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Ben Cruz (1954, Philippines)

Painter

Multi-award visual artist 

- Graphic Designer/Artist Illustrator/Painter

-  Fine Arts (Advertising Major) - University of 

   Santo  Tomas UST (1975) Manila

 

Work Experience

1988-2007  

SPH Business Times - Exec. Graphic Designer

1986-1988 

Philippine Daily Globe - Graphic Designer

1984-1985  

Welltrade Saudi Arabia as Illustrator

1978-1984   

International Rice Research Institute

(IRRI) as Senior Graphic Designer                    

 

Bio 

Special Achievements/Awards (2000 - )

 

2020  

4th National Tarlac Competition - Gov Choice

2019  

3rd National Tarlac Competition - Gov Choice

2018  

GSIS 15th Annual Art Competition - Hon Mention

2017  

LRT National Art Competition - Finalist

GSIS 13th Annual Art Competition - 2nd Prize

1st National Tarlac Competition - Finalist

2016  

SM City Calamba My Art, My City, My SM - Awardee

2015   

UOB 34th Painting of the Year Spore - Painting of the Year

AAP 68th Annual Art Competition - 2nd Prize

GSIS 11th Annual Art Competition - Grand Prize

Eucharist National Art Competition Cebu - Finalist

Hotel Luna 1st national art competition Vigan - Finalist     

2014  

AAP 67th On-The-Spot Painting Competition - 1st Prize

Sino Si San Kamilo (Kunst) - 2nd Prize

GSIS 10th Annual Art Competition - 3rd Prize

Batangas 1st National Art Contest (Kunst) - 1st Prize

BSP Tanaw Art Competition - Finalist 

2012   

AAP Cebu 1st Art Competition - 2nd Prize

AAP GSIS 2012 Painting Competition - Finalist 

2011  

Fernando Amorsolo Mentor - 3rd Prize

2000  

UOB 19th Painting of the Year Spore - Highly Commended

Selected Recent Exhibitions (2015 -  )

2019   Group Show Salo-Salo, J Studio Chino Roces Makati

           5th Solo Exhibition, Pinta Contemporary Excelsior Hotel Spore

2018   4th Solo Exhibition, Pinta Contemporary Excelsior Hotel Spore

2017   3-man artwork show LiGaritoria at Revolving Tower Pasig City Phils

2016   UOB Solo Exhibition “Vision and Visionaries” Painting Exhibition Singapore

2015   UOB 34th Winner Painting Exhibition Singapore

           3rd One-man Show SM Megamall Mandaluyong City

           2nd Solo exhibition Kaida Gallery Scout Madrinan Quezon City

Artworks