Edwin Wilwayco (Recalibration Series)

Edwin Wilwayco (Recalibration Series)

With more than three decades of sustained dedication to abstract painting, Wilwayco is regarded as one of Philippines important artist in the field of abstraction. He has been a major contributor to the development of abstract art in his country and is best known for his lush and lyrical paintings. Despite his mastery over the artistic idiom of abstraction, the artist remarked in the Philippine Star newspaper : “Doing abstract work is a challenge because it’s making a painting I haven’t seen before. I don’t make studies, and it depends on my feelings.”

Born 1952, Guimba, Philippines

Exhibited In
New York, Homage To Vivaldi 2006
Paris, Silent Music 2006
Essen, Gaudeamus 2006
Stockholm, Benedictus II 2007
Rhode Island
Nature’s Realm 2013
Homage To Gluck 2009
Metamorphosen 2008
Recalibration 2014
Scherzo 2007
In Nature’s Realm 2012
Second Nature 2011
River Circles 2011
Homage To Bach 2010
Whispering Winds 2004

Continental School Design Studies, 1968
Los Angeles, California USA

Bachelor of Fine Arts, 1972
University of the Philippines, Dilman, Quezon City

British Council Scholar for Painting, 1982
West Surrey College of Art & Design, Farnham, England

Selected Museums & Public Collection
Ateneo Art Gallery, Quezon City, Philippines
Central Bank of Philippines
University of the Philippines, Los Banos Laguna
National Museum of Art Singapore
Philippine Trade Centre, New York, USA
Fatima University Gallery, Antipolo City, Philippines

Art historian James T. Valliere interviews artist Edwin Wilwayco
Recalibration Edwin Wilwayco – Editor’s Visual Pick
The Big Pic – Edwin Wilwayco Recalibration
Wilwayco’s Recalibration – Stock-taking of Impressive Body of Work
Wilwayco’s intriguing ‘Recalibration’ to open in Singapore
Biography & Review



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