PHILIPPINES-VIETNAM ART EXHIBITION AND BOOK LAUNCH FOR FRIENDSHIP AND BUSINESSCELEBRATING FRIENDLY RELATIONS BETWEEN HO CHI MINH CITY AND MANILA FEATURING: Jensen Moreno, Nomer Adona, Nguyen Bao Trung, Erwin Utchanah, Lindsay Erdman and Dang Thi Duong October 15, 2012 Public Preview of the Art Exhibition October 16, 2012 Miss International 1964, Gemma Cruz Araneta is launching her book, “The Hanoi Diary” 6:00 pm Tuesday Hard Rock Cafe, HCMC
Philippine-Vietnam Art of Jensen Moreno (Philippines),Exhibition and Book Nomer Adona (Philippines),Launch Nguyen Bao Trung (Vietnam),Lyra Dacio Erwin Utchanah(Mauritius), and Lindsay Erdman (Canada).Ho Chi Minh City has alwaysMs. Philippines Internationalbeen a center of artistic (1963), Ms. Gema Cruz Araneta will also have her bookexpression on both visual andperforming arts in Vietnam.launching of Hanoi Diary onThis October 15 and 16, thethe 16th at the private viewingPhilippine group, Samahang of the exhibit. Providing some good vibes in the event is onePinoy sa Vietnam, is bringingtogether 8 talented artistsof the Philippines popularto showcase their works. rocker, RJ Ramon Jacinto together with his band.This two-day event, Philippines-Vietnam Art Exhibition and All non-Vietnamese visual artistsBook Launch for Business are art teachers in prestigiousand Friendship at the Hard international schools here in Ho Chi Minh City. It is throughRock Café in District 1 shall be the help of the President ofcomposed of a visual art exhibit, the Women Artists in HCMC,book launch, and rock & roll. Ms. Dang Thi Duong that thisThis event is a continuation collaboration has been realized.of the Philippine-Vietnamese Part of the exhibit includes aCultural Fair in Manila lastAugust 28 and 29, 2012. portrait of Ms. Vietnam 2012,On the 15th, the public are Hoang My by Jensen Moreno.invited to view the unique works
Info:Jensen Moreno, an art professor inone of Philippines’s prestigious uni-versities, Mapua Institute of Tech-nology, arrived in Ho Chi Minh Cityin April 2011, but the move did notstop her from continuing to teachand create masterpieces. In fact, shehit the ground running and taughtart to children in Vin’s Space in Dis- ying technique. “You are [painting]trict 2. In addition, Mai’s Gallery in the moment with the masters,”showcased her work just a month she explains. Although she may beafter her arrival, and she had her channeling the great masters whenfirst solo exhibit in Kinh Bac Restau- she starts attacking the canvas, sherant and Gallery in District 1 soon finds inspiration from her art profes-after. After her short stint as an art sors in the University of Santo Tomasteacher in Saigon South Internation- in the Philippines. When not busyal School and Trung Khuyen Nhac teaching or working in her small stu-Music and Arts School, she is now dio at home, she is actively partici-one of the well-respected art teach- pating in charity work. In late 2011ers in The American School of Viet- she worked with the SMILE Groupnam teaching visual arts to primary Vietnam where she donated one ofand secondary students. Jensen her paintings for auction and alsofinds fulfillment in teaching young taught art to kids afflicted with HIV.minds all she knows about art but In January 2012, Jensen was also in-she finds it equally satisfying produc- volved in the charity event uphold-ing her own work. Oil is her medium ing the visual and performing arts,of choice and although she focuses La Vita e La Morte last month whereon seascapes and abstract paintings, she showcased three of her mostshe found her niche in portraiture. recent works. Creating works of artIn fact, known Filipino doctor and and transferring her passion to thephilanthropist, Dr Joel Mendez be- younger generation continues to believed in her talent so much so that her driving force. And ultimately, shehe has bought most of her works would also like to become involvedwhile still residing in Manila. As an in TV production to create a showart student, she spent hours in the that will inspire and bring art clos-library poring over works of art stud- er to the masses. By: Lyra M. Dacio
