Grand Sierra Pines (GSP) and the Pasa-Kalye Group of Artists (PGA) launched a unique art exhibit during the lengthen Season, an outdoor art exhibit titled Stations of the Cross featuring several Baguio artists.
The outdoor exhibit consists of 14 artworks, one in every station. Each artwork was created by various artist from the Pasa-Kalye Group of Artists. The exhibit is located at the hotel’s garden. The exhibit will run over the Holy Week, April 9 to 17.
The unique style of the diverse artists added flavor to the different stations. Participating artists are Roland Bay-an, Angelica C. Rosalin, Abigail Matib, Joseph Domirez, Howard Domirez, Richard Domirez, Jherwin Libatique, Julius Legoen Lumiqued, and Rochelle Bakisan.
GSP Head of Marketing, Sales and Events Paula Olivar said this activity was created with the guests in mind. In case the guests don’t want to go out and mess with the heavy traffic brought by the long holiday. “They can make their lent season meaningful within the premises of the hotel,” she said.
She said they “want to get creative during these trying times in helping the creative sector of the City and also serve their guests better by giving them options. The different art styles of the participating artists will give special meaning to viewers in every station.”
Grand Sierra Pines Hotel (GSP) recently received a commendation from the Baguio City Council for their endeavor to adopt the Creative City status of the City in their premises providing a venue for artists to do activities such as exhibits and workshops.
Several exhibits had been organized with different artists and many of these were with Pasa-Kalye. This collaboration between PGA and GSP started during the campaign to make Baguio a UNESCO Creative City and the hotel was also built at the same time the art group was created.
Both the current hotel management and the art group are hoping this collaboration will continue to prosper in advancing the creative sector of the City. – CCT