Art in the Park to showcase large-format paintings in Wright Park

Art in the Park to showcase large-format paintings in Wright Park

The Art in the park is a component of iBagiw 2021 where mural paintings and on-the-spot painting will be showcased from November 19 to 21, 2021.

There will be four main activities of the Art in the Park. The Mural Art exhibit will be a showcase of twenty large-format paintings installed around the 200-meter pond in front of the Mansion House. The mural paintings will be created by teams of different artists. There will be teams of mother and daughter, couples, best friends, father and daughter, and teams who will be meeting each other for the first time. Davies paints provided the materials for the painting activities.

There will also be a live sculpture show of Art Tibaldo where he will assemble a sculpture during the opening program and will be left to be exhibited during the duration of the iBagiw Festival.

There will be Plein air art Activities where artists can join their fellow creatives at the park. Each one is invited to join but they bring their own art materials. They may also opt to buy their art materials at the venue to support the livelihood of their fellow artists.

The Latag of arts and crafts is the street sidewalk version of the more high-end Mandeko Artisanal Market. This will happen during the three-day duration of Art in the Park.

The Art Exchange is a barter system where artists may exchange their artworks with other artists or they may opt to exchange for tools, groceries, or other items. This activity is to help artists get by during this pandemic through other means of exchange.

According to Pasa-Kalye Group of Artists President Maricar Docyogen, other personalities will also join the event. There’s Godly who is famous for her body-painting performances.

The main organizer of the event is the Department of Tourism in partnership with Pasa-Kalye Group of Artists and Baguio Weddings and Events Suppliers Organization.

The activity will also be sponsored by BENECO, Solibao, Pines Progressive Credit Cooperative, and Hoka Brew. Media partners are Baguio Chronicles, Highland Tribune, and Damag Baguio.


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