SWF Honors National Artist Federico Alcuaz
The Sentro ng Wikang Filipino, UP Visayas conducted the 2nd leg of the National Artist Lecture Series with the theme “Dayaw: Halad ng UP Visayas sa Pagbubuhay ng Kulturang Filipino Pinaagi sa Wikang Filipino.” on October 30, 2015 at the Graduate and Continuing Education BUilding, UPV, Iloilo City. As a tribute to the country’s national artists, the second lecture for the series honored Federico Aguilar Alcuaz, National Artist for Visual Arts.
Alcuaz, a product of the University of the Philippines, was recognized for his award winning paintings and prized art works which were exhibited internationally. Some of his works include Tres Marias and Reveries of Love, among others. The lecture in his honor was given by his son who is also an artist, Mr. Christian Michael Aguilar. The same tribute will be brought to the UPV Tacloban College (UPVTC) on November 18, 2015.
The first lecture in this series, which was conducted at UPVTC on September 29, 2015, honored Beinvenido Lumbera, National Artist for Literature.
By: Anna Razel L. Ramirez