EDUCATIONPost Graduate Studies : Master of Fine Arts University of Sto. Tomas, Manila 2008-PresentTertiary : Bachelor of Fine Arts Major in Painting University of Sto. Tomas, Manila 2000-2006ACTIVITIES/EXHIBITIONS/PUBLICATIONS:-Featured Art Exhibitions at Philippine Star Newspapers, “Figuras 5 Art Exhibition”-August2012- Featured Artist/Exhibition Organizer at East and West Travellers Magazine, “Pinoy AkoArt Exhibit” – May 2012 Edition- Featured Artist/Exhibit Organizer at The WORD Magazine Vietnam, “Pinoy Ako Art Ex-hibit” - May 2012 Edition - http://hello-saigon.com/- Featured Artist at The WORD Magazine Vietnam – February 2012 Edition - http://hello-saigon.com/2012/02/01/jensen-moreno-in-the-word/- Featured Artist at hellosaigon.com - http://hello-saigon.com/2011/12/20/jensen-more-no/EXHIBITIONS:“FIGURAS 5” Art Exhibition at ART CENTER, Megamall, Philippines-August 12-26, 2012-“Batman Collection” Art Exhibition at Mendez, Cash and Carry Mall, Pasay City, Philippines-July 19, 2012-“PINOY AKO”-ALL-FILIPINO ART EXHIBITION FOR PHILIPPINE INDEPENDENCE DAYCELEBRATION-Coming this June 12,2012-Fine ARTS MUSEUM OF HO CHI MINH CITY-Organized by: Jensen Moreno-TAS Arts Festival – Art & Fashion Show Orchestrated by: Jensen Moreno-The AmericanSchool of Vietnam-March 23, 2012-*LA VITA E LA MORTE GROUP ART EXHIBITION OF INTERNATIONAL ARTISTS-VIETNAM-January13-15,2012-Boomarang Bistro Saigon,Dist.7,HCMC- *TWENTY-SEVEN- JENSEN MORENO INTERNATIONAL SOLO PAINTING EXHIBITIONIN VIETNAM-July8-31,2011-Kinh Bac Restaurant and Gallery, District 1, Ho Chi Minh City,Vietnam- Involved in charities, Smile Group VN and Helping Hand Saigon Charity- Donated paint-ings for auction and taught kids afflicted by HIV. – December 2011.- Tribute Exhibit for Ted Madella-March2011-Megamall,Quezon City, Manila- Love and Lies Painting Exhibit-February2011-Sigwada Art Gallery, Manila- Brushstrokes Towards 400-Janu-ary2011-Beato Angelico, UST- Finals Exhibit-January2010-MapuaInstitute of Technology, Intramuros,Manila- Unwanted Evolution Exhibit-July2010-Creation’s Café and Deli,Malate, Manila- Amang Bayan Exhibit(Extention)-June2010-Quantum Café and Gallery,Makati- Amang Bayan Exhibit-June2010- SMCity Sta. Mesa, Manila
NOMER ADONANomer Adona teaches High School Art, He was also featured and interviewedincluding IB and AP Visual Arts at Saigon in several CG sites: chaosgroup.com,South International School. He gained sketchupartists.org, cgpinoy.org, supl-his Masters of Education with The Col- ugins.com, and Sketchup Ur Space.org.lege of New Jersey, USA. Nomer was anarchitectural, city and urban designer Lately he re-discovered his passion forbefore his international teaching career. painting. His unconventional use ofHe designed many hotels, office build- heavy architectural materials includingings, schools and private residences in water-proofing, sand and cement putty,Malaysia and Vietnam. He worked with coupled with the use of an embossedmulti-national firms who helped in con- pre-Spanish Filipino script called “bay-ceptualizing city, urban, and tourism bayin” is apparent in his work. Nomer’smaster plans in Malaysia, Singapore, Vi- love of God, family, country, and cultureetnam, China and the Philippines. He transcends all of his artwork. Nomer alsois the winner of many competitions in presented his work in previous art exhi-photography and 3D visualizations. No- bitions in Hanoi and Ho Chi Minh City.mer, a.k.a. “nomeradona”, is a very well-known figure in online international CG email@example.com. He wrote many 3D Visu- www.nomeradona.comalization tutorials which are now pub-lished on line and in print magazines.
