2023 Exhibitions

Unhappy Endings

October 28, 2023 - December 13, 2023

The Drawing Room regards 14 young artists and their painterly visions, gestures, and language, that suggest the gradations of artistic process of an incoming generation of contemporary Filipino painters.

EMBODIED

December 14, 2023

Artists such as Habulan, Co, Justiniani, Mallari, Esquillo, and De Chavez experiment on formalism or abstraction to truthfully dwell on a genuine search for artistic possibility.

Young Filipino Painters Exhibition 2023

September 29, 2023 - October 27, 2023

The Drawing Room regards 14 young artists and their painterly visions, gestures, and language, that suggest the gradations of artistic process of an incoming generation of contemporary Filipino painters.

Systems, Structures, Scales

August 17 - September 16, 2023

In the spectrum of my art practice lies as an inherent premise - Systems, Structures, Scales - wherein I identify as the totality of my being. Looking back at the past — in archival research to previous projects, I see this as a potential of interconnection through recurring time and space, that the things I do may intersect or not, in a recurring motivation to arrive in the totality of art.

Splashings and Thunderclaps

July 18 – August 12, 2023

Enfolding through time and space, the waves from the sea reach distant shores in a neverending process of search, layering fluid information that is made and erased without cease, burgeoning towards the future away from past measures.

A Great Show

May 27 - June 27, 2023

A Great Show of great artists' works

Place of Origin

April 22 - May 20, 2023

Rocky Cajigan's second solo exhibition at The Drawing Room, Place Of Origin, is on view until May 20. Place of Origin is an intimate study of land as body, a prompt into the violences of dominance attitudes over the nonhuman.

Lola’s Lil’ Guerilla

April 22 - May 20, 2023

Alvin's grandfather served as a sniper in the Philippines during WW2. He often shared his war stories to the artist who was very young at the time. These stories, in addition to a life spent drowning in mental illness and the haunting ghosts of war, became part of an intergenerational sharing and succession of trauma and pain.

Pastures of Plenty

March 18 - April 15, 2023

Dominic Mangila presents a solo exhibition titled "Pastures of Plenty'' which features a new series of works that combines history painting and meta - narrative.

It’s Not a False Alarm.

March 18 - April 15, 2023

What the artists Kyungmook Kim, Inhwan Oh, and Ahram Jeong have in common is not the subject matter of their works but their tendency to deal with Korean society’s cultural issues in the perspective the Other, especially feminist and queer perspectives. These perspectives are manifested in their constant artistic efforts that visualize cultural issues long avoided by Korean society.

The Expanding Cluster of Particles and the Birth of New Planets

February 11 - March 11, 2023

Amy Aragon and Jay Ticar have been working on family and immigration by individually or collaboratively articulating meanings of home through architectonic configurations and constructing imagined scenes.

The memory of those lost paintings that disappeared with unrecognized view of life

February 11 - March 11, 2023

The memory of those lost paintings that disappeared with unrecognized view of life, is Maria Cruz's current solo exhibition that remembers and grieves several works she had lost on a flight to Melbourne last 2022.

Zignal

January 7 - February 4, 2023

Conrado Velasco was born in Manila. Studied Architecture and Fine Arts @ University of the Philippines Presently resides in Berlin, Germany and Kilkenny, Ireland.

You Have to Hit Rock Bottom

January 7 - February 4, 2023

YOU HAVE TO HIT ROCK BOTTOM is a set of new works reflecting Abrugena’s approach to painting: building on a visual language that tests areas of discomfort, experimentation, and starting over repeatedly.