Past Exhibitions

Yugo Isaji, Nobuhiko Terasawa, Atsuko Yamagata

May 4 - June 8, 2024

Titles of Yoko Ono’s music, a series of text paintings from 2000 to 2006 by Maria Cruz

May 4 - June 8, 2024

Yoko Ono's song titles are the source for an ongoing series of word paintings by Maria Cruz.

Manifest Gardens

May 4 - June 8, 2024

"Everything in nature speaks of beauty."

Gossamer

March 23 - April 27, 2024

Colors annihilate. Occupy: form and content. Paint a head, a flower, a mountain, text.

A Heart Beating in the World

March 23 - April 27, 2024

"The title is borrowed from Clarice Lispector's novel Agua Viva, a reminder of the atmosphere by which these paintings were made..."

Re Inventing Histories/Re Inventing Stories

March 23 - April 27, 2024

Juni Salvador subdivides his Australia bring-backs, found objects and Philippine-themed curiosities brought into Australia...

Concentric Heavens

March 23 - April 27, 2024

"The lines, the circular motions, the spheres and all that is engulfing, encircling arching waves of patterns, spherical shapes..."

Relaxation is a State of Mind

February 17 - March 16, 2024

Mark Salvatus's solo exhibition at The Drawing Room asks about ways to relax.

Echoes

February 17 - March 16, 2024

"Echoes" is a collection of artist books that was shaped into demolished structures.

Delirium

February 17 - March 16, 2024

In presenting ten plank-like paintings for the exhibition, the artist critiques the Western modernist trope of minimalist paintings leaning on walls.

Promised Land

January 13 - February 10, 2024

In a literal, allegorical, and abstract sense, The Promised Land is an embodiment of a long-sought desire, a destination where one’s hopes are realized on arrival.

Everything We Don’t Know

January 13 - February 10, 2024

“Everything We Don’t Know” by Gene Paul Martin confronts the problems posed by the history of painting...

Un/Happy Endings

October 28, 2023 - November 25, 2023

“Nearly every result [the quantum theorist] pronounces is about the probability of this or that… happening – with usually a great many alternatives.”

EMBODIED

December 14, 2023 - January 9, 2024

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

September 23, 2023 - October 21, 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.

Splashings and thunderclaps through the eyelids of two shores, murmuring

July 18 – August 12, 2023

Enfolding through time and space, the waves from the sea reach distant shores in a neverending process of search...

A Great Show

May 27 - June 24, 2023

A Great Show of great artists' works

Place of Origin

April 22 - May 20, 2023

Place of Origin is an intimate study of land as body, a prompt into the violences of dominance attitudes over the nonhuman.

Lolo’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.

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...

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

Moving to a new country or city is a major reset. Cities changes you with radically different references and can propel new ideas or new directions for older ideas.

You Have to Hit Rock Bottom

January 7 - February 4, 2023

You Have to Hit Rock Botton 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.

Free Phenomenon

October 15 - November 12, 2022

The latest collaboration between Cordero and De Guia revisits the usefulness of dialogue.

Confetti United Inc.

September 13 - October 8, 2022

Yason Banal is an artist working with various forms and ideas traversing seemingly divergent systems.

404

September 13 - October 8, 2022

404 is an internet code error that usually comes out when you try to access an unavailable webpage.

Postcards from the Alps

August 13 - September 3, 2022

Eddie Hara's Postcards From The Alps is an ongoing project started in 1996.

EKLAT

August 13 - September 3, 2022

This exhibit is borne out of gut feels-inspired by old and new sentiments, concerns, and mild obsessions culled from the here and there of the everyday.

Possessed Projxxx Presents:

July 19 - August 6, 2022

the artist unveils an imaginary world which is as colorful as it is harrowing, mingling pop references (from cartoons to children's games) with images from the adult world.

May Tenga Ang Lupa

June 14 - July 9, 2022

May tenga ang lupa, may pakpak ang balita (The land has ears, the news has wings) is an aphorism that reminds us not only that contemporary realities have ancient roots...

Crackling For A Piece Of The Moon

May 7 - June 4, 2022

“Look!” Yoji came back to the house with a goldfish in a plastic bag. “Wait! We have to count 10,” said Aljure.

Pro Forma

May 7 - June 4, 2022

"Pro Forma” encapsulates this growing tendency. The Markov chain as representative of stochastic models...

The hem of a long conversation

April 2 - April 30, 2022

The Filipino culture has been shaped by hundreds of years of colonization, navigating in globalization, and persisting revolt to self-determination.

REAL FICTION

April 2 - April 30, 2022

Life is known to us through the aid of the senses, the miraculous filters of awareness, without which, we might cease to exist in the current context or perhaps inhabit unknown dimensions of being.

Terms and Conditions

February 27 - March 26, 2022

Terms and Conditions, a 3-person show featuring artists Maria Cruz, Manuel Ocampo and Gerardo Tan

It Wasn’t Just A Bad Dream

February 27 - March 26, 2022

Jigger Cruz' thick impasto paintings mines the depth of the figurative through abstraction.

TRANCE

February 1 - 19, 2022

It feels like we’re in a trance at this point in time.

Stills From A Year Of Living Dangerously

February 1 - 19, 2022

Life goes on.