Lance Valenzuela with his Grand Prize winning sculpture, shown with PWU Dean Don Amorsolo
Lance Valenzuela (center) receiving his Plaque of Recognition (Grand Prize, Sculpture Category) from Country Chairman of Shell Philippines, Edgar O. Chua ,Sculptor Ral Arogante and Mr. Fernando Zobel de Ayala
SFAD Dean Don S. Amorsolo receiving a Plaque of Recognition for PWU-SFAD from Country Chairman of Shell Philippines, Edgar O. Chua, Sculptor Ral Arogante and Mr. Fernando Zobel de Ayala
Mimento Mori: Daddy Rolly
Mr. Juvenal Sanso appreciating the winning piece with Dean Don S. Amorsolo
Lance Valenzuela, Grand Prize Winner and his entry, Memento Mori: Daddy Rolly, Concrete Epoxy and rattan fiber
Lance Valenzuela with PWU-SFAD Faculty and Mentor Sam Occeno
Romualdo Salazar, Finalist in Painting Category and his entry Balintunay, Acrylic on Canvas
PWU painting student Lance Valenzuela of the Philippine Women’s University won the Grand Prize for the sculpture category at the 49th Shell National Students Art Competition (NSAC). Romualdo Salazar and John Rex Dacaymat, also from PWU, were finalists for the painting (oil/acrylic) category. Dean Don Amorsolo of PWU’s School of Fine Arts and Design received a plaque of recognition on behalf of SFAD at the awarding ceremonies held on October 22, 2106 at the Ayala Museum.
Shell NSAC’s theme, “Metamorphosis” challenged this year’s contestants to take up current issues and transform their artistic visions into creative realities.