ARTIST CV

BIO

b.1989 in Dammam, Saudi Arabia

Visual Artist working between Cainta, Rizal and Quezon City
 

EDUCATION

2011      Bachelor of Fine Arts Major in Painting, College of Fine Arts, University of the Philippines, Quezon City

 

AWARDS, RESIDENCIES, GRANTS

2021      Shortlisted, Ateneo Art Awards – Fernando Zóbel Prizes for Visual Art, Ateneo Art Gallery, Quezon City

 

2020      Jurors Choice Award of Merit, Philippine Art Awards, Makati City
 

2018      Fellowship Award, Vermont Studio Center, Johnson, Vermont, USA

               Artist in Residence, Bellas Artes Projects, Bagac, Bataan

 

2016      Artist in Residence, YOD Gallery AiR Program, Osaka, Japan
 

2008      Finalist, 41st Shell National Students Art Competition, Makati City

               Finalist, Big & Small Art Co.’s 1st Figurative Painting Competition, SM Megamall, Mandaluyong City
 


SOLO EXHIBITIONS

2021     “Awaiting,” Galerie Stephanie, Shangri-La Plaza, Mandaluyong City

 

2020     “Empire,” West Gallery, Mary Santos Artcade, Quezon City

             “Noontide Hagonoy,” Art Cube Gallery, Karrivin Plaza, Makati City

 

2019     “Silent Witnesses (Mga Tahimik na Saksi),” University of the Philippines Vargas Museum Quezon City

              “Fragile Borders,” Blanc Gallery, Quezon City

 

2018     “END,” Underground Gallery, Makati Square, Makati City

 

2017     “By Sword and Fire,” University of the Philippines Vargas Museum, Quezon City

              “Headlines,” Blanc Gallery, Quezon City
 

2016     “Neyagawa,” Underground Gallery, Makati Square, Makati City

              “Perimeters,” Art Cube Gallery, Glorietta 4, Makati City

 

2015     “Common Decay,” West Gallery, Mary Santos Artcade, Quezon City

 

2014     “Standstill,” Galerie Anna, SM Megamall, Mandaluyong City

 

SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS

2022     “Visceral Ecologies,” White Walls Gallery, Art Fair Philippines, Makati City

              “Synthesis of Affinites,” Galerie Stephanie, Art Fair Philippines, Shangri-La Plaza, Mandaluyong City

 

2021    “To Ride a Jetski and Plant a Flag,” Project Space Pilipinas, Lucban, Quezon

             “A History of Struggle: Philippine Art Remembers 1521,” Pinto Art Museum, Antipolo City

             “Chapters of Solitude: Steal from the World and not a Stone,” Galerie Stephanie, Shangri-La Plaza, Mandaluyong City

             “Vignettes: Quincentenniale Stories by Robby Galang,” CANVAS, UP Town Center, Quezon City

             “The Shelf Life of Being,” Mono8 Gallery, Casa Tesoro, Manila

             “International Contemporary Art Fest 2021,” Galerie Stephanie, Shangri-La Plaza, Mandaluyong City

 

2020.    “Goodbye to All That,” Mono8 Gallery, Casa Tesoro, Manila

             “Earth Exhibit: Benefit Auction for WWF Philippines,” Gavel and Block, Makati City

             “Self-Portrait: Reflecting on the Role of Art (and Artists),” CANVAS Gallery and Gardens, Quezon City

             “Brave New World: A Project by Art Plus Magazine,” Mandaluyong City

             “25th Philippine Art Awards,” Yuchengco Museum, Makati City
 

2019    “Helping Hands Chapter 2: The Empty Chair Project,” Metropolitan Museum of Manila, Manila

             “Souls, Soil, and Sea,” Artinformal, Mandaluyong City

             “Living Earth: Contemporary Philippine Art,” Musica Arte e Cultura, Milan, Italy

             Art Central, Gallery Kogure, Central, Hong Kong

 

2018.    ”Under Construction: Manila Today,” Artvisor, London, United Kingdom

             ”What it Means to be Filipino,” Bulwagan ng Dangal, University of the Philippines, Quezon City 

             ”Tumba-Tumba Children’s Museum of Philippine Art,” University of the Philippines Vargas Museum, Quezon City
             ”Manila Biennale: OPEN CITY 2018,” Intramuros, Manila, Philippines
             ”Axis by Praxis,” G13 Gallery, Kelana Jaya, Selangor, Malaysia

2017    ”Merry Christmas (I Don’t Want to Fight Tonight),” Underground Gallery, Makati Square, Makati City

             ”Fortuna Circuit: Our Current Condition,” Tropical Futures Institute, 856 G Gallery, Mandaue City, Cebu
             Art Stage Singapore, ”Odyssey,” YOD Gallery, Sands Expo & Convention Centre, Singapore

