Shell NSAC Mindanao leg Oct 2020

Pilipinas Shell’s 2nd Virtual Art Interact -Mindanao leg

Creating stories of hope in isolation Mindanao is hailed for its abundant natural resources and breathtaking landscapes. But beyond its pristine beaches and lush mountains is a burgeoning community of creatives who are injecting their unique Mindanaoan identity into art and using it as a force for good. As the country continues to grapple with COVID-19, Mindanaoan artists are stepping up to create stories of hope while in isolation. Following the theme of “HOPE IN OUR ART,” Pilipinas Shell’s 53rd National Students Art Competition (NSAC) held the second leg of Virtual Art Interact last October 17, in collaboration with creative collective Fringe Manila. Virtual Art Interact is also a platform where creatives can share their insights about their profession for the next generation. While the pilot event focused on the Luzon art scene, this recent forum put the spotlight on the growing community of creators in Mindanao. Since NSAC’s inception, […]

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Nippon Paint Launches Young Designer Award 2015

  Nippon Paint, Asia’s popular coatings manufacturer  brings its regional design competition to the bustling metropolis Davao City with the launch of the Nippon Paint Young Designer Award (NPYDA) 2015. This year, architecture and interior design students from Davao who will join the competition will work with the theme “Design with Heart: For a Sustainable Future: With People in Mind”. “We are very excited to tap young talents from the beautiful region of Mindanao. We’re also looking forward to see entries that could reflect your diverse, and culturally rich community,” Ms. Gladys Goh, Group General Manager, Nippon Paint Malaysia Group, said. “This year, we are pleased to once again invite Davaoeño architecture and interior design students to NPYDA which, over the years, has grown in stature as more and more industry partners, associations and developers join hands to constantly elevate the competition in terms of selection criteria as well as exchange of knowledge. Every year, NPYDA lines up judges comprising of reputable professionals and industry […]

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