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In Journey: Art: 50, Part 1: Work on Paper

Journey Art 50

Ongoing until May 18; Archivo 1984 Gallery, 2nd level, Warehouse 1, 2135 Chino Roces Ave., Makati; for more information, call (02) 832-6191, (0917) 624-2086 or visit www.archivo1984.com

Exhibiting professionally since 1967, Ivi Avellana-Cosio or “Ivi Ave” as she’s known among her contemporaries, celebrates 50 years in the art world with a show at Archivo 1984 Gallery featuring works on paper from her career. The painter, printmaker and photographer who received an education from the University of Santo Tomas and Philippine Women’s University has exhibited in over 200 shows both locally and abroad, earning several awards and recognitions such as the Araw ng Maynila Patnubay ng Sining at Kalinangan Award for Painting and was most recently listed by the International Biographical Society in Cambridge, England in its “Top 100 Professionals of 2012.”

In Journey: Art: 50, Part 1: Work on Paper, Archivo 1984 showcases the artist’s work across media such as print, watercolor, pastel and photography, ranging from her signature ethnic-inspired prints to photos from her travels, displayed alongside nudes in ink and pastel collected over the past five decades.