2016     ”Are We There Yet?,” CANVAS Gallery and Gardens, Quezon City

             ”Mild Encounter,” Kapitana Gallery, Balay ni Tana Dicang, Talisay City, Negros Occidental

             ”2664 KM,” YOD Gallery, Osaka, Japan

             ”Indwelling,” Blanc Gallery, Quezon City

 

2015    ”Bangkal Paintings,” Underground Gallery, Makati Square, Makati City
              Art Taipei, YOD Gallery, Taipei World Trade Center, Taipei City, Taiwan 

             ”Order of Objects After Arrival (Systems of Irrigations for the First Lucban Assembly),” Project Space Pilipinas Studio, Lucban, Quezon

             ”Kapitbahay,” Art Verite’, Shops at Serendra, BGC, Taguig City

2014    ”Ease,” Tam-awan Village Gallery, Baguio City

             ”Anonymous: 100 Contemporary Artists,” J Studio, VFP2 Bldg, Veteran’s Complex, Taguig City

             ”Volume II: Kasama,” Erehwon Center for the Arts, Old Balara, Quezon City

 

2013.   ”Open,” Tam-awan Village Gallery, Baguio City

             ”Versus,” Art Galileia, Fort Pointe Bldg, BGC, Taguig City

             ”Dissecting Air,” West Gallery, Mary Santos Artcade, Quezon City

             Untitled show, Now Gallery & Consulting, Ecoplaza Bldg, Makati City

 

2012    ”Counting Headlights,” Now Gallery & Consulting, Ecoplaza Bldg, Makati City
             ”Screens/Decoys,” Department of Foreign Affairs, Pasay City

 

 

SELECTED PUBLICATIONS

Alvina, C., (2020). ‘To Grasp the Native’s Point of View’, in The Art & Times of the New Millenium 2000-2020 – Atencio Libunao Art Collection (The Art & Times Series Vol II), Mandaluyong City, Januarius Holdings Inc.  

Alampay, D. (2019). Silent Witnesses (Mga Tahimik na Saksi), Quezon City, The Center for Art, New Ventures & Sustainable Development (CANVAS).

Nakpil, L., (2017). Nationalism and the Art of Jorge Pineda – Atencio Libunao Art Book II, Makati City, Januarius Holdings Inc.

Nakpil, L., and R. Villegas (2017). HOUSE: A Collection of Paintings of Philippine Houses – Atencio-Libunao Art Book I, Makati City, Atencio-8990 Holdings Inc

 

 

SELECTED FEATURES

Steyels, M. (2021, January 20). Human Dilapidation. Neocha. 

Retrieved from http://www.neocha.com/magazine/renz-baluyot

 

Camiling, A. (2019, October 2). This Interactive Exhibit Highlights The Power of Words, Numbers, and Silence. SPOT.ph.

Retrieved from 

https://www.spot.ph/arts-culture/art-exhibits/79334/canvas-tumba-tumba-exhibit-a4329-20191002

 

Legaspi-Ramirez, E. (2018, April 15). Manila Biennale. Artlink. Retrieved from 

https://www.artlink.com.au/articles/4670/manila-biennale/

 

De Leon, P. (2018, February 12). The ‘Bayan’ In the Biennale: Reconstructing the memory of Intramuros. The Philippine Star.

Retrieved from

https://www.philstar.com/lifestyle/arts-and-culture/2018/02/12/1786799/bayan-biennale-reconstructing-memory-intramuros
 

Tantiangco, A. (2018, February 3). Manila Biennale 2018 brings exceptional artworks to historic Intramuros. GMA News Online.

Retrieved from 

http://www.gmanetwork.com/news/lifestyle/artandculture/642033/manila-biennale-2018-brings-exceptional-artworks-to-historic-intramuros/story/

 

Uy, H. J. (2017, August 21). Resurrecting the Past. Manila Bulletin, p. D-2.

(Also available online http://lifestyle.mb.com.ph/2017/08/21/artist-at-work-resurrecting-the-past/)

 

Bautista, G. (2017, August 9). Renz Baluyot’s Exhibit Teaches Us Forgiveness in the Time of War. Spot.ph.

Retrieved from http://www.spot.ph/arts-culture/art-exhibits/71057/renz-baluyot-by-sword-and-fire-exhibit-a1787-20170809-lfrm

 

Uy, H. J. (2016, May 30). Reading Between the Lines. Manila Bulletin, Print and online

Retrieved from http://2016.mb.com.ph/2016/05/30/reading-between-the-lines/

 

The Center for Art, New Ventures & Sustainable Development (CANVAS). (2015, February 2). AHON – A Mural Comes to Life at the 2014 UP Lantern Parade [Video File]. Retrieved from https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Fw1TR1SW7og

 

Cruz, Jasmine T. (2012, February 25). Counting Headlights, Moving Forward. Business World