Nomer AdonaIB Visual Arts, AP Art, HS Art TeacherSaigon South International School (SSIS)firstname.lastname@example.org, email@example.comEducational Background:Diploma: Drafting, Don Honorio Ventura College of Arts and Trades, PhilippinesBS Architecture: University of the Assumption, Philippines, 1990Certificate - Global Education: The College of New Jersey, USA, 2011Masters of Education: The College of New Jersey, USA, 2012IB Visual Arts (Level 3), Singapore, 2009Professional Background:1990 - Architectural Designer,AJM-NP Architects, Manila Philippines.1991 - Architectural Designer, Goh Hock Guan and Associates, Malysia and Singapore1993-1999 - Chief of Representative Office, Goh Hock Guan Group, Vietnam2000 - Freelance Consultant, Architecture and Urban Planning2001- MS-HS Art Teacher, Hanoi International School, Vietnam2007 -Present - HS Art Teacher, Saigon South International School, VietnamExhibitions:- Mai La Canniele, Hanoi, 1996 - Sedona Suites Apartments, Hanoi, 1996- “Pinoy Ako 2012” - Ho Chi Minh City Fine Arts Museum, Equatorial Hotel, KumhoAsiana, Residences, HCMC, Vietnam- Vin Space, 2012 - An Phu, District 2, HCMC, VietnamAwards:First Prize: 4th SketchUp - Podium International Visualization Contest, 1998First Prize: CGPinoy Photography Contest, 19982nd Runner Up: Thea International Rendering Contest , 2012
LINDSAY ERDMANLindsay Erdman, B.F.A., B.Ed7a/19/42 Thanh Thai, p.14, q.10, HCMC, VietnamTel: firstname.lastname@example.org /www.lindsayerdman.netEducation2011: International Baccalaureate Training Certificate. VisualArts: Category 2. Tanglin Trust, Singapore2004: Bachelor of Education. University of Toronto. Special-izing in Visual Arts2000: Bachelor of Fine Arts. York University of Toronto. Spe-cializing in Film Program.Exhibitions2012: Group Exhibition at the Fine Art Museum of HCMC, Viet-nam.2009: Solo Exhibition. Sublime Cafe. Toronto, On. Canada.Solo Exhibition. Trane Studio. Toronto, On. Canada.Featured Artist in Italian Magazine: Jazz Colours., Italy.http://www.livecity.it/2009/01/08/jazz-colours-l’unica-email-zine-di-jazz-gennaio-2009/2008Solo Exhibition. Coffee And All That Jazz. Toronto, On.CanadaSolo Exhibition. Kahawa Coffee House. Toronto, On. CanadaSolo Exhibition. Gate 403. Jazz and Blues Bar. Toronto, On.CanadaSolo Exhibition. College Street Bar. Toronto, On. CanadaSolo Exhibition. Movieposter.com Art Gallery. Toronto, On.CanadaSolo Exhibition. Sublime Cafe. Kensington Market, Toronto,On. CanadaSolo Exhibition. Elite Music Academy. Toronto, On. CanadaSolo Exhibition: First Friday Art Walk, La Baguette Cafe, Ash-land, Oregon, USA.
NGUYEN BAO TRUNGBorn : 1981Address : 142E Huynh Van Banh St., Ward 12, PhuNhuan Dist., HCM city, VietNam.Tel : 38 421 053 – Cell : (84) 090 999 1211Email : email@example.comWebsite : www.trungartist.com2008: Graduated from Ho Chi Minh City Universityof Fine Arts.2009: Member of Mekong Art Club.2010: Member of Ho Chi Minh City Fine Arts Asso-ciation.Exhibitions:Cultural Heritage Art Exhibition in Hoi An - DaNang , 2009.Exhibition Biennale Of The Young Artists in Ho ChiMinh City , 2009 - 2011Exhibition of Art Camp organized by the Art Asso-ciation HCMC , 2009-2010-2011-2012Exhibition of South Vietnam Artists , 2010-2011-2012Participated in group exhibition “Group 8” at theFine Arts Museum of Ho Chi Minh City , 2010.Award:“Award of Investment”, presented by VietNam FineArts Association in 2010.
