Art exhibit features Suguidanon boats
In collaboration with the John B. Lacson Foundation Maritime University and the University of San Agustin, UP Visayas launched “Mga Barangay sa Suguidanon ka Panay,” a maritime exhibit about the boats in the Suguidanon (Epics) of Panay on December 9, 2015 at the ArtDeck of the JBLFMU.
The exhibit was formally opened by Dr. Raymond Sebastian, President of JBLFMU; Dr. Alicia P. Magos, Professor Emeritus of UPV and Chief Researcher of the Suguidanon Epics of Panay; Dr. Melchor Magramo of JLBMU; Prof. Liby Limoso of the USA Fine Arts Department; Ms. Anna Razel L. Ramirez, Project Coordinator for the Suguidanon Epics; prominent artist Rock Drilon; and faculty and students of JBLFMU and USA.
Maritime life and boats in the epics are featured in the exhibit through the works of the following USA faculty artists: Marge Chaves, Noel Epalan Jr., Liby Limoso, Mia Reyes, Yannie Noble-Tuazon and Rosalie Zerrudo.
The exhibit opened a day before the conference on the Suguidanon Epics of Panay, which was held on December 11 – 12 at UPV. It will run until January 29, 2016.