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Rosscapili Exhibition

Visit SO/ Sofitel Singapore from 20 June 2019 and witness a spectacular display of 4 original artworks by Filipino artist Rosscapili. The fine artworks will be on display and available for purchase at the front lobby area and La BiblioteK, a library curated by Karl Lagerfeld for the hotel.

 

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ROSS CAPILI studied drafting and ceramics technology at the Philippine College of Arts and Trades (now Technological University of the Philippines) before at the College of Fine Arts of the Philippine Women’s University. He worked in the art department of Philippine Airlines for 16 years, until the time he decided to put up his own art and graphic design outfit, artCollaboration studio.

 

In 1974 he placed second, both in the Rotary Club of Manila On-the-Spot Painting Competition and the Manila Council Nationwide Painting Competition. He also garnered first prize in the latter competition. He was a finalist in 1996 Philippine Art Awards; a Jurors’ Choice in the 1994 Philip Morris Asean Art Awards; and, also in 1994, a finalist in the Diwa ng Sining of the Rotary Club and NCCA. Ross Capili is also the entrepreneur behind OWG Art Gallery in Makati City.

 

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Rosscapili, born 1959 has mounted over 30 solo art exhibitions in Manila, Paris, and the United States. He has participated in more than 35 group exhibitions in Fukuoka, Japan; Taipei, Taiwan; Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia; Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia and Seoul Korea. In 2015 he celebrated his 40th year as an artist with an exhibition entitled “IlluminEssence” at the Shangri-La Plaza presented by Galerie Joaquin. “Painted Symphony” was held at Ayala Museum Artist Space last March 2017.

 

His most recent solo exhibit was held at the Art Center of SM Megamall presented by Galerie Anna. Rosscapili artworks are widely collected here and abroad. He has garnered more than 55 awards and distinctions, including Jurors’ Choice in the 1994 Philip Morris Asean Art Awards; the Pamana ng Lahi Award in San Francisco, USA (2001), the 2008 PATA Gold Award for Travel Photo Journalism in Hyderabad, India; the 2009 Ani ng Dangal Presidential Award. He was also an Executive Council member of the National Committee on Visual Arts of the NCCA from 2007-2010, and Chairman of the Philippine Committee at the 26th Asian International Art Exhibition (AIAE) in Seoul, Korea in 2011.

 

Rosscapili’s works have been featured in various coffee table books, including 75 Filipino Artists In Their Studios, 21st Century Filipino Artists, Art Philippines, The Art Collector’s Guidebook, 100 Years 100 Artists, the CCP Directory of Filipino Artists, World Artist Directory, and Standard Chartered Bank’s 140 Years.

 

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For enquiries, kindly reach us at +65 6701 6800 or email at H8655@sofitel.com

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