ERWIN BRYAN UTCHANAHA 15.02 CAN HO AN KHANH, D.15, P. AN KHANG, QUAN 2, T.P HO CHI MINH, VIETNAMTel. Number: +84 firstname.lastname@example.org; Erwin.Utchanah@acgedu.comEducational Background1982 – 1985: Diploma, Visual Arts & Education, SecondaryMauritius Institute of Education (University of MauritiusProfessional Background2010 (August)- up to now - Head of Arts/Teacher, ACG International School, Viet-nam2004 – 2010 - Head of Visual Arts Dept/Teacher, MEF International School, Istan-bul.2001 – up to now Visual Arts Examiner (IB Diploma Course)2001 – 2004 Fine Arts Teacher, Pre-School, France1996-2001: Teacher/ Head of the Arts Department (IGCSE/IBDP) Le Bocage International School, Mauritius.1981-1995: Teacher/Head of the Art Department (CIE `O` & `A` level) CIE)Art Related Activities1989 – 2000 - Freelance Stage & Costumes Designer for the Ministry ofSports, Mauritius.1999 - 1st Prize Winner (National Costume Design) Miss World CompetitionArt Lovers of Istanbul (Artists Group):February 2009 – 1st Group Art Exhibition Reflections of Turkey, Java Studio,IstanbulMarch 2009 - 2nd Group Art Exhibition, Antik Hotel, IstanbulApril 2009 - 3rd Group Art Exhibition, IstanbulCreative Euphoria Art Group:June 2009 - 1st Creative Euphoria exhibition, Beylerbeyi Palace, Istanbul2010 - Three Art Exhibitions with Creative Euphoria for Istanbul EuropeanCity of Arts & Culture 2011Saigon, Vietnam:January 2012: `La Vita e La Morte` - Group Art Exhibition, Phy My Hung,Ho Chi Minh City
DANG THI DUONGBorn in Ho Chi Minh City, VietnamEDUCATIONMaster Fine Arts degree from HCMC Fine Arts UniversityMember of VN & HCMC Fine Arts AssociationsFormer lecturer of HCMC Fine Arts University.Co-chair of International Women artists in Vietnam/Head ofHo Chi Minh City women artists clubEXHIBITIONSGroup exhibitions at the two Fine Arts Universities in Hanoi& HCM cities.Attended a two-persons painting exhibitions: Paris in 1996, &Ho chi minh city2011Group exhibitions in Hongkong 1994, Pusan Korea 1997, Sin-gapore 2000, Berlin 2000, Boulogne France 2003, Thailand2004.Attended international Painting Exhibition by lecturers fromKorea and Vietnam at Pachai and HCMC Fine Arts Universi-ties, in 2006, in Thailand, 2007.Attended the International women artists “Her Presence inColours VII” in Dague, Korea, 2006, “Her Presence in ColoursVIII” Beijing, China, 2008“Her Presence in Colours IX” Oregon,USA, 2010, Vietnam2012.Attended the “100 excellent artists” international paintingexhibition in Penang, Malaysia, 2009, “Her presence in coloursX- Vietnam - 2012”AWARDS:2nd prize at the National Exhibition of posters & Graphic Arts,Hanoi, 1984.Fine Arts prize from the VN Fine Arts Association in 1996.Poster prize from HCM Culture & Information Service 1998.Painting collected by HCM C Fine arts MuseumHaving paintings collected by galleries in Paris and HongKong.Studio: 149/15 Duong Quang Ham. Ward 5, Go Vap dist., HCMCMobile: 0903634217 – email: email@example.com
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