “Seven Heads And Ten Horns,” Cobcobo fuses the apocalyptic and the autobiographical to present his current theme of “art” and “spirit” or “soul” in a multi-disciplinal figurative expressionist perspective.
Joey Cobcobo is a multi-awarded artist working on painting, printmaking and woodcarving. He combines these disciplines in assemblages and installations. Cobcobo’s ethnicity (he is an Igorot who has lived and studied in Mandaluyong City since his early youth) has its influence in the endemic and actuated tensions apparent in his work. His art combines contemporary and transmedia approaches to traditional art practices, revealing an introspective interest in the critique and construct of a moral/ethical re-imaging of what is endemic and prevalent in social and cultural practices.
“Seven Heads And Ten Horns,” shall be on view at the Avellana Art Gallery from May 6 until May 31, 2009. The Avellana Art Gallery is located at House A-19, 2680 F. B. Harrison St., Pasay City, Philippines. For more information and queries about the exhibit and the gallery, you can contact the landline number at (632) 833.83.57, or email at email@example.com. — (ARTEPINAS/JCrisanto)