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Finale Art File x Galleria Duemila: A Celebration of Friends


  • Finale Art File Warehouse 17, La Fuerza Compound (Gate 1), 2241 Chino Roces Ave. Makati City Philippines (map)

The Philippine art scene might be marked by intrigue and rivalry, but the eternal spirit of camaraderie and affection exists and is made visible by the friendship and cooperation between two of the country’s leading art galleries, Galleria Duemila and Finale Art File. Both galleries now join forces to present “Duemila@Finale: A Celebration of Friends,” opening with a reception at Finale Art File on August 7.

Galleria Duemila was established in 1975 by Silvana Ancellotti-Diaz while Finale Art File was founded in 1983 by Vita Sarenas. Through the succeeding decades till the present, the two galleries have been at the forefront of contemporary Philippine art. Moreover, Diaz and Sarenas have shared a deep friendship that has endured through the years. Both have launched and promoted the careers of many of today’s artistic luminaries.

In this celebratory show, Galleria Duemila’s artists will be exhibiting their works at the country’s largest art venue, Finale Art File.

Participating artists are: Gus Albor, Freddie and Isabel Aquilizan, Agnes Arellano, Pandy Aviado, Jinggoy Buensuceso, Benjie Cabangis, Norberto Carating, Valeria Cavestany, Lina Llaguno Ciani, Charlie Co, Allan Cosio, Ivi Avellana-Cosio, Igan d’ Bayan, Daniel Dela Cruz, RM de Leon, Duddley Diaz, Romina Diaz, Ramon Diaz, Rock Drilon, Edgar Doctor, Junyee, Lao Lianben, Julie Lluch, Justin “Tiny” Nuyda, Jonathan Olazo, Romulo Olazo, Ramon Orlina, Cid Reyes, Jose Tence Ruiz, Ross Capili, Tony Twigg, Trek Valdizno, Roy Veneracion, Nestor Vinluan, Denise Weldon, Betsy Westendorp, Edwin Wilwayco, and Phyllis Zaballero.

“Duemila@Finale: A Celebration of Friends” will be on view until August 30.

Finale Art File is at Warehouse 17, La Fuerza Compound (Gate 1), 2241 Chino Roces Ave., Makati City. For inquiries, call Tel Nos: 813-2310 and 812-5034; Mobile: 0917-849-7914.

Featuring Galleria Duemila artists:
Gus Albor
Freddie & Isabel Aquilizan
Agnes Arellano
Pandy Aviado
Jinggoy Buensuceso
Benjie Cabangis
Norberto Carating
Valeria Cavestany
Lina Llaguno Ciani
Charlie Co
Allan Cosio
Ivi Avellana Cosio
Igan D'Bayan
Daniel Dela Cruz
RM De Leon
Duddley Diaz
Romina Diaz
Ramon Diaz
Rock Drilon
Edgar Doctor
Junyee
Lao Lianben
Julie Lluch
Tiny Nuyda
Jonathan Olazo
Romulo Olazo
Ramon Orlina
Cid Reyes
Jose Tence Ruiz
Ross Capili
Tony Twigg
Trek Valdizno
Roy Veneracion
Nestor Vinluan
Denise Weldon
Betsy Westendorp
Edwin Wilwayco
Phyllis Zaballero