Baguio-based artist Leonardo Aguinaldo studied Architectural Drafting in Baguio. In 2004, he won the grand prize in the ASEAN Art Award in Bangkok, Thailand, and was named the Best Emerging ASEAN Artist. He is Thirteen Artists Awardee of the Cultural Center of the Philippines, and has participated in numerous international art exhibitions including the Busan Biennale South Korea, International Open Air Exhibition, Kanagawa Prefecture in Yokohama, Japan and Nature Art in Korea.
In September 2009, Leonard traveled to the United States as a Freeman Fellow Resident Artist at the Vermont Studio Center. "STATE SIDE" is a collection of artworks from that residency. (Preview his artworks here, and read his artist's statement here.)
The show opens on February 9, 2011 at 6pm at the Looking for Juan, 2nd Level, Serendra, Bonifacio Global City. For inquiries, please call 901-3152 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.