TurningBy Janine Barrera
Oil Paint, Oil wash, oil pastel on archival oil paper
Dimensions: 76cm (H) x 102cm (W) x 5cm (D) / 29.9" (H) x 40.2" (W) x 2" (D)
Note: Actual colours may vary due to photography & computer settings.
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For Janine Barrera, as a young artist in the Philippines who had gained recognition through major awards as a student and arts practitioner, the opportunity to study in the United States to further her art education put her on the first step towards becoming herself part of this “diaspora”. Her education in the US allowed her to hone on the skills and knowledge she had acquired in UP Fine Arts, and especially as one of the favorite mentees of the late Dean Martino Abellana. His tutelage inspired Barrera’s work in ways she has, up to this day, been cognizant about. Having a strong base of portraiture like her mentor, her US education allowed Barrera to explore and become confident in her own style of landscapes and abstract work.
Hometown: Cebu City
Based in: Cebu
Born in the Island of Cebu, on the southern parts of the Philippines, Janine Barrera Castillo started her formal art education by studying at the University of the Philippines, College of Fine Arts, where she then finished a BFA degree. She was a constant first place winner while at University …
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