Pinoy visual artist Rodel Tapaya wins grand prize in Singapore tilt

ABS-CBNNews.com reports that Filipino visual artist Rodel Tapaya was named the grand prize winner of the 2011 Asia Pacific Breweries (APB) Foundation Signature Art Prize in Singapore on Thursday, November 17.

Rodel Tapaya’s "Baston ni Kabunian, Bilang Pero di Mabilang" (Screenshot of the photo posted on ABS-CBNNews.com)

 

ABS-CBNNews.com reports that Filipino visual artist Rodel Tapaya was named the grand prize winner of the 2011 Asia Pacific Breweries (APB) Foundation Signature Art Prize in Singapore on Thursday, November 17.

 

Tapaya’s entry, "Baston ni Kabunian, Bilang Pero di Mabilang (Cane of Kabunian, Numbered but Cannot Be Counted)," was chosen out of 130 nominated works and 15 finalists from the Asia Pacific region. He was awarded SG $45,000 (P1.5 million).

 

Tapaya holds a Fine Arts degree from the University of the Philippines.

 

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